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John Papas Cafe

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American, Greek, Diner
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18 Park Pl, East Hampton, NY 11937-2407
(631) 324-5400
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Boca Raton, Florida
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Been going here for years. The staff is always friendly. The food is always fresh and quickly served. There is usually a line for breakfast and lunch but it moves fast. I always tell people in front of me not to wait and sometimes they leave so the wait isn't so long.

Thank Sheldon H
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76 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

John Papa's is a cute little diner! The prices are a little higher than your typical diner, but I wouldn't say it's overpriced. It is popular with just about everyone. The servers are accommodating, although quick which can come across as brisk. The food is so good for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I don't think this place can go wrong.... More 

Thank WorldTraveler959
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The people who work there are amazing, nice and very efficient. The food is always fresh and delicious! My favorite is the Mama burger! Yum!

Thank Kim D
New York City, New York
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88 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

We never go wrong going here for breakfast/brunch/lunch. With a menu with a big selection of items, everyone is always happy with their choice. In our group, half eat breakfast, while the others opt for lunch! The eggs are prepared exactly how you want them, not greasy, and always fresh. The salads are always a favorite, but remember to ask... More 

Thank labmom13
Pittsford, New York
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117 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

A typical diner cafe with your typical generic breakfast items with reasonable prices. The spinach eggs benedict were good and cooked perfectly. Some of us agreed the home fries could have been better but that is just our opinion. Very good service in a friendly atmosphere.

Thank 2foodtravelers
East Hampton, New York
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

John Papas is a good place for breakfast or lunch. The food and service are both fine and you can go there year round. It is unpretentious and a true relief from Hampton Chic.

Thank SPRINGS2013
New York City, New York
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115 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

One of the most casual places in East Hampton to grab some food. Friendly staff. Gets busy on weekends.

Thank Elizabeth G
New York City, New York
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

John Papas is a great family diner and one of the only truly casual, reasonably priced places to eat in East Hampton. In fact, it's something of a local landmark. Expect a diner atmosphere and diner fare, like omelettes, sandwiches, burgers and fries. Fast and friendly service. Best for breakfast, brunch and lunch.

Thank Riversider2
East Hampton, New York
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

I eat here year round, breakfast, lunch, dinner whichever. Food is always great and the service is wonderful. Their Belgian waffles are delicious! The wings are good, the Gyros are great, everything here is wonderful.

Thank Pamela V
London, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Great family diner. Quick service and good menu with BLTs and hot dogs recommended by the kids. All good and no negatives

Thank frankandclodagh

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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
American, Greek, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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: 18 Park Pl, East Hampton, NY 11937-2407
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  East Hampton
  • Phone Number: (631) 324-5400

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