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Cindy's Diner

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American, Diner
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230 W Berry St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-2204
+1 260-422-1957
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Cindy's Diner is a neat little restaurant. The food is great and their Garbage breakfast is a hit with many customers. It seats less than 20 people and a friendly place to be.

Thank Jane1554
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a fun diner to have lunch at. As so much biking in Fort Wayne, a great place to stop for breakfast or lunch! I had a tuna salad sandwich on toasted sourdough bread. The tuna salad tasted like my Grandma made it. I also had a chocolate Murphy's doughnut. Delicious!

Thank Carla V
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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125 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a gem in downtown FW. I had the garbage plate and dad had the BLT. The food is no frills. But that's not why you go here. It's an old fashioned diner with only15 red upholstered stools around a counter. You are elbow to elbow with your neighbor. There are a couple,of tables outside. The wait for food was... More 

Thank Pinkiu
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197 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Very cool little diner in the heart of downtown. Only fifteen stools available at a time to sit. We had breakfast and it was delightful. Service and waitress were friendly and efficient, although I didn't get a coffee refill. Worth the stop for breakfast or lunch.

Thank WabashO
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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156 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Only been to Cindy's Diner for breakfast long time ago. Today we were downtown on business and when we realized how close we were I had to take my husband there for breakfast. What a treat. Angie who now owns this wonderful diner was cooking everyone's breakfast with a smile. She is passionate about the diner and doing a great... More 

Thank praedewald
Greater Cincinnati, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We stopped at Cindy's Diner for Breakfast on the way to the Fort Wayne Air Show. We shared bisquits & gravy, pancakes, and an unusual mix - called "garbage" - I am not being sarcastic - the food was great - the menu item is actually called garbage - it is eggs, ham, bacon, onions and cheese. We talked with... More 

Thank O6338MAfranka
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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106 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Good place for a quick & yummy breakfast. Garbage plate was very good. Service was friendly. Cindy's is a throwback to the old diners & a fun place to get a good meal. Just a note because it is a counter diner you get up close & personal with your neighbor so if you don't enjoy that, get yours to... More 

Thank Sondra F
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Excellent just like home cooked food! Took my son there for breakfast on his birthday and he just raved about how delicious the "garbage eggs" were. Excellent cook and waitress added even more to our experience!

Thank dmslawrence
Traverse City, Michigan
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

If you are downtown Fort Wayne Cindy's is a gem! Be sure to order the Garbage, which is a plate of greatness. This is a fun, old style diner that serves up nostalgia and great food!

Thank brenda d
Lone Tree, Colorado
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Typical diner food at great prices. What makes this special are the regulars and Angie. Had a great conversation with two brothers sitting next to me. Definitely worth leaving your hotel if you are in Fort Wayne.

Thank sxhull

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
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 W Berry St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-2204
  • 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?