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Johnny's Cafe & Bar

9407 Ventnor Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-2316
+1 609-822-1789
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“meatballs” (9 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 3:00 pm Hours
Italian, Bar
$$ - $$$
9407 Ventnor Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-2316
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food. Oily and gross. Staff. Average. Atmosphere awful. For the money go somewhere else this place is terrible and should be ashamed

Thank Maria T
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Johnny' s has a great selection for Happy Hour! The happy hour food is delicious. The Ricotta cheese cake is a must for dessert. Free Parking is available. Cons: miserable bartender!

Thank travelnow216
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

The name is deceiving cafe by morning breakfast and elegant dining at nite The dining room is elegant and inviting with a fire place for family& friends And very romantic Great friendly service Clean Delicious food $$-$$$ Two large bars Street parking in the summer...More

Thank Chrissy1113
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Johnny's is a great place for Happy Hour. Food item and drinks are great prices and very good. My beach friends and I frequent this place in the summer. Also very good for dinner. Schuckers next door same owner is very good if you're looking...More

Thank Rosanna C
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Asked for Really good Italian olive Oil instead of butter Received some type of clear vegetable oil Asked for some good Italian crusty bread Received some type of a frozen Parker house roll Server persuaded us to order and promised us U-8 shrimp and Colossal...More

2  Thank Roberta M
Reviewed 19 November 2017

I know that Johnny's has a great dinner selection but I never expected the breakfast to be so good! Lots of choices that all sounded great. My friend had an omelette chuck full of ham, peppers, onions and cheese. He even let me taste it...More

Thank Beth I
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

After many visits to this restaurant for dinner and happy hour, I can honestly say that consistency is the name of the game here. Happy hour has a number of vodka cocktails, wine and beer at $7 or less. The lemon basil martini is our...More

1  Thank Mikeydi910
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Came into OCNJ for a long weekend and decided to head to Margate for dinner. Was a crazy idea as it was raining cats and dogs and the roads were flooded. We couldn't park in the valet lot because we couldn't have made it across...More

Thank Anne Marie R
Reviewed 13 September 2017

My party of 4 had some extremely tasty dinner dishes at Johnny's. We dine regularly in Margate and Ventnor and this may have been my favorite meal of the summer. Our platters were carefully and interestingly prepared and each had its own distinctive taste. All...More

Thank Gary F
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner and the kitchen was closed so we sat at the bar. The bartenders were nice. We ordered Nona's meatballs and a Garden salad, they were both delicious. I also ordered the tuna app off the happy hour menu but it...More

Thank collmc45
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 50
Italian, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9407 Ventnor Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-2316
    (Adams & Jefferson)
  • Public Transportation: NJ Transit Bus 505 Stops at the corner
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Margate City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-822-1789
  • E-mail
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