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John's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
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American, Greek, Canadian, Diner
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1643 London Line, Sarnia, Ontario N7W 1A9, Canada
+1 519-542-9821
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun 07:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Aylmer, Canada
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were passing through town, around 630am and found John's restaurant open. Fast and friendly service and large portions. Home fries were not very salty, which is a nice change.

Thank the_Chilcotts8251
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101 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A really popular place for breakfast but really don't know what the draw is unless its the back bacon. Have had some mundane, industrial type breakfasts here. Looks busy everytime I go by so they must be doing something right.

Thank HonestAbeOntario
Sarnia, Canada
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love Johns! We typically go for brunch and yes, the place is packed. The service is usually still great considering how busy it is and food is always exactly as ordered. They have lots of vegetarian options as well. I have taken several friends and family members here and everyone has enjoyed it. My only suggestion would be for... More 

Thank Ashtonmd
London, Canada
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579 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 313 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Great family run Restaurant. The place to go in Sarnia. If you go on a Sunday go early before the church crowd. You won't get regular bacon here. Only peamale bacon! The real Canadian bacon and not that fake ham stuff the Americans try to sell.

Thank dan459us
Sarnia, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Have only eaten breakfast here. There are lots of options...husband really enjoys poached eggs and Peameal...my favourite is the Greek omelet. Well staffed and friendly service.

Thank yogagiggles
Sarnia, Canada
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Went to John's for our evening dinner. Presentation of the food and taste very good. Nice portion sizes and service was great.

Thank hollig93
Sarnia, Canada
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Some nights you just don't feel like cooking and you have to go out for dinner. This being Sarnia the options are limited. So, we once again made our way over to Johns - it's pretty close. The place has been there a long time and remains popular with the older crowd. It serves its purpose... the food is decent... More 

Thank Drake L
Camlachie, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

This restaurant has great home cooked style food at reasonable prices and their service is second to none very friendly staff

Thank davidg1957
Cambridge, Canada
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161 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This diner style restaurant has been a Sarnia landmark for many years - and now we know why - the food is great, consistent and a good value.

Thank crobinson2014
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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105 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Have stopped there a number of times on the way back from Port Huron for lunch and have enjoyed the meals, even if service tends to be a bit indifferent. Stopped there again and asked if, instead of home fries and toast I could have some tomato slices, but was told that it would be an additional cost. Asked really,... More 

Thank Keith L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 18
American, Greek, Canadian, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Groups
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

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