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John's Buffet

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27 W 482 Jewell Rd, Winfield, IL 60190
+1 630-752-2000
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Burgers

Food and service were great!!! In different trips...had fish, cheeseburger and a reuben sandwich. Staff were attentive and friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2014
John S
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Winfield, Illinois
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Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Stopped here for a quick bite to eat.... we split the pea soup and also the Reuben sandwich ~ the sandwich was one of the best Reuben's I've ever tasted!!! Enjoyed the casual atmosphere as well.... would recommend a stop!!

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Winfield, Illinois
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Food and service were great!!! In different trips...had fish, cheeseburger and a reuben sandwich. Staff were attentive and friendly.

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Naperville, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This is a cozy little spot. Enjoyed the fish tacos on the appetizer menu - Wonderful!! We also had the cheeseburger quesidilla - very good and generous. Enough to take home.

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Winfield, Il
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

John's Buffet makes the best fish tacos around . You get 3 large soft tacos filled with the best fish taco ever. Nice down home place, bar and attached restaurant , with a seated patio. Great food and drinks of all kinds.

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Winfield, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Reuben sandwich is one of the best I've ever had. Nice diverse food selection on the menu, and plenty of beers to choose from. The atmosphere is casual and friendly. They hire nice young people who do an excellent job of serving. A classic dupage eatery.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great bar that has been there forever. Food is good. love the fish on fridays Have been going there for 25 years.

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Winfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

More than just pub food....more of a family style dining. The service was great and always with a smile!

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Carol Stream, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I have enjoyed John's Buffet for many years and really like the Friday night "fish fry" dinner-very family oriented and the service is generally very good

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Warrenville, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Nice old-time, neighborhood bar and restaurant. The classic burger's are great, but it's mainly the reuben that has been bringing us back here for about 15 years. Lean corned beef, swiss, sauerkraut with bits of shredded carrot, and dressing all on dark-rye grilled to perfection.. with a side of onion rings or fries. Cravings for them use to have us... More 

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West Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Great relaxing atmosphere. Nice outside dining during the summer. Wonderful Rueben sandwich and fish tacos. Probably the best Rueben in the area. Quite a surprise to find a good fish taco here too. They are a tad spicy but yummy. We never walk away disappointed from John's. Enjoy the restaurant with my hubby and well as a night out with... More 

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  • Address: 27 W 482 Jewell Rd, Winfield, IL 60190
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Winfield
  • Phone Number: +1 630-752-2000

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