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John's Restaurant - CLOSED

112 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203-4106
+1 205-322-6014
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good23%
  • Average19%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible4%
28 Jun 2014
“The Famous Meatloaf was amazing!”
13 Dec 2013
“Love this place!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood
112 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203-4106
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

Fabulous last dinner on our Blues tour of the south. The staff were helpful and friendly, making sure we all sat together. The meatloaf was absolutely delicious. We managed to stuff in dessert as well and the Lemonade Pie was very nice. Good value, great...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 14 December 2013

Great southern food, cool without trying, great service...you must go and try the Pecan Pie Sundae. On my top 10 dessert list!

Thank tarajd
Reviewed 16 August 2013

We enjoyed our experience at John's City Diner. I wanted to go there because Southern Living (magazine) voted their Macaroni and Cheese as the best in the South. When we entered, the place had a lonely feel, but the staff was very friendly. I think...More

1  Thank TwinMomAlabama
Reviewed 3 July 2013 via mobile

The actual name of this restaurant is John's City Diner. It is on Richard Arrington Jr Blvd which is where 21st would be. I went last Friday night with my husband and 7 year old daughter. It is a nice restaurant with an up scale...More

1  Thank Rosaadriana
Reviewed 30 April 2013

First, I believe this restaurant goes by John's City Diner now. I can highly recommend the flounder special and the roasted corn grits. Wonderful. Service was good and parking was easy. Will definitely go again.

Thank PLVM
Reviewed 17 April 2013

A downtown spot that is classic, venerable, and top notch lunches! The food and staff is GREAT. I give it 4 or 5 stars but you don't have to feel like you need to walk in with a suit and tie.

1  Thank DACataldo
Reviewed 31 March 2013

We have been several times in the past few years, but it is just not the same as the John's restaurant that was so popular in the past. The service is lacking, and the entrees are unpredictable in their quality. We gave them several tries,...More

1  Thank Pat S
Reviewed 17 March 2013

That's right! Waffles and chicken!! Just like in the old south! Yum!! So delicious! Their burgers are yummy too!!

Thank Lillyvette_O
Reviewed 17 February 2013

I've had many meals at John's over the years. Sometimes the meals were quite good, sometimes not so much. I quit going because I was the only one in the family that liked the place.

Thank DucBoyst4s
Reviewed 15 November 2012

Staying at the Tutwieler hotel made this an easy stop since it was only a few blocks away. Once there they were really pushing the Chicken and Waffles plate and although that combination didnt particularly appeal to me I had heard about it and even...More

Thank Speedracer61
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203-4106
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-322-6014
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