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J.P.'s Diner & Deli

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39 River Rd, Essex, VT 05452-3879
(802) 288-8099
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
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    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
good meal

went here for breakfast and I did enjoy it the food and atmosphere was good there service was also good

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
South Burlington, Vermont
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South Burlington, Vermont
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

went here for breakfast and I did enjoy it the food and atmosphere was good there service was also good

Thank Nick159
Colchester, Vermont, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here for a birthday party, lunch, and breakfast, and the food is always wonderful. The menu is varied, and you can have breakfast all day (they are opened for breakfast and lunch only.) All the food we have had has been excellent, and the service has been excellent as well. It's almost like going to a friend's... More 

Thank Lynn M
Essex, Vermont
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205 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I belong to a group of retirees who frequent JP's every Tuesday morning for breakfast. You can't go wrong here. The staff are friendly and efficient, the food is good, and the atmosphere lends itself to being at home. Enjoy time here every week without fail.

Thank FJDriver
Burlington, Vermont
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We love going to JPs with family and friends. The food is always good and they are generous with portions. Service is quick and the waitstaff is always friendly and helpful. Their Egg Scrambles are especially delicious and filling.

Thank Garnetgirlvt
Troy, New York
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

The food and staff are always excellent. I travel to Burlington a lot on business and always make a point of coming here to eat during lunch.

Thank rg21361
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Stopped in for breakfast on a Saturday morning. No problem getting a table for 10. Service was execellent. HUGE menu! It was hard to decide what to order. Everyone at our table was pleased with their choices. Would highly recommend!

Thank nutmegger31
Essex, Vermont
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This spot is a local favorite. The food is consistently good, the service is amazing, and the food comes out fast! Sometimes there is a line out the door, but most of the time we get in and out. Our favorite meals here are breakfast, but we have enjoyed lunch too. This is a regular spot for us!

Thank VTFoodLover2
Essex, Vermont
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

JP's is a great spot for any meal of the day. However, I happen to enjoy our family breakfasts here the most. Good food, good service and reasonable prices.

Thank Toni D
Essex, Vermont
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

its a local diner,what can I say. Pretty average and simple and outdated but its breakfast or lunch so what can go wrong.

Thank langbranch96
Essex, Vermont
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Lots of options for breakfast and lunch. Good food and excellent service! It's always busy as it's a popular spot with the locals. Especially on the weekends.

Thank 215Jenny15

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 39 River Rd, Essex, VT 05452-3879
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: (802) 288-8099

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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