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Johnny's Cafe & Bar

9407 Ventnor Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-2316
+1 609-822-1789
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“meatballs” (8 reviews)
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American, Italian, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9407 Ventnor Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-2316
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were very pleasantly surprised by the great experience we had at Johnny's. We didn't expect to find such a nice place, tucked in among Margate's neighborhood shops. The decor is modern, sharp, and classy. But it's not expensive. The food is...More

Thank MrAntoineJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Why friends like this place is a mystery. Bad lay out. Poor quality food. Loud. Visited twice to make sure my first visit was not an "off" night. Absolutely nothing remarkable.

Thank Carol G
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We have been here several times and like both the food and always enjoy the atmosphere of the restaurant. The last time we ate at Johnny's was on NYE...and because of the festivities, we did not expect too much, however we were pleasantly surprised! The...More

Thank Ritacol
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Wow! What a find! In an effort to support "Johnnie's" for sponsoring youth a basketball team in a Margate co-ed league, we stopped in on a frigid Saturday morning. To our great surprise and delight--we found a beautiful restaurant, elegantly decorated, clean, friendly with an...More

Thank Grumpy3636
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I came here with a bunch of girlfriends recently and had an ok time. The patrons are more on the wealthy and older side (two things I am not hehe). The drinks were amazing and our bartender was out this world great. I ordered some...More

Thank Denise G
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We tried Johnny's Cafe after a recommendation from a friend, and we were warmly greeted by a parking attendant and then a wonderful host. The restaurant was charming and airy with a modern feel. The bar was full and bustling. I think the best dish...More

Thank Denise H
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

They have it all . Great bar . Dinner was excellent. Then a Dj came in about 9:30 and we danced till midnight ! Perfect night out

Thank yodog123
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This time for dinner rather than lunch. And just us as a couple. I can only recommend it as a fine choice in an area of very good choices. My wife ordered the shrimp platter and I had the tuna stake. We enjoyed both. Added...More

Thank halg16
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We go here for Lunch and dinner. Great Meatball salad!! Best Chicken Parm, simple but excellent menu!

Thank deb r
Reviewed 29 November 2016

As new "year rounders" in Ocean City, my husband and I are still exploring off-island bars/restaurants. After a few drinks at Tomatoes, we popped into Johnny's for some appetizers and drinks. We are very glad we did. The bartender at the front bar was super...More

Thank Laxmom212
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9407 Ventnor Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-2316
    (Adams & Jefferson)
  • Public Transportation: NJ Transit Bus 505 Stops at the corner
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Margate City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-822-1789
  • E-mail
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