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John G's Restaurant

264 S Ocean Blvd, Manalapan, FL 33462-3312
+1 561-585-9860
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“french toast” (77 reviews)
“fish and chips” (32 reviews)
“hash browns” (22 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
264 S Ocean Blvd, Manalapan, FL 33462-3312
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stopped in after so many friends telling us how good the food tastes. We both really enjoyed our omlets which were big and cooked to perfection. We hear the lunches are great so we will be back. Good service and food...More

Thank 1winedine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They don't take credit cards. Can't give anywhere 5 stars that doesn't. The food was good. I would say it was on par with a good diner in the Northeast. But, with higher quality bacon and grits.

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The grits here are the real deal with lots of butter. I have them when ever I visit my mother. All the food here is very fresh and delicious. They sell shirts too. The wait staff could not be better

Thank Sun M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

At our friends recommendation we had lunch here. Even with such a wide selection, we all opted for the fish and chips Sweet succulent cod in a light batter, had cut fries, and great coleslaw, all served by friendly servers We all give it give...More

Thank Hirsh C
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Went to meet a friend and client here. Breakfast portions are large and service is very quick. The waitresses are characters to handle the clientele. Here. The breakfasts are good but dinner and fried fish. Is better. They only take cash so be awAre. A...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This restaurant has been my favorite in Palm Beach County for over 30 years. Wendy, John and Jay and their staff provide the best breakfast and lunch that is over the top good. If you want to treat yourself the the best food with good...More

Thank Modem C
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I was a regular when at Lake Worth Pier but never tried it when they moved due to pier renovation. I was pleasantly surprised. Parking was a little limited due to construction next door but once we got in the door, getting seated was quick....More

Thank Management138
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

It feels weird to say that a random breakfast was the best meal of my week at the beach, but this was! I had highly recommend their French toast. My husband and I were both so happily impressed with the amount of food, the quality...More

Thank malonelewis
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

It specializes in fish/seafood and it delivers. No strong fish smells when you enter and when you eat, you know this stuff is fresh. Portions are huge...you may want to share. No alcohol sold but you can BYO wine. Parking can be a problem as...More

1  Thank srisbey
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Just don't go here. Diner quality food at its worst. It is also dirty. Rushed service with indifference.

Thank Liketodineout2016
Susan B, Manager at John G's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Sorry you feel that way! Many others love our place and have been for 45 plus years

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31 March 2016|
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Response from sisilay | Reviewed this property |
No it's til about 11 or 11:30. I'm not 100% sure. I went on a holiday and they held breakfast til 11:45
29 February 2016|
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Response from Tracy P | Reviewed this property |
John G"s does Not take reservations.
10 October 2015|
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Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
If they took reservations, I presume that most people would take advantage of that rather than stand in the usual line. However if it is a larger party, say ten or more, I would certainly call. There is no harm in a "no".
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 264 S Ocean Blvd, Manalapan, FL 33462-3312
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Manalapan
  • Phone Number: +1 561-585-9860
  • E-mail
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