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Johnny's Diner - Closed

2323 S. Havana St.
Aurora, CO 80014


  • Daily 5:30am-3:30pm
  • $
  • Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Breakfast, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
No one does breakfast quite like this quasi-cafeteria-style diner where the bacon-and-egg sandwiches are always greasy, the coffee's always hot, and the waitstaff is non-existent because of the order-wait-and-pick-up style of service. Johnny's has been a fixture in Aurora's Korea-town for years, its popularity buoyed by cheap blue-plate specials, generous portions, decent food, better company and bizarro-Americana decor.

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