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Johnny's Ristorante Italiano

4245 W 4th St, Reno, NV 89523-8830
+1 775-747-4511
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (17 reviews)
“petrale sole” (6 reviews)
“minestrone” (4 reviews)
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4245 W 4th St, Reno, NV 89523-8830
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Has been a mainstay of the Reno area for decades. Continues to be excellent ate in bar area this time - was full by 6 excellent service. excellent veal as usual Tina keeps place well running

Thank stewart j
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

The food here is great. The appetizers were all great as were the entrees. The only entree we didn’t like was the pizza. The dessert was not impressive. We tried 3 and all 3 were just ok. We’d recommend the pasta’s, seafood, calamari and polenta.

Thank SashaPintos
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Very nice place. Good sized dining area and comfortable bar with table seating and full menu available. Seated at our reservation time. Great menu, something for every taste. Our waiter referred to my wife and me as "we" on several occasions. "Have 'we' made a...More

Thank lie2me
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Being an Italian-American from the Bronx, I am usually very critical of what passes for Italian food in most of the country. Macaroni, (pasta to you nouveau folks), should be al Dente and never precooked. Veal should be sliced thin, succulent and tender. Olive oil...More

Thank jam711jam
Reviewed 23 December 2017

There is a reason Johnny's has been in business since 1966. This was the first visit for everyone in our foursome, including people who had lived in the area since 1971, and had always wanted to dine at Johnny's Ristorante. We were warmly greeted at...More

Thank sparkinator99
Reviewed 7 December 2017

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 11 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 30 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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