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John's Restaurant

1643 London Line, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
(519) 542-9821
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Ranked #44 of 176 Restaurants in Sarnia
Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Mississauga, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

A busy place, John's has been a go to for many people for 50 years. Good food, good service, good portions.. no disappointments.

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Berkley, Michigan
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77 reviews 77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 NEW

I was at John's restaurant to work with a local business (they have a side room) and someone told me, "have the bacon, they are famous for their bacon!" This bacon is AMAZING. It's not like anything else I've had. So you might as well have what they are most known for, right? :-) Good service, kind waitresses, good food... More

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Sarnia, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My husband and his family really enjoy this restaurant. They have a lot of options. If you order dinner, you have the choice of soup, salad, or juice. That was new for me the first time I went there. It's not my favorite place to go because unless I only order a plain salad, I always get sick.

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Ontario, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

John's has been the place to eat for over fifty years. Probably the best family restaurant in the City. Just your basic meat and potatoes place where you receive nice portions for an affordable price. The locals love it and it is best known for breakfast and special nights including Greek night. Owners are great people and are totally hands... More

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

At 8 pm, While driving through Sarnia last night from visiting friends, we stopped into John's Restaurant for dinner. Not really familiar with the menu, we were shocked by the higher prices than other restaurant menus with similar items. But because we were hungry, we ordered. I ordered the New York steak dinner, my partner ordered the roast beef dinner.... More

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Sarnia, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The fish and chips tasted like it was cooked more than once, like they re-cooked a mistake order and sent it to me. My friend was offended by the flat top over cooked thin rubber steak he received. The place looks nice, service was ok, server didn't really have any option for our dismay.

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Ontario, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I've never understood the attraction for this place as it is always busy. I have friends who go every week for breakfast. Yes, it's good, and fast and friendly but still about $10 for a typical full breakfast.

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Leo1643, General Manager at John's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Your opinion matters. We appreciate feedback and always look for ways to improve! In your review, you commented on the price of breakfast. While we do offer a variety of premium breakfasts featuring Canadian Peameal bacon, we also offer our Famous Breakfast every Monday to Friday from 6 am until 11:30 am. Two Extra Large... More

Naperville, IL
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We went for their "famous" Canadian bacon, which was fine--although had much, much better Canadian bacon later on in our trip, so I wouldn't go just for that reason. The food was fine--pretty standard iHop-type food. It was very busy when we went on a Sunday morning so it took awhile to get our food, but the waitress was very... More

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southern ontario canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

i ordered the egg scrambled soft but they brought over cooked eggs.. telling me that the cook was instructed to cook scrambled soft.. but thats what I am gone get. the potatoes were awful.. i took a picture but have not posted yet. but may I was really hoping for a half decent breakfast but I was not impressed at... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Mashed potato, is literally a potato smashes up. No seasoning. Very bland. Extremely high priced. Paid in US cash got Canadian change which screws you on exchange rate. Very blah. Waitress was really nice. That's the only good thing I can say.

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Additional Information about John's Restaurant

Address: 1643 London Line, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: (519) 542-9821
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Sarnia
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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