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Y Not Johnny's

$$ - $$$, American,
1496 3rd St. NE, Swan River, Manitoba R0L 1Z0, Canada
+1 204-734-3266
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (5 reviews)
“sushi” (2 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Canadian, American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1496 3rd St. NE, Swan River, Manitoba R0L 1Z0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped in on our way to The Pas on Father's Day. We were seated on the patio and then waited for service after having overheard a staff member ask if we'd seated ourselves?? Waited 45 minutes after ordering only to have a staff member inform...More

Thank Pqm S
Johnny W, Owner at Y Not Johnny's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We sincerely apologize for your less than desirable experience. Unfortunately your server was overwhelmed with the day at hand, however that is no excuse. We have reviewed the situation and are providing extra training and support to your server so that this never happens again....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend and I were stopped in for supper. First off its a nice place, not run down at all, second the food was delicious. Not the kinda food you expect from a small town restaurant.. We are gonna make more trips out this way,...More

Thank ace1216
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been working in Swan River and have eaten here about 15 times. Lots of variety and every meal has been good to great. The daily special is always worth trying. Ribs, Stir Frys, Pasta and Pizza. Don't overlook the Salads! The deep fried...More

Thank Shawn S
Johnny W, Owner at Y Not Johnny's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Shawn, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We appreciate your feedback and are extremely happy to hear we have served you well during your stay in Swan River. Our aim is to offer a variety of different options...More

Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Had the burger. Rivals any burger I’ve had. Everyone else loved their meal also. Don’t miss this gem!More

Thank Klassej
Johnny W, Owner at Y Not Johnny's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for our restaurant. We appreciate all feedback and are very happy to hear you enjoyed your meal. We’ve JUST launched a brand new menu with a variety of new items including a few...More

Reviewed March 3, 2018

A family member lives in Swan River and we were looking for a dinner menu which brought us to this restaurant. Seeing the parked vehicles we knew it was a popular spot. The atmosphere was busy and comfortable. We enjoyed a pizza and a 8oz...More

Thank ontheroadat62
Johnny W, Owner at Y Not Johnny's, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2018

Thank you for your 5 star review! We appreciate your patience during what was clearly a busy night. We're happy to hear that our staff made sure you were looked after regardless of how busy they were, and that your meal was satisfactory and enjoyed....More

Reviewed February 15, 2018

Enjoyed our valentines dinner there. The service was great, server was friendly and efficient. Ordered the rib dinners and they where tasty. Although the weather was miserable outside the atmosphere inside was comfortable. Definitely worth the trip.More

Thank Adeline D
Johnny W, Owner at Y Not Johnny's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Adeline, I appreciate that you took the time to write us a review and thank you for choosing us for your valentines dinner. I’m happy to hear you braved the miserable weather to join us and it was well worth it. We hope to serve...More

Reviewed January 22, 2018

When we lived in Swan a million years ago, this place was called the Roadrunner. We are pleased the food and service under the new banner are good. Will return when back in SR. Hope it is not another million years.More

Thank Grimshaw A
Johnny W, Owner at Y Not Johnny's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Grimshaw, Thank you very much for your kind words and nice review. I’m happy to hear that you were pleased with your visit. Quite frequently we get people stopping in because they remember the old Roadrunner but I’m happy you enjoy Y Not Johnnys...More

Reviewed January 21, 2018

They were organized and accommodated a large group. Food and service were good. Menu has lots of variety. Everyone enjoyed their food. We returned an additional time while in town.

Thank poolofjello
Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

Great food, as all the reviews say, but after an hour and a half wait , it should be! 5 out of 6 of us are from out of town, but our Swan River host said it was good. After an hour and s half...More

Thank Yorktn
Reviewed October 14, 2017

Stayed in Swan River in early September on my return to BC on a x-Canada motorcycle trip. I was dreading yet another chain (franchise) restaurant dinner but my hotel recommended Johnny's just down the street. What a pleasant surprise! I noticed right off the bat...More

Thank Malcolm_143
Johnny W, Owner at Y Not Johnny's, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2018

Thank you Malcolm_143 for your 5 star review! We're very pleased to hear that you were satisfied with your visit to our restaurant. We hope to serve you again in the near future.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Canadian, American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1496 3rd St. NE, Swan River, Manitoba R0L 1Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Swan River
  • Phone Number: +1 204-734-3266
  • E-mail
Description
This is a hidden gem in Manitoba's parkland region. The outside of the restaurant is unassuming, but the food is excellent. Serve everything from steaks, pastas and amazing pizzas. Servers are attentive and aim to make every guest feel special. Price range $15-40.
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