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John G's Restaurant

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264 S. Ocean Blvd, Manalapan, FL 33462
+1 561-585-9860
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07:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Breakfast at John G's is a feast for the gods. Their French toast cannot be surpassed. It's so incredible that I've never ordered anything else. Egg dishes at other tables look wonderful too. Highly recommend even if you have to drive a distance to get there.

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Thank Ruth B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place! Every time I'm in town I'll make sure I visit. The breakfasts and lunches are both great; in terms of both quality and price. There's only one negative about this place - there's always a line! However, knowing what's waiting for you makes it all worth while (as do the free cups of coffee and fruit).

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Lake Worth, Florida
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Foods are wonderful and plenty. Atmosphere is fun and delightful staff. My favorite place for breakfast!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good luck getting a table. This is a favorite breakfast house for locals and tourists. Breakfast from 7 to 11; lunch from 11-3pm. We had blueberry pancakes , eggs over , croissant sandwich and a toasted bagel. We all had delicious thick cut bacon and a complimentary fruit cup. Coffee was freshly made and very good. The place is hopping!... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first visit to John G's was over 20 years ago before they moved this family business to the new location. Back then, the line was out the door and around the corner. The only downside is they close at 3 pm. But, if you get there early, you will get great service and good food piled high on your... More 

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Sanford, Michigan
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I sure do miss the original location of John G's. I know it has been a while, but the "new" location is so average that I still wish they on the ocean. I do love their omelettes and french toast, but I do hate the wait. I guess that still says that the food is good and worth the wait!

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Gisborne, NZ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a cherished local hot spot, for breakfast and lunch. Run by a dedicated, second generation family, committed to a warm reception and delicious food. Be prepared to wait; this is the most popular breakfast spot in 10 miles. They have fantastic specials, as well as lovely regular menu options. The presentation is great! The food is fresh, prepared... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently was in Florida and re-visited this old stand by place--relocated from Lake Worth beach--I have dreamed about their special french toast and it did not disappoint! My family took me here for my birthday breakfast and the staff was great. We went mid-week so the line was not a wait--thankfully Great place for breakfast or lunch--can't go wrong

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Thank flamingoChicago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We've been coming to John G's for YEARS! We'd started going when they were on Lake Worth Pier ... and now enjoy the new location in Manalapan. Parking is free ... food is plentiful ... service is phenomenal!!! Only downside is that they are only open until 3PM. John (may he rest on peace) himself turned my son into a... More 

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Kennebunk, Maine
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with my parents ( 85 & 87). I can understand why this restaurant is popular with the snow birds. Large portions and resealable prices. Pro- large portions Con-large portions Suggestion share an entree. My dad and my husband enjoyed their Rueben sandwiches. I did not like my Caesar salad with grilled shrimp. Salad was overdressed and as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 264 S. Ocean Blvd, Manalapan, FL 33462
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Manalapan
  • Phone Number: +1 561-585-9860

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?