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“Consistent Neighborhood Choice”
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John's Place
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
Neighborhood: Lincoln Park
Chicago, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
968 reviews
724 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
“Consistent Neighborhood Choice”
Reviewed December 20, 2011

With easy American menu, good breakfast selections, and great hambugers and sandwiches, John's Place remains a neighborhood favorite.

  • Visited December 2011
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English first
chicago, il
Level 5 Contributor
91 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Great for Vegetarians”
Reviewed August 25, 2009

I love this place as it's great for vegetarians as they have a section for such options. It's hard to find tofu dishes in the city so will always love this place for that. They have wonderful, I mean wonderful pumkin pancakes too that you have to try...but let me warn you, if you request them 15 minutes or even 5 minutes after the cut off time, then too bad...they won't make accomodations and just say, "sorry, breakfast was just stopped". That has happened twice and both times the place wasn't crowded so was kind of surprised that they couldn't say, "let me see what I can do", etc. But hey, rules are rules so that's ok. They have outdoor seating along the sidewalk as well so that's nice if you want to dine outdoors. And then just around the corner is Sweet Mandy B's if you want to grab dessert afterwards, although John's seems to have a nice dessert menu. One thing we noticed is that sometimes the dishes aren't consistently the same as when we've come back, they are differently made. It probably depends on the cook that day I suppose.

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Thank hailes
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Level 6 Contributor
128 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“very good breakfast”
Reviewed November 15, 2008

very good breakfast

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Thank MarkJMinneapolis
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Loveland, Ohio
Level 6 Contributor
120 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Delicious Breakfast!”
Reviewed July 21, 2008

You can't go wrong here. Clean, family friendly, great food and service. Stop by if you are in the neighborhood.

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“Good lunch spot.”
Reviewed May 29, 2008

Good lunch spot.

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