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Jonathon's Oak Cliff

Southern / Soul Food Restaurant, American Restaurant, and Breakfast Spot$$$$
Kidd Springs, Dallas
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  • Brooklyn B.
    BEST chicken and waffles! I didn't think the gravy would be good at all, but it was amazing. I would suggest getting the gravy on the side, so you can pour the syrup on first and then the gravy.
  • Vanessa W.
    Vanessa WAugust 9, 2014
    Best chicken and waffles ever! I have tried many places and even roscoes in California and this place hands down is the best!! great drinks too! Try the "cherry limeade" or the "purple drank"
  • Jonathan K.
    Jonathan KangMay 30, 2014
    Chicken and waffle is the goto here. Huge chicken breast on a waffle drenched in gravy. Add on some syrup, hot sauce, and ketchup and you have a winner winner chicken dinner.
  • Roswell D.
    The migas were excellent but you GOTTA get the Danger Dogs. Sausage wrapped in pancakes and fried in batter with a dash of cinnamon sprinkled over them. Absolutely incredible.
  • Paul S.
    Paul SpellerJuly 19, 2016
    As a huge fan of chicken and waffles, I had to try this place! I was not let down in the least, they have the best chicken and waffles I have tasted in all of my travels!
  • Danielle H.
    Danielle HarrisAugust 18, 2014
    Small place, so the wait an get out of hand when it's too hot or cold to sit on patio. The food is really worth the wait though - good southern flare that will keep ya full :)
  • Tony X.
    Tony XerrayOctober 13, 2016
    Let's be real, 1 breakfast entree is enough to feed three people. You think I'm kidding, but go ahead and see for yourself. It's called the All in One Waffle...
  • David C.
    David CavazosOctober 9, 2011
    Pros: Fantastic food! Awesome environment! Dad's Benedict rocked! Cons: Thomas was terrible; not as personable as the others; we watched him upset 2 other tables as well. Maybe he's having a bad day.
  • Nic C.
    Nic ClimerOctober 26, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    If you are here with a friend order the club and a plate of chicken and waffles. Split it in half and share! 2 best things on the menu. You will thank me later!
  • Shawn E.
    Shawn Ezell-DavisOctober 27, 2013
    They have some very awesome food here. Nice quaint place. Everyone should eat here. Food is off the chain. Trying a mimosa for the first time.
  • Pete C.
    Pete CamachoAugust 24, 2016
    Chicken and waffles are great. Had them for the first time here. The club sandwich is also great.
  • Dallas Observer
    Dallas ObserverSeptember 3, 2013
    For those who prefer something other than oatmeal in the morning, Jonathon's serves up an affordable breakfast during the week as well.
  • Oak Cliff Advocate Magazine
    Jonathon's is a favorite OC brunch spot, with chicken and waffles, "danger dogs" and more. Jonathon’s also has a Bloody Mary bar and great desserts. Read more
  • Jackie W.
    Jackie WuebbenFebruary 20, 2013
    I ordered Dad's Benedict and my boyfriend ordered the Chicken and Waffles. Both were amazing! We'll definitely be coming back for more!
  • Mighty Q
    Mighty QJanuary 25, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Everything is good here. Wild salad, Bloody Mary, chicken & waffles and most of all service. Ask for Thomas or Damian.
  • Brian N.
    Brian NelsonDecember 6, 2014
    Breakfast kabobs are a must have. The chicken and waffles are on point.
  • Mya W.
    Mya Walker LawrenceNovember 1, 2015
    The food is amazing. Get there early so you can have a seat!
  • Ricky S.
    Ricky SherrillOctober 29, 2014
    I had a nice breakfast along with good service. Add it to your list of places to try when in Dallas.
  • Vanessa W.
    Vanessa WAugust 9, 2014
    Best Chicken & Waffles ever!! Sooooooo good!!! I HIGHLY RECOMMEND!! I Really Enjoyed dinner with Jon & Granny 😊
  • Krissy S.
    Krissy SakyJanuary 6, 2013
    Get here before 10 on Sundays! Pretty awesome (boneless) chicken & waffles.. Bloody Mary bar opens at 10. Kim was a great server!
  • Erin F.
    Erin FinegoldJanuary 15, 2016
    Nothing for the veggie lovers unless you want something sweet- but everything is good. Recommend the chicken and waffles :)
  • Tera L.
    Tera LApril 14, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Might be the best waffle I've ever had. Bacon is thick and crispy. Great atmosphere, inside and out.
  • Diana D.
    Diana DiegoDecember 21, 2014
    Chicken and waffle are thebomb.com 😛💕 but the bartender Leisha was craze amaze, girl really know her stuff 😉👍
  • Lo M.
    Lo MichelleJune 15, 2014
    Be prepared to constantly swat your food. The flies are ridiculous !!! The door is constantly opening and closing.The food is great but the flies make it hard to enjoy . (referring to inside seating)
  • Off The Menu
    Off The MenuFebruary 17, 2016
    The Nooner: A hamburger patty with an over-easy egg, bacon, tomato, Swiss and provolone cheese on a hamburger bun. Read more
  • Edwin H.
    Edwin HarrisJune 22, 2014
    Best brunch in town!!! Hands down. Menu tip: try the Chicken & Waffles, You will not go wrong.
  • Alex C.
    Alex CamposFebruary 17, 2013
    Get something with either the gravy or the cream. Both are made fresh and both are the bomb.
  • Kayla G.
    Kayla GravesMay 31, 2013
    This was my first chicken and waffle experience so I have nothing to compare it to but I would definitely recommend them.
  • Dallas Observer
    Dallas ObserverSeptember 17, 2014
    Oak Cliff locals have come to depend on this house-turned-diner to start their day off right, and they come in vans.
  • Lauren B.
    Lauren BernalMarch 25, 2013
    The peanut butter jelly time waffle was seriously the best waffle I've ever had. Do it.
  • Patrick P.
    Patrick PoolNovember 30, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    I had the chicken pot pie and would've ordered a second if I'd had room for it. The iced tea is great, too.
  • Narendra Singh P.
    Really enjoyed the biscuits, sausage and gravy. Slight wait but it was mother's day! Good service, cappuccino was decent.
  • Vanessa W.
    Vanessa WJuly 27, 2015
    The chicken and waffles are everything!!! I can't wait to go back soon!!!
  • Jonathan B.
    Jonathan BlundellOctober 26, 2012
    Homemade veggie burger is awesome. Went great with a side of beer cheese soup.
  • Dro214 ..
    Dro214 .August 20, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    You can't go wrong with anything on the menu. Very good staff and a great atmosphere. Have a mimosa!
  • Shawn E.
    Shawn Ezell-DavisJuly 3, 2013
    The chicken & waffles really are the best. Don't skimp on the gravy either.
  • Josef M.
    Josef MartinezSeptember 3, 2011
    We had a senior citizen with us and wanted us to wait outside in the heat until the one member of the party arrived ... And they had tables available.
  • Laura B.
    Laura BowlesJanuary 20, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    There really is nothing bad on the menu but make sure you come during the week for the brownies.... Omg
  • Dallas Observer
    Dallas ObserverDecember 17, 2012
    If it's your first time in, look no further than the Chicken & Waffles.
  • Nic C.
    Nic ClimerJuly 6, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Best Chicken and Waffles i have ever had. Great menu, very well priced. Kids menu rocks.
  • Don P.
    Don PearsonNovember 19, 2014
    Always good for breakfast. Yummy and the waiter staff are all smiles♡♡
  • Anita G.
    Anita GoreMay 29, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Everything is great,haven't had any disappointing entrees.The chicken
  • Coby C.
    Coby ChivianOctober 24, 2011
    Rosie's special is your plate if you like Pork chops, fennel salad & Apple Sauce
  • Rand D.
    Rand DurenMarch 1, 2014
    You see everyone talking about the chicken and waffles? There's a reason. Don't miss it.
  • cam
    camDecember 16, 2014
    Great chicken and waffles! Great muffins
  • Phillip R.
    Phillip RussellMarch 30, 2014
    Amazing!!!! Best chicken & waffles ever. The gravy is superb.
  • Táyò S.
    Táyò SMarch 20, 2015
    The chicken & Waffles were off the chain
  • Linda R.
    Linda ReyesAugust 7, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the turkey chorizo, egg whites, corn tortillas, cheese and pico de gallo.
  • Laura B.
    Laura BowlesMarch 7, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Love coming here for the atmosphere and the adorable waiters!
  • Aliciana B.
    Aliciana BowersMarch 21, 2014
    The chicken and waffles will change your life
  • Kari B.
    Kari BMarch 9, 2014
    Chicken and waffles with the mind blowing gravy are a must.
  • Hector S.
    Hector SalasDecember 20, 2015
    The Chicken and Waffles are worth the wait!
  • Timothy M.
    Timothy MöhleJanuary 31, 2015
    Trying the bubble and squeak. Everyone else is all about the chicken and waffles
  • Richard A.
    Richard AtwoodJune 1, 2013
    Oh. My. Goodness. The chicken and waffles are absolutely amazing!
  • Tessa S.
    Tessa SainzMay 28, 2011
    Bubble and Squeak is actually vegetarian. "Gravy" from the greens they put in the potato cakes.
  • Ricky G.
    Ricky GrundenOctober 14, 2012
    Bloody Mary bar is awesome! Friendliest wait staff.
  • Ed L.
    Ed LiberatoriFebruary 23, 2013
    Dad's Benedict is a perfectly executed Benedict dish.
  • Andrew M.
    Andrew MartinezAugust 11, 2014
    Steak and eggs with a cold cider is the breakfast of Champions
  • Burt B.
    Burt BarberJune 1, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    All food is fresh. No freezer. Enjoy a great meal here!
  • patricia r.
    patricia rodriguezMay 26, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    eggs benedict nom nom! BEST muffins Ive ever had anywhere!
  • Terry S.
    Terry SandersMay 20, 2014
    the food and the service was great!! big shout out to CHRIS!!
  • Judi W.
    Judi WilliamsJanuary 8, 2012
    Food is awesome but the hostess is like the Soup Nazi of seating.
  • Jeanette R.
    Jeanette RamirezJanuary 2, 2016
    The chicken n waffles is to die for!
  • Dallas Observer
    Dallas ObserverJanuary 14, 2013
    Breakfast served all day! What more could you want?!?!
  • Annie M.
    Annie MatthewsOctober 23, 2011
    Biscuits & gravy were amazing! Thomas was great, too!
  • Alexis
    AlexisNovember 30, 2013
    Small place people are nice and the food is GREAT!!!!
  • Phillip N.
    Phillip NguyenSeptember 11, 2014
    my absolute favorite hangout for chicken and waffles
  • Foxy 40
    Foxy 40November 4, 2012
    I enjoyed the food here. I will be back!
  • Chanel W.
    Chanel WhiteAugust 30, 2014
    Everything is so good! My favorite brunch
  • Lin K.
    Lin KJuly 14, 2016
    Love the migas!
  • Helen V.
    Helen V.September 29, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Chicken fried chicken and gravy... Heaven in my mouth!
  • Myesha J.
    Myesha JohnsonMarch 8, 2012
    Whatever u order, ask for a side of gravy!
  • Brian S.
    Brian SipJuly 15, 2012
    Has anyone mentioned the chicken and waffles? Do it!
  • Andrew B.
    Andrew BrownDecember 3, 2014
    Dare I say it,... Better Chicken and Waffles than Oddfellows.
  • Timothy M.
    Timothy MöhleMarch 22, 2015
    Got my salad for the day.
  • Dallas Observer
    Dallas ObserverJanuary 8, 2013
    Voted Best Chicken and Waffles in Dallas, by yours truly!!
  • Karen L.
    Karen Lao 🔱August 14, 2014
    Best chicken & waffles in Dallas
  • Kristie A.
    Kristie ASeptember 17, 2011
    Get the club sandwich. Then thank me later.
  • neikee t.
    neikee tolbertMay 6, 2014
    The purple drink is the best!
  • van
    vanNovember 9, 2014
    Chicken and biscuits.
  • Melanie C.
    Melanie CortinasJune 5, 2014
    Everything is amazing!!
  • Ryan P.
    Ryan PleskoDecember 4, 2011
    Not many vegetarian options for my girlfriend. When asked what was available the waiter replied, "Salad? Veggie burger?" It was breakfast.
  • David S.
    David SonOctober 3, 2014
    Chicken and waffles
  • Elisha S.
    Elisha ScottDecember 21, 2014
    Chicken and waffles, pancakes...
  • Lori
    LoriJuly 24, 2011
    Really hot here but the a/c is being repaired tomorrow...hallelujah!
  • Josef M.
    Josef MartinezSeptember 3, 2011
    Probably the russet crew I've seen in a long time. Holy cow it is not worth it.
  • Kami
    KamiSeptember 29, 2012
    The garden burger is awesome!
  • Julia B.
    Julia BoehmJune 13, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Great food, not so great service...
  • Matt F.
    Matt FranklinNovember 13, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Chicken & Waffles are amazing.
  • Paige C.
    Paige CroninApril 5, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The sausage pancake corn dogs rule.
  • Tyanna G.
    Chicken & waffles are amazing!
  • Sun K.
    Sun KimMay 10, 2013
    Build your own blOoody marys!
  • Ashley J.
    Ashley JenkinsAugust 11, 2014
    Brunch is amazing!
  • George M.
    George MydellApril 23, 2014
    Chicken and Waffles are the truth.
  • Burt B.
    Burt BarberJune 1, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Chicken and waffles are awesome!!!!!
  • Anthony A.
    Anthony AllenJuly 13, 2013
    Great food and service
  • Tam D.
    Tam DawsonSeptember 23, 2012
    Best Chicken& Waffle...
  • Oscar M.
    Oscar MendozaDecember 30, 2011
    Chicken and waffles are the best
  • Mary H.
    Mary HartAugust 7, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    chicken and waffles are the best!!
  • Margarita A.
    Margarita AndersonNovember 13, 2014
    Chicken & Waffle
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