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50 South West End Boulevard, Quakertown, PA 18951
215-536-3290
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
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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    Very good
  • 12
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Huge selection and variety

We have eaten here three times now and each time I would rate the food as good, but not great. The service was good and the wait staff is friend. Salad bar has a wide variety of choices. The prices are reasonable and the amount of food is generous. Overall I would say that John's is a good place... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We will only come here for breakfast now. That's because we tried dinner here and it was not good. We ordered the meatloaf and the steak. Our side dishes and salad were fine. The steak was cooked to the point that it was like shoe leather and the meatloaf was tasteless. They seem to be able to cook eggs and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We have eaten here three times now and each time I would rate the food as good, but not great. The service was good and the wait staff is friend. Salad bar has a wide variety of choices. The prices are reasonable and the amount of food is generous. Overall I would say that John's is a good place for... More 

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Manassas, Va.
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228 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Wife and I stopped here for lunch today. It was a Thursday and not many cars in the lot which can be a bad thing. We both ordered sandwiches. I got the sliced Turkey with Bacon and she got the BLT. Both were just your typical sandwiches so I can't really address the hot meals. We were seated quickly and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The entrance to the restaurant summed up what the overall atmosphere of the restaurant would be, I was greeted by a cockroach on a lobby floor that had not been been cleaned. Once inside the restaurant, the carpeted floors appeared to have not been cleaned for 20 years, the bathroom was the same, appearing to never had been cleaned nor... More 

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Lehighton, Pennsylvania
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I've stopped at this diner a number of times and have always been satisfied. The portion sizes are good and the food is well prepared. The service is always good.

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My wife and I met for breakfast and got exactly what it is named. The food was traditional diner food, nothing to rave about. The service was prompt at first but got slower as a few more tables came in but no big deal since we were lost in conversation. The fancy part is true this place is flashy and... More 

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Ferndale, Washington
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80 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Good menu selections and tasty food. Split pea soup was very tasty. My friend ordered turkey and stuffing like Thanksgiving dinner. It came with cranberry jelly and gravy. The crab cakes looked good with two made on-site crab cakes of respectable size, but I was disappointed with too much starchy filling. Bigger pieces of lump crab coated the outside of... More 

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Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Been here many times and it's a reliable diner breakfast spot. The food is average but don't get distracted by the plain and fancy sides. Diner vs. Dining Room, no difference either way. Steak and eggs means something resembling a steak, but the hash is good and portions are decent sized. Nothing special, just a diner. Ate dinner here once,... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We stayed in Quakertown on business for a few months and ate here regularly. The menu had a wide selection of choices and everything we had was excellent. All of our meals were very good. Huge selection on the salad bar and some of the best gyro meat I've ever eaten in the States. We were told the gyro panini... More 

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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179 restaurant reviews
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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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Address: 50 South West End Boulevard, Quakertown, PA 18951
Phone Number: 215-536-3290
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bucks County  >  Quakertown
Cuisine: American

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  • 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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