We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

J.P.'s Diner & Deli

39 River Rd, Essex, VT 05452-3879
+1 802-288-8099
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (5 reviews)
“omelet” (3 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Deli, Diner
39 River Rd, Essex, VT 05452-3879
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (50)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 50 reviews

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Went here for breakfast & the place was packed. Located in a strip plaza parking was at a premium. Servers are great & quick. Menu is varied for any time of the day. Decor is unique with stuffed critters looking over the dining area. Food...More

Thank cleoder
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I had heard others speak of this place so we decided to check it out. What a nice surprise. The place is very roomy inside, the staff is extremely pleasant, the service was quick and the food options are extensive. Breakfast is served all day...More

Thank ArleneO55
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Sundays are busy but the place is large and our group of 6 was seated right way. I had the French Toast sandwich with slices of ham and turkey. Yum. IMPORTANTLY, they serve REAL VT SYRUP at no extra charge! The menu has a great...More

Thank SpecialK D
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Quite a few of us locals go to J.P.s, and I have brought visitors here who are hungry. You won't have more food for the value. But if you want quality omelots and tastier food, there are better places. Much larger restaurant that it appears,...More

Thank VTFamily2010
Reviewed 13 April 2017

My friends and I met here for the Thursday Geezers breakfast. The restaurant has a small alcohol bar between the two dining areas. Lighting is muted in the dining room. It was only moderately noisy. I had a corned beef hash filled omelet with toast...More

Thank Charles T
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I have heard so much about how great the food is here, so I finally went for breakfast and was incredibly disappointed. The food came quickly, but was not great. The bacon was cooked poorly, the sausage tasted frozen, definitely not fresh or maybe just...More

Thank amorgan0315
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a good place for breakfast so a friend suggested we go here. It's clean, big, great environment. Staff all works together like a fine oiled machine. Very well managed. Our food was on the table in no time at all. We...More

Thank Christie H
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I love JP's breakfast They have homemade bread, good service and prices are not bad. I have eaten there several times for breakfast and never been disappointed. Never had lunch there but I would imagine their lunch is good too. They have a lot of...More

Thank jangilbert
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

J.P.'s dinner is one of those out of way little places which always has great food and friendly service! If you get a chance stop in for a meal.

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Visited J.P.'s Diner after checking on TripAdvisor for local breakfast restaurants. Glad we found it. Pulled up to a small strip of stores and at the very end of that strip was J.P's. At first we drove by it because there is no signage on...More

Thank Patricia T
Nearby HotelsSee all Essex Hotels
The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa
1,518 reviews
2.08 km away
TownePlace Suites Burlington Williston
201 reviews
3.94 km away
Baymont Inn & Suites Essex Burlington Area
508 reviews
4.70 km away
Fairfield Inn Burlington Williston
69 reviews
5.33 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Martone's Market
142 reviews
2.18 km away
127 reviews
2.09 km away
Nepali Kitchen VT
43 reviews
2.20 km away
Nearby Attractions
Above Reality Inc. Hot Air Balloon Rides
138 reviews
1.97 km away
Escape Room 60
35 reviews
4.59 km away
Spa at the Essex
115 reviews
2.09 km away
Burlington Beer Company
39 reviews
5.16 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from J.P.'s Diner & Deli staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Deli, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 River Rd, Essex, VT 05452-3879
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 802-288-8099
Family dining or takeout service. Breakfast served all day. Comfortable seating and quick service. Lunch serve at 11:00 AM.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing