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Plainfield Ave Restaurant in the 1980s... just can't remember the name...


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Out at the corner of Jupiter and Plainfield, by what is now autosales, there used to be "The Movies at Woodland." Across the street (which was a dead-end road at the time), sat a Witmark (still empty to this day). There's a restaurant there that has been a series of fail attempts. I am trying to remember what that restaurant was, back in the 80s. Was it just a Big Boy? Or was it something else? 

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That is awesome. I don't recall Mr. Steak, but it's likely that's what it was. I was very young at the time.

Crazy thing is, just this past week, they tore down the building (it was just a King Crawfish) and put up a coming soon sign... they're building a Car Wash there. Makes sense, with car sales right there, but I miss the Movies at North Kent and North Kent Mall.

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Wow... so... soon after you mentioned that, I did some more research Here's what I found.

Mr. Steak existed at 4095 Plainfield Ave. NE. It later became Schelde's (which is what I actually remember it being... after you mentioned that, it reminded me of that). Then it became Finley's. And then Oriental Forest, and a few other places before the building was demolished.

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