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Johnny's Steaks & Bar-Be-Que

301 Thomas Arnold Rd, Salado, TX 76571
+1 254-947-4663
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (37 reviews)
“steak” (74 reviews)
“cobbler” (12 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
301 Thomas Arnold Rd, Salado, TX 76571
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is perfect for a burger, fries and a beer. Try the jalepeno bun for sure. Their steaks are pretty good but nothing to go out of your way for. I have never had a bad burger but their have been times that I...More

Thank dhill1143
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend recommended the Ribeye and did not disappoint!! Cooked to order perfect with great service - I chose green bean X 2 only due to special diet - my friend had onion rings and tater tots- I’ll visit later this month to try the...More

Thank Tlyke
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Spent the night in area and this spot was recommended by hotel staff. Small family-style restaurant with a big restaurant menu. We both had a BBQ plate. Meat was tender, a large portion, with a choice of excellent sides. I recommend getting some extra sauce...More

Thank solakes
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Steak, chicken, and brisket sandwiches were good. The decor must have been done by a non-Texan as evidenced by a picture of the owner with Rick Perry placed above an autographed picture of Nolan Ryan’s famous headlock. ANYONE can become the governor but NO ONE...More

Thank rongraves2017
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Johnny's is a older location located just off I35. Service was friendly, Price was about right. Interior is old Aggie and interesting. Chicken fried steak was ample, 1/2 order 12.95. Food was pretty good but not the best around. Monument in Georgetown or Dahlia's in...More

Thank 575reginalds
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Was traveling and had stopped at Johnny's earlier this year. It was amazing then, so we stopped again. This time our experience wasn't as good as the last. I want to say it was during the Christmas holidays. So there were quite a few large...More

Thank jackkip
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Had high hopes but this place was average at best. The steaks were very heavily peppered and I had asked about it and was told they were just seasoned ........so be aware if you don't like heavy peppery seasoning. Ordered a baked potato and asked...More

Reviewed 6 December 2017

The Bar B Que was very good. The place was crowded and the one waitress was trying her best but she could not keep up. We had to wait for the waitress to be able to pay.

Thank Rendell W
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Wonderful service and food! Small town Texas at it's finest! The chicken fried steak was fantastic. I look forward to returning and seeing a concert at this site.

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Right off the highway(I35), I was with a group of 5 we all had sirloin steaks with baked potato and salad. The steak was a big portion and tasted great, the salad was small and was ok. Service was good. I could tell this is...More

Thank Charles L
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Jackie C
7 November 2016|
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Response from nursejudy2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi they have a "party" room separate from the regular area/with it's own restroom. It holds 20 people very nicely. Be prepared to 'tip' 18%
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Thomas Arnold Rd, Salado, TX 76571
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Salado
  • Phone Number: +1 254-947-4663
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