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Johann's Restaurant & Lounge

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1006 Back River Neck Rd, Essex, MD 21221-6300
+1 410-574-0533
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Baltimore, Maryland
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Johann's has new owners and they've made some terrific changes. The place is much more warm and festive. More cheerful and the staff is much happier with the changes too! The kitchen staff sometimes needs a little guidance but everyone is always happy to make your order correct and that you are happy. Best cream of crab soup anywhere! Believe... More 

Thank Winky B
White Marsh, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Atmosphere. Great for Friday or Saturday night. Food great,servers great and friendly. Everyone we seen was in great happy mood, not just ones drinking.

Thank yiayia356
Essex, Maryland
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

The Bar & Restaurant Is Second To None! They Only Sell The Best Food Around! Very Friendly Mr Kirby Has Been Around Essex for Ever & Is Known By locals All Over As A Great Restaurant Owner You'll Be Very Pleased !!!!!!!!

Thank Frank O
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130 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

We finished our round of golf at Rocky Point and stopped at Johanns for lunch. We ordered a crab cake sandwich which came with cole slaw and potato salad. The crab cake was a traditional Maryland crab cake with big chunks of crab, some filler and fried. Worked real well on a cracker. The sides were just mass produced sides....I... More 

1 Thank Simeon G
Essex, Maryland
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2014

OK, so we went here for the first time about two weeks ago based on a recommendation of a friend of a friend. We live very close by and understand they have been here forever and just never went because we thought it was only a bar (not that we don't drink) We have since been three times. I would... More 

2 Thank Eric C
Essex, Maryland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 July 2013

We stopped in this restaurant after viewing the photograph posted here. This is absolutely not the restaurant and never was! Johanns hasn't seen remodeling since it was built. It's vinyl tablecloths and smells musty. We actually left without eating due to the unusual odor.

1 Thank Steph B
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 July 2013 via mobile

Johann's serves a fabulous (half-pound) crab cake sandwich! The price is good, too. Johann's prices are good overall. My husband loves the rockfish and tilapia dinners and they serve a great four-piece chicken dinner for about ten bucks.

1 Thank MacColgan
Baltimore, Maryland
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2011

I order Cream of Crab soup everywhere it is available to compare. Bar none this is the best I've found

Thank Tapdancer618

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1006 Back River Neck Rd, Essex, MD 21221-6300
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 410-574-0533

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?