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Reviewed January 30, 2021

The service was very good, and the food really good. It got a little cool when the font door opened, but it was a cold day. The prices are reasonable.

Date of visit: January 2021
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John C, Owner at John's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2021

Thank you. I'm sorry it got a bit cold that day.

Reviewed December 30, 2020

We had heard John's place was not to be missed while visiting Victoria. Our breakfast was the best cooked breakfast we have had in a very long time. Service was also excellent and what you got for your money was top notch. Cannot wait to...visit again and try some of his other meals.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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John C, Owner at John's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2020

Thank you, we appreciate that. Please be safe. See you again.

Reviewed November 14, 2020 via mobile

Service was great, decoration in the cafe was really fun. The food was good (and with generous portions)!

Date of visit: November 2020
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12chef, Owner at John's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2020

Thank you so much. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed November 6, 2020 via mobile

The breakfast meatloaf was wonderful plenty of food for one person and enough for two people! Service was excellent and look forward to going back there soon!

Date of visit: November 2020
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12chef, Owner at John's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2020

Thank you. We look forward to your return. Be safe!

Reviewed September 26, 2020

Went on a weekday, later in the morning and there was no real line to get in, just a few minutes wait. Service is fast and friendly. Had the eggs benny classic and the chai latte and both were excellent. A good price for the...size and taste of the meal.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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12chef, Owner at John's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2020

Starting our 37th year this month. Im so happy you enjoyed yourself. Thank you

Reviewed September 24, 2020

I really enjoy going here for breakfast with my dad before work. The breakfast is affordable and nice. Make sure to get the smoked salmon

Date of visit: October 2019
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12chef, Owner at John's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2020

Thx for stopping by. I’m happy you enjoyed yourselves.

Reviewed September 22, 2020

Great place, come where the famous & not so famous eat. Big portions, great coffee, funny place with character, very friendly staff.

Date of visit: September 2020
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12chef, Owner at John's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2020

I’m glad you enjoyed yourselves. Truly appreciated, thank you.

Reviewed September 17, 2020

Do not say no to the bread basket - no matter what. I could eat a loaf of that bread no problem. I loved the salty crust. 3 of us had -The Halibut and chips, the Reuben sandwich and the famous meatloaf as seen on...the TV show. The only thing I would change - and this is my pet peeve at any restaurant - I wished they made their own french fries instead of the frozen ones. If they had home made chips - OMG....this would have been a 6 star lunch. I hate frozen FF. Staff are pretty awesome too!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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12chef, Owner at John's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2020

Hi Donna, We like to use fresh fries as well. During the months of September-October we use frozen because we are waiting for the new supply of potatoes. So happy you enjoyed yourselves.

Reviewed August 30, 2020 via mobile

What a great find ! There is a reason why it is ranked so high. The food was so good as the mile high apple pie was amazing! Homemade sauces and then the service made it event better. Melat was awesome ! Glad she recommended...the cream cheese / syrup addition to the waffles ! She was such a perfectly attentive server without being in your space room much. Would go again for breakfast / brunch again FOR SURE! Felt comfortable and safe dining in during Covid.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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12chef, Owner at John's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2020

Thank you so much. Our family loves Melat too! So glad you enjoyed yourselves. Be safe

Reviewed August 26, 2020 via mobile

Out of all the fish and chips, this was my hubby's least favourite unfortunately, but our appy and my burger were amazing!

Date of visit: August 2020
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12chef, Owner at John's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2020

I'm glad you enjoyed yourselves. Our fish n chips are made with a 4oz piece of halibut. If your in again, ask for me, I'd like to make it again for you. John

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wrecklessexplorer
December 9, 2019|
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Response from 12chef | Property representative |
A loaf of bread anytime but when we started to close at 3pm we don’t make cheesecake now. Very sorry
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Hungryceliac
July 29, 2018|
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Response from 12chef | Property representative |
Hi there, We offer a gluten free bun with a designated toaster. We also offer a rice flour waffle with a designated baker. We do not have separate utensils or separate plates etc. I hope this helps you. John
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MelanieHok
August 30, 2016|
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Response from 12chef | Property representative |
On the street or the parking garage on Johnson St
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  • Yes, John's Place Restaurant offers takeaway services.

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  • John's Place Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5