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Carlo & Johnny

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9769 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242-7215
+1 513-936-8600
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Smalltown, IN
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have dined here numerous times so thought a review is appropriate. We celebrated our son's graduation from HS the other night. Jeff was our waiter and he did a wonderful job. The food (as always) - outstanding. We will not wait for him to graduate from college - that's for sure. Honestly, a great place for a great dining... More 

Thank Susi W
Clarksville, VA, United States
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358 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great bone in ribeye, bone in filet in our order. Cooked right, hot and tasty. I had a spicy version with peppers and a spice rub... this steak had a kick and quality too. Tender sweet onions placed on top gave variety as well. The side that took our tables prize was grilled Brussels sprouts which come in a mix... More 

Thank Joey H
Loveland, Ohio
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We came out to see one of our favorite bands, PC and the Final Verdict and have dinner at our favorite Cincinnati restaurant. If you've never experienced this band or restaurant, you are missing out. My husband always says PC is a blend between The Temptations and Stevie Ray Vaughn. It's hard to believe he is a self-taught guitarist. The... More 

Thank CindyLaFreniere
Cincinnati, Ohio
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For my husband's 50th birthday - we splurged. Really splurged. I saved up so we could have 2 bottles of red wine, the raw bar (incredible prawns and oysters) and - of course - two fabulous steaks with multiple sides. This is a beautiful venue, impeccable staff and the food is out of this world. Worth the money - make... More 

Thank stefanieadams09
Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food and service. Steak was fantastic, wine choices were great. Server and Som worked together to provide a experience we will definitely return for.

Thank Chris S
Loveland, Ohio
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Carlo and Johnny is more than a premier steak house. It is more than great live music. It is more than superb service. Somehow, it is more than the sum of its parts. We come here often. Sometimes just to drink diet Pepsis and dance, sometimes for the full-on dinner experience that Carlo and Johnny's staff excels at providing. Charlie... More 

Thank CindyLaFreniere
Loveland, Ohio
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77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

If you are going to go out. Go out. Do it up. And we did it up. We went to Carlo and Johnny's last night for the most fantastic time. Just the ambience of this restaurant is amazing. The service is delightful. We were lucky to have Mike take care of us last night and he is fun and very... More 

Thank GrooviGirl
Dry Ridge, Kentucky
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I had made reservations online and arrived early to ensure we got a table. The Hostess then informed me I had made reservations for the following night (I felt like a buffoon lol). She then pulled some strings and about 20 minutes later we were sitting at our table enjoying the evening. My hats off to a very nimble and... More 

Thank Bowlingca
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57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Well all the Jeff Rubys places are great,but this one is the best in my book.. Charlie the manager takes this to the next level. Super food, great raw sea food, the steaks the excellent, and very good sides. The atmosphere is outstanding. They have a great wine list if you like, and can make a mean dirty martini. Not... More 

Thank Rcr883
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We celebrated my daughters 16th birthday & the staff was so nice & professional! The food was amazing! The don't have an actual kids menu but they do offer kid friendly choices. My 10 yr old had the usual chicken strips & corn & she said both were fabulous! We also had the cheesecake & peanut butter pie. Both were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
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
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
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
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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Maineville, Ohio, United States
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?