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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Italian, American
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cozy, friendly ambiance, caesar salad is DIVINE and garlicky magic. Bread is fantastic. Great service (Thanks Erica!) Go at lunch time to save a few dollars. Perfect place for a nice lunch with friends! Delicious and Lovely!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank MW03070
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was amazing! Our barmaid and server Toya was amazing also! The food was delicious. Also Brooke the manager and Noel at the front desk were awesome! First time here but can't wait to go back. Johnny's what a Class Act.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank MR E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious food in a pleasant atmosphere.It would be even better if they offered tartufo for dessert. We will definitely be back and look forward to seeing our favorite dessert on the menu.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank savytraveler1432
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was In New York To See Friends Playing IN their Band at the Rivers Casino. Decided to try Johnny's For Dinner. I was very impressed. We ate at the bar since there was an hour wait and we did not want to be late for...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Dibird50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a huge surprise ! We live in Niskayuna but rarely go downtown. I pulled up closed Italian after picking up our car and this came up! Best surprise in a long time!!! Home made Pasta !!!! Sauce was very good and I am...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything great here. Calamari, pasta, sauces, fish, meat etc Can’t go wrong. Fun meal with JoJo. Reservations helpful.

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank kkr6767
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Hampton Inn traveling through Schenectady and asked for dinner recommendations. They recommended Johnnys, which was almost across the street. It was a Friday and the restaurant was very busy with multiple large groups celebrating. We had generous glasses of wine while...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank zron
Reviewed October 16, 2019 via mobile

We had excellent service and delicious food. Our waitress Brandi was very helpful with wine selections and salad for the table suggestions. All 18 of us were very pleased with the venue, service and quality of the food

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

Had drinks before a show ! Vallee was our Bartender and made best Cinnamon Margarita ever ! Definitely going back !

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Joe D
Reviewed October 12, 2019 via mobile

Best restaurant, excellent food and service. We will definitely be going back. Seafood and pasta delicious. The service was excellent. Jaimie R was our waitress. She was very pleasant and the service was great.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Response from salihora | Reviewed this property |
No idea but call. The chef will gladly help
August 30, 2018|
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Response from DiNipoti | Reviewed this property |
I know they the area. Best bet is to either check on line, or better yet, call direct.
Linda A
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Response from lynnlarra | Reviewed this property |
on side streets, in front or in multilevel garage on broadway.
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