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Johnny G's

#4,599 of 6,974 Restaurants in Toronto}
$, American,
478 Parliament St, Toronto, Ontario M4X 1P2, Canada
+1 416-928-1358
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good24%
  • Average40%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“home fries” (4 reviews)
“great service” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, American, Diner
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LOCATION
478 Parliament St, Toronto, Ontario M4X 1P2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 24 September 2017

Not a fancy place, but popular in the Cabbagetown neighborhood. home fries are real, freshly made, and eggs portions are all three or four (medium size). Great portion sizes, service is fairly quick considering the small kitchen, and the staff friendly. It's a diner type...More

Thank Wayne C
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Ordered a beer and it tasted like sewer water told the waitress and she got mad at us and started bad mouthing us to her fellow coworkers. Bottom line I know what beer is supposed to taste like and who treats customers like that.

Thank Ambrosius B
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We've lived in Toronto for a fortnight now and have been here for breakfast/brunch each weekend. We like it a lot for a few reasons: 1. the welcome and the service has been great on each occasion - coffee and water provided within seconds of...More

Thank TimManchester
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Walking around Cabbagetown looking for where to have late breakfast and happened to walk into Johnny G's...it was a very good experience to add to my memories of this my first visit to Toronto. Definitely recommendable and worth repeated visits. Received a very hearty welcome...More

Thank Miss T
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I was wandering through Cabbagetown with my Camera when stepped into Jonny G's. I was hungry and made my choice due to those wide windows: a promise of a unique sight on Parliament st. daily life. First of all a cold beer: I don't remember...More

Thank pr0getti
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I used to go here quite a bit, but it has been going downhill for a while. Went back recently, ordered a beer - something was definitely wrong with the keg so we mentioned it to the waitress who started rudely yelling so the whole...More

Thank CassBoni
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Johnny G's is a nice basic spot for an old style breakfast. The food is what you'd expect but the service is terrible. On this visit the server stood outside smoking and chatting on the phone. Once in a while she would pop in to...More

Thank daningram
Reviewed 21 December 2016

What a lovely wee diner and the food is top notch. Server was friendly and efficient. We were there for breakfast, the Benedict Florentine and the Western Omelette were both very good. Excellent homefries. Good strong coffee, bottomless cup!

Thank Laura J
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Great service. Good food. Like a place out of the past. You get what you order with good portions. A place all the locals in the neighborhood frequently visit.

Thank Mich G
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This small and warm place is a good option for having brunch, good food & great service. If you don't know what to order you can ask for some recommendations and they won't disappoint you !!

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Nearby
Downtown
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 12
Cuisine
Canadian, American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 478 Parliament St, Toronto, Ontario M4X 1P2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-928-1358
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