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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%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cheesecake” (4 reviews)
“rice pudding” (3 reviews)
“burger” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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179 Paterson Ave, East Rutherford, NJ 07073-1801
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank J E
Reviewed 3 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We were visiting the New York City area and stayed in East Rutherford, NJ. One of the employees at the hotel suggested this restaurant. We ate there for breakfast one day and for dinner on another day. The food was good, but the breakfast was...More

Thank evelynh474
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have being going her for a couple of years now and the good keeps getting better. Great value for your dollar diner prices for 5 star food.. the owners are always so friendly and come and say hi all the time....More

Thank Bear464
Reviewed 11 May 2017

When visiting diners I rarely expect to be impressed but the Candlewyck is exceptional. The clean, tastefully decorated interior is inviting. Plenty of seating and comfortable as well. They even have a few high tables perfect for solo dining. I had their eggs and sausage...More

Thank TonyK300
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Our party of 4 had dinner here after traveling all day. One person had a cheese pizza, one had a hamburger, one had a chicken and mushroom sandwich and I had the chicken cordon blue sandwich. The only decent thing was the hamburger. The person...More

Thank 2BamaFans
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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