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John's Family Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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US 340, Rippon, WV 25441
+1 304-725-4348
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 21:00
Sat 07:30 - 21:30
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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We drive past this place all the time and decided to try on a Friday night. WHAT a joy! Not only was it decorated to the teeth for Christmas - the food was really really good. I had the almond crusted Salmon, broccoli and baked sweet potato. All very nicely prepared. The salmon was perfectly prepared along with the broccoli... More 

Thank BusyVP
Winchester, Virginia
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88 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have seen some really bad reviews for this place... but it is a family restaurant that has been around since 1963 and it is eclectic... and if you are bothered by the Christian overtones (placemats that have bible verses on them) then dont go there. Another reviewer on yelp made a good point. If you go to a Chinese... More 

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Elkridge, MD
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275 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Stopped here for dinner on our way back home. Prices reasonable and food pretty good. We tried the pumpkin cider but didn't really taste the pumpkin but was ok. Hubby tried the dressing bites for an appetizer, deep fried dressing with gravy to dip in - not bad. For the main course I had the fried shrimp which were frozen... More 

Thank natslive
Owensville, Indiana
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282 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Traveling thru & noticed quite a few cars at 1pm at this restaurant, so this was the pick of the day! So glad it was! Very eclectic with antiques and stained glass everywhere, just beautiful! Wide variety of Menu choices, breakfast, steak, fish, burgers, etc. The salmoon was delicious as was the special of the day. God Bless their Christian... More 

Thank Denise D
Floyd, Virginia
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We always stop here for lunch while traveling. The crab soup is delicious, and the sandwiches are fine. The salads are fresh. Avoid the mac-and-cheese side, however, if you're expecting a "cheesy" mac-and-cheese. It didn't taste homemade. Service is friendly, but can be slow during peak hours.

Thank SorciereLeBlanc
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76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The building was well if not overly decorated. Felt like a step back in time. Menu quite diverse for all meals. The food was excellent and staff equally as good. Felt right at home.

Winchester, Virginia
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We stopped here for lunch today, although we have eaten here several times on our way to Winchester Va. We have always had good service and a good home cooked meal. Have tried several things on the extensive menu, today just a hamburger and fries, which were served quickly and with a friendly server. In the past have enjoyed and... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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210 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The menu is long, like a diner, but the decor is a collection of "country" memorabilia and antiques. Our kid sat on the seat of a horse-buggy that was turned into a bench at our table. Nice Tiffany lamps throughout. The place is on US340 several miles from Charles Town, WV. We've driven by many times and are glad we... More 

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Carlisle, Massachusetts
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168 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

fare, warm and homey environment, respectful of faiths, a delight - neat artifacts and decor, nice service, decent++ food, well worth a visit if you're on 340. Authentic.

1 Thank Paul D
Frederick, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We have eaten at john's twice, once for breakfast and once for dinner. Breakfast was excellent, the sausage gravy and biscuits were very good with great favor. Dinner not so great. My wife had crab cakes, very good. I had a New York strip that had way too much tenderizer, stomach distress! Avoid their meat!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: US 340, Rippon, WV 25441
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Rippon
  • Phone Number: +1 304-725-4348

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