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Crazy Johnnie's Steak House

3520 18th St, Metairie, LA 70002
(504) 887-6641
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Ranked #36 of 428 Restaurants in Metairie
Price range: $1 - $30
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Cuisines: Steakhouse
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
New Orleans, Louisiana
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77 reviews 77 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

To look at the place from the outside, it's nothing great. But inside is half bar and half tables. The seafood gumbo is very very good as well as the steaks. They have poker machines and a very freindly bar to enjoy drinks before or after you eat.

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St. Louis, Missouri
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Don't be put off by the outside of the building for it belies the meal to be had within. We were eight in number with a variety of tastes. No two of us ordered the same thing. I had a half and half of a shrimp dish and Crawfish Johnnie - the latter was the better of the two. Among... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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137 reviews 137 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
417 helpful votes 417 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This place has great Filet Mignon Steak. Even though it's a bit of a dive, the food is always consistently excellent, the service is always fast and friendly. I love the filet, the stuffed artichokes and the seafood gumbo. In fact, I think that the stuffed artichoke is one of the best I have ever had. There were rumors that... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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72 reviews 72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

My wife and I went for dinner. We had the dipping bread and crawfish Johnnie, both were excellent appetizers. She had the red beans and rice and I had the prime cut 8.5oz filet and crazy potatoes. Both were cooked perfectly and were very good. The steak was tender and flavorful. Dont mistake this place for a fancy steak house... More

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Metairie, Louisiana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

A small neighborhood bar and restaurant that has some of the best food around and the price is such a bargain. I eat there often and highly recommend that you try it.

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New Orleans
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Simply terrific steaks and prime rib. Potatoes are wonderful. Friendly atmosphere and service all at an exceptional value. Hope rumors of closing are false.

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Biloxi
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We had been visiting this restaurant since the 1980s, mainly for their lunch special - an overstuffed filet mignon poboy with a side of crazy potatoes. Unbelievably inexpensive and out-of-this-world! It had been awhile, at least a year, but we were very disappointed this time. No real butter in the poboy or potatoes - just some kind of bright yellow... More

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NJ
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Based on a recommendation from a "local" we decided to give this place a try. A little off the beaten path but the food was great and the waitress was fantastic. Once we told her we were in a bit of a rush the kitchen did a wonderful job getting the food out to us very quickly. About 15 minutes... More

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

My husband ate at Crazy Johnnie's in 2001 when he worked in LA for a short while, and he's been talking about his Jumbo Dippin' Shrimp meal ever since! In October 2011 we took a vacation to New Orleans and just had to find this restaurant. Hubby had the Jumbo Shrimp again and it was as good as he remembered.... More

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FLORIDA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

This place is just great......always consistant....i love to go to this find you will not be dissappointed in the quality foor...its all good!!

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