About Johnnie's Hideaway

Johnnie’s Hideaway is a local and tourist favorite adjacent to Downtown Disney in the Crossroads Shopping Center, Lake Buena Vista. Johnnie’s Hideaway features USDA Prime & Choice steaks, dry aged on premises and fresh fish hand-cut daily, simply prepared with emphasis towards old Florida & Floribbean cuisine. A fabulous raw bar rounds out the menu with the emphasis on fresh, fresh, fresh while being nostalgically cutting edge. Johnnie’s is a great place for business meetings, special occasions or casual dining with friends. You may want to join us lakeside at the Hideaway Tiki Deck for cocktails and outdoor dining. Johnnie’s is proud of their many awards including Orlando Magazine’s “Best Service”, “Best Outdoor Dining” & “Best Late Night Dining”, Wine Spectator Award of Excellence and the prestigious DiRōNA Award. At Johnnie’s we pride ourselves in chef inspired cuisine, superior customer service and the promise to exceed all your expectations. We look forward to seeing you soon!

12551 State Road 535
Orlando, FL 32836
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Happy Hour Daily: 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Cross Street:
Crossroads Shopping Center

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(407) 827-1111

Website:
http://www.johnnieshideaway.com/

Entertainment:
Join us every weekend for happy hour and live entertainment lakeside on the Hideaway Tiki Deck!

Parking Details:
Complimentary Valet Parking
Self Parking

Executive Chef:
Kenny James

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Johnnie's Hideaway offers many private rooms accommodating 14 to 82 guests, making it the perfect venue for all special events. Johnnie’s unique tableside cart service along with an award-winning wine list can be enjoyed inside surrounded by authentic Florida Highwaymen art or you may want to book your event lakeside at the Hideaway Tiki Deck for an outdoor reception style party. Our special event coordinators will be glad to assist you in making menu selections and wine pairings, as well as organizing any additional details that will assure a memorable evening for you and your guests.

Contact our Special Events Team: 407.581.3236 · groupevents@tottrg.com

Johnnie's Hideaway Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.3

service

4.2

ambience

4.3

value

3.8

Noise

Moderate

85% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (75)
Good for a Date (68)
Romantic (56)
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Good for Anniversaries (56)
Business Meals (55)
Good for Birthdays (44)
Notable Wine List (41)
Bar Seating (35)
Good for Groups (34)
Worth the Drive (32)
Great for Outdoor Dining (31)
Casual (27)
Creative Cuisine (27)
Authentic (25)
Fit for Foodies (25)
Scenic View (25)
Waterfront (25)
Cozy (25)
Happy Hour (24)
Fun (23)
Handcrafted Cocktails (22)
Neighborhood Gem (22)
Quiet Conversation (20)
Local Ingredients (19)
Live Music (15)
Hot Spot (13)
Tasting Menu (10)
Seasonal (9)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Comfort Food (8)
Sunday Lunch (7)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Healthy (6)
Disabled Access (5)
Great Beer (5)
People Watching (5)
Kid-friendly (5)
Great for Lunch (4)
Great for Brunch (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Live Sports (2)
Organic (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined a day ago

Excellent food and service.

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 (New York Area)·Dined a day ago

Fun dinner after shopping

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined 2 days ago

Service terrible. Food was so so. Even mojito at the bar was bad. Not a good restaurant at all.

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 (Orlando)·Dined 2 days ago

I googled seafood restaurant and this one popped up. I am so impressed and will definitely return. Want an amazing server, ask for Daniel. Want an amazing cocktail, ask for Tyler to mix something up for you. Sooo great!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Chicago)·Dined 2 days ago

I have been to Johnies many times and have enjoyed it in the past. This time the food was below par and the service was poor.
The stone crabs were very good, but the chicken was dry and flavorless. I know I shouldn't get chicken in a fish/steak place, but it sounded good with double breast cooked in a skillet with garlic sauce. It was almost inedible, but I did not want to complain, as the waitress was difficult to track down and I did not want to wait another 30 mins. They removed the bread and alcoholic drinks before they were finished and most of the night my tea sat empty.
Maybe just a bad day for a normally good restaurant.

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·Dined 2 days ago

We spent around $300, had drinks, etc. The steak (tbone) was not seasoned very well and came out too cold. The lobster tail was too charred on the outside to eat. The buerre blanc sauce was very bland. The salad...get rid of it. Good food doesnt have to be so complicated when there are great ingredients... potatoe salad, chickpeas, beets and italian style dressing...bleck. u guys can do better than that. Keep it simple...follow Bonefish on the basic salad recipe. We wont be back unfortunately. The value for the food want there either. Service was very good. Friendly waiter.

Tags: Romantic, Great Beer
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·Dined 3 days ago

Great food, superb service. Fantastic ambience, decor like no other.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Fun, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined 3 days ago

Enjoyed very much. Food was delicious, service was great. Little pricey, but you don't turn 69 every day.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined 4 days ago

We love this place making sure we visit each time we are in Orlando. Great value / superb quality kids meals. Speciality bread, house salad add to the dining. Air conditioning is very efficient so we bring a jumper/ cardigan. Keep up the great work.

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Casual, Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined 5 days ago

Great food, wonderful service, just an all around great experience

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 5 days ago

I also experienced the "your reservation doesn't matter" attitude. Been here many times before. Hoping it was just a bad night.

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 (New England)·Dined 5 days ago

There was a frantic, overwhelmed feeling at this restaurant on Valentines Day. We were seated at a high top table on the outdoor deck which was very close to a busy interstate. Our waitperson apologized for delays and said it was caused by another waitperson fainting and having to leave. Steaks weren't cooked as ordered, dirty dishes weren't cleared from the table, and the prices were extremely high. We regret having selected Johnnie's and won't return.

Tags: Live Music, Vibrant Bar Scene, Waterfront, Bar Seating
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 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

I was in town for a business tradeshow and was looking for a place to get together with a couple of friends and found this fabulous restaurant on OpenTable. Fabulous outdoor dining setting, great live music during dinner, awesome menu, and a great wine selection. If ever back in the Orlando area would absolutely dine there again!

Tags: Good for Groups, Waterfront, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Romantic, Live Music, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive
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 (Orlando)·Dined 6 days ago

Was a returning customer took my wife here for Valentine’s Day, arrived on time for my reservation was told over booked by taking 800 reservation thy said I️ would be waiting over 2 hours there where a lot of people who have been waiting there hours as well who had reservation totally ruined our valantines dinner we left without dinner

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 (Orlando)·Dined 6 days ago

Reservations don’t matter, was rudely told at reservation time that they’ll hopefully have a table in an hour or so and that I’d be notified via text. Ended up finding somewhere else to eat and never got a table notification. Complete waste of time, don’t even bother with this place.

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 (Orlando)·Dined 6 days ago

I have dine here before and had great experiences prior. When I dine on 2/14/18 it was the worst restaurant experience I ever received in my entire life. We ordered appetizers, they were over cooked. The the sushi was served only with wasabi the waiter didn’t even bring soy sauce. We ordered our entree at the same time as the appetizers. These items were ordered before 5 other guests at different tables. All 5 of those tables received their appetizers and entree before us. We waited 3 and a half hours for our food, which was not even tasty. We asked for a manager, she came after we got the check and didn’t even apologize for the service we received. Apart from that the guests from the different tables, on their way out apologize to us because they saw how we were treat that night. I am speaking the truth here and I am not looking for any freebies. You guys suck. On top of it all we still left a tip for the waiter with the service we received. I would never attend Johnnies Hideaway again or ever recommend it.

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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined 6 days ago

When we arrived, we were told upon check in, with a reservation, that they were running two hours behind. Literally people walked way and left. We spoke with a manager and got seated in 5 mins. The manager was awesome. The woman who checked us in was rude, full of silly excuses (“Open Table over booked us) and brushed us off when we said we were not waiting until 9:45 to be seated. Clearly they don’t know how to handle V-Day crowds

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 (Orlando)·Dined 6 days ago

Johnnie's Hideaway is typically SO amazing! Hence why we chose it for Valentine's Day!
We felt SUPER bad for all of the staff, everyone had a panicked look on the their faces constantly. Apparently there were many call-outs from the servers and a few terminations.
However, BAD BEHAVIOR like missing your scheduled reservation time should not be rewarded with being allowed to be seated next in line. We were NOT late for our reservation and had to wait 50 minutes to be seated due to others being late. People should be held accountable for not pre-planning the evening...traffic and all.
Sadly, our food was rubber and cold - not a usual experience.
We had limited time because we hired a sitter, we needed to depart by 9:30pm to arrive home on time, we received our entrees at 9:20pm. It was speed eating at it's finest. Not exactly what you want for a fine dining restaurant experience.
Our server was very friendly and doing the very best she could! She was a pleasant part of the evening.
Overall, we waited too long for a reservation, the food was unusually bad, the atmosphere was stressful and it was not a romantic Valentine's Day.
We will never go back on a 'busy' holiday evening again, we expect more from JH than this.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined 6 days ago

Took 3 hours to eat dinner. Had a reservation (on Open Table) and they lost it. Was told they were running late. Went to the bar to get a couple of drinks while we had to wait and that took 30 minutes because the bartender ignored me. Very bad organization. Food average and prices high.

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 (Austin)·Dined 6 days ago

I hate to give a bad review, but, our dining experience was mediocre, at best. It was Valentine’s Day. Maybe that was the problem. Even with an Open Table Reservation, we had to wait 45 minutes after our reservation time, before our table was ready. We ordered drinks and waited at the bar. The best food we had was fried shrimp that servers brought into the bar area to give away to patrons who were waiting for a table. The fried shrimp was perfect! My husband’s steak was cold. My lobster was over cooked. And we waited forever at our table for our food to arrive. It was basically three hours wasted.

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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined 6 days ago

Great experience... meal, service and ambiance!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined 6 days ago

Valentines Day dinner while on vacation. Once again a wonderful dining experience. Exceptional service from staff and management.

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 (Orlando)·Dined 6 days ago

We have been here a few times before and don't usually have a problem with our visit which is why out of all the restaurants to choose from in the Doctor Phillips Orlando area we decided to come here. This was valentines day and early in the evening at 530pm.

I am not one to complain but the service was mediocre. It took at least 15 minutes to get any drinks and then it appears that our server outside wasn't around a lot due to the fact that he had to cover someone else's shift. He wasn't very knowledgeable about the valentines day specials which slowed the process down a bit.

We ordered steak and lobster and both our meals came out cold. We were going to send it back but we we're extremely hungry and due to the service and the entire situation there we didn't I think it was worth sending back. I understand it was Valentine's Day and things do happen but unfortunately it was at our expense. Neither of us were truly happy about our special celebration there. Since we've had decent food and service before we will come back but not excited about it.

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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

Upscale seafood restaurant. We went for Valentine's Day and each had the Valentine special, a 6 oz filet paired with lobster tail. Service was excellent. We both ordered our steaks medium but they came out medium rare. This was rectified and the steaks were melt-in-your-mouth tender. Neither me or my wife had ever had a caribbean lobster tail before and found them to be bland. (Being from the northeast, we are used to north atlantic lobster). Otherwise it was a very pleasurable experience.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, People Watching, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Notable Wine List
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 (Dallas)·Dined 6 days ago

Went for Valentines Day dinner early and although it got really busy later in the evening it was a very enjoyable dinning experience!

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 (Orlando)·Dined 7 days ago

Food was bland for how expensive it was. Was hoping to get more food for the price as well.

Tags: Business Meals, Fun, Romantic, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 7 days ago

I recall the food being more memorable on previous visits. The salad was a bit wilty and overwhelmed by dressing; the fish a bit overcooked and lacking any distinct flavors and the service only energetic and enthusiastic when it was time to upsell the next course.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Orlando)·Dined 7 days ago

Wait service was terrible- he could not identify the various types of oysters, and he was very slow in bringing my espresso and then (a section of lemon) vs. a peel for my Sambucca.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Business Meals
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 7 days ago

Our first experience at Johnny's was on Valentine's Day 2017. We were pleasantly surprised with the quality of food and the service, especially given how busy the restaurant was. We have since gone back four more times and have been disappointed each time, especially on our last visit. We sat on the patio and the music was so loud that we couldn't hold a conversation. The wine that was served was old, our wedge salad which is very large and easily shared had about 1 TBSP of dressing on it. We asked for more and were given about 2 Tbsp more, hardly enough for one of the wedges. Our waitress was kind and accommodating, but she hardly had time to help us. I think perhaps they were understaffed. So, we will not go back even though we tried several times to make it work.

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 (Orlando)·Dined 7 days ago

The best steak & seafood in Orlando !!!

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 (Louisville)·Dined 7 days ago

Great cuisine. Our server, Matt, was very pleasant, personable and fully explained everything.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Authentic, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Local Ingredients, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Charlotte)·Dined on February 12, 2018

Placed our order and waited 40 minutes.....no exaggeration....till it was served. Manager apologized

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 12, 2018

Great service and the food was very good!

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on February 12, 2018

We dined here on a Monday--all you can eat Stone Crab Claws. They did not disappoint. I started with a great Caesar salad, which made for a good pre-dinner salad the next day. Service was attentive and friendly. A bite or two of Carrot Cake, and the rest went hoe as well. That lasted two more days:) Point is, large portions!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 12, 2018

Food was great but the service was little to desired. We had a reservation, ordered apps but never received it. Waited for the bill for more that 45 mins!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Good food, great waterfront table, perfect noise level as we barely noticed other diners, Friendly staff and good service

Tags: Cozy, Notable Wine List, Casual, Quick Bite, Romantic, Waterfront, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 11, 2018

One of Orlando's last remaining great restaurants! Good food, great service, and very reasonably priced!

Tags: Special Occasion, People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Mikal was an excellent waiter. Thx to Dan the manager.

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 (Nashville)·Dined on February 10, 2018

What a waste of time & money. First, our table wobbled so much our server called it a “surfboard.” He wedged some stuff under the legs & got it stable, after about 10 minutes. Then I ordered a Pinot Grigio...and got a Pinot noir. Forgivable, so then we get our entrees which were ok, but the baked potato we ordered was cold. The jerk who brought it mixed shredded cheese into it that never melted, then got an attitude when we asked where the butter, sour cream, bacon & chives were. We told our server & a manager came over, but was only focused on the “cold potato.” She took that off the bill, which was good, but the whole experience (and food) sucked. We had lunch at Coopers Hawk which was LEAGUES better than this place and half the price. Don’t waste your time & hard-earned money here...not at all worth it.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on February 10, 2018

My family and I have been going to Johnnie’s Hideaway a few times a month because we usually love the experience and the food. This time it was terrible. They’ve changed management, did not want to honor a birthday special received in an email (we are VIPs at Talk of the Town Restaurants). The waiter took forever bringing out the food and messed up the check that had us waiting at least another 45 minutes.

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