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Johnny's Bistro on Main - CLOSED

8167 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4773
+1 410-461-8210
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (10 reviews)
“pizza” (21 reviews)
“bread pudding” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
8167 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4773
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

A nice place, but still fixing flood damage. It had good pizza and some decent fish and salads. The local liked it, Badly damaged by flood,

Thank akdave
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Unfortunately this steadfast restaurant located on Main Street in Ellicott City that served delicious sandwiches, soups, etc. has decided not to re-open after the devastating flood on July 30th. They were hoping to bounce back but circumstances have prevented these plans. Johnny's will definitely be...More

1  Thank Shopper21043
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We go here for lunch once or twice a month. The sandwiches are awesome. Service is really good. Everything is fresh and well made. Stop in if you are in Old Town.

Thank soccerdadof3
Reviewed 16 July 2016

You can't go wrong at Johnny's! We had a pizza, a wrap, chicken breast salad, and finished off with apple pie ala mode and bread pudding...which was all fresh and tasty. Will certainly make this one of our more frequented places to eat,

Thank ECDoppelgangerx4
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

A young lady named Tracy greeted us at the door and talked with me until the rest of my group arrived. She was also our waitress and went above and beyond. She was a GEM OF THE HIGHEST ORDER! I accidentally gave her a small...More

Thank Gayle F
Reviewed 15 April 2016

We entered the venue on a Thursday evening to an almost empty seating area. The host gave us a choice of any open table, which was nice. The server came by within a short time to offer us drinks and relay the specials. She went...More

Thank TommyRo
Reviewed 26 March 2016

For some reason this is the only restaurant in historic Ellicott City we had never gone to over the years, but enjoyed our lunch on this 1st visit.Small inside but inviting with nice white lights hanging thru out the restaurant.They have 2 tables outside for...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Walking down Main Street lots of shop owners recommend Johnny's Bistro as a good place to try so I stopped in with my aunt for lunch one week. We were seated right away and approached by our waitress for dinks. She brought us sample of...More

Thank Danielle T
Reviewed 13 February 2016

I have been here multiple times and love it each and every time. The food is fresh and fantastic and the staff are great too.

Thank Cindy D
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Ellicott City is chock full of restaurant choices, but locals agree Johnny's is among the best. The menu is varied and inventive -- my favorite is the "It's a Wrap" - grilled Tuscan chicken, fresh mozzarella, sliced proscuitto, with arugula, roasted red peppers, herbs and...More

Thank Stogie5
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8167 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4773
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-461-8210
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