Angel’s Dining Car in Palatka is Florida’s Oldest Diner

Did you know that Angel’s Dining Car is Florida’s oldest continuously operating diner? Angel’s Dining Car (209 Reid Street) opened in 1932 and is located in Palatka, Florida.

Curb service is still available, or you can sit inside the narrow but homey space (an old railroad dining car).

Welcome to Angel’s Dining Car
Inside the Dining Car, Marcela is smiling for the camera

Marcela and I started with some fried pickle chips that were highly addictive. She ordered the Patty Melt while I went for the classic 1/4 lb. burger topped with cheese & mayo on the burger patty and onions, pickles & mustard relish under it.

Fried Pickles
Patty Melt Platter with fries & onion rings

After I ordered, I noticed the Monnie Burger. So naturally, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to try it.

The Monnie Burger is a mini burger with American cheese on top and pickles, raw onions, and mustard relish on the bottom. What a perfect little snack that guy was.

Monnie Burger w/cheese

A few days after the visit, Marcela and I were still discussing their fresh beef 1/4 lb. cheeseburger and pickles chips. Oh man, and that Monnie Burger.

There is no doubt in my mind that we will be back at Angel’s Dining Car for round two.

Pro Tip: Don’t be a rookie like me. I missed out on ordering these two signature items:

Pussalow – Chocolate milk with vanilla syrup over crushed ice

Black Bottom Sandwich – A burger, egg, and bacon sandwich served on a bun along with burger toppings

Angel’s Dining Car Menu

A little bit of Angel’s Dining Car History
Angel’s Dining Car Menu

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