Very limited menu. I can only attest for the Italian beef and sausage. Never had there dog. Best beef with just the right amount of spice. The sausage can be dry at times. Don't forget to try there Italian ice.
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My Wife and I were in Chicago for the 4th of July and needed to get our Italian Beef fix. We stopped in with a local friend for a quick bite before hitting Frontier Days. The place was packed and the line long. Watching the...More
Johnny's is focused on doing a few things really well. For me, it is all about the Combo Hot. Italian beef and Italian char grilled sausage on Italian bread with hot peppers. Not a hard sandwich to find in the Chicagoland area, but hard to...More
I do not see how anyone can like this beef sandwich. I ordered 2 beefs with sweet peppers and I received more peppers than beef on my sandwich. Absolutely no taste to the beef, was very bland. I paid $4,50 for a bread & pepper...More
AND NOT FOR THE GOOD. They have made the sandwich larger - great! BUT the bread is awful and the beef isn't as flavorful. They comprised the flavor of the beef to make it larger so they cam compete with Portillo? Not a good idea....More
I've lived in Chicago my whole life and have tasted numerous Italian beef sandwiches through the years. I was in the area of Johnnie's Beef in Arlington Heights and stopped for lunch. I've heard a lot about the Johnnie's on North Ave and have never...More
I always wondered how this establishment survived. Now I know. Genuine tasty Italian beef. The sandwich was massive. We visited for takeout and will return.