02/20/2014 10:23 am ET | Updated Feb 20, 2014

LOOK: The 10 Best Classic Diners In America

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Chrome and vinyl and neon, oh my! Burgers, fries, milkshakes, and pies! Memorialized in songs, movies, paintings and books, the American diner is world-famous for serving simple comfort food at fair prices. Part of what gives the diner its allure is that it becomes part of the fabric of a community in a way no fast food restaurant can.
Whether you’re a regular or just traveling through, you can count on a warm welcome and a hot meal at any of the 10 classic American diners featured here. Many of them have been in business since the 1930s, and still are family owned and operated.

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