35 Neill Ave.
"Deep-Fat Frying will be our specialty."
at 35 Neill Ave., near the NE corner of Woman's Park, The Diner
was built in 1938-39 by Helena restaurateur Clarence Wise. The
building is long gone. The small restaurant was white with red
trim, and had a knotty pine interior.
As seen in the newspaper ad below, deep-fat frying was
their claim to fame. In August
of 1952, Walt and Mille Schrock took over management of The
Diner. They would eventually open Walt & Millie's Diner
on E. Lyndale, near Memorial Park
Diner, about 1940
and Millie Take Over, 1952
August of 1952, Walt and Millie Schrock took over management
of The Diner. They would go on to open Walt & Millie's Diner
on Lyndale Ave. near the Armory.
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