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Cafe, Australian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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All reviews burger calamari salad service was great friday night shake dessert combo yum
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were given a Scoopon voucher for my wife's birthday. We both had the Big Pump. Sausage, bacon, eggs, mushrooms and haloumi beans. Very nice. The restaurant was very quiet. (Wed at noon). Staff very attentive but not obtrusive. We would highly recommend this venue.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants in Essendon- Yes they have these amazing burgers & shakes but the highlight is their amazing dinner dishes-They have a steak on the menu that would have to be one of the best steaks I have ever eaten!!...My husband always orders a pasta which is just as equally good- plenty to choose from the starters menu as well-the staff are always friendly, nothing is ever a problem- they will even let you sneak in your own bottle of wine for a small fee 😊 Excellent staff, fabulous food & chef a must if you are looking for somewhere to eat in EssendonMore

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 28 February 2021

Food great as usual. You don't want to be in a hurry though as does tend to take a while. The cold pressed pineapple juice and breakfast waffles were great. Sunday morning, reasonably quiet on the street, enjoying good food outside dining.

Date of visit: February 2021
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JohnnyPump, Marketing at Johnny Pump, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2021

Hi Mate! Thank you so much for taking the time to review us we love hearing our customer's feedback! We will definitely look into our wait time. We're so glad you enjoyed your meal! Hope to see you around :)

Reviewed 19 February 2021

Johnny Pump is famous for its rib-eye steaks. Johnny Pump is well-known for its Italian-American menu. It's been in the same hands for six years and has built up quite a following. People love the rib-eye best. Johnny Pump is open for brunch and lunch...during the week, and also for dinner on the weekend. You can also get a drink with your meal. Johnny Pump is just down from the Essendon Station tram stop; parking is not usually a problem.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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JohnnyPump, Marketing at Johnny Pump, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2021

Hi Jeffry! Thank you so much for leaving such a great review! We really appreciate it and are glad you enjoy our service and food as much as we do! Hope to see you around again!

Reviewed 29 November 2019 via mobile

Wonderful food the burger and shake combo was great! Staff were exceptional and very attentive. Costs ok.

Date of visit: November 2019
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JohnnyPump, Public Relations Manager at Johnny Pump, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2019

Dear KiwiWorld, Thank you for your review and positive feedback. Glad to hear you enjoyed your burger and shake combo. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Jason Carey Johnny Pump Social Media Coordinator

Reviewed 13 November 2019 via mobile

I went to Johnny Pump on a Friday night after work with a friend. The atmosphere is so nice... quiet, cosy, warm. The service was great and our meals were generous in size and delicious! Unfortunately we were too full to try any of the...desserts but we saw some coming out for other tables and they looked so yum. My friend had a lamb ragu pasta dish and she let me try some because it smelt so good. And it was yummy! I had the calamari salad and it definitely didn’t disappoint. We will be going back soonMore

Date of visit: November 2019
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JohnnyPump, Public Relations Manager at Johnny Pump, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2019

Dear Mumtothree, Thank you for your great review and positive feedback. Really pleased to hear how much you and your friend enjoyed dinner. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Jason Carey Johnny Pump Social Media Coordinator

Reviewed 21 October 2019

Yep the grilled chicken salad is amazing! Came in for an afternoon snack and was pleasantly surprised by how yummy the chicken salad was. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: October 2019
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JohnnyPump, Public Relations Manager at Johnny Pump, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2019

Dear Djbenny, Thank you for your great review and feedback. Pleased to hear you really enjoyed your chicken salad. We appreciate your recommendation and look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Jason Carey Johnny Pump Social Media Coordinator

Reviewed 8 September 2019 via mobile

Was here today for lunch outstaying meal I the black angus burger and the wings My wife had the Moroccan spiced chicken focaccia and we where impressed and will be back

Date of visit: September 2019
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JohnnyPump, Public Relations Manager at Johnny Pump, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2019

Dear Warwick, Thank you for your great review and feedback. Glad you both enjoyed your experience and that loved the black angus burger. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Jason Carey Johnny Pump Social Media Coordinator

Reviewed 31 August 2019

Could not have a more friendly staff. What a pleasant afternoon. The food is lovely and the service impecable. Lovely cafe!

Date of visit: August 2019
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JohnnyPump, Public Relations Manager at Johnny Pump, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2019

Dear Ana, Thank you for your great review and feedback. Really glad you enjoyed your food and time with us. We look forward to seeing you again sometime. Kind regards, Jason Carey Johnny Pump Social Media Coordinator

Reviewed 28 August 2019 via mobile

I came for burgers and shakes, and as usual, the meal and the service by the staff was excellent. Nothing was too difficult for the staff to arrange. They even split the giant burger in half for us. The only thing that they couldn't split...was the bill. This was particularly disappointing given it is 2019 and the old standby of 'we don't split bills' has well and truly seen it's day. As annoying as this is, a straight 50/50 split is able to be processed by the computer used, but was refused unless half was cash. Above all of this, my main annoyance with the lack of bill splitting, is there is still a credit card surcharge. If the surcharge exists, the excuse of 'we don't split bills' to avoid the operator charge is redundant. Fix this, and it will go from an 'almost there' dining experience to '100% satisfied'More

Date of visit: August 2019
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JohnnyPump, Public Relations Manager at Johnny Pump, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2019

Dear InfamousDuckMan, Thank you for your review and feedback. Glad you enjoyed your meal and overall experience. Sorry to hear about your disappointment with our no splitting bills system. Hope to see you again sometime. Kind regards, Jason Carey Johnny Pump Social Media Coordinator

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Sorry i was wrong. Went for lunch on Friday & the owner told me they do offer WiFi
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Yes, we do have vegan options available
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  • Johnny Pump is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5