If you drive on Route 70 in Burlington County there's a diner and ice cream shop you pass with cars always in the parking.

From the moment this place opens at 5 am, the parking lot is packed.

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For the past 75 years, it's been a staple for locals and drivers passing through on their way to the Jersey Shore.

Yes! It opened way back in 1949.

Everyone loves this place.

The breakfast sandwiches, pancakes, club sandwiches, burgers...it's all delicious!

Evergreen Dairy Bar
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There's a sign out front reading "Truckers Welcome."

With a pay phone by the entrance and a jukebox in the corner, it's like stepping back in time.

Take the drive and check out Evergreen Dairy Bar, located on Route 70 in Southhampton.

I drive by it every morning on my way to and from work.

You can just tell when driving by that this place is special!

Evergreen Dairy Bar
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The History of Evergreen Dairy Bar on Route 70 in Southhampton, New Jersey

Tommy Cienkowski is the original owner who grew up on a farm right next door.

He came home from the Army and opened the ice cream stand in 1949.

He expanded the business a few years later.

He opened the diner in 1952 and it's been there ever since!

Sadly, Mr. Cienkowski passed away 10 years ago at the age of 91.

His wife passed away a few years later.

According to an article on 70and73.com, Deborah Ware said, "I always took care of him, his house and his wife Marion. When she passed away, I inherited the dairy."

Evergreen Dairy Bar
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Evergreen Dairy Bar is located at 1643 Route 70 in Southhampton.

It's open from 5 am to 2 pm every day except Tuesdays, when it stays open until 7 pm.

The ice cream dairy bar is open until 9 pm every day.

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