1950s-themed restaurant Pit Row Pit Stop Diner closes in New Caney

Pit Row Pit Stop Diner closed its New Caney location on Dec. 1. (Courtesy Pit Row Pit Stop Diner)
Pit Row Pit Stop Diner closed its New Caney location on Dec. 1. (Courtesy Pit Row Pit Stop Diner)

Pit Row Pit Stop Diner closed its New Caney location on Dec. 1. (Courtesy Pit Row Pit Stop Diner)

On Dec. 1, Pit Row Pit Stop Diner—located at 19857 FM 1485, New Caney—closed its doors. The restaurant will continue to offer catering services and will be open as an event venue, but it will no longer serve food as a traditional sit-down restaurant. The 1950s-themed diner first opened in September 2020 and served American food such as burgers, chicken fried steak and milkshakes. 936-327-5110. www.facebook.com/pitrowpitstopdiner
By Emily Lincke

Reporter, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Emily joined Community Impact Newspaper in August 2021 after working for a small town newspaper in El Campo, TX for two years. Before that, she interned and freelanced for the Houston Chronicle and worked as a freelance photographer and writer in the Houston area. A controversial fact about Emily is that she prefers sugar cookies over chocolate chip cookies. She graduated with a print journalism degree from the University of Houston in 2018.