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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: Lunch

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  • 13
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  • 3
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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 of 5 stars
Nice place for the price

We stopped here on our way back to the Cabins of Asheville for dinner there wasn't much open around it. The place could use a remodel but the food and service were great. The bbq was outstanding and my wife loved her chicken sandwich and fried green tomatoes.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Durham, North Carolina
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Durham, North Carolina
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

We stopped here on our way back to the Cabins of Asheville for dinner there wasn't much open around it. The place could use a remodel but the food and service were great. The bbq was outstanding and my wife loved her chicken sandwich and fried green tomatoes.

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Canton, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Thought we'd give this a try on a backroads trip into Asheville. I had a 1/4 pound burger that had onions, peppers, bacon and cheese on a kaiser roll and a side of fries. My husband had the 1/4 pound deep fried hot dog with chili and slaw and a side of onion rings. There was plenty on the menu.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We visited on a Saturday afternoon and has the bbq sandwich and the foot long top hot dog with baked beans onion. Rings mac and cheese and fried green tomatoes. All of it was good, but the hot dog and mac and cheese were fantastic. But more importantly the service was even better than the food. Our waitress treated us... More 

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Asheville, N.C.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

we get 'to-go' bar-b-q and slaw and both are VERY good. Recommend !! Of course, you can sit and chat and eat at the booths -

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Stopped on our drive from VB to Cherokee. Food was very tasty, prepared very fast. We got a lot of food for very reasonable price! Great atmosphere and people! Will definitely return!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Food was amazing. Great diner atmosphere. Deep fried hot dog was very good. Staff was friendly and attentive. Great local place to eat

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Candler, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 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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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 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
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80 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 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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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 

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Additional Information about Cruizer's

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