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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 #22 of 1,077 Restaurants in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
Neighborhood: Downtown

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Victoria, Canada
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132 reviews 132 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

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
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

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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Nampa, Idaho
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Fun pics from lots of famous guests. Top-notch staff [wish I could report the good waitresses' names], who steered us to wonderful breakfasts. Fun place!

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Victoria, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Always a stellar experience at John's. Wait staff are competent and very friendly. Food always consistently good.

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Los Angeles, CA USA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Atmosphere - interesting and a little funky with sports and other framed pictures covering every square inch of the walls. Comfortable and definitely lots to look at during short wait for food. Service was fine. Speaking of the food - while good, it was not outstanding. We ate breakfast another day at a place around the corner that was better.... More

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Bay Area, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

There is a reason for the long wait at John's Place: Good food well-priced. We knew we were in good Canadian company when we saw Valdy's Frittata, and only wished that Valdy had been there in person with us.

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Vancouver, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Another fun visit to John's Place. Glad I don't live in Victoria - I'd certainly put on additional lbs. It was very busy on a Monday morning, but we chose to wait for a booth so had a bit longer wait. The staff are fun, friendly and efficient. I don't know how they manage to be that busy and still... More

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Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This place was recommended to us by our hotel chauffeur and he was right on! We were lucky to not have a wait to be seated, but this place does get long waits during the weekends (I hear). We dined there as a family. The kids tried their pancakes and french toast. I had their waffle as recommended by the... More

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Springfield, IL
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173 reviews 173 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We ate breakfast here on a Monday morning and it was crowded but there was no wait time. The food was delicious and the service was very good. If you like memorabilia, you'll enjoy checking out everything hanging on the walls. The walls hold pictures of almost everyone.

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Seegraeben, Switzerland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Bring some time...this place is (in the morning) allways busy, do don't rush. Try the egg's benedict, just overwhelming. Service is very friendly!!! Don't leave Victoria without being there!!!

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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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