The Silver Heights Restaurant opened its doors at 2169 Portage Avenue in June, 1957. Former cabbie Anthony Siwicki Sr. had no idea it would still be going strong today! His operating philosophy was simple: “Provide your guests with quick and friendly service, and to serve fresh, delicious quality food at a reasonable price”…and to keep it that way. The restaurant is now in its third generation going forward.
Silver Heights Restaurant was slowly transformed from a coffee shop into a lounge and dining room and bar. The adjoining hardware store on the East side became the dining room. In 1964 Tony bought out his three partners and his three sons Jim, Dave and Allan have grown the business.
Jim and his wife Maureen continued growing the business with the help of their four children Donna, Laurie, Tony Jr and J.C.
Today, Tony and his wife Sue along with his brother J.C. operate the restaurant. They have turned it into one of the most popular eateries in the city, and the lounge into a cl