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Johnny's Luncheonette

30 Langley Rd, Newton, MA 02459-1918
+1 617-527-3223
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good51%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“home fries” (9 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30 Langley Rd, Newton, MA 02459-1918
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were college touring from out of town and needed a quick delicious hearty breakfast and we picked the right spot. Pros: quick and attentive service Lots of coffee refills Delicious breakfast all around Lots of food Quite a bit to choose from on menu...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I came here on a Saturday morning and did not have to wait long to be seated. The place is small and popular. The menu is big and everything sounds delicious. I ended up ordering the nutella french toast. It was absolutely amazing! My friends...More

Thank farrelma
Reviewed 18 December 2017

We were looking for some great Chicken Matzoh soup and knew that Johnny's would be the place to go. We had two great bowls of this, and it was tasty, homemade, and a great soup

1  Thank Walter C
Reviewed 3 November 2017

I've been a Johnny's regular since John took it over from the former Jack and Marion's. Loud, often crazy but the food is great. The menu is vast which can be daunting but have never ordered something that didn't meet my expectations. Top of my...More

Thank cjalpert
Karen M, Owner at Johnny's Luncheonette, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Thanks so much for the review. Thought you'd be interested in knowing we bought Johnny's 3 1/2 years ago and are happy continuing the legacy of great food in Newton Center. Hope to say hello in person one of these days!

Reviewed 23 October 2017

Food: bland and disgusting...the eggs tasted like POWDERED EGGS... How do you mess up something as easy as an egg and cheese sandwich? My husband also hated his food...an unseasoned omelet that tasted like it was made from powdered eggs. Atmosphere: imagine eating disgusting food...More

Thank CC-ELL
Karen M, Owner at Johnny's Luncheonette, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

I am sorry to learn of your disappointing experience yesterday at Johnny's. We work hard to provide great food and service to the thousands of people who come through our door every week but evidently did not meet your expectations. I have spoken to the...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

The young staff is super exuberant and personable. Our order was taken promptly and the food served quickly. It’s great to have eggs served hot! The omelette that I ordered was large and cooked to perfection. I’d definitely recommend and go back when in Newton...More

Thank Dianejk55
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Good quality breakfast food in a busy (and a bit noisy) diner in Newton Center. The service was good as was the food, pretty broad menu as well.

Thank Bubba_da_Traveler1
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We had a good experience. I had a tasty burger, cooked as ordered. The fries were unusually good: not only did they look like they had been cut from a real potato, they had flavour independent of being fried and seasoned. A had one of...More

Thank Judith D
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We've been going here for a while. In March, I came here with a couple of friends and I wish we didn't. The server we had was very rude and nasty. She was very impatient and showed us how irritable she was at the time....More

1  Thank triptonowhere_11
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I liked my Brazillan waitress at the popular Johnny;s Luncheonette in Newton which is about the only positive thing I can say about this rediculously busy place. i think the local Lundsman. Uncle Mort and Aunt Merriam pretend they are sitting at the world famous...More

Thank RobertHargrove
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Langley Rd, Newton, MA 02459-1918
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-527-3223
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