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Johnny V

625 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-2234 (Downtown Fort Lauderdale)
954-761-7920
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Ranked #28 of 1,112 restaurants in Fort Lauderdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $75
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Contemporary
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown Fort Lauderdale
Cross street: 8th street
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Centennial, Colorado
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Want something different? Try Johnny V's on Las Olas! You know you are about to experience something out of the ordinary when you are seated with a wine/cocktail/beer list, a dinner menu AND a cheese menu! And BY ALL MEANS, try some of the cheeses- it is a visual experience that matches the taste experience! (And read the cheese menu... More

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Cary, North Carolina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My husband and I are pretty serious foodies and love to try new places. On a recent week-long trip to Lauderdale, we decided to try this place on our first night in town. It turned out to be the best meal of the trip. It was a Tuesday night, so the place was pretty quiet, with the exception of a... More

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Toronto
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77 reviews 77 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Had a very classy lunch here with friends. Food was delicious, great wine list and excellent service. Really like the location for people watching on the patio when the weather is cool enough to sit outside. We will be back whenever we are in town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The menu was full of interesting combinations that turned out to be wonderful. The service was exceptional, Greg our wait our waiter was very helpful and attentive! Would definitely recommend to anyone!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Our first visit to Johnny V was very impressive. We sat on the front patio watching people walking by. Excellent service, great food and a god wine list. Size of meals was also more in our taste, meaning god size meal but not too much as in some places. Thanks Johnny.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great food but their Maytag Blue Cheese salad is incredible. You can eat outside on the street for people watching or inside wherer it is quieter. Very nice atmosphere & food

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This restaurant is clearly a hot night spot but we enjoy going for lunch. It is not too busy and it is really good. They make a great tomato soup, an awesome lobster salad (you have to ask for it) and the restaurant has really good service.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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188 reviews 188 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This was our first visit to Johnny V's - we will be back. We sat on the front patio - lots of fun people-watching on hopping Las Olas Boulevard. There are lots of shops and galleries on Las Olas open late, so it's a nice area for an after-dinner stroll to let your food settle. Service was excellent. Wine list... More

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New York City, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

First, I must mention that Las Olas is one of my favorite " go to" spots in Ft. Lauderdale. It is a combination of chic, artsy and cosmopolitan all wrapped up in one! It was Valentine"s Day and we did not have a dinner reservation. We took a chance and went into Johnny V's. The restaurant was bustling with couples... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Dropped in for light lunch with an elderly lady with special needs. Staff were excellent, took everything in their stride and did everything to make us welcome including going off menu for her lunch. Had a great meal and a lovely time! Thank you Johnny V

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