Denny's has four restaurants here in the Mohawk Valley.  They are open 24/7, 365 days a year.  They are located in North Utica, New Hartford, Rome and Herkimer.  But here a some things you just may not have known about Denny's.

-The spot were Denny's in Rome is located was once a popular area disco called "Club Gazebo."

-The New Hartford Denny's on Seneca Turnpike was once a Ponderosa Steakhouse.

-Besides the 4 Denny's in the Mohawk Valley, there are nearly 1700 other locations.

-The first Denny's opened in 1953 as "Danny's Coffee and Donuts."  The name was changed in 1959 to avoid confusion with another "Danny's" chain of coffee shops.

-The original Denny's had no locks on the doors, as they were open 24/7.

-You can eat healthy when you order from their Fit Fair Menu.

-On the value menu, you can order food for as low as $2.00.

-You get free food on your birthday.

-Kids eat free every Tuesday from 4 'til 10 p.m.

These facts may be a conversation starter with your quiet passenger the next time you drive past one of the area's Denny's.

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