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Candlewyck Diner

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American, Diner
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179 Paterson Ave, East Rutherford, NJ 07073-1801
201-933-4446
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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184 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a burger and great service. Convenient location great good excellent service. Re done and out side patio facility.

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Thank paws0810
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been going to the candlewyck since I was a kid. Always go for breakfast or dinner. Food is hot and tasty. Love Jersey diners.

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Thank Elizabeth C
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the minute we walk in we're always greeted by everyone. The owners and the staff are amazing and the food is absolutely delicious. I love the beef gyros, the mojito steak salad and my boyfriend tells everyone about the tuna ceviche. He loves it!

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Thank Lizette M
Liverpool, New York
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We went to the Candlewyck Dinner for breakfast this morning. We were seated promptly and service was fast. Our food arrived as ordered and hot. A camera crew was on location and we learned that ABC was filming an episode of the show "What Would You Do". The diner did not let that interfere with their level of service. The... More 

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Thank cc746
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

This is an upscale diner - loved the fresh strawberries on my Belgian waffle. Great service - it looks like the owner dressed in a suit overseeing everything. Very clean and light. Extensive menu typical of a diner - I just had the waffle and fresh squeezed orange juice.

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Thank Cynthia I
Palm springs
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Visit this dinner several times a year. Remodeled 2 years ago. Wonderfull Greek family owns and run it. Out side setting weather permiting.

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Thank David T
East Rutherford, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have decided to never return to this establishment after discovering a long hair in our food for the second time in a few months. Both times the manager was rude and acted as if this was not a big deal. He even told me "stuff happens..." Yes I agree "stuff happens" but if you are a... More 

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Thank Clugo20
Liverpool, New York
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

If you have never visited a New Jersey dinner then you are in for a surprise when you get you menu. The available selections leave you struggling to decide on your meal and the Candlewyck diner is no different. The Candlewyck diner is at the upper end of the scale when judging decor and service. When we arrived at the... More 

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Newton, New Jersey
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

We go here at least once a week we travel an hour to come eat here the foods out of this world and at a price that will not break your budget!! The staff is very friendly and attentive. And the Owners are usually there creating there customers and even busing a table if needed. This is good for a... More 

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Thank Bear464
Middletown, New York
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

we go there about once every week for breakfast and we have never had a bad breakfast it's always been great and the service is just as great

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 179 Paterson Ave, East Rutherford, NJ 07073-1801
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  East Rutherford
  • Phone Number: 201-933-4446

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