The Other Dyckman House: Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner

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Dyckman House Restaurant ad, Riverdale Press, June 13, 1974.
Dyckman House Restaurant ad, Riverdale Press, June 13, 1974.

The Colonial-era Dyckman House, on West 204th Street and Broadway, is a great place to visit if history is your thing—but if its all-you-can-eat chicken you crave, then you would have loved the other Dyckman House.

Dyckman House Restaurant chicken night, Riverdale Press, April 9, 1970.
Dyckman House Restaurant chicken night, Riverdale Press, April 9, 1970.

In the early 1970s the Dyckman House Restaurant served outrageous portions of chicken and seafood—often served with a complimentary glass of wine.  

Dyckman House Restaurant Seafood Special, Riverdale Press, January 21, 1971
Dyckman House Restaurant Seafood Special, Riverdale Press, January 21, 1971.
Dyckman House Restaurant, Riverdale Press. November 23, 1972.
Dyckman House Restaurant, Riverdale Press. November 23, 1972.

Advertisements in the Riverdale Press invited readers to visit the “lovely” Dyckman House dining room where, “you are a stranger but once.”

Dyckman House Restaurant, Riverdale Press, May 7, 1970.

This long-closed restaurant, from a now Lost Inwood,was located on Dyckman Street and Broadway and was open 24-hours a day.

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