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“Great atmosphere. Good quality food.”

John's Place Restaurant
Ranked #9 of 1,235 Restaurants in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Downtown
Reviewed 29 July 2012

Very cool building with pictures all over the walls and high ceilings. Food is good but not excellent (don't let this deter you though). Usually don't have to wait as long as other brunch restaurants in Victoria.

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Reviewed 28 July 2012 via mobile

We had breakfast at John's on a Friday morning. The place was packed but we only had to wait 5-10 minutes for a table. The service was very good, all of the staff seemed very friendly. The food was terrific, from the 10 different kinds of Eggs Benedict (try the Chrorizo or the basic ham and cheese) to the yogurt parfait and the house pancakes. Portions were generous. Just about every inch of wall is covered in pictures and memorabilia, from photos of old movie stars and sports heros to wedding pics of staff and info about international cooking competitions they had won. There is only one ladies bathroom, but everyone seemed comfortable using the men's when a lineup formed. Overall, this was a bustling, happy sort of place to visit and I would definately go again.... I will remember this place for having the best Hollandaise sauce EVER!

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Reviewed 25 July 2012

Great, great place for breakfast, lunch, dinner or whatever! The food choices are varied, the chef does a great job, the servers are all friendly and very attentive and the music is great! This is a great place for a quick lunch or a celebratory dinner or whatever. There are booths available for your comfort. Fab atmosphere all day long. Got to be the best eggs benny in town and best of all....if you can't eat a large benny then they will prepare a half order for you! How is that for service?. Prices very reasonable!

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Reviewed 25 July 2012

We had breakfast here. It was obviously a popular place! Every table was occupied and a steady stream of people came in! Food service was slow and we did not know they didn't serve syrup with waffles.Food was good and there were lots of fun pictures and posters on the wall

Thank caroljohn555
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Reviewed 22 July 2012

Parking was relatively easy to find, but you will need to pay. Wasn't too crowded while we were there for breakfast, but I heard from a local it does get pretty busy. Food was great! Hot and good sized portions. The pancakes were to die for and the homestyle potatoes were the best I've had. Friendly little staff with LOTS of things on the wall to keep your eyes busy! Would definitely go back.

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Thank Lisa C
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