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John's Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, Greek,
1643 London Line, Sarnia, Ontario N7W 1A9, Canada
+1 519-542-9821
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“canadian bacon” (17 reviews)
“home fries” (8 reviews)
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American, Greek, Diner, Canadian
€€ - €€€
1643 London Line, Sarnia, Ontario N7W 1A9, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

John’s never disappoints. Great family diner, with fantastic home cooking and staff that genuinely want to make your experience fantastic.

Thank Lorettac277
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The owner is very rude. Admonished a new employee in front of a crowded dining area. The waitress that served me was rude as well. Probably doesn't like her job. No wonder. With a boss like like she has. To pushy. Took for ever to...More

Thank Papabear1956
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since my Air Canada flight was delayed 2 hours out of Sarnia I opted for breakfast before I left the city. Went to John's ordered BLT and home fries to go. Was well looked after, condiments and cutlery pack in separate bag (I never thought...More

Thank WorkTraveller_H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best breakfast places in Sarnia. Can get very busy day by you don’t wait long even if it looks lined up. They move people in and out quickly

Thank Gr8Brit123
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went to John's during the Silver Stick Hockey Tournament last weekend. The place was packed, we decided to go in and see how long the wait was, and even with a packed house we didnt wait long and was looked after by the staff. I...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We ordered 4 take out turkey dinners to honor our friends in the USA since I am in a leg cast and find it hard to get around. The meals were fantastic!! We had the salad, the full meal (turkey, potatoes, veggies, gravy, stuffing and...More

Thank Penny R
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

The mural is quaint. The food ain't. I expect for a place that's been around as long as this place has that they would get it right. But my experience did not prove this to be the case. My burger had the texture of over...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We have had breakfast here a few times. Service is quick and staff are courteous and friendly. The food is always tasty with large portions. It is always very busy here which shows that it is a great choice. They also have very good lunches...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner and both ordered the Chicken Parmesan. The chicken was overcooked and dry. They served it over spaghetti with meat sauce which I found odd as it is usually tomato sauce. They served it with garlic bread but the bread tasted...More

Thank AbbyE27
Leo1643, Owner at John's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

I am sorry to hear we did not meet your expectations on your recent visit. We will certainly review your concerns with our kitchen and dining room team. Our Chicken Parmesan is one of our most popular dishes and is always served over meat sauce...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

We were on our way back to the US and saw a sign on the interstate so stopped for a late breakfast. The parking lot was jammed as was the small waiting room, but we were seated quickly and ordered eggs benedict from their extensive...More

Thank Jan H
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Teresa C
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DJ Laurie B
5 May 2015|
Response from Leo1643 | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest. We have a gluten friendly menu with a number of items suitable for gluten free diets. The menu is available by request in the restaurant. John’s Restaurant will take precautions to ensure your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
American, Greek, Diner, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1643 London Line, Sarnia, Ontario N7W 1A9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Sarnia
  • Phone Number: +1 519-542-9821
  • E-mail
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