UPDATE: Roadside Development LLC has purchased the Tastee Diner property for an undisclosed price, according to a report from Washington Business Journal. The D.C.-based developer purchased the adjacent Capital One Bank property at 8676 Georgia Ave. last August for $2.7 million.
Multifamily mixed-use redevelopment is planned for the properties, according to WBJ.
A classic diner in downtown Silver Spring has just changed hands, paving the way for mixed-used redevelopment. But the 1940s-era dining car will live on as part of the new project. https://t.co/HwWVojjZsf
— Washington Business Journal (@WBJonline) March 22, 2023
Tastee Diner at 8601 Cameron St. in downtown Silver Spring is permanently closing, effective today, according to emails received by the Source.
The closure was confirmed by an employee via phone this morning. No reason was given for the closure.
Silver Spring’s Tastee Diner opened in 1946 at the corner of Wayne Ave. and Georgia Ave. in downtown Silver Spring, according to The MoCo Show. The restaurant relocated to 8601 Cameron St. in 2000 after it faced closure and demolition to make way for the Discovery Building (now Inventa Towers).
The Source will update as more information becomes available.