Category: Food and Drink

Bars, clubs, breweries, coffee shops, bakeries, and anything else food related in Camden, NJ

Knox Gelatine Dainty Desserts - Salads - Candies
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Knox Gelatine Company

Knox Gelatin Co., originally known as the Landesman Co., had its beginnings in early 20th-century Camden, at 4th and Erie streets.

Freemason - Stock Photo
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Ionic Lodge No. 94

The Ionic Lodge, originally known as the Corinthian Lodge, was established in 1868.

Panzarotti - AI Stock Photo
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The Original Tarantini Panzarotti

The Original Tarantini Panzarotti Tarts came to America with Pauline Tarantini, an immigrant mother of 10 who spoke very little English.

War veterans - AI Stock Photo
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General John A. Logan Post No 102 – G.A.R.

The General John A. Logan Post No. 102 remained active at least until 1917, with John D. Leaming serving as the commander during that time.

Marshall's Reastaurant and Sea Food 1244 Haddon Avenue, Camden, NJ
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Marshall’s Restaurant and Seafood

Between Kaighn Avenue and Liberty Street on Haddon Avenue, across from the famous Donkey’s Place, was a beloved establishment called Marshall’s Restaurant and Seafood.

Waldorfs Tavern - 2003-09-21
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Waldorf Tavern

Originally opened as a liquor store, by 1966 Waldorf Liquor Company had become Waldorf Bar. The Giambrone family operated the establishment in the 1990’s. In 2000, the bar changed hands and was known as Cafaro’s Waldorf Tavern and, later, Roman’s Waldorf Tavern.

Bar Stock Photo
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Briggs Cafe

Briggs Cafe operated at 1197 Lansdowne Avenue, the corner of Louis Street and Lansdowne Avenue in Camden’s predominantly Polish Whitman Park neighborhood.

Stock photo of a bar
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Walt’s Cafe

Walt’s Cafe was located at 1197 Lansdowne Avenue, on the corner of Lansdowne Avenue and Louis Street. The bar had operated as Briggs Cafe in the late 1940s, and in the late 1960s and early 1970s as Walt’s Cafe. During the 1990s the bar was known as the Camelot Lounge.

Chisels Stock Photo
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Camden Chiselers Club

The Camden Chiselers Club was organized by Larry Doran, attorney Rocco Palese, and other members of Camden’s political and business community, making up a “Who’s Who” of Camden in the 1930’s.

Scull Coffee Advertisement- 1928
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Boscul Coffee Company

Importers, packagers, and distributors of coffee and tea, William S. Scull & Company was founded in 1831 by Joab Scull, later changing its name to the Boscul Coffee Company.

Buried Veterans Cemetery Stock Photo
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August F. Walters Chapter 4, VFW

The August F. Walters Chapter No.4, Disabled American Veterans of the World War was named for Private August F. Walters, who died while serving with the American Expeditionary Force in France during World War I.

A.M. Mucci Post 2685 VFW band in front of Camden Free Public Library on Broadway, circa 1939
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A. M. Mucci VFW Post 2685

The A.M. Mucci Post 2685, Veterans of Foreign Wars was named for Private Angelo Mucci who was killed in action while serving with the United States Army in France during World War I.