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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
We have been there several times. The food is great and prepared spot on. The service there is kinda slow. This time they had a mix up in servers and took about 10 mins to get our drinks and order an appetizer. The server was very apologetic. After that everything went smoother. The food is delicious! They offered a free desert for our anniversary.
My mother In law was with us and she is in a wheel chair ( motorized) and with the tables crammed together there was no room for to use her chair. We had to seat her and bring her chair back to the car and had to get her plates for her and she could not move. Not wheel chair friendly. However the food and services where very good.
Our waiter was also a bartender and he did an admirable job on a busy Saturday night (pre-Mother's Day & Prom). He was upbeat, attentive, and fast. This was our second time there and still haven't made it into one of the regular dining rooms. We ate in the bar area both times. Perhaps next time...
We were promptly seated in the bar area and our water took our drink orders. 15 minutes later he returned to tell us that they had to find and wash glasses in order to make our cocktails. They should be up shortly ( the place was not that busy). He took our food order. Brought the drinks and before we had time to enjoy them served our salads. Our entrees were served before we had time to finish the salad course. Bottom line, the food was great, the service rushed to the point we were'nt served bread or asked for another round of drinks. It felt like they were short staffed. Not the casual dining experience we were after. A point for older adults, lighting is very dark and it's hard to read the menu.
We went to celebrate my son's graduation from college. We reserved a table on line..... Very slick. We were seated within 5 minutes of our party's arrival. Great service, fantastic food, and quiet ambiance. The only annoyance was..... Our table was super wabbley, and when my husband cut his steak, our water glasses would spill. Not a big deal and even became a game after a bit. I highly recommend this establishment. 😊
I asked about their allergy-friendly menu before being seated. The two young ladies started asking me questions that were really none of their business, but I began to answer. (Medical reasons.) I was in the middle of asking if I could end up speaking to a chef when Mack (no idea if he was the manager or anything) cut me off and began lecturing me about how one of my allergens is in everything (as if I didn't know how problematic it was) & told me he would not inconvenience the staff for me. He told me I shouldn't go out. I turned to leave, he began back peddaling, but my hand was on the door. We'd been there many times before my diagnosis. Never again. And I will be very vocal about it.
I ordered my steak medium rare and it was closer to well done. One of the guys in my party had the same problem. The server was nice but the bartender was rude. Rolled his eyes and shook his head when we added two drinks to the bar bill. And then he was complaining to his coworker about the size of his tip from a different party.
Johnny's was highly recommended for our anniversary dinner on March 4th 2017. We liked the ambiance of the restaurant and were happy with the menu choices. The foccacia bread was phenomenal. We ordered the calamari appetizers and drinks. When we began to eat the calamari, we noticed was a bit salty, but thought no big deal. Then as we got further into the bowl we were surprised the amount of oil in the bowl. The remaining calamari was very salty and drenched in oil, so much that it upset our stomachs. She was very happy with her ribeye steak. My Prime Rib was OK. Was cooked very good but a lacked seasoning. The complimentary Mounds dessert we chose and coffee was delicious. We were very happy over all with Johnny's Italian Steakhouse. The waiter was very attentive and personable.
Music was very loud, our server, Sarah, was unfriendly and seemed annoyed to be working there, drinks were mediocre and meal was very expensive and rather bland. Head to Ruth Chris or Fleming's - way better food, atmosphere and service. My husband and I were extremely dissatisfied and will never be back.
When I came home from a 3 week training deployment, my girlfriend and I combined my birthday, coming home, early valentines day dinner together. Something a little nicer compared to where we usual go when we go out to eat. I was surprised to see that so many items on their menu were very reasonably priced especially considering how much you get and how good it is! deferentially going back!
What happened to Johnny's? It used to be one of our favorite restaurants to go to. We went for my birthday on a Thursday night. Not busy at all. The service was slow. I had the stuffed snapper with garlic mashed potatoes. The edge of the fish was burnt, inedible, and they tried to cover it with sauce. The potatoes and fish were way too salty, I couldn't eat it. My daughter had potatoes as well, and she could not eat them either. The spinach salad was not very good either, I had to take out the sun dried tomatoes, no thank you. We won't be back.
We were pleasantly surprised by the ambiance of Johnny's. The dark wood and Sinatra music were great. Our waiter was attentive. The menu was very interesting with some unique salads. We were there during restaurant week so the choices among our group were limited. The stuffed mushrooms were delicious and the steaks were perfectly done to order. The creme brule was the best we have had.
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 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 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. 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.
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.
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