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Carman's Diner

164 King St, St. Stephen, New Brunswick E3L 2E2, Canada
+1 506-466-3528
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (8 reviews)
“chowder” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner, Canadian
164 King St, St. Stephen, New Brunswick E3L 2E2, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We'd been hoping to get into another restaurant in town, but it closed just as we drove up. Luckily we wound up at Carman's and found a lively diner full of local people. Service was super friendly. We enjoyed the best seafood chowder we had...More

Thank MaryMinMN
Reviewed 1 week ago

this diner was a throw back to the 60's,,the food was ok,,the staff was friendly,,,seemed to be a popular place with the locals

Thank newf-couple c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Few places to eat in St. Stephens but most find their way to Carman's. Lots of local flavors but we settled on the fish and chips. Great fish. A bit pricey for a diner but not out of line with most of the fare we...More

Thank DWathenYoungstown_OH
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely retro atmosphere! Great food! Love the coin operated juke boxes in each booth that still work! A real local favorite!!

Thank Matheson P
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This was the perfect place after a long day riding across NS and NB stopped in St. Stephen for the night, Lady at the desk told me to go to Carmen's and glad she did. Very pleasant and quaint place, brought back memories of travelling...More

Thank A R
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Went in; looked around -left. Did not stay for dinner as the place was a cold and noisy bar/restaurant.

Thank Haplo1
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Great experience in a true old style diner. Huge variety of food and it all seemed good. Individual juke boxes in each booth or table with 50's, 60's music. We had lobster fools and fish and both were great. Hot sandwiches were also terrific. Great...More

Thank r g
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a late dinner at this old fashioned diner. Friendly staff, good service and very good food! We were able to walk there from our motel, which was nice to do after a full day of riding in the car.

Thank GeezLouise29790
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This diner has not changed in over 35 years. It still provides good food at good prices. The fish chowder was great as was the fish sandwich. The staff are friendly as are the other customers since many are local and all know each other....More

Thank BigJim171
Reviewed 14 August 2017

My husband had the chowder and a burger, which he said was good. I am on a no sugar, no flour diet so I ordered the grilled porkchops and veggies. I requested them medium rare but was told I could only have them well done....More

Thank Jeanne D
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22 September 2016|
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Response from Diane G | Reviewed this property |
Most of them do. It's like going back in time !
16 August 2016|
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Response from lifeisgoodincanada | Reviewed this property |
They open at 7 a.m. for breakfast. Went by about 8pm last night and they were still open.
30 July 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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