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J C's Diner

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655 Goderich St, Port Elgin, Ontario N0H 2C0, Canada
+1 519-389-2288
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08:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 15:00
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Port Elgin, Canada
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Great hungry man breakfast. Cash only place though. Feels like a diner as relaxing and no rush to get going. Pretty good all round

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Thank john c
Collingwood, Canada
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213 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We went here for breaky on a Sunday morning. The food was good. The eggs Benedict was good, though the hollandaise was curdled. It does not really affect the taste but it looks God awful! Lots of crispy homefries. Service not overly warm just adequate.

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Thank Skyturtle101
Kitchener, Canada
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147 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Well port elgin can be busy on a ling weekend in July, so we had to find somewhere with shorter lines/waits. Noticed J C s was looking not as busy as other places so decide to go for breakfast at about 10am. We were shocked that breakfast was $8.50. Most places would charge $7 on the high side but I... More 

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Thank aesmith62
Fergus Ontario Canada
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106 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

Arrived in town right at lunch New Years day. Not much open so thought we would try this place again. We were just offered a breakfast menu at noon... not sure why. I would have preferred lunch at 12! I ordered toasted western with hash browns and friend ordered BLT with hash browns. Sandwiches were ok but hash browns were... More 

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Thank MickFergus
Sudbury, Canada
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262 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

We had a great breakfast at this location, the prices were reasonable. It's a small location, right downtown which was great as we were there for the car show during pumpkinfest.

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Thank 47Sandy
Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

Kids insisted we try out the fry machine. Did not go into restaurant as it was not open at the hour we were visiting. Could not believe that such a machine exists! Really neat idea and tourist experience, silly but memorable! Kids enjoyed the fries!

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Thank CambridgeArtLover
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Went in just for a can of pop atvalst 2 bucks. Besides that staff are friendly. Restaurant kept nice and tidy. Aslo a French fry fending machine

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Thank Shane W
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014 via mobile

It's nothing incredible but definitely a reliable breakfast place. Great hash browns! Servers are also friendly.

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Thank JussWay
Tillsonburg, Canada
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144 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

We like the food here, but we find the breakfast was pricey as to other places where we have eaten. The servers could be quicker at coming to your table.

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Thank Tworeaders
Port Elgin, Canada
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38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2014

If you are looking for an outstanding breakfast this is port elgins best. What may lack in service is made up for by the unique communications had with the cook.

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Thank SSFoodLover

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 Goderich St, Port Elgin, Ontario N0H 2C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Bruce County  >  Port Elgin
  • Phone Number: +1 519-389-2288

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