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Johnny Rocket's - Olentangy River Rd

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1787 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus, OH 43212
+1 614-291-8239
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 3
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    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cute 50's Style Diner

Great little place but timing is everything. Friday night is really busy. The hamburgers, sweet potato fries and shakes were excellent. We loved it when the girls dropped all that they were doing to dance to a song, too cool. Great family place. Loud.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 17, 2015
sandyshells2000
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Titusville, Florida
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
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Titusville, Florida
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106 reviews 106 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Great little place but timing is everything. Friday night is really busy. The hamburgers, sweet potato fries and shakes were excellent. We loved it when the girls dropped all that they were doing to dance to a song, too cool. Great family place. Loud.

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Columbus, Ohio
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101 reviews 101 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This place is spotless and fun! The bread is also grilled to perfection!! Rock'n' roll rules!!! And the very friendly server, Laurie, was very fun to talk to.

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Johnny R, Public Relations Manager at Johnny Rocket's - Olentangy River Rd, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, LDIANA P! We're glad you had a great time and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Chillicothe, Ohio
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We went last night and we had the cheeseburger that had BBQ sauce and onion rings. It was very good(greasy, but good). The bacon cheese fries were also good. If you want a fat meal that hits the junk food spot, this is it! Was disappointed that they didn't have the hog wings like the one in Cincinnati does.

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Johnny R, Public Relations Manager at Johnny Rocket's - Olentangy River Rd, responded to this review

Ashes33, thanks for the great review! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed our cheeseburger and onion rings. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon! More 

Columbus, Ohio, United States
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132 reviews 132 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Went to eat at this Johnny Rocket's just last week, after having been there just 2 weeks earlier. This is a popular spot to stop before seeing a movie at the AMC Lennox. However, the there have been some changes that are not for the better. Everything on the menu is now a la carte, which means you don't even... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

If you are near this location their philly cheese steaks and bacon cheddar fries are to die for!!! The apple pie milkshake is heaven in a glass!!! The staff is awesome and very friendly! We frequent there often and I am very suprised to see so so reviews! Every time we go everything is great!!!!

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Columbus, Ohio
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We used to go to Johnny Rockets when the kids were little and it was a great time, so we expected the same entertainment, food and service when we went there with our grandson. The service was so-so. We tried 3 of their juke boxes and none of them worked. The food came quickly but it tasted like it had... More 

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Torre Del Greco, Italy
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69 reviews 69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Johnny Rocket's in Columbus is a really nice place to eat a good hamburger. These are really tasty, even if they are maybe a little bit to rich. The staff is really kind and prices are not to high. I have appreciated the free drink refueling: when your drink is ending, the waiter/waitress gives you another one for free.

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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59 reviews 59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

I am not much for nostalgia, but sometimes it is nice to get a break from the "salad" mentality, and just throw down a burger and fries. We have always had good service and tasty burgers here, despite it being very busy.

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Saipan, Mariana Islands
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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Located in a shopping center close to Target, Famous Footwear, Barns and Nobel, Bath and Body, etc. As for the food it's pretty good, however the price is a little bit expensive. Staff may need to smile more. However they seem very professional and quick to take orders.

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Malta, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Though a fun 50's diner setting and cute staff uniforms, the only thing outstanding about Johnny Rocket's is the above average price they charge for an average burger .

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1787 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus, OH 43212
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-291-8239

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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