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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)
“burger” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
179 Paterson Ave, East Rutherford, NJ 07073-1801
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We have visited this place before and it has always exceeded our desires. The location is great and near the many hotels that service the greater NYC area at a far lower cost than in the city. The diner has an extensive menu, a great...More

Thank ronDover
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Food was good but I've been really disappointed by the service. The owner was really rude - I mean, he was doing his job but no smile, no attention, nothing to at least try to make you feel welcome. Other waiters service was normal.

Thank Cortez_BdG
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Super et beaucoup de variété, lots of diversity, Maria from Macedonia is very sweet, nice ,friendly ans georgous! Thank you

Thank coyote069
Reviewed 13 April 2017

My husband and I went there for dinner and had a turkey club and pizza burger with fries. Food is okay. They do have a large selection of food and a bar for a nice glass of wine. Our waitress was very friendly and attentive....More

Thank JOAN116
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Diner went through big renovation a few years ago with successful results. I think its a little pricey but food has improved. Pancakes no longer taste like onions. Ordered the panini grilled cheese, tomato and bacon recently..it was good but not a panini, just regular...More

Thank No1Ma
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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