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John's Cafe

693 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798-3702
+1 203-263-0188
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hanger steak” (5 reviews)
“duck” (6 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
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Mediterranean, American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
693 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798-3702
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

A reservation? Okay, yes, it is a small place. Hostess, very harried. Menu? Specials? Why cannot the staff open a bottle of wine? Any restaurant that serves a plate over 25$ should require the staff to know how to operate a corkscrew. Warm, attractive, smiling...More

Thank Firstlilith
Reviewed 4 July 2017

My husband and I were celebrating our 27th wedding anniversary. We had not been back to John's Cafe in a number of years, so we decided to give it a try again. We like the atmosphere there. I wanted fish, so asked what the specials...More

1  Thank maglpn
Reviewed 27 June 2017

My parents love the place, and we had a family party in the upper room. An interesting mix of beers were available (recommend the Victory Pils). We had a limited menu to choose from for the 30 people in our party - good choices. Lobster...More

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Date night dinner on the patio. Waitress gave us time to talk and order for a leisurely dinner. Much appreciated. She had duck ,a bit dry but good. I had hanger steak cooked perfectly. Excellent presentation for both. Very enjoyable time. Will be back.

Thank Scrmnjay
Reviewed 30 April 2017

My title pretty much says it all. They have the best gluten free pizza in the area. The crust is homemade and very good. It is light and tasty. The topping are very good also. I had the garlic, bacon and three cheese pizza. I...More

Thank gail s
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Very good . The service was very good.. we really liked our waitress . She was friendly , knowledgeable and helpful . I had the duck which I normally shy away from. It was delicious as the other reviews said . Also my husband had...More

Thank lvmrn
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I had a gift card given to me from a recent birthday. We were meeting friends and decided to try somewhere new. Johns has a special on Sunday and Monday nights of Bring your own wine. Fantastic evening with friends. The menu and wait staff...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

John's Cafe is a great choice for a date night or couples night out. Deep wine list and a range of appetizers and entrées provides a nice menu for those not in a rush and looking to relax and connect. Atmosphere is cozy but background...More

Thank Ross I
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are always impressed by the meals we order at John's. The entrées never disappoint, but, I feel compelled to recommend the three cheese and bacon pizza as either appetizer or lunch dish. The flavors of combined cheeses, garlic and bacon on...More

Thank 252margaret
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This was recommended to us when we first moved to Roxbury and it has become one of our favs in the area (we now have a few and this is definitely one of them!). The entrees are not only delicious but generous. Julia and Katherine...More

1  Thank LindaRey
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Response from C.S. W | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it, and I would not go there if they allowed dogs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 693 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798-3702
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Woodbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-263-0188
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Casual fine dining restaurant All pastas homemade Local ingredients Full Bar Patio dining Takeout and catering available Private dining room for parties and events
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