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179 Paterson Ave, East Rutherford, NJ 07073-1801
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Teterboro, New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

first time here Deserts look great as you enter. Breakfast - the building appears new but our booth already was missing the covering right in the middle of the seat. Omelet was typical flat and overdone, potatoes just ok, toast like a board, bacon thin and mostly fatty, coffee barely better than brown water, ok it's a diner I know,... More 

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Wood-Ridge, New Jersey, United States
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Went in for breakfast on Wednesday before Christmas. Granted they were busy. Ordered my breakfast, how bad can this be. Egg Whites with spinach and whole wheat toast. There were also homefries on the plate. Plate comes out, and egg whites are runny all over the plate, homefries are soggy, only good thing was the toast. Coffee was AWFUL !!!!... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I usually visit this diner at least once per stay in the area. It's a solid choice for any meal. Fast, friendly service and good food.

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Los Angeles, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Diners are all over Jersey. Most have Hugh menus,are old established facilities,neighborhood stalwarts and frequently are aluminum clad ... Food is generally of high quality and large portions. Then there is what should be credited as the benchmark of New Jersey Diners. The Candlewyck,Fine Diner and Bar rivals most anything found across the river in trendy NYC,and at a portion... More 

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Newell, NC
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
42 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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Additional Information about Candlewyck Diner

Address: 179 Paterson Ave, East Rutherford, NJ 07073-1801
Phone Number: 201-933-4446
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  East Rutherford
Cuisine: American

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