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Johnny's Ristorante Italiano

#52 of 696 Restaurants in Reno
Certificate of Excellence
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4245 W 4th St, Reno, NV 89523-8830
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mount Vernon, Washington, USA
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ask for the view room as it has a city view. The service was excellent, the food expertly prepared . I had the veal marsala and it was great. Thin slices of veal and a great sauce. Expensive, but worth it.

Thank Nancy B
Reno, Nevada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Try to go early so you can get a seat! Best seating is by the window line because it can get noisy. We also ate at the bar one time, tables are small but cozy.

Thank elizabethw138
Reno, Nevada
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Old time Italian restaurant. Has been around forever and I just found it. Have gone twice to try a couple of entrees. Service good and food as well. Prices $$$. Desserts are good. Nice place for family dinner on special occasion.

Thank phamic9
Sparks, Nevada
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143 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We agree with the previous review "getting worse" where they were referring to prices. You'll be paying for the ambience, not the food. It is a somewhat romantic place to eat (spoiled by a nearby screaming kid in our case). It's not a place to bring your screaming kids. The calamari appetizers was skimpy and cam with just a red... More 

Thank Glen H
Reno, Nevada
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311 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

The last few times to Johnny's have been disappointing. They charge $14 for a glass of Seghesio Zin, and I can buy a whole bottle for $16.50 at Costco. If they are buying at a similar price that's a 350 percent markup - WOW. Also, they charge $2 to $3.50 for any dressing on the house salad. Their pricing is... More 

Thank RobReno
Portland, Oregon
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81 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

I was told to go here by a friend who use to live in Reno. Unfortunately, it wasn't worth the cab ride there. If you like the Olive Garden, you will be okay. If you like good homemade Italian, don't go. 7

Thank Doug O
Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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138 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

six of us had dinner there, three had the petrali sole that you have to reserve when you make your reservation. my wife had a daily special, seafood lasagna .... i had a taste soooooo good. i had the veal marsala along with alfredo fettuccine., melt in your mouth good!!! last person had calamari steak, looked good. garlic bread was... More 

Thank Gene B
Los Angeles, California
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248 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

While visiting friends in Reno, they recommended this restaurant. The atmosphere is upscale and relaxing with nice views. A very good menu selection of Italian dishes. Our group tried a variety of dishes including the sole, chicken parm, veal, pasta and shrimp. Everyone was more than satisfied. Entree portions are generous, and include soup or salad, plus roasted vegetables. Service... More 

Thank niccjr
Alamo, California
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77 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

What a treat, after traveling across the US, thanks to Tripadvisor, finding this (non fast food) restaurant! We were pleasantly surprised😊, with many mouth watering options, we enjoyed a wonderful meal, topped off with a special bottle of our favorite wine! A perfect place to indulge yourself, and for us the way to to end a perfect trip!

Thank Lgrif
Bend, Oregon
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016

We went with friends to this restaurant. The staff had great customer service and the food was good. I didn't see a kids menu and had some difficulty reading some of the menu items. We had a great time and will be back next visit.

Thank Hopefull1995

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4245 W 4th St, Reno, NV 89523-8830
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: 775-747-4511

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?