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Carlo & Johnny

9769 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242-7215
+1 513-936-8600
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“filet” (28 reviews)
“salad” (41 reviews)
“challah” (3 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
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LOCATION
9769 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242-7215
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At least in my opinion. Food is fantastic as well as the service. This place just feels a little more relaxed than the other locations. Love the history of the building g and the Easter Brunch is a family tradition in our house.

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since one of our favorite bands was playing, we made a reservation at Carlo and Johnny for dinner. The bands they have there are some of the best in town, for listening and for dancing. I do wish the dance floor was a little bigger,...More

Thank CindyLaFreniere
Reviewed 13 January 2018

My daughter and son-in-law surprised me with a fabulous retirement dinner. I have never been to this restaurant before and was pleasantly surprised. We had reservations. We were immediately seated, and looked after all night. The service was OUTSTANDING - Adam was our waiter. We...More

Thank ellsee74
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Food was fine. Appetizers were fine. Service was fine. Why did my host pay $44 for a puny 8 oz filet? Nothing else came with that itty bitty filet like you would get at any other restaurant. I ordered a baked potato it was fine....More

2  Thank Tom Y
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

When you dine at a Jeff Ruby restaurant, you have high expectations and Carlo & Johnny's delivered. My wife and I dined there on New Year's Eve, kind of a tradition. While always good, that night can be a bit challenging and has a limited...More

Thank Ray B
Reviewed 2 January 2018

There's something about a Jeff Ruby steak that just makes you happy! We dined recently on New Year's Eve. Although the menu was limited that evening because of the holiday, everything was delicious! Wonderful wine list, never disappoints. Top notch service from the friendly, efficient...More

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 1 January 2018

We love Carlo and Johnny. It's that simple. We've been to several other "elite" restaurants in the Cincinnati area, but the combination of service and food found at Carlo and Johnny just cannot be found anywhere else that we have tried. This visit we were...More

Thank CindyLaFreniere
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Not only is the food excellent; filet cooked to perfection, it almost cuts without a knife, the service and attention to detail is superb. And pricing is very reasonable for the quality of the food and service. The decor makes one feel special as it...More

1  Thank Joe S
Reviewed 18 December 2017

I recently visited this restaurant twice for Christmas parties, one big and on small. The service and food were wonderful. The steaks were fantastic and cooked perfectly. The shrimp for the shrimp cocktail were firm, tasty and gigantic. While I did not have room for...More

1  Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We had a wonderful dining experience at Carlo & Johnny last night. Our waiter, Mike, was right on the ball explaining the different types of steak offerings and sides. Since everything is ala carte, the sides and salads are huge! Order a half salad (I...More

1  Thank Beechluver
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ntaulbee
28 June 2017|
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Response from CindyLaFreniere | Reviewed this property |
If you're vegan, I'm not sure, but if you are vegetarian there are several delicious salad options and side dishes. They change the menu seasonally, so the entrees vary. Most recently they had a mushroom risotto that is... More
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Dutch L
23 February 2017|
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Response from Peggy H | Reviewed this property |
I agree. I don't think they have Happy Hour on a Saturday night.
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Viceye1
16 April 2015|
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Response from Suzanne B | Reviewed this property |
No, I do not think they have a children's menu. And there really are no small portion sizes at Carlo & Johnny's . You could always split a filet or other main entrée, but no small bite items.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9769 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242-7215
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-936-8600
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Description
Following the Jeff Ruby tradition of fine dining in unique settings is Carlo & Johnny. This beautiful mansion has a storied history as a casino and Mafia hangout, adorned with antiques and unique appointments. As for the menu, it's in keeping with the Jeff Ruby tradition; delicious, innovative, and out-of-this-world. And with 15 steaks, it's Ruby's most comprehensive menu ever. The old Hollywood glamour and delicious cuisine promise a meal and experience to remember.
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