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Johnny's Cafe

4702 S. 27th St., Omaha, NE - (402) 731-4774
Johnny’s has been Omaha’s steak house since 1922, a grand-scale restaurant with well-upholstered chairs, broadloom carpets, and modernistic chandeliers. Naturally, beef is king: steaks, chops, ribs, liver, even, on occasion, tongue or ox tail are the things to order.
84% Approval Rating (19 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Omaha Strip Steak
Onion Rings
Salad

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (1)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Johnny’s has been Omaha’s steak house since 1922. At the edge of the stockyards, it was once a café for cowboys and cow shippers. Now it is a grand-scale restaurant with well-upholstered chairs, broadloom carpets, and modernistic chandeliers. We love the baronial ..."   [Read More]
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Chris Poole
August 02, 2008
"I try to eat at Johnny's once a month at a minimum. I only order the chicken fried steak, not because their other food is bad, but because the chicken fried steak is so good. It is the most tender chicken fried steak I have ever eaten. It's not served with the ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

4702 S. 27th St., Omaha, NE
(402) 731-4774

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:Yes
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:Yes
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:No
Well-marbled, this steak is aged on the premises.  The hash browns make an excellent accompaniment, soaking up the steak's natural juices.
"Well-marbled, this steak is aged on the premises. The hash browns make an excellent accompaniment, soaking up the steak's natural juices."
Dale Fine





Crunchy-crusted with a creamy inside and a faint sweet taste, the onion rings are listed as a signature item on the Johnny's Cafe menu.  This is actually only a half-order!
"Crunchy-crusted with a creamy inside and a faint sweet taste, the onion rings are listed as a signature item on the Johnny's Cafe menu. This is actually only a half-order!"
Cliff Strutz


This 9-ounce Native Filet Mignon came with a mushroom wine sauce and was cooked perfectly.  Those are potatoes au gratin on the side.
"This 9-ounce Native Filet Mignon came with a mushroom wine sauce and was cooked perfectly. Those are potatoes au gratin on the side."
Cliff Strutz


Old-fashioned yes, but the three-scoop creme de menthe sundae is a delicious way to end the meal.
"Old-fashioned yes, but the three-scoop creme de menthe sundae is a delicious way to end the meal."
Cliff Strutz


A stellar start to a great steak dinner.
"A stellar start to a great steak dinner."
Dale Fine


Patrons are greeted by an unusual carpet design featuring a steer head when first entering the restaurant.
"Patrons are greeted by an unusual carpet design featuring a steer head when first entering the restaurant."
Cliff Strutz


Home of Omaha's elite meat for 78 years
"Home of Omaha's elite meat for 78 years"
Michael Stern



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