New York Dining April 17, 2018
There’s No Other McDonald’s In The World Like This One In New York
McDonald’s has become one of the most recognizable fast food restaurants around the world with their famous golden arches that you can see from a mile away. With that said, this entire post is going to make you think twice about what you should be looking for when you’re trying to find the nearest spot where you can grab a Big Mac. Keep scrolling, you’re in for a surprise.
A McDonald’s you may have never even realized that you’ve driven by before, the tiny village of New Hyde Park has a fast food joint that's not like the ones you’re used to seeing.
Right on the Jericho Turnpike, this particular McDonald’s was built in 1795 as a farmhouse for the Denton family - known as the Denton House.
When McDonald’s purchased the property in 1985, their original plan was to demolish the entire Denton House due to the fact that it had become severely run down.
But after locals refused to see this piece of history torn to the ground, McDonald’s agreed to fully restore the exterior of the home to how it once looked in the 1920s.
The aesthetic of this McDonald’s may not resemble the ones that you’re used to visiting, but have no fear! All of your favorite foods can still be found on the same red and yellow menu that you normally see.
Now a designated landmark, it’s easy to forget where you’re eating when you choose to dine inside here!
Often called the ‘McMansion’ by locals, this McDonald’s has been open since 1991 and continues to wow customers to this day.
Who would've ever thought that a historic home dating back to the 1700s would ever become a long-standing McDonald's fast food restaurant? Ironically blending into the small town scenery with its classic blue shutters and white exterior, this building isn't normally what you would keep your eye out for when you're searching for a McDonald's. For those who are curious, this unique McDonald's does indeed have a Drive-Thru, it was one of the slight changes made to the Denton House when the fast food restaurant took over the property.
How to get here:
2045 Jericho Turnpike New Hyde Park NY 11040
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