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“Fresh Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Johnny's Bistro on Main - CLOSED

Johnny's Bistro on Main
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Baltimore, MD
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fresh Food”
Reviewed November 4, 2012

Fresh food, friendly staff good prices.Nice variety of item with the chef comming out to eat table to see if you liked the meal.

Visited June 2012
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English first
Level Contributor
40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Cozy bistro w/excellent food”
Reviewed September 15, 2012 via mobile

My wife and I were at Johnny's and I had "The Bistro" sandwich with sliced flank steak on a cibatta? bread. It was excellent so we came back the next day for the same and pumpkin soup. Same great sandwich and the soup was great. We'll be back!

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Thank James P
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Level Contributor
51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Consistently excellent!”
Reviewed July 4, 2012

My wife and I love dining at Johnny's and get there at least monthly! The specials are always amazing, and his wine selections are an excellent value for the price. The owner, Johnny, tries to get out to chat with everyone personally, despite being busy creating masterful dishes in the kitchen. It's a European-style bistro where you order at the counter (they deliver the food) but when they aren't really busy they'll take your fodd and drink orders as well. Very friendly wait staff-- go with their recommendations and you won't go wrong. Johnny's Sangria's are awesome in the summertime but he typically runs out by early evening due to their popularity (and the prep time required to make them).
Don't miss Johnny's if you are in Ellicott City!

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank t15
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Woodstock, Maryland
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336 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Have A Dinner With Johnny”
Reviewed May 23, 2012

A great little local place with great food prepared fresh by the owner right from the kitchen.
Consistently good.
A local find, just needs more people to give him a try.

jsl

  • Visited May 2012
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Thank studebhawk
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Henderson, Nevada
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Consistently Good”
Reviewed April 28, 2012

Every time I bring out-of-town visitors to stroll the streets of Historic Ellicott City I always make it a "must" stop for lunch at Johnny's Bistro on Main. After you are seated, you can read over their menu and peek over your shoulders to see what the next table customers are eating. So what if you have to walk up to the window to order and pay, I think the food is consistently good here! The waitress will probably bring a small sample of their daily soup to taste, and I've never had one that I didn't like. My girlfriend and I split a "warm mushroom salad" and a "three cheese pizza". Both were very good.

  • Visited April 2012
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Thank gr8-s-cape
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