THE HISTORY OF
The diner is as much a piece of American tradition as baseball and hot dogs, and Rosie’s Diner is no exception. For over 100 years, diners have been an everyday piece of America, influencing the American way of life in cooking, dining out, popular culture, design, fashion, and more. From its humble beginnings, the roadside diner has emerged as an icon of classic American culture, and in the process, has helped to forge America’s distinct culture.
Since then, Rosie’s Diner has been featured in more than 100 TV commercials, five movies, numerous TV specials and magazine ads, and is now one of the most photographed buildings in the country.
Humbly birthed in 1946 as the Silver Dollar Diner of Little Ferry, New Jersey. Rosie’s Diner earned national acclaim and took on its current name in 1971, when the Bounty paper towels “quicker picker upper” TV commercial made the diner and waitress Rosie (a.k.a. the late actress Nancy Walker) household icons.
Now with an established diner in Monument, Colorado, Rosie’s continues to be a national dining destination and proven emerging restaurant concept serving great food in a fun and friendly atmosphere.