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50 South West End Boulevard, Quakertown, PA 18951
215-536-3290
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: Classic American Diner, Had Breakfast from a long selection. Scrambled...
Classic American Diner, Had Breakfast from a long selection. Scrambled eggs just right, home fries, fluffy pancakes, good coffee. Never had pork roll before
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  • 12
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    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 6
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Horrible

Not a good meal. My daughter ordered Salisbury Steak, it was cold and mushy. My Prime Rib was so so. Salad Bar was very limited. I would not go back.

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Edith D
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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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162 reviews 162 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Not a good meal. My daughter ordered Salisbury Steak, it was cold and mushy. My Prime Rib was so so. Salad Bar was very limited. I would not go back.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

A very good place to eat. Very clean and the service was pretty good. We stopped for breakfast, portions were large for the price and everything was hot and served rather quickly. Very enjoyable!!

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PA
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81 reviews 81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is home cooking with you having to cook! The menu is extensive. It's hard to make a choice. The food is good and arrives hot. Good service as well.

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Sumneytown, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews 76 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Six of us went here for breakfast. We were promptly seated by the host in a spacious, well lighted, and clean dining area. Our waiter must have had a memorable evening because taking care of us was not his priority. Though he was pleasant, he seemed to disappear at times. Besides not knowing who received which plate, he had to... More 

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Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

John's is a Real Diner. A varied menu, but the diner basics are the best. The service is always very good, the food good, and it's almost always open,

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

If you want a great substantial size meal for a reasonable price, you must stop at John's Plain N' Fancy Diner in Quakertown located on Route 309 going south! One of the largest and heaviest menus in the area with numerous selections to choose from! Great lunch specials for $6.95 with desert and above all just great "Plain N' Fancy"... More 

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Croydon, PA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

My wife and I have eaten here many times before, but haven't been back for a few years. Last night we decided to stop in for dinner, big mistake. I ordered broiled scallops and my wife ordered stuffed broiled shrimp. I started eating the scallops and realized that they were all the same size and had a weird texture. Looking... More 

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Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

John's is always good. I never have had to wait for s table. Yummy baked goods too. Very friendly wait staff. One of the better diners.

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Sellersville, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This diner looks great from the outside and not so bad inside. The service was great, the food was just ok. Don't try the crab cakes & my scrapple was like a greasy sponge. I think there's way too much on the menu. Perfecting a few items is always better than too much variety. My last issue is the bathroom,... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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123 reviews 123 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Very good breakfast selection at good prices. Quite busy particularly with regulars. They have lots of combination breakfast deals which make for excellent values.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 South West End Boulevard, Quakertown, PA 18951
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bucks County  >  Quakertown
  • Phone Number: 215-536-3290

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Classic American Diner, Had Breakfast from a long selection. Scrambled eggs just right, home fries, fluffy pancakes, good coffee. Never had pork roll before

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