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Carman's Diner

164 King St, St. Stephen, New Brunswick E3L 2E2, Canada
(506) 466-3528
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Ranked #1 of 19 restaurants in St. Stephen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Most recent review
- Jun 24, 2014
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English first
North Clarendon, Vermont
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79 reviews 79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Stopped in St. Stephen for the night on our way to Nova Scotia and had a great homemade dinner at this cute, family-owned 60's era diner complete with vinyl booths and juke boxes at the tables. The place was packed with locals even on a Tuesday night and the staff was friendly as can be. We found the water bowl... More

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Moncton, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Found this one on the GPS, off the highway and worth it. Looks like a very popular local diner and it's easy to see why. Decor was homey, under renovations and hopefully they are putting in more seats as they need them. We had probably the best fish and chips in a while. Delicious, crunchy coating and yet light at... More

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Falmouth
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55 reviews 55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Carman's is predictable and that's a good thing. If we're in a hurry passing through or if we're not scouting out fine dining, this is a good stop. The food is typical diner fare which is not a minus and the staff is always accommodating. We're heading up that way again this fall and will, no doubt, stop by for... More

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St. Stephen, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Although the ambiance is lacking and the decor is dated, this establishment is clean and offers great service and exceptional food.

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St. Stephen, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The food is average...it isn't fine dining by any means, but it is good takeout-style food if that's what you're in the mood for.

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Saint John, NB
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67 reviews 67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Our second stop at Carman's over the years but the same as I remember. Old style diner (real - not faux 50's style) complete with vinyl booths and juke boxes at your table. There were four in our group and we all totally enjoyed our meals (everything from fish & chips to hot hamburger sandwiches). Comfort food heaven! We even... More

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Saint John, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Although I live less than an hour up the road in Saint John, I had never been to Carman's until just this past week. I should have gone there year's ago as it was amazing - the food was absolutely amazing!! Home cooked!! And the homemade pie was beyond good! The service was quick and the waitress was very pleasant.... More

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St. Stephen, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

They are amazing in their service, friendly staff and great food at an affordable price. They are an old fashioned diner with booths and juke boxes at each table, drop in a quarter and listen to your favorite song.

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Char Co
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Carman's has old charm but the food is traditional home cooking. The Table Top jukebox still works with a few oldie songs. The atmosphere is very friendly. Love the old style booths.

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St. Stephen, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My wife and I try to go to Carmen's every Sunday for Breakfast. The friendly atmosphere (including '50's juke boxes) and amazing service, no matter how crowded, makes it a meal to look forward to. We have had other meals as well and the super service is always present. There is a daily special but the reasonable prices make every... More

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