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American, Diner, Cafe
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed August 17, 2021

Came here for breakfast with a group of friends. First they told us that they didn’t make lattes and later contradicted themselves when a different server brought out a latte. I ordered the breakfast sandwich that included egg and bacon on the menu and was...served a sandwich with just cheese, avocado and tomato. I asked where the egg and bacon was since it says it’s included on the menu. The server first said no egg was included but then later checked and apologized since he was wrong. We ordered a fruit plate and never received it. My friend ordered pancakes with strawberries and several of the strawberry pieces had mild. I wouldn’t recommend eating here since there are so many other great breakfast places in Puerto Vallarta.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed July 4, 2021

We discovered this place for breakfast a couple of years ago when we were visiting PV. Now that we are here full time we go at least once a week. The best, best, french toast I have ever eaten! Homemade raisin bread used. Great staff...and the prices are budget friendly. Do yourself a favor and check Johnny's out for a meal.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed March 8, 2020 via mobile

Three of went for a casual dinner before attending a play across the street. Great burgers and the pork chop was excellent. Will definitely return. Very clean and good service.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 6, 2020 via mobile

We went yesterday had vet attentive service and the breakfast was great! Thank you guys for an awesome meal

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 1, 2020

We were actually going to a different restauratnt when we came upon Johnny's Diner. This was late afternoon and they were not busy at the time. We had read about it perviously on Trip Advisor. We were seated by the door so we could watch...the people going by. This is always interesting in PV since there is such a mixture. We were in the mood for a hotdog. We both ordered the chili dog with french fries. My wife also ordered the sweet potato fries. This is not fast food. The hotdogs and fries were cooked after the order was taken. The hotdog was roasted - not boiled. The chili was slightly spicey and there was cheese under the chili and on top of the hotdog. It was good. The fries were good. It was quiet with light music in the background. We observed some of the other food being served to customer seated on the sidewalk. It looked very interesting. We plan to return to try out some of the other offerings.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 15, 2020

Had coffee and dessert while waiting for friends who were in Act II which is across the street. The waitress was not only competent and friendly but so much fun. Our friends joined us after their show and we all had coffee and dessert which...was very good!!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 21, 2020 via mobile

Visited with my wife, and was very pleased. We sat in their outdoor courtyard in the back. Service was very good, and we both had “green juice” to start. One of the best I’ve had ... you could hear the blender making it fresh, and...when it arrived, it tasted it ... delicious. My wife had the fruit plate, and I had eggs Benedict. Both dishes were great. In fact, I would say the best eggs Benedict I had in Puerto Vallarta. Fresh tasting, and a good strong hollandaise flavour. Good pricing too! Consistent with the other restaurants in Zona Romantica, but much cheaper than “resort” breakfast.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 12, 2020

Returned to Johnny's to sit in their delightful rear garden and am glad to report that their eggs benedict are probably the best in PV and will stand up to the best anywhere. My wife had a perfectly cooked omelet, not over done. The plentiful...coffee refills are very good. A little expensive, but worth it. So when the lines at Toucan, or the pancake house are long, do yourself a favor and walk down the street a block to the delightful Johnny's Diner.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 19, 2019 via mobile

First time here at Johnny's Diner, on Bassillo Badillo. Biscuits and gravy on sign board. Hard to describe how bad it was. Sausage gravy had grey specks I thought was sausage, it wasn't, not sure there was any. Homemade biscuits fell apart with touch, not...sure what they were. You could not lift one to see as they fell apart like cornmeal in a box. Hashbrowns greasy all the way through, I don't think it was butter. I told friends it was worst breakfast I've ever had in Mx. But I think it's the worst period. Waitress didn't even comment on picking up full plate, I'm sure she knows, not the usual " how was your breakfast?".More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 15, 2019

We ended coming back here for breakfast several times -- mainly because the food was great as well as the prices. Loved the fruit platter.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Johnny's Diner is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5