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Candlewyck Diner

179 Paterson Ave, East Rutherford, NJ 07073-1801
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Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
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- Aug 25, 2014
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Dining options: Late Night
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Newell, NC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We went here quite by mistake : we got back to our hotel late, & finding ourselves craving a late night dinner, we went in search of standard fare and found an after hours gem! I had their french toast; crispy exterior, tender inside, and bacon fried to perfection. Not too crispy, not too chewy. My coffee cup was never... More

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Little Ferry, New Jersey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I didn't think I would like the revamp of this diner as I was a big fan of its retro style. But I'm pleasantly surprised by the clean modern style and the comfy booths. On this visit we got a great booth for the 4 of us. Food and service is second to none. Really couldn't fault it. Will definitely... More

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97 reviews 97 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Over the years in our travels to NJ for family visits, we have frequented MANY NJ diners. This one truly stands out from the others. They have made the effort to update their menu to some appealing choices, especially for vegetarians. I get tired of having eggs, salad and pasta as my only choices. At the Candlewyck I had many... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The diner is very beautiful and clean. The menu is huge. We have been here two days in a row. Tasted a lot of the food and deserts all very tasty and affordable. I am just sad we found this place in the end of our stay...

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Rutherford, New Jersey
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

While I was a regular customer at this diner, tonight's experience has changed my mind and I won't be returning any time soon. After waiting for nearly an hour after placing our order without our food coming, and without our waitress returning to our table at all, we brought the issue to the attention of the manager. He was absolutely... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Everything in this diner is amazing the food the decoration even the two Jimmy the owners only prob is since they reopened they replaced the staff who was expirienced and loved by the costumers by young and dumb kids but the food is nevertheless as awesome if not better and more diverse than it was cheers

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Wood Ridge, New Jersey
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182 reviews 182 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

Came here for dinner on a Friday night. Was a bit warm inside but seemed like during the meal they finally turned on the A/C. The overall decor is pretty nice and well kept. Menus were disgusting...they really need to clean them. I always wondered how food stains got on menus when usually you haven't any food yet. Lots of... More

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East Rutherford, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I usually go to Candlewyck for breakfast and I have not been disappointed to date. The breakfast menu is pretty reliably good. The service is great. The staff is very welcoming.

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Mayville, Wisconsin
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131 reviews 131 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This was the second return to Candlewyck for me. I couldn't remember my visit fro two years ago. I know why. There is nothing really exceptional about the place. Walking in, you'll find a nice presentation. A beautiful bakery case. The décor is nice, kind of contemporary. It's clean. Everyone is friendly. The menu is kind of a "mish-mush". I... More

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East Rutherford, New Jersey
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My family and I have dined at the Candlewyck Diner for years. The diner recently underwent a major rennovation and it looks more like a restaurant than a standard diner. Food is good, service is friendly. Prices are moderate. You can get breakfast at dinner time or a fancy meal, your choice. The Candlewyck has an extensive menu as well... More

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