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Johnny's Ristorante Italiano

#15 of 745 Restaurants in Reno
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4245 W 4th St, Reno, NV 89523-8830
775-747-4511
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Northern Italian Cuisine with an Old Time San Francisco Flaire

Being from a Maternal Northern Italian background, the Food was very much to my liking and true to the style of Northern Italy and many of the Old Time San Francisco Restaurants in North Beach. A very pleasing decor, very clean throughout and friendly staff.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Don4491
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Red Bluff, California
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Red Bluff, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Being from a Maternal Northern Italian background, the Food was very much to my liking and true to the style of Northern Italy and many of the Old Time San Francisco Restaurants in North Beach. A very pleasing decor, very clean throughout and friendly staff.

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Torrance, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The food here was very good and had a nice romantic atmosphere. Somewhere where you could dress up to go to or remain casual. Server was friendly. No reservations are required. I really loved the salad that came with the meal...good, simple dressing with blue cheese crumbles on top of greens. Good vegetarian options and meat options.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This was recommended by friends and we were really pleased. The food was very interesting and delicious. The specials were tops. The standards were available as well though we had to take the sea bass special and the lobster lasanga. You won't be dissapointed.

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Reno, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Johnny's is one of my favorite restaurants in Reno and the food is consistently good and the service is great. I'm probably considered a regular and they recognize my voice when I call for a reservation and already have my drink on the way by the time I sit down. Johnny's is an institution in Reno and in my opinion,... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This restaurant has been around for a long time with many local loyal patrons, which means they are doing a lot of things right! We haven't dined here in many years but our friends suggested it for our 25th wedding anniversary dinner. First, let me say that they never recognized our anniversary even though they were told when the reservation... More 

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Minden, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We took a couple with us who had never been to Johnny's before. They really liked the food and service. We thought it was as good as ever. We miss Mario who retired from the wait staff a couple of years ago. We had a good window table and our server was at our table just the right number of... More 

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Ceres, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Wow, this place is amazing! No its not downtown near the casinos, but a few miles down the road with an amazing view and incredible interior ambiance as well! Everything on the menu was incredible! From the salad, to the entree, to the wine, to the dessert, amazing! I salivate just thinking about it! Pricey but worth every cent! Staff... More 

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Sparks, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Johnny;s had been recommmded by several people and we ended up having delightful evening...they sat us by a window with mountain view...waiter was efficient and very helpful. /when I was disappointed not to find my favorite, chicken marsala, on the menu he offered to check with the chef......came back with the message that the chef would be pleased to make... More 

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Reno, NV
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Pretty good, primarily SOUTHERN Italian. Dishes with Red sauce and stronger flavors (sausage, etc.) seem to be a bit more successful than Lighter "Florentine-like" items and cream-sauced items. Wines seem slightly overpriced (maybe some formula like "2x retail + $15", or "3x retail"...). From 4th Street, nice views over the river. From the bar... maybe they should turn the TV... More 

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Milpitas, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Dinner was very good and the service was 1st class. The only problem was we had to wait for quit awhile. The overall experience was very good.

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Additional Information about Johnny's Ristorante Italiano

Address: 4245 W 4th St, Reno, NV 89523-8830
Phone Number: 775-747-4511
Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4245 W 4th St, Reno, NV 89523-8830
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: 775-747-4511

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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