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Johnny Pastrami's Breakfast & Lunch

American, Diner, Canadian
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296 Ontario St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 5L7, Canada
+1 905-988-1111
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08:00 - 15:00
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Tue - Sun 08:00 - 15:00
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St. Catharines, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have enjoyed patronizing this restaurant several times a month since their inception. The food is consistently good, the service is gracious and a warm and friendly atmosphere. We would like to refute a previous review regarding the smell of cigarette smoke. As long time reformed smokers with a keen sense of smell we catagorically state that we have never... More 

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I frequent this restaurant pretty often. The first time he suggested this place I actually didn't want to go but I'm so glad we did! They always serve a great breakfast and have the best home fries I have ever had out. The servers do a great job of recognizing us and always offer personalized service.

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Thank Rose O
Niagara Falls, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The wait for breakfast at this place is terrible. The owner can be heard cooking and complaining. The breakfast is good, but it's not acceptable for it to take so long. I also smelled cigarette smoke while I was there too and overheard it is the cook smoking where it's hidden in the kitchen -pretty gross to be smoking inside... More 

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Thank h0nesteater
JohnnyPastrami, Owner at Johnny Pastrami's Breakfast & Lunch, responded to this review

This is review is not true. All facets of it including smoking in the kitchen are false. We have an open kitchen that can be viewed by our customers. Why would anyone smoke in a open environment? This review was posted by a new member of Tripadvisor and I immediately flagged it for fraud. Tripadvisor, at the time of this... More 

Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Johnny pastramis is always a consistently great breakfast! My husband always gets the "big boy" and eats here a few times a week- he loves it. I go on weekends and order the feta tomato omelate with John's amazing home fries with grilled onions- so good! The service is great, food is amazing and I like being in a smaller... More 

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Thank Krista M
St. Catharines, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I love eating here. The service could be better, they dont really make you feel welcome. I keep going back only because the food is tasty.

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Thank attiane
Welland, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Being an ex-Montrealer I couldn't resist the smoke meat. My wife had the same. One of friends had pastrami and his wife a club sandwich with soup. All were great! The place is small and I would only go for breakfast or lunch. The waitresses were great. If there was one thing we all said was the fries were not... More 

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Thank Al K
St. Catharines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

You've gotta eat here. We just ate breakfast here and the portions were way more than any other place we've eaten at, and the taste was great.Prices are incredible, service is prompt, efficient and friendly. Do yourself a favour and stop in for either an incredible breakfast or sample one of their delicious lunches, especially the pastrami sandwich.

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Thank Marilyn K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

The food was fabulous with extremely satisfying proportions! The staff was also wonderful and jovial! Great place to come back to!

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Thank Anthony M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast. The prices were very reasonable. The servings were large. Food tasted good. Service was excellent and our coffee cups were never empty. I had the omelet which was cooked to perfection. My husband had the steak sandwich which he let me try and it was excellent. They only serve breakfast and lunch but it's a... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

This is probably the best kept secret in Niagara where you have a small restaurant serve the best food at the lowest prices and everthing on the menu explodes in your mouth!Johnny the owner is the chef ,chief bottle washer and the grass cutter, but try this little place, its fantastic!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner, Canadian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
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: 296 Ontario St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 5L7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  St. Catharines
  • Phone Number: +1 905-988-1111

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