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The History of Flo’s Famous


1926: Flo’s Opens

Florence Kimball opens her stand in Blue Point, New York and calls it Flo’s Famous Luncheonette


1941: Meet & Eat

Flo’s popularity grows throughout the years.  It’s a place where locals can meet and have a great bite to eat.


1956: Flo’s After Flo

After Mrs. Kimball’s death in 1950 Betty Edmonds takes over Flo’s and eventually buys the stand.


1964: The Palumbos

George Palumbo Jr. purchases Flo’s from his father, hand packing each burger the way Flo would have done


1976: Bruce Meltzer

George Palumbo Jr. sells the stand to Bruce Meltzer.  Mr. Meltzer adds fresh seafood to the menu.


1979: Marion Yablonski

Marion Yablonski buys Flo’s and along with Marianne Jensen, Lyn Yablonski, & Bonnie Gardner they continue the tradition


1994 Dominic Bosco

Dominic Bosco purchases Flo’s, making many physical improvements including a new sign “Nick & Flo’s” on top of the stand.


2000 The Vigliottas

The Vigliotta family purchases Flo’s adding beautiful landscaping and restoring the original sign.


2013 Flo’s on the Go

Flo’s takes its delicious food on the road.  From private parties to large venues and events.


2019 Floasis

Due to overwhelming demand, Flo's purchases a SECOND food truck.

2017 Flo’s Patchogue

Flo’s opens at 38 West Main Street in the heart of the up and coming Patchogue Village.

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