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Johnny's Cafe

4702 S 27th St, Omaha, NE 68107-2732
402-731-4774
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Ranked #162 of 1,113 Restaurants in Omaha
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $32
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Been to Johnny's for the first time today and had a great time, food is excellent. The building and history adds to the experience.

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LINCOLN
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I went in for lunch after not being there for 20 years, what a sad delapatated shell of what it used to be. The place was falling apart. Filled with old people in their 70's and 80's that obviously loved the fact that it hasnt been remodeled since the 60's. I ordered a hot beef sandwich and got instant mashed... More 

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Avondale Estates, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Had a ribeye, cooked just right, medium rare. Great Manhattan too. This place is filled with history. It is right near the site of Omaha Union Stockyards, which alas is long gone. The Livestock Exchange building was saved though. I liked Johnnys, not expensive but has a really nice vibe. Great service.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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33 reviews 33 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Dine here to experience how things used to be in a steak house. Step back in time to, say, 1955, and get a pretty tasty and hunky piece of beef in the process. Don't skip the bar. It's as red velvety and dimly lit as a Runyonesque setting could be, should be in a noir film. Indeed, it was in... More 

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Topeka, Kansas, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This is an old restaurant, been here since 1910 according to their history. We had one of the best steaks we've ever had, cooked perfectly, full of flavor. The staff was friendly and attentive without hovering over us. It is in an older part of town. The décor is older, but I found it interesting. A nice quiet atmosphere for... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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50 reviews 50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Johnny's is Omaha's oldest steakhouse. It's the only place I know of that regularly offers sweetbreads, a special delicacy for us. At Johnny's, we always know we are getting corn fed and aged beef. Both make a huge difference in the taste/quality (we can always identify grass fed!). The location is wonderful: right in the middle of Omaha's historic stockyards... More 

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Ok restaurant....wanted a good steak. The decor looks like something out of 1960s. Food was good - not the best steak but not the worst.

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Kearney, Missouri, USA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

excellent food and service a very good price my wife had fish and chips I had a sandwich more food than u can eat

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Pequannock, New Jersey
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116 reviews 116 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Had a delicious prime rib and baked potato. It was an excellent steak cooked to perfection. Entering the restaurant was like going back in time. Homemade Oreo cheesecake for dessert too.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Old building in a blighted area of town.Fenced in like a compound Steaks dry....Service slow...food not warm.baked potato hard and cold prime rib flavorless YEK Was there 2 weeks ago and gave them another shot...NO BETTER

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Additional Information about Johnny's Cafe

Address: 4702 S 27th St, Omaha, NE 68107-2732
Phone Number: 402-731-4774
Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 32
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Seafood, Steakhouse

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