Best of the Bronx: Rainbow Diner

A landmark diner in the Bronx is thriving after more than 40 years. George Arsenis, 77, owns the Rainbow Diner at White Plains Road and Pelham Parkway. The Greek-born Bronx resident opened the restaurant

News 12 Staff

May 2, 2014, 12:42 AM

Updated 3,672 days ago

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Best of the Bronx: Rainbow Diner
A landmark diner in the Bronx is thriving after more than 40 years.
George Arsenis, 77, owns the Rainbow Diner at White Plains Road and Pelham Parkway.
The Greek-born Bronx resident opened the restaurant with his wife, who still makes the cheesecake. His son just graduated college, but still comes in to help.
Arsenis has a staff of 14 and is still open 24 hours.
Whether it is the burgers, cheese steaks, or old cash register that keeps people coming back, Arsenis plans to stay for a very long time and has no desire to retire.


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