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John's Place - CLOSED

24 Wright St, Newark, NJ 07114-1866
+1 973-824-9233
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good8%
  • Average0%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible25%
18 Feb 2013
“the best of everything”
11 Oct 2012
“Never going back”
Restaurant Hours Closed
24 Wright St, Newark, NJ 07114-1866
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Reviewed 19 February 2013

ever dish tast different (excellent) cook just right with not much of anything, friends from out of town,said they can not wait too return just to visit John's place again.

Thank Rosalind Y
Reviewed 11 October 2012

Been here for Breakfast and dinner. Breakfast service was slow and the food was just average. Could have done better at home. Tried dinner a few months later. Service again was less than average and not friendly. Then in a bite of food, a staple...More

Thank Schelly P
Reviewed 6 June 2012

John's Place is the best soul food in Newark area and it has a social "who's who" client base among the African American community...Go and enjoy!

Thank odessa g
Reviewed 1 June 2012

I was craving southern food and went there, very pricy. Just had an order of collard greens and fried shrimp and it was $20 and change. The shrimp was good but kind of tasteless, the collard greens were disgusting and the cornbread tasted like dough....More

Thank shebanaz1
Reviewed 29 May 2012

Down home cooking and a warm friendly atmosphere await you @ John's Place. I'm a long time fan of this restaurant and think you'll become one as well.

Thank whitegs
Reviewed 18 November 2011

I agree, John's Place in Newark, NJ does a rich history that dates back to before I really knew what sould food cooking was. The best soul food in Newark or ever??? Yes, it USED to be but somehow John's Place, for me, has completely...More

2  Thank jlindernj
Reviewed 21 October 2011

First off when you go in it's interior is ok and they make you wait for 15mins . The food didn't come out hot and had to send back, also there were flies inside bad first time empression. I've had better soul food.

Thank Swaino F
Reviewed 24 August 2010

I went to check this place out after my Aunt saw it on Channel 12 News. Me my mother and Aunt went and we had the best time ever! The food is flavorful and the service was GREAT!!! I mean this food is just like...More

1  Thank simplyangelic
Reviewed 8 August 2010

We went there after a News 12 review by Alicia Vitarelli and was very dissappointed with the food. We had the ribs and oxtails for takeout and two sides and we feel like we were deceived. Do yourself a favor unless you are content with...More

3  Thank honestreview98
Reviewed 20 June 2010

May favorite is mac&cheese & oxtails best i ever had. worth the money.very tasty.

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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Wright St, Newark, NJ 07114-1866
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 973-824-9233
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