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John's Diner

18260 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44107-3307
+1 216-228-0871
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
11 Aug 2017
4 May 2017
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18260 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44107-3307
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Business appears to be Closed not sure if it permanent or what as the electric is on but has been closed and locked up every time I've gone by the past two months

Thank Pozimark
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Nothing fancy goin' on here but down-home cookin' and eatin'. Breakfast is king here, in my opinion, but if you want real fried chicken or meatloaf and mashed potatoes, this is the place.

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I took my daughter here a few weeks ago. The diner still has the old time look and feel Breakfast was excellent, just like it hs been for the last 40 yerars!

Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Once again it was great! Went there for breakfast today. Spoke to John as I always do. What a nice guy. I have been going there 32 years. I had the "John's omelette" with mushrooms,cheese,tomato, onion, and hash browns-excellent! My son had the "crab meat...More

Thank 118robc
Reviewed 17 June 2016

A great place for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Air conditioned in the summer, windows open at times for a breeze of fresh air. The black and white checkerboard walls, traditional counter and stools, and comfort food make this a must.

Thank BlkWhiteFilmPix
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I try to patronize Lakewood businesses but will NEVER go to John's Diner again. I don't know if it was a rotten potato in my hash browns or a scouring pad that they used on the grill. I almost puked on their counter.

Thank Tims315
Reviewed 1 October 2015

It's a diner...an old diner. You come here for good diner food, large portions, and very cheap prices. We come for the breakfasts and we return for the breakfasts. LOTS of options, friendly "seasoned citizen" waitresses, in a converted train car. You don't come here...More

Thank Ralph C
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Had a less than appetizing time here for dinner a few years back but was told by a few people breakfast was a different story - and they were right. Tried the 3 (or was it 4?) meat omelet - it was accompanied by hash...More

Thank ContentController
Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

Since 1948, neighborhood joint. We are always looking for places like this when we travel and this place is perfect. Good food great prices quick service

Thank Simone127
Reviewed 3 July 2014

I had a very nice experience with my family. It is a genuine small simple diner with cheap food. My mom went twice during her stay and the staff not only remembered her but remembered she liked the milk shake and started getting it ready...More

Thank H F
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  • Address: 18260 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44107-3307
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-228-0871
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