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John's Buffet

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27 W 482 Jewell Rd, Winfield, IL 60190
+1 630-752-2000
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

I have tried about everything on the menu and it is pretty good. There specialty the pizza soup is gross. The staff is very nice and it is usually a quiet restaurant. They have a patio that is open in the warmer weather but the trains can be a bit noisy. Cocktails are expensive and in to small of a... More 

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West Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

Been there several times. Underwhelmed each time. Only go there when meeting friends who want to meet there.

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Thank 1983DPF
Sterling, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Had a great meal with friends. Very friendly atmosphere and the waiter was very pleasant. The Reuben was out of this world and the cordon blue wrap was very delicious. Have eaten here a few times and I have never tired of it

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Thank Chris R
Chicago
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31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I have been going to John's for many years and have never had a bad meal, or beer. The one side of the bar is the original John's and the other is the converted restaurant that was a small convenient store back in the day. The restaurant side is much nicer and has a cleaner bar. Food is very good... More 

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Thank wheatonnitz
Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Stopped here for a quick bite to eat.... we split the pea soup and also the Reuben sandwich ~ the sandwich was one of the best Reuben's I've ever tasted!!! Enjoyed the casual atmosphere as well.... would recommend a stop!!

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Thank Caron656
Winfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Food and service were great!!! In different trips...had fish, cheeseburger and a reuben sandwich. Staff were attentive and friendly.

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Thank John S
Naperville, Illinois
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49 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This is a cozy little spot. Enjoyed the fish tacos on the appetizer menu - Wonderful!! We also had the cheeseburger quesidilla - very good and generous. Enough to take home.

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Thank Bonnieleeo
Winfield, Il
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

John's Buffet makes the best fish tacos around . You get 3 large soft tacos filled with the best fish taco ever. Nice down home place, bar and attached restaurant , with a seated patio. Great food and drinks of all kinds.

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Winfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Reuben sandwich is one of the best I've ever had. Nice diverse food selection on the menu, and plenty of beers to choose from. The atmosphere is casual and friendly. They hire nice young people who do an excellent job of serving. A classic dupage eatery.

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Thank Scott K
Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great bar that has been there forever. Food is good. love the fish on fridays Have been going there for 25 years.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 W 482 Jewell Rd, Winfield, IL 60190
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Winfield
  • Phone Number: +1 630-752-2000

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