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Johnny's Cafe

4702 S 27th St, Omaha, NE 68107-2732
+1 402-731-4774
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“prime rib” (36 reviews)
“steak” (89 reviews)
“onion rings” (14 reviews)
American, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
4702 S 27th St, Omaha, NE 68107-2732
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Let's not mince words here...short and sweet...if you are looking for a great steak served up in a super cool restaurant that has been doing business since 1922 in a historic part of town and is still going strong...then Johnny's checks all the boxes !!!...More

Thank lanceo53
Reviewed 6 March 2018

My wife and I had dinner here on a Wednesday evening around 6:15 PM - we had a reservation and were seated in the wine room , which had 5 or 6 tables and is just off the main room - Shelby was our waitress...More

Thank Grover74
Reviewed 19 February 2018

I took my wife to dinner there, we got in early which was nice. Ordered drinks and appetizer... stuffed mushrooms, they were very good and had butter and cheese over them. Their signature cottage cheese spread was ok this time, I remember it having more...More

Thank JerryMOVACA
Reviewed 30 December 2017

The Classic Nebraska Steak House! The steaks were perfect as was the other side dishes and service! I love the old school steak house decor!

Thank BearNTrout
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

My husband always wants to go to Johnny's Cafe for his birthday. Last year we were not very satisfied with our visit but wanted to give them another chance so we went again for his birthday. First the place smells musty when you walk in,...More

1  Thank Shelly S
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Great steak every time we visit this Omaha classic steak house. There are so few left. If you haven't been here for a while, it's still as good as you remember. If you have never been here, find out why family-owned steak houses built Omaha's...More

Thank Jeff J
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Ok, so I had high hopes to try Johnny's out, an Omaha standard. Well, that standard ended in the 70's and stayed there. Walked in and it just smelled old and musty, the decor truly is the 70's and not good 70's but honestly is...More

Thank TwoforDinner
omahasteakhouse, Owner at Johnny's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

We are sorry that you did not enjoy your dinner at Johnny's. If you would like to contact the restaurant by email or phone, we would be happy to refund your meal.

Reviewed 21 October 2017

Such history - sitting right on the edge of the old stockyards Johnny's is awash is the glory days of the area. Still a great place. Food is what you'd expect from a high end place, but the prices are really reasonable compared to the...More

Thank PJHoffnet
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Johnny's never fails to be consistent with good service. They have a junior prime rib portion that fills a person to the gills so I can't imagine how big the larger portions on the menu are. The complimentary cottage cheese spread is delicious with their...More

Thank Eric C
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Went to Johnny's with two friends from out of town who used to work there. It was a blast from the past to be in this 95 year-old Omaha icon. More than nostalgia, the steak and prime rib were perfect. Mushroom gravy comes with steak...More

1  Thank ZanyOmahaGirl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 32
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4702 S 27th St, Omaha, NE 68107-2732
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-731-4774
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Omaha's Original Steak House Since 1922. Family owned and operated and proudly serving locals and visitors for over 90 years. Specializing in hand cut, aged on premise steaks and prime rib. Other menu items including chicken and fish available.
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