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Lenny's is back with a twist


Last updated 7/1/2021 at 11:01am

Riley Kankelberg | Cheney Free Press

Customers finish their meals at the tail end of the lunch rush at Lenny's Classic American Burgers in Cheney, Wash. on June 21, 2021. The third version of Lenny's since 1974 opened its doors on June 11.

CHENEY - Can a restaurant be both eerily familiar and brand new? For longtime Cheney residents, driving by Lenny's Classic American Burgers is like a blast from the past - exactly the way General Manager Allan Gainer wanted it to be.

The restaurant that opened on June 11 is not the first version of Lenny's. It is not the second, either. Lenny's was originally opened by Lenny Martire in 1974. Martire made a name for himself by introducing Stromboli to Cheney and feeding the town until his retirement.

Then Lenny's changed from fast-food burgers to Lenny's American and Italian Fine Cuisine, ru...

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