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1320 Smokey Park Hwy, Candler, NC 28715-9296
828-633-0718
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Ranked #3 of 14 Restaurants in Candler
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Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Candler, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

nice place to go and enjoy. Great food and friendly people. Great prices too. Won't kill you budget. Clean, but not very big. Easy to find, right on the main road in Candler. They also have coupons you can use too.

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Greer, South Carolina, Usa
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Discovered this little diner in Candler right outside Asheville. They offered all the traditional comfort food plus BBQ. Had the Fried Pork Chops with Fried Green Tomatoes and Mac and Cheese. The Pork Chops are thin, and had a very light breading on it. It was tasty. The Fried Green Tomato was fresh cooked to order, and let me tell... More 

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cruizersdiner, Owner at Cruizer's, responded to this review

Bernard, Thank you for stopping by and for leaving a review. Best Mac and Cheese? Thank you very much. More 

Asheville
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Nice local place to eat. Food is good, service is sometimes lacking and kitchen is very slow when it gets busy on Saturday mornings. The prices are good. Very clean, is certainly back to the past diner.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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168 reviews 168 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
247 helpful votes 247 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I've written previous favorable reviews on this one, but my last visit literally swayed my opinion to the "dark" side. The special of the day being a thick, juicy burger why would I order anything else? It sounded great. Bacon, cheese, everything that cardiologists have warned against. The only issue that really got to me was the possibility of food... More 

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cruizersdiner, Owner at Cruizer's, responded to this review

Dear Covert, We sincerely apologize that you had a bad experience. We thank you for your positive reviews in the past and would like to try again. Please come back the restaurant and have a burger on us. Just mention this to your waitress and we will take it from there. Chris & Julie More 

Asheville
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69 reviews 69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Well this is sorta like the old diners we dropped into when in high school. The food is great, everyone is talking and eating. All the locals eat here, which is great--nothing in this area. They always run specials during week for lunch. Give it a try, the owner will make you feel right at home!

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Asheville, NC
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Plucked a Groupon off the web and stopped in this diner after passing by it hundreds of times. What a treat! Great diner food, great friendly staff and the place sparkled it was so clean. Only 10 minutes from my home so will be trying out other things on this menu in the coming months.

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Candler
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Regardless of what you are craving - you will always find something good on the menu. Our family eats here often - they have good breakfasts and yummy dinners. The ranch dressing is made in-house and is just great. We feel their version of the Cuban sandwich is one of the best around. Always something good - friendly staff -... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Great local diner and lots of charm. Food above average. Great fried okra, fried mac'n'cheese bites and french toast. Fun place if you want to avoid the chain restaurants!

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Candler, North Carolina
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58 reviews 58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Not for the health minded foodie or vegan, for sure but good food for breakfast. Mostly everything else is fried. Nice, fun place to watch and be with the locals. Breakfast all day is a big plus. Closed on Sunday is a minus.

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Asheville, North Carolina
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in last Monday and they were very busy. Chili cheeseburger was very good as was the service. Girl working there, Angie, was sweet and funny. Great lunch!

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