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Carman's Diner

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American, Diner, Canadian
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164 King St, St. Stephen, New Brunswick E3L 2E2, Canada
+1 506-466-3528
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Eastern Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Standard diner fare, popular with locals and travelers alike. One good feature for plus sized or wheelchair customers is that the booths are not fixed in place and you can move the seats. Good portion size, staff are friendly and remember you from one time to the next.

Thank trinity1969
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When I walk into this restaurant I instantly feel like I'm in my youth again and that I'm home. The fries and gravy are to die for as is anything else on the menu! All home cooked meals!

Thank Jules M
Arnprior, Canada
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Old fashion diner complete with table top juke boxes. Super friendly staff and 'real' not processed pre-made food. Fresh and plentiful. Relaxed and easy atmosphere with super friendly staff and interesting decor.

Thank Annette Z
Acton, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The fish chowder is made on site and was a huge hit with my husband. I had a scallop roll. I think they had been prebreaded and frozen as were the fries.

Thank Mimi2JKE
Nova Scotia
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Carman' s Diner offers great home-cooked style food at reasonable prices. It is truly a diner from the days gone by with good food, friendly staff and a family feel.

Thank Islandmomma58
Saint John, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Great Diner food generally, and REAL milkshakes like you had when you were a Kid, served in the big glass with the partial refill in the old-fashioned aluminum shaker!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Love eating here when we can. Food is delicious and a great value. The atmosphere and staff are great and I can't say enough about Carman's. This is a St Stephen staple and worth a visit anytime you are in town.

Thank Dave H
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We visit this eating spot often -Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner...for the experience! Food is great-family style, "American"down home menu, service is quick, local crowd and visitors make it a social visit, and best-of-all=the staff! They are very friendly and accommodating, sure to please!!

Thank sshs3
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The fish and chips were great. So fresh that the fish was very flakey and just melted in your mouth. The turkey salad was super. Roasted turkey - not pressed meat and the vegetables were very fresh with a nice sauce. The staff were so nice and friendly which is what we got used to in the Maritimes.

Thank Mary T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Best cheeseburgers and fries... Great food and great prices . Diner food at its best. Staff is friendly and service is alway excellent!

Thank Blackpeanut00

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Canadian
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 King St, St. Stephen, New Brunswick E3L 2E2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  St. Stephen
  • Phone Number: +1 506-466-3528

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