John's Cafe

1733 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75206
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Taryn Walker


  • Sun 8am-2pm, Mon-Sat 7am-3pm
  • $; $$
  • Wheelchair accessible, Kid Friendly, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
  • No Alcohol
  • Free Parking, Street Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
Basic, classic breakfast dishes aren't difficult to come by at the relocated Greenville Avenue landmark. In business for more than 33 years, John's knows how to break an egg or two. Plus, syrup isn't even required for pancakes or the powdered-sugary, cinnamon-y French toast-yeah, they're that good. John's also handles the lunch crowd with standard sandwiches such as BLT, grilled cheese and roast beef, plate lunch dailies and a few Greek noshes that nod to owner John Spyropolous' heritage. John's is a no-frills joint, but when you're starving, there's nothing wrong with a super-short wait and a simple presentation.

Related Stories (3)

  • John's Cafe: Go. Get Biscuits. Now!
    5 years ago by Alice Laussade

    Breakfast. It's the most important meal of the day. And at John's Cafe, it's goooood. John's also serves up super cheapo lunches, but their breakfast is so otherworldly and giant, you'll be so full of egg and coffee and awesome that...

  • Review: Neighborhood Diner John's Cafe a Not-So-Greasy Spoon
    8 years ago by Merritt Martin

    From early breakfast to late lunch, John's Café doesn't pretend to be anything but a neighborhood diner serving basic, filling meals with a few Greek offerings mixed in. There's no pomp or circumstance and no bullshit. John's...

  • John's Movement
    10 years ago by Mark Stuertz

    By the time New Year's Eve 2005 rolls through Lower Greenville Avenue, the institution known as John's Café will be gone. After 33 years. Why does this matter? It's the food. John's packs them in--from lawyers and local music...


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