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Cindy's Diner

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230 West Berry Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
+1 260-422-1957
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6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 22
    Very good
  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A Tiny Tasty Breakfast and Lunch Option

This very tiny diner will transport you back in time..a true diner experience. Get there early to get a seat at the red Formica counter--the only seating options available. Wait if you need to--turn over is usually quick. You may be tempted to take the one picnic table outside--but don't do that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Indiana
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This very tiny diner will transport you back in time..a true diner experience. Get there early to get a seat at the red Formica counter--the only seating options available. Wait if you need to--turn over is usually quick. You may be tempted to take the one picnic table outside--but don't do that if this is your first visit, you need... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I really like to search out local places when traveling.. I could've eaten at the downtown hotel, but breakfast at Cindy's sounded like a place worth checking out. The food was great (go for the garbage!) and the friendly service was better. It was fun chatting with some of the regulars I really appreciate their hospitality.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Delicious food, reasonable prices, great service....what else can you ask for? Sweet talk Angie and ask her to whip you up a peanut butter and chocolate milkshake for lunch. If you are there at breakfast when the donuts are being made fresh, ask for a warm cinnamon and sugar.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Not a place for kids....not enough room. Has about 12-14 seats in total. The garbage was good but the bacon and sausage was just ok!

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Took a while to find it after they moved the diner about a block or two, but was able to sneak over one day for lunch. Bacon Cheeseburger is a very good choice, their fries are great too. I looked at their breakfast menu (which is served all day) and it's going to be my second visit (and maybe even... More 

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Palm City, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This is convenient to the Wayne Convention Center and has the best breakfast! Scrambled eggs were the best I've ever had and servings were large. Served with American potatoes and thick slices of rye toast. It is classic 50's diner with only bar stool seating - very small - so you may have to wait, but well worth it.

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Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We LOVE Cindy's Diner! It has an authentic diner atmosphere that never disappoints! Only 15 people can sit at the counter at a time, so it feels very intimate and friendly, like sitting in someone's kitchen. In fact, some seats are close enough to literally touch the grill! The service is very friendly, and even when you go in for... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I did not order well, should have had the "Garbage". Will try another time. Note to travellers that diner was literally picked up and moved a couple blocks due to downtown redevelopment.

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Naperville, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Note : 203 West Berry is where the diner now sits. This isn't a hipster diner that's trying to re-capture the days of yore, it's a diner that's just always been a diner and it's still just being a diner today! Counter only seating limits total capacity, and gives a birds-eye view of the kitchen. Coffee comes in a motley... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I really love places like this. Took the family and we sat outside and ate. My wife and I had the garbage meal and it was good, kinda like something I would cook while camping to be honest. The inside is very small with only 15 seats at a counter I believe. Everyone was friendly and everyone seemed happy to... More 

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Additional Information about Cindy's Diner

Address: 230 West Berry Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone Number: +1 260-422-1957
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 230 West Berry Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: +1 260-422-1957

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm

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