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Johnnie's Grill

American, Diner
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301 S Rock Island Ave, El Reno, OK 73036-3751
+1 405-262-4721
06:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Union City
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's Way over priced two coneys a French fry and two sodas was 11.00 the food isn't that great at all

Thank bruteforcebob750
Westlake, Ohio
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We originally planned to go to Sid's after seeing it on the travel channel. However, we discovered (after we drove here) that they were closed on Sundays. Two blocks away is Johnnie's. they had the same kind of fare and huge servings. Even the half size fries or tater tots was plenty. Glad we came!

1 Thank bernadette52659
El Reno
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118 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an El Reno staple, the food is good and staff are always friendly. If you are in town it's worth a stop even if your not hungry.

1 Thank James A
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

I've only been in for breakfast since change of Ownership recently. I can say that the place is MUCH cleaner. The quality of base ingredients seems unchanged. I hope they've upgraded quality of meat for burgers etc. The staff seemed more eager to serve. I will give them that as well.

1 Thank Plinker007
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

I was geared up for this to be amazing and it was just okay. Nothing bad, but nothing to go crazy over either. The onions do make the burger better, but my burger patty was oddly shaped and did not work with the bun. Sounds like a weird thing to complain about, I know. But, it actually made eating the... More 

Thank Liz S
Salina, Kansas
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91 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Traveling through El Reno, we decided to stop for lunch at Johnnie's Grill based on Trip Advisor reviews! So glad we did. Love the diner atmosphere. I had the coney with chili and slaw (homemade and absolutely delicious) while my husband had an onion burger. We shared half orders of onion rings and tator tots that were so crisp and... More 

Thank Kathy P
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

On our way to Dallas we had heard about the regional variation of the griddle smashed hamburgers in El Reno and need to stop and try both Sid's and Johnnies. We did try both, I reviewed Sid's separately but hands-down Johnnie's was the better burger. Don't get me wrong, Sid's was good too but at the end of the day... More 

Thank Cruising2by2
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

El Reno has 3 places that all serve the FAMOUS ONION BURGER. Johnnies has been in business for over 70 years and the menu has stayed the same. Everything they cook is great. Try their Coneys. (A hot dog with chilli and slaw). They have the best coneys in town. EL RENO BURGERS HAVE BEEN ON ALL THE FOOD CHANNELS!... More 

Thank TommyBahama4urMama
Blanchard, Oklahoma
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139 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Don't expect breakfast on Sunday, my bad for that. So I had the BLT, I wasn't disappointed. This place has changed inside, go by and check out the new artwork and the remodeled dining area.

Thank Deb4life
El Reno
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118 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Burgers, Coney's, Fries. Simple but good. Place seems clean and family friendly. If you have a chance you need to stop by and give it a try.

Thank James A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 S Rock Island Ave, El Reno, OK 73036-3751
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  El Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 405-262-4721

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?