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

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (57)
Romantic (50)
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Good for Anniversaries (47)
Worth the Drive (46)
Good for Birthdays (45)
Business Meals (39)
Great for Outdoor Dining (30)
Good for Groups (28)
Bar Seating (26)
Fit for Foodies (26)
Notable Wine List (26)
Creative Cuisine (25)
Handcrafted Cocktails (21)
Casual (21)
Cozy (20)
Quiet Conversation (20)
Neighborhood Gem (19)
Scenic View (19)
Authentic (18)
Fun (18)
Happy Hour (18)
Waterfront (18)
Live Music (15)
Local Ingredients (12)
Seasonal (12)
Pre/post Theatre (11)
Healthy (10)
Hot Spot (9)
People Watching (9)
Disabled Access (8)
Comfort Food (7)
Kid-friendly (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Great for Lunch (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Great for Brunch (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Great Beer (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Food was good (as always) and the wine list is more than adequate. Service was rather slow.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Was hoping to find a local spot with some local color. Restaurant was in the middle of a shopping center with way too much traffic. Wine was hugely, absurdly marked up. All of the seafood dishes (which I had high hopes for being so close to the water) were covered in some sort of sauce which usually means not the best or freshest quality. Waitress told us all of the dishes were pre prepared and no substitutions or changes were allowed. Friend and I both wound up eating steak. Highlight was a front desk staff that was quite accommodating in responding to our seating preference. Waitress tried hard and was really not her fault.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Had a fabulous meal. The food was absolutely delicious, and our waiter, Matt, was very gracious, accommodating, and extremely helpful. We will definitely go back to Johnnie's the next time we are in Orlando.

Tags: Seasonal, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Our waiter also had a very large group so we were practically ignored. Had to ask him to take our wine order. Food was just ok. I had sea bass with mango salsa. The mangos were not ripe and were hard. Sea bass was very good though. Have dined here several times. This was not a good experience

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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Loved it!! Was there back in February this year. Had great experience than aswell. Loved the wine pairing with my rib eye. Table side truffle butter. Side lobster tail to die for! Only thing I can say I ordered the asparagus came with no hollindase. Blain tasting, but it did not ruin the meal. I recommend eating here every night if I could.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, Scenic View
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 2, 2017

We were sitting for 45 minutes and no water. Took a long time to get our food and 2 guest steak were cooked wrong even after sending them back.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Awesome food. Great service.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Rhonda was great!

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·Dined on November 1, 2017

My only issue was that we ordered the Seafood Tower as an appetizer, we did not see this on the menu and were not told the price, which when we got the bill took us by surprise. It was exceptional but being a business dinner we would not have ordered something so expensive.

Tags: Special Occasion, Hot Spot
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Outstanding meal. Excellent service. Great ambiance.

Tags: Live Music, Healthy, Romantic
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·Dined on October 31, 2017

This was my second time that visiting and the experience was good. Service was prompt and manager very pleasant. My grouper was a bit over cooked. For price it was ok. Salad, dessert and asparagus very good.

Tags: Cozy, Business Meals, Tasting Menu, Casual
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·Dined on October 31, 2017

I made a last minute reservation for a group of 18. Johnny’s staff was so accommodating. The manager Daniel helped me arrange transportation to and from Johnny’s The food was amazing!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Business Meals
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

I ordered the tomahawk ribeye 32 oz! I ordered the steak medium and it melted in my mouth and was the best tasting steak i have ever had! The oysters were also incredibly tender n delicious! I would definetely reccommend johnnies hideaway for its excellent food and value! We are planning to go back again this week

Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals, Romantic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Amazing ambiance. Server Rhonda extremely attentive and knowledgeable about menu. We were not rushed and courses were spaced perfectly.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Absolutely amazing!! Food is very fresh! Cant wait to go back!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Very disappointing experience. They gave us the worst table in the house which was crowded for four people and rushed us through the entire evening. Then they charge what Ruth Chris's charges for food that Longhorn does better. If you're spending that kind of money, just go to Ruth Chris or Eddie V's and be done with it.

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·Dined on October 27, 2017

I would recommend this restaurant for anyone looking for a peaceful setting. It is over looking the water and it was great. The food was excellent and we were not rushed. The restaurant is great to just have a nice dinner or celebrate a special occasion like ours for our anniversary. Great place to relax.

Tags: Scenic View, Special Occasion, Live Music, Romantic
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 27, 2017

It's difficult for me to judge Johnny's because I'm not familiar with its local market. In Orlando, it might be one of the best. In other cities, it would have to place down in the middle. In the manner of so many of Orlando's other attractions, Johnny's presents the illusion of being an excellent restaurant. The prime meat and fresh seafood are there, the extensive winelist is there, the attentive service and waterfront setting are there. But, like the manmade lake and shopping center outside, things don't quite fit. Some of the preparations, such as the pre-dinner salads, rely more on quantity than quality and have some bizarre, cheap ingredients. The steaks, while touted and priced as first class, are only average. Overall, I can't give Johnny's really high marks, and that's a shame because they have taken the time to assembly some of the necessary parts for a fine restaurant. Maybe a good consulting chef could help, but in the meantime, I would recommend going elsewhere.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 26, 2017

We were vacationing in Orlando and came across Johnnies hideaway and were thrilled with the entire experience! You get what you pay for and then some!

Tags: Casual, Authentic, Good for Birthdays
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Delicious food, great service, very enjoyable for our anniversary dinner!

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 24, 2017

We have dined at Johnnie's may times and they never fail to impress. The food is excellent and their manager Daniel and servers are top notch!

Tags: Live Music, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Waterfront, Bar Seating
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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 23, 2017

You helped to make my birthday extra special! Thank you for delicious food and for catering to my husband's food allergies. It was a fabulous evening from start to finish!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Very good meals prepared as requested and delivered with professional skill. Menu offered a broad spectrum of dishes. A nice, non-chain restaurant close by the Mouse World attractions.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Excellent food & service! Our server, Daniel, was top notch!

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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Absolutely fabulous dining experience. Staff was courteous. Food was amazing. Ambiance was perfect!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

My boyfriend and I had a wonderful time at Johnnie's Hideaway this past Saturday night! The food was incredible, the wine list was wonderful (the sommelier complimented us on our choices!), and the service was impeccable. Our server, Darien, was adorable and took excellent care of us. The overall experience was amazing, and we left happy and satisfied. We would recommend this restaurant to everyone and we will definitely go back whenever we are in Orlando!

Tags: Cozy, Waterfront, Romantic, Hot Spot, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Live Music, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 21, 2017

We always talked about stopping here when we’ve been vacationing in Florida. We finally did this past October (2017) and it was great. We experienced great service (Mike) food and drinks.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Romantic, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Louisville)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Amazing food and fantastic service. Nice atmosphere too. Highly recommend the seafood tower!

Tags: Romantic, Healthy, Disabled Access, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Business Meals, Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on October 20, 2017

The food was great. The service was awesome. Great wine list. Another great restaurant in the Charley’s family!!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Top level clients I had for a dinner
Everything from the entrance to the food. Ambiance service was absolutely fantastic
To everyone at Johnny’s Hideaway thank you for a wonderful evening
I will absolutely be back again for another event
You guys do it right

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·Dined on October 19, 2017

Excellent service, fantastic ambiance, loved the guitar player out on the deck area. The seating area for dinner was elegant and well done. The food was excellent. the outdoor deck bar was charming and the guitar player was an excellent addition. The crowning moment was when the guitar player played a special song for my 1st time traveling six year old grand daughter. Got to say made her night.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Live Music, Kid-friendly, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Our server was excellent. She knew the menu and wine list thoroughly. Everything was outstanding!!

Tags: Worth the Drive
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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Stone crab was excellent. Calamari less than desirable. Portobello fries tough and tasteless. Oysters delicious.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Great quality food and service. The quality of the ingredients is obvious and friendly staff combined with a great lakeside location makes this well worth a visit.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 18, 2017

It is our favorite spot to go when we are visiting Orlando. Great food and atmosphere

Tags: Worth the Drive
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·Dined on October 17, 2017

EXCELLENT SERVICE AND FOOD. WE WILL COME BACK AGAIN AND AGAIN.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Afternoon Coffee
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·Dined on October 16, 2017

Fantastic food, I took a group of customers here. It is comfortable upper scale dining without overspending. Highly recommend!

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Business Meals, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 16, 2017

We took guests for a business meal and they enjoyed it very much. Those that had the cedar plank salmon loved it, one said best ever. My steak was OK - seemed salty, and the salad was a bit soggy, but OK. So overall pretty good, but not great. Good service and moderate noise level made for good conversation. I would recommend it - convenient location.

Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Travel extensively for business and have never had such bad service or food prep. Nothing went right at Johnnie’s tonight. Party of 9 took 2 1/2 hours to eat without any dessert course or after dinner drinks. Drink and appetizer order took 45 minutes to fulfill, and was not correct. Dinner finally arrived over 2 hours after being seated. All meals served cool, which sine guests ate because they were starving. Some cold meals were sent back. Sides orders were missed. Were told about their famous cheesy bread, which we were told was to show up as late as 2 hrs. into dinner, but never showed up because they ran out. Reason being they failed to account for the evenings dinner reservations head count. On the 8th inquiry for a manager, she finally came to our table. Was apparent she did not have proper training to address the situation. Sent the check back twice to be adjusted for what we received. In short, dinner was a “train wreck.”

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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Great steaks and seafood. Service was fantastic too. Waiter was attentive and manager stopped by to make sure. Wonderful experience.

Tags: Waterfront, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, People Watching
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