Press

Geographically eclectic “comfort” dishes translate in “solid” “Mom food with a kick” and “friendly” Lincoln Parker; the “great crowd” of locals and GenXers make it “Chicago answer to a SoHo restaurant”…

Zagat

"Best Pancakes that I have ever eaten!"
John’s Mom 

"A Place For us
The menu at John’s Place has an answer for any appetite"


Chicago Tribune, Cheap Eats

“I LOVE this PLACE”
Chicagoland diners…

"John’s Place bigger and better than ever"

Chicago Sun Times

"At John’s Place, home-style fare comes with a dash of panache"

Chicago Sun-Times

"BEST RESTAURANT ON EARTH"
Grant (6 years old)

"John’s Place cooking is basically down-home…the half roasted chicken resembles long-baked birds of the fifties."

Chicago Magazine, Budget Beat

"…The menu is vegetarian-friendly with some fun twists on traditional American meals. We highly recommend the turkey burger with sautéed mushrooms and a side of roasted sweet potatoes."

Chicago Tribune