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John's Cafe

693 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798-3702
+1 203-263-0188
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“salad” (12 reviews)
“salmon” (9 reviews)
“rigatoni” (3 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM Hours
Mediterranean, American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
693 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798-3702
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

Never disappoints...prix fixed menu is a good value, fish and pork chops are devine..Sunday and Monday it’s byowine..mussel app is huge,great beet salad,try the baked cauliflower ,always homemade desserts.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ckarebarnett
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Just returned from a horrible experience at John's; we've been eating there a few times a year for years and had considered it one of our favorites. Reserved a table at 5 pm for three; drink orders were given fairly quickly, and they arrived okay....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank robertrE4980JW
Reviewed October 3, 2018

First time experiencing this nice cafe for a leisurely lunch with two friends who hadn't seen each other in 20 years. The staff is so pleasant and didn't rush us at all. The food was excellent. Two of us had salads, one with salmon and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rybflo
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We have been going to John’s at least once a year for special occasions and to meet old friends that live in Woodbury for the past 10 years .... never have been disappointed. The menu has changed a bit over time but always has an...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mooncusser91
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I was lucky enough to connect with a friend after not seeing each other for 40 years....we chose John’s for two reasons. The food is always delicious and the service is so friendly. We explained the circumstances of our get together and they couldn’t have...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mmoffo
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Totally enjoyed our anniversary dinner. The delicious, atmosphere warming and the staff was friend. When your staff enjoys what they are doing it makes your visit even more enjoyable.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GibbyOxford_Ct
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I continue to love this restaurant. Excellent creative food, terrific service, good drinks. One caveat, it is freezing inside when it is hot out. The placement of the thermostat is apparently in the kitchen. Duh. Bring 2 sweaters!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 911millicentg
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

My daughter's future in-laws arrived from the midwest to review the wedding venue. Since it was their first time in Connecticut I thought to take them to John's Cafe. I wanted to offer my guests a good look at a restaurant that supports local ingredients....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank lisafrommilford
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Great food and cozy atmosphere. Every item on the menu is delicious. Staff is very helpful and friendly. John's is a MUST for everyone to try. Be warned though this place is addictive!!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Kimberly K
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Finally a nice cozy restaurant without a TV blaring overhead! We had a nice table with nice waitresses and the special cod dish was quite good. We were with friends who brought the wine too! Don’t know if this BYOB is a policy all the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Shysure
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August 3, 2017|
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Response from C.S. W | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it, and I would not go there if they allowed dogs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $35
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 693 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798-3702
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Woodbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-263-0188
  • E-mail
Casual fine dining restaurant All pastas homemade Local ingredients Full Bar Patio dining Takeout and catering available Private dining room for parties and events
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