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Candlewyck Diner

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179 Paterson Ave, East Rutherford, NJ 07073-1801
+1 201-933-4446
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“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 5 days ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Candlewyck has a large menu offering something for everyone... Service staff is always very nice and knowledgeable! Always go there when I want to eat good food no hassles! I have lived in the same town for 5 years have been a regular customer -...More

Thank wandanuila
Reviewed July 2, 2018

I have been a customer of this diner on and off for over 30 years. I have known three generations of the family that has run this place and my only comment is that I have never had a bad meal. Why did I only...More

Thank rachel e
Reviewed June 25, 2018

stop by to have breakfast b4 going to the state fair had to ask for clean menus since the four at the tablle had sticky stuff all over them this seemed to tick the waitress off the four of us had pancakes or french toast...More

Thank Larry P
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

This is not your typical NJ Diner. The food is always on point. Massive selection and a great daily sheet that most restaurants aspire to. The service is always spot on and the coffee is king! This place is known for quality cakes and desserts...More

Thank Miamor13
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

They did some renovations a few years ago. Ever since then, I would not consider this a diner. It is beautifully decorated. The staff and food are excellent. Great meal without making your wallet shrink. For the money, this place is BEST. We now come...More

Thank bbechelli
Reviewed June 16, 2018

This is one of the great Jersey Diners. This was a breakfast/brunch trip. They have some of the best hash I've ever eaten! The service was excellent and everyone enjoyed their food. Omelets are cooked to order, breakfast panini with caramelized onions, egg, and cheese...More

Thank congerjan
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch. For starters we have the tomato soup and the chicken soup. The flavors were good my only weird comment is not I felt like I could boil some pasta and have it with my tomato soup because it tasted like...More

Thank pbjellysandwich
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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
Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
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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