GR Diners - Yum!

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Looking for breakfast or a burger at a black-and-white checkered dining counter? Stop by one of these old-fashioned diners:

The Cheshire Grill -- Old-fashioned diner. Open daily. 2162 Plainfield Ave. NE, 635-2713, cheshiregrill.com. $
Choo Choo Grill -- American. Closed Saturday and Sunday. 1209 Plainfield Ave. NE, 774-8652. $
Fleetwood Diner -- American/Greek. Open daily. 2222 44th St. SE, Kentwood. 281-2300. $, $$
The Grand Coney --Coney dogs/sandwiches. Open daily. 809 Michigan St. NE, 776-5580, www.grandconeygr.com. $
Monroe's -- American diner. Closed Wednesdays, also closed 3-4 p.m. daily; 302 Culver St., Saugatuck, 269-857-1242. $-$$
Pal's Diner -- American fare with breakfast served all day. Closed Sunday. 6503 28th St. SE, 942-7257. $, $$ 
Pop's Family Restaurant -- Breakfast. Open daily. 1339 Walker Village Drive NW, 453-9339. $
Urbane's Fat Boy Burgers -- Specialize in burgers and breakfast. Open daily. 2450 Plainfield Ave. NE, 447-2200. $ 

Written by John Serba. John is film critic and entertainment reporter for MLive and The Grand Rapids Press.