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John's Place Restaurant

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723 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N9, Canada
(250) 389-0711
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 292
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  • 189
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Quick Lunch

Good Service, Good food and Good atmosphere!! Great place to have lunch! Glad we stopped in!!! Recommend it to anybody!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Lynn B
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Good Service, Good food and Good atmosphere!! Great place to have lunch! Glad we stopped in!!! Recommend it to anybody!

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Victoria, Canada
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The homemade flavour here is outstanding. Egs benedict is the favorite, gluten free if necessary, big burgers, meatloaf, hummus plate, comfort food and big portions, bring an appetite. Usually a line up, so be prepared to wait and its worth it.

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Victoria
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Average family style restaurant with a retro look and feel. Food is ok, service is better. Can be extremely busy at times. Right downtown so parking can be tricky although there is a pay parking lot across the street if the street parking is full.

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Brampton, Canada
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9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Great place, with character (lots of photos on the wall of people you know you know, but have to ask). Food was great and plentiful and the wait staff were very nice too. I love bananas and back bacon and had them both!

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Crestwood, Kentucky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Quaint little place with delicious food. Especially the homemade pie! Lots of memorabilia on the walls to entertain you.

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Toronto, Canada
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51 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We came here later in the evening on a Thursday. Our waitress clearly enjoyed her job she was friendly and very enthusiastic about the food. We had the fish and chips and the Sheppard pie and we finished up with two pieces of coconut cream pie as the chocolate cream pie was sold out. My only suggestion for you would... More 

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toronto
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12 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Breakfast was fast and hot and delicious; coffee choice in a city where the coffee seems to be so strong, was a nice addition; service was great! Only minor negative was that the tables are SO close together. Highly recommended!

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Had breakfast here. Interesting pictures and stuff covering all walls. Great food, truly home made style breakfast! Looks to be a family operation with mom running it? Great place!!

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Sequim, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a great place to eat, and the service was outstanding; we had to go back later just to get pie.

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Forest Grove, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

We had lunch at John's Place as soon as we got off the ferry. Had the Santa Fe Chicken Buger (yeah I know it's Canada) it was delicious. Nice people people that work there. Some place you need to eat at in Victoria. Hint - if your driving there is a parking structure right behind City Hall. About a block... More 

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Additional Information about John's Place Restaurant

Address: 723 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N9, Canada
Phone Number: (250) 389-0711
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 723 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (250) 389-0711

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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