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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%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“meatballs” (9 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (4 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
9407 Ventnor Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-2316
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1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After many visits to this restaurant for dinner and happy hour, I can honestly say that consistency is the name of the game here. Happy hour has a number of vodka cocktails, wine and beer at $7 or less. The lemon basil martini is our...More

Thank Mikeydi910
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Came into OCNJ for a long weekend and decided to head to Margate for dinner. Was a crazy idea as it was raining cats and dogs and the roads were flooded. We couldn't park in the valet lot because we couldn't have made it across...More

Thank Anne Marie R
Reviewed 13 September 2017

My party of 4 had some extremely tasty dinner dishes at Johnny's. We dine regularly in Margate and Ventnor and this may have been my favorite meal of the summer. Our platters were carefully and interestingly prepared and each had its own distinctive taste. All...More

Thank Gary F
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner and the kitchen was closed so we sat at the bar. The bartenders were nice. We ordered Nona's meatballs and a Garden salad, they were both delicious. I also ordered the tuna app off the happy hour menu but it...More

Thank collmc45
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Group of 6, seated promptly & served by the very charming, Frankie, from Vegas! Extensive menu, Italian primarily, with Mediterranean flare Figs, stuffed with goat cheese, wrapped in prosciutto-outstanding! Every dish served was delicious & very generous portion..my hubby who never leaves anything on his...More

Thank mariava51
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Got seated for breakfast, at the bar. The bartender was responsible for the entire section. This was a recipe for disaster. There was no way possible for the bartender to attend to everyones order. Once we got seated we overheard conversations about orders not being...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This is a very lively place with many seafood and meat specials. There is a very active bar scene and a very reasonable wine list. There is an Italian influence. Good desserts are available.The restaura

Thank harvey1_11
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Years ago we went to Johnny's, service was awful, order was wrong, another order was missing so we never went back untill this morning when we were urged to give it another try. Big mistake! Twice, my order was wrong, they gave me something I...More

Thank karen f
Reviewed 11 June 2017

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 8 June 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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