Don’s Original delivers!
Don’s Original Penfield delivers! Check us out on Facebook or order online at donsrestaurantandpub.com!
The Pub opens at the Penfield location
The Pub opens at the Penfield location, with a full-service bar, table service, High-definition TV’s, expanded sports bar menu and a patio. Don’s Original Restaurant and Pub is a family-owned and operated, local favorite!
Beer and Wine is added to the Penfield
Beer and Wine is added to the Penfield menu, cheers!
John and Karen Cipro take ownership of the Penfield Don’s
Long time Don’s Original employees and Penfield residents, John and Karen Cipro take ownership of the Penfield Don’s.
Don’s Original Penfield opens
Don’s Original Penfield opens with an even bigger store and more varied menu.
Terry opens a brand new Don’s Original location
Terry opens a brand new Don’s Original location on Monroe Avenue, just down the street from the formerDon and Bob’s. Like Don, Terry expands the menu and creates a very successful year-round location.
Desire to expand the Don’s Original business
Terry also had the desire to expand the Don's Original business. In 1996, he purchased a piece of property on Monroe Avenue in Brighton, knowing well that the impact of the name Don's Original was stronger there than any other
Terry became the new owner of Don’s Original at Sea Breeze
For a brief period of time, there was another Don's Original. Don's son, Bob, together with Terry Klee operated Don's Original at Charlotte, which they bought together in 1986. Two years later, Bob relinquished his interest in that location solely
Don’s renewed presence at Sea Breeze
Over the next several years, Don and Ann devoted more of their time to Don's Original at Sea Breeze. Some of the loyal employees drifted to the Sea Breeze location, also, including Ann Cardile, Roger Varela and Terry Klee. Because
Don severed his ties with the Monroe Ave. Don & Bob’s
In October, 1973, upon the urgence of Ann and his family to slow down and enjoy life, Don negotiated a transaction to sell the Monroe Avenue establishment. It was a bittersweet decision for Don, as the business was his life.