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J.P.'s Diner & Deli

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39 River Rd, Essex, VT 05452-3879
18022888099
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6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Ashland, Massachusetts, United States
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Visited J.P.'s Diner after checking on TripAdvisor for local breakfast restaurants. Glad we found it. Pulled up to a small strip of stores and at the very end of that strip was J.P's. At first we drove by it because there is no signage on the street, it's on the building and when traveling can be missed. Glad we turned... More 

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Albany, NY
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305 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We went here at the suggestion of Trip Advisor and we were very happy with it. Although it seemed busy, they got us in right away and out waitress was a pro. She managed our table really efficiently, getting us coffee right away and took our orders as soon as we were ready. Food is great breakfast/brunch fare. I had... More 

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Milton, Vermont
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

I came here with my parents on advice of a friend who has been many times. Glad we went! It was really neat to see an order being placed via iPad, and the food came quick! Nick was super friendly, and I definitely plan to come back again!

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Thank Lukas C
Essex, Vermont
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

JP's is packed for brunch on the weekends. I occasionally go for breakfast, but be careful of the prices. Two pancakes are eight bucks! I made the mistake of ordering without looking at the menu and was shocked that a short stack, orange juice and hot tea was $12 without tax and tip. That was more than I intended to... More 

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Thank TrickyMike
Essex, Vermont
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The people and service are great. The food very good and with more than ample portions. The prices very fair. It can be crowded even with its expanded dining area during holidays and after services on Sunday morning. They do have takeout and bakery items.

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Thank Tom L
Essex, Vermont
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Great little diner at an affordable price. You won't find "pâté de campagneon" on their menu, but what you will find is a wide range of breakfast foods (served all day), sandwiches/wraps, soups/ salads, burgers, and a large selection of other lunch meals. The portions are generous and the food is always fresh and tasty. The staff are always friendly... More 

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Thank Liz3668
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

So this is pretty much my favorite breakfast diner ever. I don't live in VT anymore, but this is definitely the place I miss the most, which is saying something because there's a lot of great restaurants in VT. I absolutely love their Irish Benedict and haven't found a diner elsewhere that makes any Benedict nearly as good. Worth a... More 

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Thank Kelsey M
Essex, Vermont
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

I often have breakfasts with large groups of people. J.P's is always accommodating, courteous, and quality food.

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Thank Q93HIkarenc
Essex, Vermont
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111 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

I’ve been to JP’s several times over the years. Our organization has a group breakfast every winter. We come here because there is a full breakfast menu and there is ample parking for a group of people – something you do not find in Burlington. The staff handles the group of 35 quickly, accurately and efficiently. We each get our... More 

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Thank w1sj
Burlington, Vermont
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

I usually go for breakfast. The service is fast and the employees are great and the food taste great. Very relaxing atmosphere. I would recommend this place for anyone. The food is all homemade.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Delicatessen
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 River Rd, Essex, VT 05452-3879
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: 18022888099
Description
Family dining or takeout service.
Breakfast served all day.
Comfortable seating and quick service.
Lunch serve at 11:00 AM.

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