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Carman's Diner

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American, Diner, Canadian
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164 King St, St. Stephen, New Brunswick E3L 2E2, Canada
+1 506-466-3528
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St. Stephen, Canada
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Carman's never disappoints a local favourite for generations. A typical diner menu with a big variety of delicious foods and do not forget a milkshake with your meal. A favourite of mine is the hotdog platter with fried onions and a strawberry milkshake. Oh and a side of gravy for your fries.

Thank Mama HM
Amherst, Canada
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102 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We decided to try this place out on a recent visit to the area. We were already hungry at 4:15 p.m. so decided to go "beat the rush". The parking lot was already full! We did get the last booth available and enjoyed our dinner there. Nothing fancy, but the onion ring order we shared between the 4 of us... More 

Thank MJB62
St. Stephen, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Love the food, We've been eating here for years and the service is always top notch :) Very friendly, comfortable atmosphere!

Thank pamelaleer
Eastern Canada
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131 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Standard diner fare, popular with locals and travelers alike. One good feature for plus sized or wheelchair customers is that the booths are not fixed in place and you can move the seats. Good portion size, staff are friendly and remember you from one time to the next.

Thank trinity1969
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

When I walk into this restaurant I instantly feel like I'm in my youth again and that I'm home. The fries and gravy are to die for as is anything else on the menu! All home cooked meals!

Thank Jules M
Arnprior, Canada
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64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Old fashion diner complete with table top juke boxes. Super friendly staff and 'real' not processed pre-made food. Fresh and plentiful. Relaxed and easy atmosphere with super friendly staff and interesting decor.

Thank Annette Z
Acton, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The fish chowder is made on site and was a huge hit with my husband. I had a scallop roll. I think they had been prebreaded and frozen as were the fries.

Thank Mimi2JKE
Nova Scotia
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105 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Carman' s Diner offers great home-cooked style food at reasonable prices. It is truly a diner from the days gone by with good food, friendly staff and a family feel.

Thank Islandmomma58
Saint John, Canada
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Great Diner food generally, and REAL milkshakes like you had when you were a Kid, served in the big glass with the partial refill in the old-fashioned aluminum shaker!

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Love eating here when we can. Food is delicious and a great value. The atmosphere and staff are great and I can't say enough about Carman's. This is a St Stephen staple and worth a visit anytime you are in town.

Thank Dave H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?