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John's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
American, Greek, Diner, Canadian
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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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All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Camlachie, Canada
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We met up with friends for lunch. Place was packed. We had easy orders of mushroom cheese burgers and fries. Hamburgers were like cardboard. The mushrooms were whole, from a can. Tasted yucky. Fries were all right. Atmosphere was very loud. Only saw the waitress when our order was taken, food brought to table and to bring the bill. We... More 

Thank nancy4938
Mississauga, Canada
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

While visiting Sarnia we needed somewhere for a late quick dinner. Based on trip advisor reviews we have it a try. It is clean and bright, the 2 servers we're friendly and attentive. The portions are large, but that's not a bonus of the food isn't really any good. Cream of Broccoli soup had an odd slightly sour taste and... More 

Thank Laramom23
Toronto, Canada
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130 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Big menu with lots of choices at reasonable prices. I was stopping overnight and the motel manager recommended John's Restaurant. Service was good - very cute waitress - and I decided on the rib dinner. It was advertised as a half rack but I am pretty sure most places would have been selling this size as a full rack. I... More 

Thank MickeyJay
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fast, courteous service with a smile. Coffee kept coming (good for tired new parents like us). Tasty brekkie, good portion size. A great breakfast with the Fogarty boys!

Thank MJHF
Halifax, Canada
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117 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a group of 20 plus, the restaurant only had about 15 minutes notice. We all arrived around 12 - 12:30 they had a section at the back of the restaurant all ready for us. We ordered everything from the Strawberry Salad, Trout Lunch, Hot Hamburger and Hot Chicken sandwiches...... likely just about everything on the menu. The preparation... More 

Thank SherriMR
Port Huron, MI
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156 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Johns is a long established local restaurant. Now I can't tell you if their lunch and dinner items are any good because if I can get breakfast....I get bfast!!!! I can tell you their breakfasts are one of the best in town. (Evidentially the popular Pemale bacon is great. I'm a veggie so I don't eat it but be warned... More 

Thank sopranocharisma
London, Canada
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363 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Huge portions for everyone... Enough for dinner the next day as well. Great senior's menu and a wide variety of choices including some amazing pies!!!

Thank JanetDP
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

WOW! What a great meal, spanikopita and souvlaki and for dessert. . .Coconut cream pie and baklava! Sarina local brewed beer and a delicious cup of coffee! Our server Heather was an absolute GEM! Have a great summer season!

Thank Douglas S
Sarnia, Canada
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I usually get the eggs benny but have never had a meal that was a disappointment. Food is always timely and staff are friendly. Prices are fair as well.

Thank Carrissa L
Sarnia, Canada
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This restaurant serves excellent 'just like mama used to make' food. They have specials for dinner on Friday nights. For those who enjoy liver and onions [and/or bacon] like we do the seniors deal is plenty. They make delicious home made soup. The seniors deal offers soup or salad for starters, the main, and desert. Excellent value when you just... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $18
American, Greek, Diner, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
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?