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Johnny V

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American, Caribbean, Contemporary
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625 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-2234 (8th street)
+1 954-761-7920
Website
Today
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Open now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Bar scene
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 168
    Excellent
  • 89
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Last minute seating, first class experience!

We had a late flight by the time we checked into our hotel and got to the restaurant it was 30 minutes until they closed but they were gracious enough to seat us and we had an amazing experience. For it only being 30 minutes before they closed, the dishes that we had, including the appy, was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Traveler44109
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Cleveland, Ohio
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Cleveland, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We had a late flight by the time we checked into our hotel and got to the restaurant it was 30 minutes until they closed but they were gracious enough to seat us and we had an amazing experience. For it only being 30 minutes before they closed, the dishes that we had, including the appy, was amazing. The wine... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This nice place with some odd tacky art. We wanted to eat around 7:30 to 8:00 but could not book anything on line or phone; they were slammed. Funny when we got to the place at 8:30 for our reservation, only 30% of the tables were occupied....what the... I had an assortment of aperetivos, first one was called "Bacon, Eggs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We stopped for lunch while waiting to check into our hotel while traveling from NY. Everything we ordered was fantastic. The wait staff was super friendly and made several recommendations of which we took. Everything they suggested was delicious. We would definitely go back.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I have dined here several times for dinner...dinner menu is great definitely one of my favorite dinner places. I took my friend for lunch (first time for lunch) I have to say it was disappointing. I asked for the cocktail menu was told there wasn't one.....asked for a mojito..waiter said jokingly 'oh the mgr is going to love you, not'... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Great happy hour, good wine selection. As for appetizers the duck meatballs and wild mushroom pancakes are a must. Love the atmosphere.

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Ithaca, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

loved it! well worth the walk and get to explore shops while getting there. Food is presented well and we had fish and steak both outstanding. make reservations and get desert. Im not a desert fan but this was exceptional.

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Syosset, New York, United States
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The food was great although the portions were a little small for the price. It was very loud and clearly the place to go if you want to be seen. Not really our thing. The restaurant directly across the street was blasting very unappealing music, including live singing. It made for a stressful meal and limited our ability to converse... More 

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Marina del Rey, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Located in the heart of the restaurant district, my business associates and I arrived at happy hour. And this is no cut rate happy hour with a wide variety of top shelf liquors including Grey Goose martinis, properly prepared. Our table was outside where we could observe the exotic car parade by. Johnny V's has a great wine list and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Duck meatball appetizers are average. Lamb rib appetizers are average- need more flavor. Scallops that my brother had were amazing. Sea bass is very good. BBQ shrimp was way too spicy that I couldn't enjoy the shrimp at all.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The scallop dinner was phenomenal. My sister had the BBQ and wasn't impressed and was definitely the worst dish out of the family. Highly recommend the scallops if you come here.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 625 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-2234
    (8th street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-761-7920

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 50
  • Cuisine: American, Caribbean, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?