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Carlo & Johnny

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9769 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242-7215
+1 513-936-8600
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17:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere, Great service, and GREAT food. Well worth the price. If you're looking for a special evening then this is the place.

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Thank Danny E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I went here for a birthday dinner on a Friday night. We had made a reservation and I am glad we did - the place was busy. We started out with a cocktail, salad and crispy pork belly. Then for entree we had braised short ribs and the pork chop (with mac & cheese). Both entrees were... More 

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Thank Kristi B
Harrodsburg, Kentucky
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Following the Jeff Ruby tradition,the fillets and strips were perfectly seasoned and grilled. Oysters and shrimp from the raw bar were awesome.Dessert was right there with the butter pie. We wanted for nothing,service was great.

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Thank Biggintoo
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78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If your beef craving hits, Carlo and Johnny never fails. Steaks always done to perfection and impeccable service is a plus. Catering to the business crowd on expense account it is on the high side price wise, but for what you get still very enjoyable. In my opinion the best of Jeff Ruby's restaurants.

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Thank Mortgageman9000
Shawnee, Kansas, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Well, I make a point to visit top rated steakhouses. This one does not disappoint. The shrimp cocktail was unreal. 3 shrimps 5 bites each! Everyone got steak. Perfect. I had the KC strip with Collinsworth topping..... yeah.....legit. Ask for the peanut butter chocolate tort for dessert....off the menu....wife approved.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We went to carlo and johnny for restaurant week. We had been to the other jeff ruby restaurants and carlo and johnny is just as great,if not better because of the ambience. The service is top notch, the steaks are the best you will have.

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Thank Peggy H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Just the wife and I, enjoying a awesome dinner at a very outstanding restaurant. Shrimp Cocktail to share, then a Fillet for her and a Pork Chop for me. A side of Mac & Cheese and a Butter Pie slice for desert. Wash it down with a glass of Cab and it's hard to find a better experience.

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Thank Bob S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Took a customer out to dinner. Great steaks. Wedge salad was amazing. Oysters as well. Wonderful place!

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Thank DenoDiner
Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We went to Carlo & Johnny for our 28th anniversary dinner, since we had a previous good experience and it was a little closer to home than other highly rated steakhouses. The decor is a little overdone - how many old movie poster can you cram onto the walls. We had to wait for about 30 minutes, despite a confirmed... More 

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Thank Douglas H
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I've been fortunate to do a significant amount of business travel that has allowed me to dine in many fine restaurants across the country. These are the best steaks you'll find anywhere. The Jeff Ruby Steak Houses are known for their steaks & they will not disappoint. Great steak entrees with family style sides. This place is not for those... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9769 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242-7215
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-936-8600
Description
Following the Jeff Ruby tradition of fine dining in unique settings is Carlo & Johnny. This beautiful mansion has a storied history as a casino and Mafia hangout, adorned with antiques and unique appointments. As for the menu, it's in keeping with the Jeff Ruby tradition; delicious, innovative, and out-of-this-world. And with 15 steaks, it's Ruby's most comprehensive menu ever. The old Hollywood glamour and delicious cuisine promise a meal and experience to remember.

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