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John's Family Restaurant

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US 340, Rippon, WV 25441
+1 304-725-4348
08:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 21:00
Sat 07:30 - 21:30
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Roselle Park, New Jersey
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a beautiful place and had a very calming feel to me and was very quiet when I went. Not that they weren't busy, but all the other patrons spoke in hushed tones.. I had the stuffed flounder which was just the perfect portion size. Everyone was very friendly. I will go back the next time I am in... More 

Thank Danielle J
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We agree with most people that the ambience is certainly quaint, country and quite charming. Too bad the food and service doesn't live up it's atmosphere. I had the stuffed trout. The fish was cooked well but the sauce added little to no flavor and the crab stuffing was full of filler and not enjoyable. My two sides, carrots and... More 

Thank wxrr
Berryville, Virginia
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

John's Diner has a long history locally of being a great place to eat. The food, atmosphere and service are as good as anywhere. It has laid back and very family friendly atmosphere, excellent home cooking and friendly service. Lots of local folks are repeat customers, so that says a lot about this establishment. I'm a repeat customer for both... More 

1 Thank Rozjane
Kearneysville, West Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

A hidden gem! Amazing atmosphere & even better food! Cream of crab soup is divine! Steaks are fork-tender, especially good topped with sauteed mushrooms or lump blue crab! Crab cakes are chunky & packed with crabmeat! Anyone traveling to Charles Town, West Virginia or in the area -- this restaurant is WELL WORTH the short drive!!! Our favorite restaurant for... More 

1 Thank DGLeck
Winchester, Virginia
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308 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

An eclectic little place on the side of the road right after entering W.VA or just before leaving W. Va. It looks like a local restaurant, only for country locals. But you would be sorry if you drove past it! Inside, there is "interesting decorations" and awesome basic food! I had one of the best steaks I ever ate here!... More 

Thank Bob L
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The wait staff were wonderful. The food was great. We had steak and prime rib and both were cooked perfectly. We were pleasantly surprised by the cozy and lovely atmosphere. Will happily go again.

Thank Cory G
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Just stopped in for lunch and what a treat! All our food was tasty and delicious. Sausage gravy over biscuits were so thick and creamy. Usually I'm not big on them but these won me over. The cole slaw was also perfect. I've eaten lots of different places that serve country food and this was by far the best.

Thank curlynetto
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 December 2016

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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94 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

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 

Thank Love the Shen V... v
Elkridge, MD
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329 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
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 

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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
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
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?