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JK's Restaurant

126 South St
Danbury, CT 06810
Phone: (203) 743-4004
Cuisine: American
Price: $
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  • Hours
    Monday| 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Tuesday| 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Wednesday| 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Thursday| 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Friday| 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Saturday| 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Sunday| Closed
  • Special Needs Booster/High Chairs, Wheelchair Access, Child Menu
  • Atmosphere Family / Children
  • Reservation Information Not Accepted
  • Parking Availability Parking on Site
  • Meal Times Served Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Attire Casual
  • Payment Methods Cash


JK's was founded in 1924 by George and Peter Koukos. At that time, we were known as "Original Texas Hot Weiners", located on White Street in Danbury. Back in the early 1930's, twenty-five cents bought you two wieners and a coffee. Many stories were shared at that counter. In 1938, Peter Koukos passed away and George brought in his son, John, to help run the business. Throughout the Depression and World War II, John served in the army throughout Europe and in North Africa for five years. The business continued during this time. In 1951, before the Great Flood of 1955, JK's moved their establishment to West Street in Danbury. George, Aphrodite (the infamous maker of our special recipe weiner sauce), and John operated the business at this time. John married Mary Panasis in 1957 and had two sons, George and Peter. JK's remained on West Street until 1974. George and Aphrodite passed away in 1970 and 1981 respectively. John and Mary opened JK's on South Street in 1974. Here we are now, four generations and over eighty years later, the same family operating JK's. We've seen many families and their children and grandchildren come and go through the years. We like to think of our establishment as a place to meet and call home, a place to go where everyone is considered "Family".

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JK's Restaurant is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 968.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from food was good the place was clean and bright the waitress was polite and very efficient.
Date published: 2017-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from always great
Date published: 2017-10-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great food and service!
Date published: 2017-10-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from you are our go to spot every time we are in Ct. 2 or 3 times a year. Could you open a place on the west coast of Fl. so my husband could satisfy his cravings.
Date published: 2017-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great service, great food !
Date published: 2017-10-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love these place the service is friendly clean and the food is delicious.
Date published: 2017-10-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great service and delicious food
Date published: 2017-09-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great service...good food.
Date published: 2017-09-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Took a while to get coffee refilled
Date published: 2017-09-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Food was great, restaurant was quite noisy due to a large party of loud people who even though they were done and were leaving, stopped by another table to talk with another group for about 10 minutes of so.
Date published: 2017-08-01
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