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Cindy's Diner

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American, Diner
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230 W Berry St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-2204
+1 260-422-1957
06:00 - 14:00
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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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Detroit, Michigan
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133 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for breakfast. Because we had a group of 5 it would have been hard to get 5 seats together as there are only stool chairs at the counter inside. This place is very small. It was a beautiful sunny morning so we were happy enough to sit outside a the table there. You go inside to order... More 

Thank Laura T
Indianapolis, Indiana
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

So we walk into this old school dinner with the juke boxes on the counter and several stools open. We sit down and I notice the mike boxes have a piece of paper taped to them saying out of order. My thought was not a good start. Then I meet the owner and her new employee. Absolutely charming. Wish I... More 

1 Thank fwinei
1 review
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Been going to Cindy's for years. Great food, good atmosphere. Would highly recommend it! The garbage plate and the turkey burger are my favorite!

Thank Duane R
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I love to stop at Cindy's whenever I'm downtown at lunch time for the Garbage. There's always great conversation and the food never disappoints.

Thank Heidi F
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Great restaurant for local color. It's a good "greasy spoon," and the people running the place generally have solid diner attitudes, but they generally keep it clean.

Thank nonstudying
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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299 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I love Cindy's Diner. It's simple, stick-to-your-ribs food, served up pleasantly in a unique, friendly setting. If you're looking for a private, quiet meal, this isn't the place for you. If you enjoy chatting with the locals, sharing laughs, and sliding down one seat to make room for others, you'll have a ball!!! Cindy's is a long-time Fort Wayne favorite,... More 

1 Thank GR260
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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258 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had been meaning to come here for quite some time and finally were able to and it did not disappoint. Food is very standard diner food, but also very excellently done. The ladies and young man that were working made it a nice visit as well, and the other patrons made the whole thing feel like a true diner.... More 

1 Thank Andy K
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Cindy's Diner is a neat little restaurant. The food is great and their Garbage breakfast is a hit with many customers. It seats less than 20 people and a friendly place to be.

1 Thank Jane1554
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88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Such a fun diner to have lunch at. As so much biking in Fort Wayne, a great place to stop for breakfast or lunch! I had a tuna salad sandwich on toasted sourdough bread. The tuna salad tasted like my Grandma made it. I also had a chocolate Murphy's doughnut. Delicious!

1 Thank Carla V
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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138 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

What a gem in downtown FW. I had the garbage plate and dad had the BLT. The food is no frills. But that's not why you go here. It's an old fashioned diner with only15 red upholstered stools around a counter. You are elbow to elbow with your neighbor. There are a couple,of tables outside. The wait for food was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 W Berry St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-2204
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: +1 260-422-1957

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