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Candlewyck Diner

179 Paterson Ave, East Rutherford, NJ 07073-1801
+1 201-933-4446
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“cheesecake” (5 reviews)
“onion rings” (2 reviews)
“rice pudding” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
179 Paterson Ave, East Rutherford, NJ 07073-1801
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat here every Saturday after the Movies. PLEASE TAKE NOTE, that almost every non 4 star or 5 star review comes from people that are out of towner's. More than all you can eat for $4.99 makes these people gag. IT IS IMPOSSIBLE not...More

Thank scotth4805
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything that you want from a diner. Very clean and bright, servers are friendly and do a good job. Great variety and flavor. Plenty of parking.

Thank Ralph P
Reviewed October 29, 2018

My wife and I stopped in recently one night. We were in the mood for dessert. I chose the strawberry shortcake, and my wife ordered the strawberry cream cheese cake. Our waitress was really weird....she didn't greet us like a "normal" waitress. She was sort-of...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Great food, good portions, awesome service and staff. We come visit the city every 6 months and always stop here several times during our 10 days stay and love it.

Thank Tarek1696
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Had to eat late night and nearby hotel included this diner as one of the places to eat. Service was prompt and menu was extensive. One of us ordered and enjoyed a turkey panini, the others had a BLT sandwich and split pea soup. The...More

Thank BronxG
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I had a salad that you could not finish it was that large. The food is good but the pastries look better than they taste.

Thank SoilDoctor
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Went based on hotel clerk recommendation. Reviews here are generous. I found the food to be just OK but the service was inattentive at best. The place was slow on a Monday but had a hard time getting attention of waitress, who was more interested...More

Thank MarkG-Goochland
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Our server tried hard but was only one for entire room. Home fries were tasteless as well as veggie omelette. Coffee was good. Prices were high. Hostess was not pleasant. Someone should have helped server get the food out. She was overwhelmed. We saw two...More

Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

We were from out of town and were staying in a nearby hotel and found this diner. It is nothing like what we expected. It is classy with casual attire and atmosphere. The food was amazing and was served in huge portions. The dessert.. all...More

Thank marekd20172018
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Atmosphere is of an UPSCALE diner, or just a nice restaurant. Diner-type food, but again, a bit more upscale than a regular NJ DINER.

Thank Debi K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 179 Paterson Ave, East Rutherford, NJ 07073-1801
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  East Rutherford
  • Phone Number: +1 201-933-4446
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