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JB's American Diner, Brighton

American, Fast Food, Ice Cream, Vegetarian, Diner
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31 Kings Road, Brighton, Brighton BN1 1NR, England
01273-77-17-76
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 73
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  • 35
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  • 41
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Yummy

I came here for lunch with my dad on his birthday, we had a starter to share and main course, it was well presented and very filling the both us did not eat for the rest of the day, it is a great place to go and have something to eat with friends or family, everything is priced reasonably and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
Darkgazz
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

I'll be honest.... I'm 41 and have yet to have or experience an 'American Diner'. One of the things I've always had a rather odd infatuation with is having one's food served 'in a basket'. I can't tell you why, I just have. So, me and my daughter, were having a day together in Brighton for no other reason than... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Noisy (lots of families with kids) and mixed service, but good in a pinch. Waitress didn't want to give me a booth, although there were plenty of empty seats. She relented but I think she had a little attitude about it.

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236 reviews 236 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

So glad we tried JBs this weekend. Most of the breakfast cafes along the front weren't open, or only had seating outside, but it was too cold, as we walked past JBs we saw it was very full at 11.00'am and when we ate there we realised why. Delicious breakfast, very popular place, people queueing all the time, the only... More 

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Saint Leonards, null, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Having been to a 50s/60s style diner in my home town, when I saw this place listed on Google Maps, I decided to make it a stop on a recent work visit to Brighton. Along with another member of staff, we were accompanying two of our service users, elderly adults with learning disabilities. One of them is a massive fan... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I came here for lunch with my dad on his birthday, we had a starter to share and main course, it was well presented and very filling the both us did not eat for the rest of the day, it is a great place to go and have something to eat with friends or family, everything is priced reasonably and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We went here for a family dinner. We had to wait about 30 minutes,but it was worth it. The food was excellant and portions were a good size. There were tv screens with tom and jerry on no sound but every child just watched quietly . There was some good music being played and I would say a good time... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We stop to have a dessert here after eating somewhere else and what fun it was. The the right music for an American Diner at a sensible volume. Our server was really under pressure but she did'nt let it show. The place was jam packed and deservedly so. What a brilliant find

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London, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

An extra 10% of your spend will be added as a Service Charge. Don't remember seeing this on the Menus. Would prefer to choose who I tip.

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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Food came fast but was missing a lot. Buns where dry, chips where wet, onion rings full of oil (dripping),meat burned,...customer service lack of customer acknowledgment...really sorry but I'm not going to come back here...hope this helps to future customers and current staff to improve their menu and customer service.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

100 percent worth a visit for the Milkshakes and the classic American decor. Very busy as expected but the staff were friendly and more than happy to help in anyway that they could. Me and my partner ordered a sharing platter to start and a burger and a footlong hotdog for mains. Food was good and filling but nothing close... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31 Kings Road, Brighton, Brighton BN1 1NR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: 01273-77-17-76

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Fast Food, Ice Cream, Vegetarian, Diner
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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