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Cindy's Diner

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American, Diner
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230 West Berry Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
+1 260-422-1957
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Lima, Ohio, United States
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Cindy's diner this morning for breakfast and we were not disappointed The food is prepared fresh and hot and the portions are almost more than you can eat The staff is very friendly If i get to ft wayne again and i am down town i will eat breakfast at Cindy's diner again

Thank Tony B
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must try if you are visiting Fort Wayne. Sits in the middle of downtown. Very cool throw back to the diner era. The donuts are amazing the breakfast food is very good. I would recommend the garbage plate.

Thank tpk5576
Indianapolis, Indiana
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Need a good burger and fries? Come here! Get there early because the seats fill up quickly, but it is worth the wait.

Thank Kaytbethsc
Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I go for the garbage plate! Such a cute little place to eat! Tight space, but worth the wait! A piece of Fort Wayne history! Fun for kids to experience!

Thank 321SoMuchFun
Chicago, IL
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177 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Competent breakfasts and burgers. Now, what's exceptional about this place is its backstory: It opened 60-plus years ago, got picked up (literally) and moved around town for various reasons, and is now plopped where it is, not far from the city's library and other good things. It's relatively unchanged over the years, except those nostalgic counter-mounted juke box machines --... More 

Thank alsolly
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Another Fort Wayne icon Took my grandchildren there for Breakfast. They loved it. Food was excellent, Donuts are an added bonus as well as the juke box.

Thank Lynn A
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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122 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We used to ride our bicycles here every Saturday morning (courtesy of the Fort Wayne Trail system which runs from downtown clear out to the southwest side of town). HOWEVER, we had to wait every single time we would go. They only have 15 seats, so the wait is unbearable. You have to que outside the restaurant, wait for people... More 

Thank NanaFradette
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Great find The real thing Friendly helpful staff great food free coffee top ups much more character than a sterile hotel breakfast and much better value for money

Thank spawnytraveller
Saint Johns
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Went late Sunday for breakfast. Busy but able to get seats at the counter. Food was very good, service friendly, atmosphere fun. Teenage daughter and friend enjoyed it as well. Wish I would have got a donut.

Thank Michelle W
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187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

We've visited Cindy's a few times. The hubby loves the 'garbage plate'. You might have a short wait if the place is busy. They have few seats ..so you might have to wait. There are a few tables outside where you can also eat, weather permitting. This place is very tiny inside. Very. You can also order to go. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 West Berry Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: +1 260-422-1957

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