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Johnny's Ristorante Italiano

4245 W 4th St, Reno, NV 89523-8830
+1 775-747-4511
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (14 reviews)
“petrale sole” (4 reviews)
“nut roll” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4245 W 4th St, Reno, NV 89523-8830
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a Dozen(12) visits over the last Four (4) years where Nine(9) times Johnny's was Excellent, this was the Third (3) time the food was Fair to Poor. What a disappointment! To a fairly expensive restaurant with a good reputation, Consistency is vitally Important.This lack...More

Thank 63gorgogator
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Johnny's is a place that has been around for a very long time, and for good reason. The ambiance and service takes you back many years, in a good way. The food is authentic Italian fare using recipes that go back several generations. My favorite...More

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I've eaten at the talion restaurants in New York Boston San Francisco Chicago Rome and all over the world. I'm not sure why anyone would not like Johnny's particularly the petrale sole or the penne pasta. Prices in portions are always of good size the...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is an iconic Reno institution that is still good and does not rest on it's 50 years reputation. It is one of those oddly time-warp type of places with dark wood, mirrors, faux marble and faintly Tuscan columns and arches. Chairs are padded and...More

Thank Nancy V
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

A throwback Italian dining experience. Check out the black and white photos of celebs. Linen table clothes. Subdued lighting. Attentive personable wait staff. Oh, and the food. Never s bad or mediocre meal here...and it compares favorably with my favorite Italian moments in Rome. Order...More

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 2 October 2017

An indication of a good restaurant is its packed! We dined on a Sunday night....seated prompted even tho we were 15 late! Typical old world Italian menu. Very affordable pricing....we liked the Johnny's and will dine there again.

Thank Napafoodlover
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We went to our annual dinner at Johnny's with some friends here for the Reno Air Races 2017. They were from Seattle WA and Nebraska. We had a new young waiter who was very good! The salads are always fresh and cool. We all had...More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 12 September 2017

After checking yelp and trip advisor, we decided on Johnny's for dinner. Midweek, just 2 of us. Took the hostess a few minutes to even come to the podium, but we took a nice table with a bit of a view of 4th Street and...More

Thank Michele E
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Visiting Reno and we needed a good spot to celebrate a birthday. Johnny's was awesome. Salads extremely fresh, Service impeccable (Nick was great), pastas cooked to perfection, and great desserts. The setting and atmosphere is very relaxing and comfortable, easy to talk and converse at...More

Thank Tomwaite
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

My first experience at this restaurant was a very pleasant one! I like the old world charm and retro super-club vibe. The food was all freshly prepared and very tasty. I loved the fresh dinner salad and the crusty bread to dip in oil and...More

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Bruce M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4245 W 4th St, Reno, NV 89523-8830
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-747-4511
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