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Johnny's Bistro on Main - CLOSED

8167 Main Street, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4773
+1 410-461-8210
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
8167 Main Street, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4773
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11 - 20 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 18 January 2016

I ordered the California Dreaming sandwich and it was great! Prices are reasonable service was good. Will have to try it for dinner next time.

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Well, we visited this restaurant for lunch 2 days before Christmas . The atmosphere was lovely and festive but the service was lacking. Our waitress did not write down any of our order. Now if you are a super experienced waitress you may be able...More

Thank Kba68
Reviewed 15 December 2015

My BFF and I come to Ellicoot City every year to celebrate and shop for the holidays. Johnny's is a must for our visit as the food is always delicious.

Thank June L
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

My uncle recommended Johnny's as we made our walk through main street Ellicott City. I had the crabcake sandwich as I'm an upstate New Yorker, and not privileged to have decent seafood. That being said it was very good and the beer I had made...More

Thank madtv261
Reviewed 28 November 2015

We love going to this place. The menu is very simple but every little detail in each dish is taken care of. You can taste the favors and feel the love they put into cooking with each bite. I love their salmon salad, not your...More

Thank Nat_is_gone
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Great location in the city and has all the external appearances of a good experience. But, narrow space and low ceiling make any communication a bit of a struggle; don't take anyone with hearing issues. Wait staff is pleasant but detached and don't seem interested...More

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Love the food at Johnny's; it's always excellent. Ordering can be frustrating though when you are behind people that dont understand the ordering process. I just wish people would be courteous enough to review the menu before getting in line and taking 10 mins to...More

Thank RJHorst
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

I've lived in Maryland for 8 years and I never knew Old City really existed. It's a quaint town with great little shops. We stopped at Johnny's for lunch. It's a little confusing that they don't allow servers to serve outside unless a credit card...More

Thank noon21012
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Love this place! If you are looking for a nice meal in Old Ellicott City, this is a wonderful choice. Great food and the owner is right there taking care of the customers and food. Sometimes you even get a taste of the soup!

Thank Joan L
Reviewed 6 September 2015

a neighborhood store suggested going to Johnny bistro. There were 3 of us and we were sited quickly and table cleaned off after, but no big deal. Then several mins later a waitress finally approached to take our drink order but no menus were given...More

Thank vikup01
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8167 Main Street, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4773
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-461-8210
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