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Johnnie Mars Family Restaraunt

American, Diner, Greek
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2401 5th St, Sioux City, IA 51101-2225
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sioux City, United States
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been going to this place since I was a kid and it never disappoints! Their menu has quite a diverse mix of food, I would liken in to a Perkins/iHop for comparison having breakfast and lunch/dinner items. Everything is very affordable and always very good. Support local businesses!

Thank Tyler Z
Sioux City, Iowa, United States
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The breakfast here is wonderful. I go every Saturday to eat here. Not only Is the food good the whole staff is GREAT!! You feel like one of the family. The I have is that the food is so good I may have to add another hole to my husbands belt.

Thank Colleen H
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

I came here because of reviews keying on great service and food and it being a family owned environment. However what I found was quite different. The interior seemed in shambles and in need of care. Service was fast but lacked in smiles and friendly nature. Workers seemed stressed to the max and although the food was good I did... More 

Thank dolsbrandon
Toulouse, France
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We had good breakfast at Johnnies. They served breakfast all day. The team is nice and the service is fast. Good place ;) !

Thank car0lina95
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We know this is a greasy spoon. That is why we come here. We usually get the gyros. Order the feta and Greek olives at extra cost. Do not ever go into the women's restroom. Ever.

Thank Lavieenrose52
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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100 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Definitely a good place to get a old school breakfast. Had omelette, hash browns and toast and it was all good. Service was outstanding.

Thank BrianEH32766
Plano, Texas
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337 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

I am surprised I have not been here until now. I lived here for 22 years, and then visited once or twice a year for the past 30 years. The square box building is unassuming. The string flags and layout of the parking lot make it look like a car sales lot rather than a wonderful diner. Inside, the small... More 

Thank CraftBeers
Evansville, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Whenever we travel, we look for those family-owned restaurants that offer homestyle options at affordable prices. This place was perfect. The owners and waitress were very friendly and willing to answer questions. Menu was varied and should appeal to all.

Thank David P
Sioux City, Iowa
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

Nothing fancy, just good food and nice people. Homemade pies, Greek dishes, and American favorites. Try the Johnnie Mars Omelet, Gyros, spaghetti...they are all good and large helpings.

Thank Kevin H
Des Moines, Iowa
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

This is a old style by the roadside place that has a good breakfast. Nothing great, but worth the stop for honest food that is getting rarer to find everyday. Gourmet now. Honest food with honest service, yes. 3.5 stars.

Thank judgestan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2401 5th St, Sioux City, IA 51101-2225
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Sioux City
  • Phone Number: 712-252-7802

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