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Johnny's Cafe & Bar

9407 Ventnor Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-2316
609-822-1789
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Ranked #6 of 40 Restaurants in Margate City
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Price range: $25 - $50
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Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Adams & Jefferson
Transit: NJ Transit Bus 505 Stops at the corner
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English first
East Greenwich, Rhode Island
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The food, the atmosphere and the ENTERTAINMENT WAS FABULOUS!!! i DISAGREE with the negative reviews referring to the noise level....I thought everything was 100%. It is not a restaurant to go to for a rom antic dinner on a night entertainment is provided. Very festive ....hearing Benny sing and joining in! Wished I lived close by....it would be our go... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Always consistent. Great food and good service. Happy hour from 4-6 is a great value with incredible choices. Music is very good but very loud. You have to scream to hear each other.

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Hartford, CT
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54 reviews 54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We eat here once or twice a season. The food is consistently good. Service also good. Reasonable value for a nice restaurant in a resort area. The tables are close and you have to speak loudly to overcome the noise. Great for friends and family. Moderately priced.

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Ocean City, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Off the hook! Love the atmosphere, excellent food & drinks were fantastic! Everyone enjoyed their meal and sharing was contagious! Solute e' Grazzi!

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Somers Point, New Jersey
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

July 23 we had dinner at Johnny's. The food was good but the restaurant was to loud. The Frank Sinatra medley was to loud as a result people were yelling above the music. There was no ambience. I could not hear the other persons at my table. I also thought it was overpriced.

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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247 reviews 247 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Been here a few time but food only fair. My friends like it but I find it to be only fair and overpriced. I like Johnny cheesesteak place next door to be better.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We went to Johnny's Cafe and Bar because our server from the Atlantic City Bar and Grill told us about it. She was correct; it was great. The restaurant is divided into 2 sections, with a retro decor. Excellent coffee and food, eggs over easy, scrambled eggs, lox, bagels, cream cheese, toast, potatoes, and fresh fruit. They happily subbed fresh... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The bar at Johnny's is a great place to spend a Wednesday night! The bar tenders are friendly, cordial and set a mood of welcome to the casually elegant place. The food is simply delicious and all the variety is fun to sample. There are lots of nice people to chat up and the Sinatra style music is pleasant to... More

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Margate City, New Jersey
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Just got back from Johnny's where the shrimp, scallops and crab meat special had no crab meat. The waiter, who never listened to us from the get go, grabbed my plate without listening. I told him to leave my plate and he ran away with it. I called Johnny over who called me drunk and threatened to throw me out... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Johnny's just may be the best restaurant in SOUTH JERSEY. The food is excellent the service is and price.

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