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Candlewyck Diner

179 Paterson Ave, East Rutherford, NJ 07073-1801
+1 201-933-4446
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (2 reviews)
“carrot cake” (2 reviews)
“burgers” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
179 Paterson Ave, East Rutherford, NJ 07073-1801
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son and I were looking for a good lunch stop before braving the traffic into the city. The Candlewyck was an excellent choice. As we waited to be seated, we were next to the dessert and pastry case... OMG did that stuff look delicious!...More

Thank StinkieSteve
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

You won’t be disappointed. Beautiful inside and out; nice staff, very good service! Food choices, recipes, prep, and quantity was excellent. You’ll love it.

Thank wizardinfo
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I first went to Candlewyck several years ago, before their amazing renovation work was done. The food was overpriced and bland and had not been worth the trip. After driving by a few times recently I decided to give it another go, as the parking...More

Thank Danny S
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Candlewyck Diner is a diner in name only. You can see that it used to be, but they've updated the decor and the menu. The wide range of choices so characteristic of a Jersey diner is gone. The decor is forced. The food is adequate,...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

First time I came here I ordered prime rib which I normally don't eat but it wasn't bad at all. I brought home my leftovers because they give you enough food for 2 people when you order dinner. My son liked the prime rib a...More

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Classic diner experience. Good food, huge menu, great service, and reasonable prices. If you want anything, any time, a diner is the place to be and the Candlewyk won't disappoint.

Thank Marc Z
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Since I live in the neighbor I have been going to this place for years until these days. A week ago I gave an order and they forgot to put cheese cake in. Couple of days later I went there again and remind them the...More

Thank Alev D
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Jersey is full of diners. This is one is above average. Modern decor. Decent prices. Large portions. We enjoy the dinner specials and it is a good value. We have noticed that wait staff is always changing and when it gets busy the services comes...More

Thank SamAJC
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Good food, Great service, Nice diner. We will definitely be back. The menu has so much to offer even our picky eater found something she liked. We all had leftover food to take home. Just a warning if you get a side order of fries...you...More

Thank luv2cruiz
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Service was excellent, we were seated very fast, staff approached our table immediately and proceeded to take our food order.

Thank Orlando M
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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, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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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