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$12 - $35
CUISINES
Mediterranean, American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed February 12, 2020

I stopped by John's Cafe after a business meeting and was glad I did. I had an incredibly good dish of bucatini pasta with homemade bolognese sauce and a side order of excellent broccoli rabe. A wonderful meal!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 8, 2020

John's Cafe is the best restaurant in Woodbury, hands down. Since I spend many weekends in the area, I have a good comparison with other dining establishments. John's Cafe's chef is a true professional and the staff is courteous and fun. The menu is diverse...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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DennisD2813, Owner at John's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2020

Thank you so much for your kind words!

Reviewed November 27, 2019

We hadn't made a reservation but were seated anyway with a recommendation for next time. I can see why! It got very busy and somewhat noisy. But the service was cheerful and the food was absolutely delishious! Including dessert!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 8, 2019

I'm not familiar with restaurants in this part of Connecticut so this was my first time at John's. We were celebrating a friends birthday who lives close by. We were greeted warmly and seated immediately even though they seemed very busy. They offered lunch specials,...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed September 19, 2019

John's Cafe has great favorites like their outstanding clam chowder that e return to enjoy often, but they also have a varied menu of well prepared and presented dishes featuring seafood, beef and poultry. Nice wine list,cozy ambiance and friendly staff.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

Omg the most amazing meal I think I have ever had! I ordered the BBQ center cut pork chop with grilled peaches, cold slaw and a sweet jam. It was so savory and had so many flavors in each bite. The pork chop was cooked...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 3, 2019

I'm a great cook, especially with fish. Therefore I'm not pleased when mine is overcooked and dry, especially at the price charged. It's a nice place, but I won't be returning anytime soon.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed May 29, 2019

Came here with my mother in law -as she heard it was good. Its lunch time and very busy - due to a womens luncheon - we were escorted upstairs - very quaint. We were in a bit of a hurry and informed the waitress...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 20, 2019 via mobile

We had the best meal of our two-week US trip at John’s Cafe thanks to the special offer of crispy lightly fried soft shell crabs served over a bed of nicely chosen salad greens. My margarita was excellent and did not taste of a mix....More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 28, 2019

Right on the Heritage Village golf course, and its ambience fits the locale. Nice, clubby, quiet atmosphere, with a lot of "regulars" hanging out at the bar. I liked it a lot, and it was just what I thought it would be: comfortable, laid-back, quiet,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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I doubt it, and I would not go there if they allowed dogs.
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