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John and Elaine's Restaurant

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1103 Richmond Ave, Point Pleasant, NJ 08742-3049
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Albany, New York
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154 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Teddy from Broadway Beach motel told me to go there for the best pancakes ever. John's claim is that they have the best pancakes in the world and they ranked very high on my list. John is character which also adds to the experience. Openly discussing his political views. Our server Shellie was delightful. We left there plenty full so... More 

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Farmingdale, New York
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had an enjoyable family breakfast. Pancakes are great and everyone enjoyed their meals. Staff is friendly. Relaxed atmosphere. Would definitely go back!

Thank Colleen G
new jersey
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a local restaurant where they serve a variety of very good food. The locals go there so you know it is a good place to go.

Thank pleasant point
Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Breakfast and lunch on more than one occasion and never even the slightest blob in quality, service or value. This is a local treasure that you can overlook if you are looking for gaugy. If you are looking for great food in a Jersey shore restaurant you must stop and enjoy. We are local so we come more off season... More 

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Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

This has been a local fixture for years. Definitely a diner feel. Breakfast is excellent. The French Toast is great. Lunch is solid, and dinner is a surprisingly good option. Generous portions at a decent price. Like many Jersey restaurants it is BYOB. It shares a parking lot with a large liquor store so you can easily get beer or... More 

Thank Michael G
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast after it was recommended by Betty from the Driftwood Motel. Famous for their pancakes, and they were delicious! We paid cash, but there was a sign saying cash only FYI! Service with a smile and cute decor in this rustic beachy business. Will return here for sure!

Thank Karyn P
Rockaway, nj
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

We went for Mother's Day Breakfast. It was very busy but the food and service was excellent!!!! I will be back.

Thank Barney001
Brick, New Jersey
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

A long-time favorite of locals, John and Elaine's is tucked away at the back end of a strip mall, but serves great food at a reasonable price. The place is always packed, especially for weekend breakfast, which should tell you something about its appeal. Bring the whole family, as there is plenty of dining room.

Thank Kevin T
Tampa, Florida
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319 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Food and service are very good. Went for breakfast and it was most enjoyable. Restaurant is very clean and looks inviting. A place you should give a try.

1 Thank r k
Brick, New Jersey
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

One of my favorites for breakfast. Very home feel to this place. Good coffee, even better Crabs Egg Benedict seriously love this dish. Pancakes also good, well really anything i've ever had here has been good and even in the busy summer months they keep the tables happy but moving so never had a very long wait.

1 Thank celestial1207

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1103 Richmond Ave, Point Pleasant, NJ 08742-3049
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Point Pleasant
  • Phone Number: (732-899-0089

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Point Pleasant, New Jersey, United States
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?