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1320 Smokey Park Hwy, Candler, NC 28715-9296
828-633-0718
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 20
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Breakfast, Great Service!

Stopped by for breakfast during a weekend away, and was delightfully surprised! Eggs cooked to order, bacon nice and crispy, toast unbuttered just as I ordered! My husband and I were there with persnickety friends, and they had absolutely nothing but praise for the food and service. We'll... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Mara L
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped by for breakfast during a weekend away, and was delightfully surprised! Eggs cooked to order, bacon nice and crispy, toast unbuttered just as I ordered! My husband and I were there with persnickety friends, and they had absolutely nothing but praise for the food and service. We'll definitely stop there again

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1 Thank Mara L
Asheville, NC
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82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here many times in past years but had not been back in over a year since we moved away from the area. Stopped in for lunch today. Wow, what a change. Menu had been "whited out" in several areas and when we got our food we were shocked. The "Fried Green Tomatoes" were fried red tomatoes and a greasy... More 

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1 Thank WNCTraveler56
Morganton, North Carolina, United States
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this place on group on. Wasn't sure what to expect when driving up you wonder if you made bad choice from outdated looks outside. Turned out to be friendly and pleasant wait staff and the food was really good. Would definitely go t here again if in the area because it's sorta off the beaten path.

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Thank Loretta E
Raleigh, Nc
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256 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Had a groupon and did not have much in the way of expectations upon arriving at this establishment. Menu had enough options, service was super friendly. Must say it again, don't judge a book by its cover. Pork chops, amazing! Okra, yummy and fried tomatoes were the best I have had.

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1 Thank SandyCif
Candler, NC
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I live in Candler, and Cruizer's is my favorite local restaurant. The food is always hot and fresh, the service is always fantastic, and the prices are very fair. Every time we've eaten there, the owner has personally visited our table to make sure everything is ok. They also serve breakfast all day. :)

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1 Thank thismomrox
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

No problem with customer service but if you like frozen food truck food prepared in a tasteless way that's over priced then this is your place. I've had wraps burgers and dinner plates and nothing has given me a reason to return. This place is a joke in my opinion

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1 Thank Yonatan G
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

Food not good and my hamburger was barely warm.We thought it would be like an old 60's diner but it was just rundown.

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1 Thank ClydeRic
Seattle
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Good food, ok prices, had the cheeseburger and it tasted homemade. Easy going atmosphere, jeans and t'shirt kind of place.

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Thank ricky h
Asheville, North Carolina
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44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Went with friends for breakfast because our favorite restaurant down the road was closed for the July 4th holiday. Service was slow, food was barely warm on arrival with out of the bag home fries and the price was not friendly for what you get.

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1 Thank George L
Asheville, North Carolina
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Cute cozy and quaint little drive in or sit down family restaurant in Candler. Great wait staff and great food for what it is! Keep up the good work. Glad to know Candler has a family and kid friendly restaurant with good food and quick easy access. Thanks!

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Thank Janine A

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1320 Smokey Park Hwy, Candler, NC 28715-9296
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Candler
  • Phone Number: 828-633-0718

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?