Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe

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Reservations for Easter and Mother's Day brunch are open and we look forward to seeing you on these special days. Please note, on both Easter and Mother's Day, our brunch is served in our banquet space to better accommodate all of our guests and, consequently, we do not offer our regular lunch service on these days.

The moment you walk through the revolving door, you’ll catch the big city vibe from the sleek metropolitan ambiance of Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse — Olathe. Enjoy cocktails at our glowing neon Blue Bar with a custom granite bar top, or try relaxing in the lounge’s deep, white leather chairs. Johnny’s has the menu to match this atmosphere; you’ll choose from top-notch steaks, Italian cuisine, and seafood specialties. Our made-from-scratch desserts are as decadent as the surroundings.
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MonicaH
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Really good food. Table wait staff was okay. Would have liked to be checked on more often for refills, check on food quality (had to send one plate back as order was wrong), etc..

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JulieS
Kansas City
4 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

A little gem in Olathe! Finally found a nice restaurant in Olathe! Lots of casual neighborhood spots but sometimes we want to dress up and go out on the town! Very nice! Gave it 4* on food only because my husbands steak was to rare. They brought him another it it was just as rare! However he took it home as we had all finished and they brought him a dessert of his choice which was amazing!

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on March 4, 2020

Julie thank you for the wonderful review. I am so happy to see you and your husband enjoyed everything. Apologies in the regards to the steak. That must have been very disappointing. I am happy to hear you will give us another try. We look forward to dining with you again!

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RayJ
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food! Because of the Valentine's weekend, service was somewhat slower than usual. The staff was outstanding but slower than usual (more staff needed for these special dates). Food was well prepared and arrived hot. All members of our party were very happy with their food, the courtesy of all staff, and the ambience of the surroundings.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on February 18, 2020

Ray thank you for the 5-star review and recommendation! I am so happy to see you enjoyed your experience. I can't wait to share your kind words with the team. We hope to dine with you again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Everything was great with the exception we sat at our table 10-15 minutes without a server stopping by. The hostess noticed and came over to take our drink order and even offered a free appetizer. I appreciated her kindness for the slow service. After that, our service was very good!

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on February 19, 2020

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I sincerely apologize for the slow start on our end, but I am happy to hear it got better as the evening went on. I appreciate you letting us know to use as training/learning opportunity. I hope you enjoyed your meals and we get to dine with you again soon!

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KeraM
South Dakota
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience4

We were a little disappointed in our experience overall. The restaurant was incredibly understaffed for Valentine’s weekend. It took 20 minutes just to get our drinks. My husband’s salad had the wrong dressing. We had a noisy party room behind us which finally a staff member closed the doors to. Our food took another hour to arrive and my husband’s pasta was not warm. My shrimp was tasty but a pretty small portion for the price. The ambience is lovely. I think the place has potential but our experience could’ve been vastly improved with prompt service and warm food. We don’t plan to return.

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The fried goat cheese salad, iron skillet potatoes, filet and apricot salmon were all excellent. Will definitely be back.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on February 17, 2020

I am so happy to hear you enjoyed the goat cheese salad - such a delicious choice! We look forward to dining with you again!

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ConnYank
Omaha
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great Valentine night meal with my wife. This is the 3rd consecutive year we have gone to Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse. Very nice setting and we weren’t disappointed!! If you have not eaten at Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse I would encourage you to plan a night out. Located in the Hilton Garden Inn and the folks who greet and serve are very good. Bon Appetite

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on February 18, 2020

Thank you so much for the kind words and support! I am so happy to hear you you enjoyed your meal this time and in the past. We hope to dine with you again soon!

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Kchawkeyes
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Average overall experience. Restaurant was not busy and no reason to not have main dining open for more reservations from 5-7PM. Ambience was like a hotel restaurant and food was just average. Good value for the appetizers and entrees.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on February 18, 2020

Thank you for the feedback. I have shared with both management and the culinary team. We are always looking for ways we can improve so I appreciate you bringing to our attention. Thank you.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful host and wonderful staff. they helped me propose tonight and she loved it !!

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on February 13, 2020

Congratulations on your engagement! How special! So happy to hear you had such a nice evening. We hope to dine with you again soon!

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viptlcbyjan
St. Louis
40 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Ravioli very good but main dishes not worth the price or time. Filet was tough an flavor-less. Salmon was very dry.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on January 29, 2020

Hi there, I want to share your feedback with our team, and invite you back on us. Please contact us so we can make this right!

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2020
Overall2food4service1ambience3

Normally love this place, hopefully it was just an off night

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on January 21, 2020

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. I apologize your experience did not meet expectations. I have shared your feedback with management. I do hope you will dine with us again. Thank you.

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SusiS
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Our appetizers were cold & the entree ravioli was stuck together with almost any sauce. The turtle cheesecake was the best part of the meal.

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StephanieP
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience2

We were seated and 20 minutes went by. I had to get up and talk to the hostess to let her know we had not been serviced yet. The waiter reassigned to us was fabulous. The food was mediocre at best--chicken Parmesan was flavorless; the steak tough and dry. The garlic mashed potatoes were quite yummy.
However, they didn't mind when we sat and talked for 3 hours, so kudos for that.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on January 21, 2020

Stephanie thank you for taking the time to write your review. I apologize for your recent experience. I have shared your review with both management and the culinary team. There are definitely training opportunities for us and I appreciate you bringing to our attention. I do hope you will be willing to give us another try. Thank you.

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GreatPlace
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Can’t wait to go again.

Server was great. Food was amazing! Drinks were wonderful

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on January 21, 2020

I am so happy to hear you enjoyed everything and we hope to dine with you again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food week in KC

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on January 21, 2020

We hope you enjoyed and hope to dine with you again soon!

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JoyceB
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience3

Restaurant could not find the reservation when we arrived. I showed it to them on my phone. Waited a long time for food. Once it arrived it was cold, not cooked to the temperatures we asked for. Mashed potatoes very salty. Not very good at all. Tables dirty walls dirty in the booth we were in. Dining tables not being cleaned right away.

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on January 20, 2020

Thank you for the 5-stars!

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience loved the venue wait staff was great!

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on January 20, 2020

So happy to hear you enjoyed everything. Thank you for the 5-star review and we hope to dine with you again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall2food3service2ambience1

We were sat in a back room looked like a conference room with bright lighting, large round table with 6 conference room chairs (for two) sound was loud, and it was cold. We did not get bread until we noticed everyone else had it, and we then asked for bread, our water was empty until we asked our wait to come to our table and asked for a refill. Dinner was good except my steak had a large white thick tendon or something thru it. We had never been but did notice the actual restaurant looked nice. We made reservations ahead of time and there were open tables so I’m not sure why were sat at a table for 6 in a bright/cold conference room. I’m sure it was just a bad night.

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MikaylaB
Kansas City
13 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our server (Maggie or Maddie I think) was fantastic! She was very attentive and answered all of our questions. The drinks and all courses of our dinner were delicious. Would definitely recommend!

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on January 21, 2020

Mikayla thank you for taking the time to write such kind words and recommendation. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed everything. We hope to dine with you again soon!

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Lauren
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Service wasn’t the best but I will definitely be back!

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on January 20, 2020

Lauren thank you for the 5-stars and feedback. Apologies in regards to service. I have shared with management. I appreciate you bringing to our attention. We hope you will dine with us again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Amazing food, it was busy so our waiter was a little slow to respond but others pitched in and we weren't in a hurry, so it was fine.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on January 20, 2020

Thank you for the 5-star rating. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your meal! We hope to dine with you again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

SO good. Will absolutely be back. We went for restaurant week and were very happy with the experience from the food to the service. I ordered the following:

1. Caesar Salad
2. 9oz Sirloin Steak topped with Parmesan Butter and a side of garlic mashed potatoes
3. Turtle Cheesecake
4. Dazzle Dazzle cocktail — I love a sweet drink

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on January 20, 2020

Thank you for the kind words and for joining us for Restaurant Week! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed everything. We hope to dine with you again soon!

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ConnorD
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Food wasn’t bad at all I just wouldn’t say it was phenomenal either. Service was fantastic.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on January 13, 2020

Connor thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your experience. I have shared your comments with the culinary team and management. I do hope you will dine with us again soon!

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vipCarrie
Minneapolis
52 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall2food3service2ambience2

The place is very pricey but not worth it at all. The night before the reservation, I got a call asking if we were coming. I definitely had the right day...they had looked wrong. Arrived the next night and got sat at a table where I felt I was on display. Not a cozy spot for our 51st wedding anniversary which I had noted on the reservation. The service was poor. Brought the main course before I was done with my salad. Delivered it anyway on the side to get cold. Never picked up any dirty dishes. Uptick on every little thing. So ended up being pricey for tough veal parmigiana, etc. No mention of our special night...but that's OK if the food and service made for an enjoyable evening. Only two other tables filled and the side room for a little party on a Sat. night. Guess the non attendance speaks for itself.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Kansas City
3 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Food was very late coming out and cold - not good for a Christmas Eve celebration ...

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our tradition is to have an Italian dinner for Christmas Eve. This was our first visit to Johnny’s. but we are certain it will become an annual favorite. Lovely service and excellent dinner.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on January 2, 2020

Thank you so much for spending the holiday with us. So happy to hear you enjoyed everything and we look forward to being an annual favorite :)

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BrandyH
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience5

The appetizers were amazing!! We had the scallops and house chips. Unfortunately the other main courses weren’t very good overall. I ordered the Parmesan crusted sirloin and crab stuffed shrimp. The shrimp was not cooked at all and the garlic mashed potatoes and shrimp were cold. The steak was okay... a little tough. My daughter ordered the crab stuffed shrimp and again the shrimp was undercooked and cold along with the mashed potatoes. My husbands steak was okay, with cold mashed potatoes.

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vipAmyB
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great food - I had the medallion trio. Service was excellent. Atmosphere is kind of ‘hotel restaurant’ boring.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on December 16, 2019

Amy thank you for the review. I am happy to hear you enjoyed the trio and received excellent service. We hope to dine with you again soon!

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vipjane
Kansas City
9 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2019
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Waitstaff somewhat impatient to have us order despite no other diners in view. Waitstaff got the orders correct but were otherwise a nuisance.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on December 13, 2019

Jane thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am very disappointed to hear about your recent experience. We never want anyone to feel rushed or as if they are nuisance. I sincerely apologize for the service you received. I have addressed with management and they are handling internally. Thank you for bringing to our attention. I do hope you will give us another try. Thank you.

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
7 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Johnny’s is a hidden gem! I had the horseradish crusted filet medallions and my sister had the stuffed pork chop. Both were OUTSTANDING!!! Truly great food and extremely reasonable. We shared the almond joy dessert. It’s mainly vanilla ice cream. Not bad but we wouldn’t order it again. The only downside to this restaurant is the wine list. We would normally order a bottle but the selections were dismal. Instead we opted for the basic Ruffino Chianti which was fine considering it’s only $8 per glass. The food is the star at this restaurant and the ambiance was quite nice too. Odd location but well worth the trip to Olathe. We will dine here again and often.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on December 2, 2019

Thank you for all of the kind words and feedback. I have shared with both management and the culinary team as I think you have provided a lot of great feedback for us. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your dining experience and hope to dine with you again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
4 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is by far the most underrated restaurant in Johnson County! Absolutely amazing food every time!

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on December 2, 2019

Thank you for the kind words and support! I am so happy to hear you enjoyed everything. We hope to dine with you again soon!

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AndrewB
Denver
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience3

I have a feeling this is a better place that what we experienced last Friday night. Upon recommendation of our server, I ordered the filet medallions. Ordered medium rare and they came back significantly more done than that. Our bread didn't arrive until when we were almost done with our entrees, and there were some loud (most likely inebriated) gentlemen dressed for a football game (at best) that were a bit of a disturbance. The martini, however, was fabulous. I'll probably try it again, and hope for slightly better results.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on November 27, 2019

Andrew thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am sorry to hear about your recent experience, but you are right we are better. I have shared your feedback with management and the culinary team as we have some training opportunities. I appreciate you bringing to our attention. I am happy to hear you are willing to give us another try. Thank you again for your very valuable feedback!

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
7 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

I was pleasantly surprised to have such an amazing meal in a restaurant attached to a hotel. Well done Johnnys, you’ve nailed it!

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on November 26, 2019

Thank you for the kind words. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed everything. We hope to dine with you again soon!

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VictoriaB
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

YES! Johnny's really won my husband and me over! Thank you for a wonderful anniversary evening. You/your services and style setting played a huge part in making the occasion genuinely and joyfully memorable. THANK YOU SO MUCH!

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on November 13, 2019

Victoria thank you so much for all of the kind words. It makes us so happy to know you and your husband enjoyed your anniversary dinner. Thank you for choosing to spend the special occasion with us. I will be sure to share your compliments with the the team. I know they will also be delighted to hear about your experience. We hope to dine with you again soon!

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Scrub
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2019
Overall4food4service2ambience4

Great atmosphere, good location the service was poor in my opinion. We did not receive some items that we were told we would get other than that everything else good.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on October 28, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am very disappointed to hear about the service. We take a lot of pride in our service so this is unfortunate to hear. I have shared your review with management to use as a learning opportunity. I appreciate you bringing to our attention. I do hope you will be willing to give us another try. Thank you.

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chuck
Kansas City
4 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Fabulous food and atmosphere. We’ll be back again and again.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on October 23, 2019

Chuck I am happy to hear you enjoyed everything. We appreciate the 5-stars and recommendation! We hope to dine with you again soon!

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Haley
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time there and it was amazing! I have nothing bad to say and we will definitely be coming back to celebrate more birthdays and anniversaries!

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on October 18, 2019

Haley thank you for the 5-stars and recommendation. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed everything and we hope to dine with you again soon!

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DavidW
Kansas City
25 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall3food5service1ambience4

I recommended it for the food. The service was terrible. So slow and everyone was complaining. They must be short on help. It appeared we had the host/manager as our server. Food was great. Beautiful restaurant. Ambiance is great. But they need to get the service fixed before I would go back

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on October 23, 2019

David thank you for the review. I am disappointed to read about the service you received the complaints from the staff. I sincerely apologize. I have shared your review with management to use as a training opportunity. I am happy to hear you at least enjoyed your meal. I hope you will be willing to give us another try. Thank you for the very valuable feedback.

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OB314
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wife and I went there for our 14th anniversary and will be back on different occasions now. Food was amazing, service was great, and value is perfect.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Olathe
Responded on October 11, 2019

Happy Anniversary! Thank you for choosing the spend the special occasion with us! I am so happy to hear you enjoyed everything and we hope to dine with you again soon!

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