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John's Place Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, ,
723 Pandora Ave | British Columbia, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N9, Canada
+1 250-389-0711
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (103 reviews)
“meatloaf” (110 reviews)
“eggs benny” (88 reviews)
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Hours
CUISINES
American, Diner, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
723 Pandora Ave | British Columbia, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N9, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Since learning about this restaurant the last time we were in Victoria, we went again during our trip to the south of Vancouver Island. There is a great variety of breakfast items on the menu. I had the traditional breakfast of bacon, eggs and potatoes....More

Thank Dean L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our last breakfast in Victoria in this amazing place. The staff is really nice. Our waitress spotted that we were French speaking, so she switched to French just to please us (however we are both good at English). The breakfast is magnificent! Seriously,...More

Thank Hebus
John C, Owner at John's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The service is really good, everyone is always polite and cheerful. We go there often because of the special sauce they put on pancakes, it's delicious!

Thank maferga95
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food tastes good, except that might be too much for some people. And, I felt it was kind of dark even in the morning when I sat at the corner.

Thank Jelly J
John C, Owner at John's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved this restaurant , the food was delicious, the ambiance awesome but what made my day was the amazing waitress “Hillary” she is friendly, knowledgeable and made my lunch s perfect one.

Thank Rhea F
John C, Owner at John's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I’m glad you enjoyed yourselves. We love our Hillary.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our visit here. Such friendly staff, great food and the atmosphere was amazing! You have to try the cream cheese syrup!

Thank DEmilyS1980
John C, Owner at John's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Truly appreciated

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We felt like we went back in time. Very nostalgic restaurant. Staff were awesome, and you could tell varied deeply about there customers. Food was hot, fresh and reasonably priced. Awesome pictures on walls of celebrities, staff, friends, sports stars and much more. You would...More

Thank Leonard R
John C, Owner at John's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you. Look forward to your next visit

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The classic eggs benny was probably the best I ever had. Hot sauce offered and did not have to ask for. Ceasar and coffee were great too. Highly recommended. Was very busy but the staff were on top of it and turned out people efficiently...More

Thank robbiegez
John C, Owner at John's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was at John's Place for breakfast. I could not decide. Our server Hilary was so helpful. I usually go here for supper or lunch. Hilary suggested Meatloaf with scambled eggs. The perfect was to start the last day of holidays. If u have never tried...More

Thank Cheryl V
John C, Owner at John's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you. I love the meatloaf too

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food good atmosphere can't fault ,huge pancakes friendly service will definetly be going back this week!!!

Thank alanfyfe
John C, Owner at John's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you. Looking forward to seeing you again.

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Questions & Answers
Hungryceliac
30 July 2018|
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Response from John C | Property representative |
Hi there, We offer a gluten free bun with a designated toaster. We also offer a rice flour waffle with a designated baker. We do not have separate utensils or separate plates etc. I hope this helps you. John
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MelanieHok
30 August 2016|
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Response from John C | Property representative |
Yes on the street or the Johnson Street arcade around the corner. On the street, Pay from 9am -6pm, free on Sunday's. In the parking arcade 1st hour free and free after 7pm daily
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Danielle M
31 January 2016|
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Response from beeperVancouver | Reviewed this property |
We always eat there. After you have waited a bit in line, you'll want to enjoy the fabulous home cooked food. People do take home left overs, so you probably could do take out.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 723 Pandora Ave | British Columbia, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-389-0711
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Description
We opened in 1984 and have been serving REAL FOOD at REAL PRICES ever since. We are a full service comfort diner serving breakfast and lunch.
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