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John's Place Restaurant

723 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N9, Canada (Downtown)
(250) 389-0711
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Ranked #23 of 1,075 Restaurants in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Neighborhood: Downtown
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Just looking at all the pictures of the food makes me hungry to try more of their delicious menu. The wife found this place for a home cooked lunch while in Victoria. She did good. My only regret is not having room for the southern pecan pie. It's a small restaurant with even smaller tables. We got there around 2... More

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Went in day after Thanksgiving, Have to say this place has not changed in years and neither has the staff. The most pleasant staff, able to joke and enjoy their job I go for the Cornbeef hash.. Has not changed in years , and still the best around. Staff is so friendly and I was suprised to find we got... More

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Nelson, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Hubby and I went breakfast, Benny's are delicious, great hollandaise and dark roast coffee. I had the celiac bread with my Benny, good bread, not soaked with the sauce. Too bad they charge 1$ for it, I prefer places that don't charge extra for celiac bread. Hubby had the cornbread, not the best thing for a Benny. Overall, good food,... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Perfect portion size and homemade-what more could you ask? Well- it was a little claustrophobic as the tables were inches apart and coats hung down from hooks making it tight and uncomfortable. Once the crowds eased it felt better.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My wife and I had a very good breakfast here. Despite the fact that Eggs Benedict and the Belgian Waffles are clearly the specialty, we went with omelets which were more than satisfactory. While I love omelets, it's hard to rave about them. My wife did rave, however, about the banana bread that came with hers. The atmosphere was great,... More

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Victoria, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My wife and I had a great breaky at John's as always.Awesome bennys and omelets.Be prepared for great service, noisy conversations and a line up, especially on week ends.

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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This place is HIGHLY recommended. I always have high expectations when I go in to this restaurant and they are always met. The service quality is high, friendly, knowledge of all the food. the atmosphere is so cool! Its not the largest restaurant but the set up is so neat so much to talk about. The food is exceptional. By... More

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Abbotsford, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

stopped in for lunch after seeing it on "you gotta eat here" Was busy as expected and had a short wait. Food was very good and great service

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Victoria, Canada
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132 reviews 132 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

John's Place was a favourite in the days I worked in the area. And it is still a favourite a decade later. The staff is been there a long time - friendly, chatty and great service. They are like family always glad to see you. I prefer going for their breakfast or a cup of coffee and a treat. It... More

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Fredericton, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Came here for breakfast, it was delicious. I had the dark roast coffee and ate classic eggs benny. Everything was really good. The service was also very good. A nice little spot to have breakfast.

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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

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