John B. Pub is a relaxed neighbourhood spot that features a menu of pub classics with a focus on quality. In addition John B offers over 465 different spirits, wine and a selection of beer.
I have to agree with "server86" and their comments on the servers. I have been going to the John B for over a decade now and the I LOVE the food and atmosphere (very Cheers like & comfortable), however, the servers can be snooty and plain dumb. Other than that I would recommend eating at John B and if you get a ditz serving you lodge a complaint.
This pub has become a favorite of mine and my buddies. They have some of the best deals on drinks and half priced appys during the week that I have ever seen. When the weekend falls the place is a rockin. They have a great outdoor patio, a dancefloor, and most weekends a band that I must say can usually rock the house. The staff are always attentive and quick on the drink delivery. The pub is well diversed which makes mingling for the singles that much better.
The only complaint is that if you do not get there early enough on the weekend it does fill up and room/seats become very very limited.
I love this pub. My Grandma used to hang out here, my Dad used to hang out here...and now my boyfriend and I hang out here.
I love the service here. I always feel welcomed and everyone is friendly.
The crowd at is varied but all very nice and laid backed.
The food is really great. And the menu has a lot of options.
The drinks are great too!
I love going to John B! It is really relaxing midweek and during the weekend.
I called the John B Pub in Coquitlam to see what time their Sunday Brunch was. I was told 10 am to 2:30 pm. I was running a little late and arrived at 2:16 pm, before 2:30. I was refused service. I pointed out that it was not 2:30 as of yet and was refused again.
So, I cannot review the food as I did not have any, however, I can review the management. THEY LIE. When I am told something is on until 2:30, then it it is on 'til 2:30, not 2:00 or 2:15, but 2:30. The food was still out and everything. I went because it was open late and because of the price, $16.95. I however will never set foot in there again.
So be warned goers, don't even be slightly late, they won't serve you Brunch.
Disappointed in Coquitlam.
I know how strange it looks when people go on these things (online review forums) and review once.... then you never see them review somewhere or something again. If I ever have a real problem with a place I usually call or e-mail the restaurant because it's hard to judge who is truthful on these things. The funny thing is, I am being hypocritical because I am only interested in reviewing this establishment. I have been coming to this pub fairly often in the last two years since I moved in Coquitlam and have always been impressed by the live entertainment such as having a dj, to music bingo (which has since apparently been cancelled), to having an accoustic guitar player on Wednesdays, to always having bands play Friday and Saturdays. I am thoroughly impressed with their massive liquor wall, they have over 20 beers on tap, and the waitresses are neatly dressed, classy. I am a very big fan of how the bar staff seem to always have a shirt and tie. I mean what place these days, even downtown are asking their bar staff to wear ties? This is a local pub who have been in the business a long time, and they're a good one. I also wanted to mention that they have an amazing crab and steak meal on their menu that is just under $19, like wow! They must have recently put out a new menu, because almost everyday I am seeing new food specials. The reason why I decided for the 1st time to write something is that I look at the lower comments and I find sometimes this place may get unfairly treated by people that may or may not have had a bad experience. There management is very quick at responding to issues, and are very attentive. They care about making people happy and I know that on the busier days they have a good management crew on the floor. I mean it is a bar people... problems will occur when liquor is served. I know first hand, and this is why I will never have another house party again. Sorry getting off topic.I don't know why more people don't compliment this place if anything, maybe it's because it's been in business so long people tend to forget the always solid places and run towards the new, new, new, trendy places.. This place is worth checking out and giving them a shot. It might not be for you specifically but that is why there are lots of different style bars and restaurants but, for me specifically, it's the bar I like to call home. Good job guys!