About Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Middleton
Johnny’s is reminiscent of the classic supper clubs of the 1940’s and 1950’s. It blends traditions of the past with the present adding a touch of class and a lot of edge. The sophisticated design of the restaurant is welcoming and warm; the illuminated lighting creates an air of mystique and privacy. The classic sounds of Sinatra, Dean and Sammy Davis, Jr. as well as contemporary crooners like Michael Bublé and Harry Connick Jr. surround the restaurant and infuse an aura and rhythm all of it’s own.
A glowing neon Blue Bar™ invites you for cocktails served on the custom granite bar or to relax on soft seating in the lounge. Enjoy classic martinis, specialty cocktails and an extensive wine list, all of which sets Johnny’s stage presence.
Middleton, WI 53562
Steakhouse, Italian, American
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm, Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 2:00pm - 9:00pm; Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Monthly Culinary Classes provided by Chef Michael. Visit johnnysitaliansteakhouse.com/middleton for more details.
We offer customizable catering menus for all occasions. Visit johnnysitaliansteakhouse.com/middleton for additional details.
We offer a private lot surrounding the restaurant, shopping, and nearby hotels.
Private Party Facilities:
We offer private dining for groups of up to 60 guests in the restaurant. You may chose from our banquet menus or create a customized menu for your event.
Private Party Contact:
David Martin: (608) 831-3705
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Middleton Ratings and Reviews
The food is ALWAYS great here and the am ...
The food is ALWAYS great here and the ambiance in the dining area is perfect. That being said, being placed in the bar area in a half circle booth made for four people was not an ideal setting for a couple and the dining party should be asked prior to being seated in the bar if that is acceptable.
I always love coming to eat here when I ...
I always love coming to eat here when I am visiting family in Middleton. Always have a great meal with wonderful service.
A word of warning though if you have a loved one with vision issues. The ambiance is very dark. The booths by the bathrooms have some chandeliers above so they are brighter and the bathroom hallway lights help for low vision people.
We came to jonnys for my birthday dinner ...
We came to jonnys for my birthday dinner was wonderful starting with our waiter
wine list was great along with the food would recommend this restaurant to to our family and friends we been here before too for a Sunday brunch and also lunch never have had a bad meal we will be back again soon
We sat at the bar for a couple of drinks ...
We sat at the bar for a couple of drinks. They weren't made to our taste. They were very willing to change the drink to our liking. Enjoy the bar staff. The dining area is pleasant, with great waitresses, good food, and good wine. We have been here twice in the last month and hope to continue coming here. Very enjoyable.
Wife and I visiting from out of state,ta ...
Wife and I visiting from out of state,taking my Mother out for dinner. We both felt ill from the food that evening, food was nothing special, Mother had prime rib medium rare but was too tough to eat, took it home to the dog. Will not return.
We have been here five times. Three out ...
We have been here five times. Three out of the five were terrible experiences. Not sure why we kept going back other than the location by where we work. This time our server completely ignored us when asked for a second cup of coffee. She also only said oh! To my comment that my fish was raw. Didn't even offer to cook it more. We even had to ask to get water and refills were hard to get. Since there was no one at the host stand to talk to when we left I wrote to the restaurant from their website about our experience. That was two days ago and I haven't heard a word.
A typical chain restaurant ambiance, ser ...
A typical chain restaurant ambiance, service, food preparation, and value. Nothing particularly wrong, yet not very memorable. Steaks were a bit too oversea ones, perhaps to overcome lower grade of beef. Prices reasonable and service prompt and attentive. Reasonably good wine selection.
We made reservations days in advance but ...
We made reservations days in advance but were seated in the bar. They said they had large parties and it would be noisy in the dining room. It turned out fine but wasn't what we envisioned. The food was delicious and the service was wonderful. We will certainly be going again!
Food is always exceptional, server was g ...
Food is always exceptional, server was great. Only complaint we had mentioned to each other was our table. The restaurant had maybe 30 there (plenty of open tables!) and we ended up being seated next to the kitchen door.
We were celebrating a birthday and had a ...
We were celebrating a birthday and had a wonderful. The service was excellent as was our greeting both coming and going from the front desk. My one suggestion to improve the dining experience is to lower the level of music. The selection was fine but it was a little too loud to accompany dining.
Food and service were excellent. Our ser ...
Food and service were excellent. Our server was very nice and welcoming. I had the strip steak special, rubbed with coffee and accompanied by Brussels sprouts; and it was marvelous. We had a very nice evening at Johnny's
The sausage mushroom appetizer is filled ...
The sausage mushroom appetizer is filled with spicy Italian sausage and covered in cheese. Very good. The sauce with the shrimp cocktail was excellent and the bread was warm from the oven. The Caesar salad was large and well dressed. The house salad is served family style. Steaks are fork tender and served with potato or veggie of the day. Kudos to the chef for preparing a perfect rare steak! The wine pours are generous and the desserts were very large. All the food was very good. This dinner was early on a Thursday night and it was not very busy. The service was slow.
Been to Johnny's many times and have always been pleased. This time, I mentioned in reservation that it was husband's birthday. That was not acknowledged by any staff. Service was mediocre. Food did not meet usual high standards. Husband's Drunken Steak was somewhat tough, which he never experience before. The meal was good, just not great like we've come to expect. They need to kick up food quality and service a few notches in order to command their prices.
We had a great meal with a very nice waitress. The cavatappi with sausage was excellent as was the Johnny's steak. We carried out the limoncello dessert to eat at home. That was good as well. Really nice salad with great dressing and great foccacia bread. Overall one of our better meals in Madison.
Good food; good service
Tonight was our third visit. We always look forward to the toasted ravioli appetizer. Salads are ample and tasty. Tonight I had Salmon Fiorintino which had a sesame crust crunch, spinach, and pine nuts. I chose broccoli as my side. Our server was attentive, quick, and well informed about the menu. It is also easy to have a private conversation in a booth. Desserts were tempting. However, we passed.
Delicous and worth it
Food was incredible from the bread and salads at the beginning to the entrées. The service was great, the atmosphere was fun. We really enjoyed our whole experience while at Johnny's Italian Steakhouse! We have been here before, and it never fails to impress us. Absolutely will be back again. Thank you!
I enjoyed many of the food offerings but was decidedly unimpressed with the staff. Maybe Im just old now, but everyone seemed about 10 years too young to be in their positions. I felt the hostess and host couldnt have been more than 15. Our waiter also tried to be "chummy" but ended up just sounding immature to a couple of men. Im sure they may get better with age, but I dont have that kind of time
Great food and service!
Veal Sinatra was absolutely delicious. My husband had a ribeye cooked rare, which he said was the best he has had anywhere in years. The limoncello raspberry torte cake was wonderful, as was the crème brulee. The menu is extensive, and we will be back soon to work our way through it. Bravo!
Excellent valentines day dinner.
This was the first time my wife and I dined at Johnny's Italian Steakhouse. The food was top notch and the atmosphere was very romantic. The only thing missing were some candles on the table. Our server made sure to take his time going over the specials and demonstrated a willingness to help when needed. We will definitely make this our special occasion spot.
Best steak house in Madison area
Your restaurant serves the best steaks in the Madison area. Your service is great and knowledgeable. We feel we get great value for our experience at your restaurant. Keep up the good work! The 2 items you might consider offering are creamed spinach and lamb chops.
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