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John's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Greek, Canadian, Diner
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1643 London Line, Sarnia, Ontario N7W 1A9, Canada
+1 519-542-9821
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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London, Canada
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562 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 305 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great family run Restaurant. The place to go in Sarnia. If you go on a Sunday go early before the church crowd. You won't get regular bacon here. Only peamale bacon! The real Canadian bacon and not that fake ham stuff the Americans try to sell.

Thank dan459us
Sarnia, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have only eaten breakfast here. There are lots of options...husband really enjoys poached eggs and Peameal...my favourite is the Greek omelet. Well staffed and friendly service.

Thank yogagiggles
Sarnia, Canada
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to John's for our evening dinner. Presentation of the food and taste very good. Nice portion sizes and service was great.

Thank hollig93
Sarnia, Canada
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some nights you just don't feel like cooking and you have to go out for dinner. This being Sarnia the options are limited. So, we once again made our way over to Johns - it's pretty close. The place has been there a long time and remains popular with the older crowd. It serves its purpose... the food is decent... More 

Thank Drake L
Camlachie, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has great home cooked style food at reasonable prices and their service is second to none very friendly staff

Thank davidg1957
Cambridge, Canada
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151 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

This diner style restaurant has been a Sarnia landmark for many years - and now we know why - the food is great, consistent and a good value.

Thank crobinson2014
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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104 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

Have stopped there a number of times on the way back from Port Huron for lunch and have enjoyed the meals, even if service tends to be a bit indifferent. Stopped there again and asked if, instead of home fries and toast I could have some tomato slices, but was told that it would be an additional cost. Asked really,... More 

Thank Keith L
London, Canada
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

Terrible so called "famous" turkey dinner ,cold, runny instant mashed potatoes, mushy veggies, even after it was sent back and redone, disorganized poor and slow service.Sending an e-mail is useless you get no response because they don't care weather your satisfied or not

Thank tom f
Leo1643, Owner at John's Restaurant, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear about your experience. We serve thousands of guests every week and when someone is not 100% satisfied with their visit we take it seriously. We do make an effort to reply to every email promptly. Please resend your email and we will follow up promptly. Regarding your concern about your dinner I would like to... More 

Sarnia, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

I am a fussy eater and John's will always help me out to what I can eat. The waitress are great and attentive to you. The soups are home made like many other items on the menu.

Thank 305evelyn
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Good breakfast stop. Opens @ 6 am. Only serve Canadian bacon and everything imaginable to go with it. There lunch and dinners are good too. A lot of Greek dishes on the menu too. They even serve draft beer.... not for breakfast!

Thank Rick C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $18
American, Greek, Canadian, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1643 London Line, Sarnia, Ontario N7W 1A9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Sarnia
  • Phone Number: +1 519-542-9821

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?