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John's Restaurant - CLOSED

112 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203-4106
+1 205-322-6014
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good23%
  • Average19%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible4%
Jun 28, 2014
“The Famous Meatloaf was amazing!”
Dec 13, 2013
“Love this place!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood
112 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203-4106
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11 - 20 of 21 reviews

Reviewed July 24, 2012

Love Johns when craving a big sandwich or something hearty. Two locations but the downtown location is a fun tradition for bringing an out of towner.

Thank Artallie
Reviewed July 12, 2012

Highly recommended on my business trip. Tried to have dinner there on Tuesday night. Had to park across the street and a half a block away. Walked in the rain and went inside. No one inside at 6:30, no customers, no bartender, nobody. Due to...More

Thank sometrip
Reviewed June 30, 2012

food to salty service slow wife and I felt the same way. won't go back

Thank John R
Reviewed February 22, 2012

Food is good, baked chicken, meatloaf, and club sandwhich all good choices. Located in a good central area. Retro decor is neat as well. I do like the coat hanger at every table.

Thank roxanneandrob
Reviewed January 30, 2012

Food and service are only average and, for the price, that's not ok!

Thank tpb_12
Reviewed January 29, 2012

One piece of my Chicken was not done after cutting in and they refried the same piece. Now loaded with grease from the removal of the skin and cut I made. It was not fit to eat. They Brag about chicken and waffles and it...More

Thank Liz K
Reviewed November 3, 2011

John's City Diner is a wonderful place to eat! The wait staff are friendly and attentive, their chef is phenomenal because everything I ordered was cooked to perfection, and their portion sizes are VERY generous. The waitress actually cut me a sliver of pie to...More

Thank Lucy N
Reviewed October 31, 2009

A group of coworkers visiting Birmingham ate at John's for lunch on our way out of town. I had seen their ad in an advertising book for tourists and knew that they were one of the "Birmingham Originals", a group of local independant restaurants. That's...More

Thank RedbirdFL
Reviewed October 13, 2009

Would not recommend. Blah - food is ok but too expensive - was not pleased with the personal at the downtown location

Thank mjnh8r
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Reviewed June 12, 2008

It's a popular downtown spot, but I'm not impressed with the atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203-4106
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-322-6014
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