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.
In the early 1970s the Dyckman House Restaurant served outrageous portions of chicken and seafood—often served with a complimentary glass of wine.
Advertisements in the Riverdale Press invited readers to visit the “lovely” Dyckman House dining room where, “you are a stranger but once.”
This long-closed restaurant, from a now Lost Inwood,was located on Dyckman Street and Broadway and was open 24-hours a day.
The owner of the Dyckman House restaurant was robbed and stabbed to death outside his apartment off the lobby of a Park Terrace Gardens building around 1970 or so. I was in the building at the time several floors above at my Aunt and Uncle’s. We heard the screams of his wife