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Candlewyck Diner

179 Paterson Ave, East Rutherford, NJ 07073-1801
+1 201-933-4446
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cheesecake” (4 reviews)
“rice pudding” (3 reviews)
“french fries” (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 via mobile

Jersey is full of diners. This is one is above average. Modern decor. Decent prices. Large portions. We enjoy the dinner specials and it is a good value. We have noticed that wait staff is always changing and when it gets busy the services comes...More

Thank SamAJC
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Good food, Great service, Nice diner. We will definitely be back. The menu has so much to offer even our picky eater found something she liked. We all had leftover food to take home. Just a warning if you get a side order of fries...you...More

Thank luv2cruiz
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Service was excellent, we were seated very fast, staff approached our table immediately and proceeded to take our food order.

Thank Orlando M
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I've eaten here for over 30 years.... the old one and now the new one. Well it was renovated several years back and it's a major wow inside fir a diner. The menu has a million things (well really a bunch maybe not a million...)...More

1  Thank Jon M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Our first impression was WOW, this is nice. Then after we were seated, we waited and waited for over 20 minutes then my husband asked who our server was. She had a very poor attitude and gave us really bad service the entire time. The...More

1  Thank J E
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We stopped by here before going to a show at Metlife. Lovely ambience, tasty food and reasonable prices sum up this restaurant. They brought in our food quickly when we mentioned we had to run to the stadium as we were a little late. The...More

Thank nav2010
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Great place, Friendly staff, Food is great and the price is great especially so close to Manhattan. Plenty of it as well.

Thank HaithamOmar
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Get a good Greek Omelette here along with lots of home fries and good coffee. This is your classic NY/NJ diner.

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Excellent menu, excellent atmosphere, excellent food and a great price. They offer everything from full food offerings to sandwiches, fresh bakery items at excellent prices. Will definitely eat here again when I visit NYC.

Thank Dean4750
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Since the renovation years back, the Candlewyck Diner is classier, the place has a whole new openness to it, the food presentations are amazing, and the food is fantastic. I've gone to this diner with a large group of friends for many years and it...More

Thank JoyChristena
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
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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