Nearby points of interest

  1. Distance: 0.76mi
  2. Distance: 0.92mi
  3. Distance: 0.94mi
  4. Distance: 0.97mi
  1. Distance: 0.76mi
  2. Distance: 0.92mi
  3. Distance: 0.94mi
  4. Distance: 0.97mi

Nearby points of interest

  1. Distance: 0.76mi
  2. Distance: 0.92mi
  3. Distance: 0.94mi
  4. Distance: 0.97mi
  1. Distance: 0.76mi
  2. Distance: 0.92mi
  3. Distance: 0.94mi
  4. Distance: 0.97mi

About Johnnys Kitchen and Tap

When you walk through the front door of Johnny’s Kitchen and Tap, you inhale the delicious aroma of chicken cooking in a wood-roasting rotisserie oven. Cozy, casual, and nicely outfitted, Johnny’s in business since 1995, has a large bar that separates two dining rooms and offers something for everyone. We have a party room that accommodates up to 70 people.



Johnny’s is well known for their wood-roasted chicken, rotisserie-roasted pork, baby back ribs and real mashed potatoes. The menu also features steak and chops, fresh fish, pastas, salads and sandwiches. Specials are offered daily and include such favorites as charbroiled fresh fish, Chicken al Forno and Shrimp Fontinella. Johnny’s spacious bar offers a full wine list, a wide selection of beers on tap and an extensive martini list. Don’t forget to save room for dessert-the fresh baked Apple Pie with French vanilla ice cream and caramel is a favorite!

1740 Milwaukee Ave
Glenview, IL 60025
View Larger Map

Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm

Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 12:00am

Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Euclid Ave

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(847) 699-9999

Website:
http://www.johnnysglenview.com/

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Johnnys Kitchen and Tap Ratings and Reviews

5
4
3
2
1

4.2

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.3

ambience

4.0

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (18)
Casual (16)
Comfort Food (9)
See All
Bar Seating (8)
Good for a Date (7)
Good for Groups (7)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Great for Lunch (6)
Special Occasion (6)
Cozy (6)
Kid-friendly (5)
Fun (5)
Live Music (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Good for Anniversaries (5)
Authentic (4)
Business Meals (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Healthy (2)
Live Sports (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Creative Cuisine (1)
People Watching (1)
Romantic (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Sort by
S
310 reviews
Loading Reviews ...

 
 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

Our reservation was for 7:30 but were not seated until 7:50. The service was great our waiter was very friendly and attentive the food was good but not great and a bit expensive for what we got. I would go back it had a nice casual vibe I would focus on more of the burgers and sandwiches though.

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food3
ambience4
service4
value3

 
 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

Service was good but rushed . Crowd was definitely older and food was good but not great.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food3
ambience3
service3
value3

vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

Katie did a OUTSTANDING job very attentive and such a pleasant personable person.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Restaurant was crowded. Even being as busy as it was, sever was very attentive. Only thing was they ran out of prime rib.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience3
service4
value3

vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

We were in the area for an engagement party, just needed to find a place for a "quick bite" before the event - what a LUCKY find....sat at a hi-top at the bar area - live music, amazing service and food. Looked like a "local bar in a strip mall" but boy were we surprised....the place was packed, so well known by the locals.....I would go back...

Tags: Live Music, Live Sports, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Johnny’s is one of our “go-to” places. Nothing fancy, but we enjoy it. Food is simple, well prepared, and good quality. Comfortable atmosphere, friendly staff and good service. Portions are satisfying and prices are reasonable. Overall a really good value. Can’t go wrong.

Tags: Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Healthy, Casual, Kid-friendly, Comfort Food
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Back from college and always a perfect place to meet

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience4
service4
value4

 
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Had a wonderful time celebrating my 92 year old father-in-laws birthday. He felt very special thanks to our server Debbie.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Live Music, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, People Watching, Good for Birthdays
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 10, 2017

It’s a great place to eat food is good I would recommend to all my friends.

Tags: Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Fun, Late-night Find, Disabled Access, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays, Live Music, Special Occasion
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

very good food that is reasonably priced. Good value for what you get.

Have a decent amount of gluten free options for those that are Celiac or gluten-intolerant.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience4
service4
value4

vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Our server was absolutely incredible! Super accommodating. But the real reason we keep coming back is because of the food! The best burgers!

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Close to house. Decent food. Decent specials but just on two nights it seems.

Tags: Casual
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience4
service4
value4

vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Food was good and plentiful. Servers were very nice! We had “chi” and he was very accommodating. They had gluten free rolls
upon request. We divided one dessert and they put it in 2 dishes. All in all, it was good.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience3
service4
value4

vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great food, ambience and without a doubt Diego as your server.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Healthy, Fun
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Love this place. Been going here for years. Great neighborhood place with nice bar. Tables are a little crowded. Pork chops and chicken shish kabob are wonderful. Don’t like live music. Doesn’t work well in this crowded restaurant.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We went there for the liver and onions. It was good but not as good as I had remembered it in the past. The baked onion soup was delicious. The side salad was lots of lettuce, 1 slice of cucumber and 2 grape tomatoes. They were very busy and our waitress, who tried her best to do a good job, was hampered by the short staff. She said there were a lot of new staff members who needed assistance which delayed her. In the past, I have had their 1/2 chicken dinner or their bar-b-qued ribs which were always very good. Those 2 items were also very good when ordered for take-out.
It's still one of our favorite neighborhood restaurants to go for a good casual and as well as complete meal.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Disabled Access, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food3
ambience2
service2
value3

vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Usually get the wood fire cooked chicken but, went with fish this time. Outstanding!

Tags: Quick Bite, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Romantic, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Authentic, Cozy, Casual, Live Music, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Business Meals
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Katie did a OUTSTANDING job. Our ice tea never went below 1/2. The food was fresh and tasty and was priced at a great value for the size.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Reunion dinner with friends from high school days. Service was wonderful. Simon, our waiter, was very good. Food excellent! Will return for sure!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
·Dined on October 28, 2017

My experiences at Johnny's Tap was good as usual and Mary always makes us feel like special guests when she comes to the table to greet us. The appetizers were delicious accompanied by our cocktails and crusty bread. Some of our meals were selected from the special menu of the day: the lamb chops were very small; steak and lobster delicious. The BBQ ribs were a little too "stick to the bone". The accompanying veggies were more than al dente, but the mashed potatoes made up for them. Complimentary dessert bread pudding was YUMMY! Yes, we're going back soon.

Tags: Worth the Drive
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience4
service5
value4

 
·Dined on October 21, 2017

THE FOOD WAS VERY GOOD AND ALL OF THE PEOPLE THAT WORKED AT THE RESTAURANT WERE OUTSTANDING. THEY WERE VERY WELCOMING TO OUR LARGE GROUP. THE SERVICE WAS ALSO EXCELLENT.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Casual, Live Sports
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience4
service5
value5

 
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Johnny's is a great local place with really good food in a very casual atmosphere. We like to meet friends there because of the excellent service and the friendly waiters. The specialty of the house is the chicken and it makes for an tasty meal, Recommend Johnny's for all these reasons and more.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience4
service5
value4

 
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

The BEST baked French Onion Soup! Johnny's is good for a full meal or just appetizers.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Fun, Comfort Food, Live Music, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience3
service4
value5

vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Have been coming here over 20 years. Love Mary the owner

Tags: Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience4
service5
value5

vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 7, 2017

This is a great neighborhood bar and grill. There's a good variety of well-prepared dishes on the menu. And the portions are large.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience3
service5
value4

vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 7, 2017

My fiancée will not go again. Her onion soup was terrible and the ceasar salad was so bad she refused to have salad the following day.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food2
ambience3
service3
value2

vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Chicken is part of the backbone of their menu and it wasn’t too good and the price keeps going up. Chicken and ribs were over cooked. As was the vegetables, as well. One of our party had chicken brichette and said it was very good. But the other 2 had salmon and London broil. Neither was above average.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food3
ambience3
service4
value3

vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Johnny's looks to be an old favorite for the 75 and over crowd. The food was disappointing.

Tags: Comfort Food
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food2
ambience2
service3
value3

 
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Steak combos and chicken are our favorites, both with real mashed potatoes

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience4
service3
value3

 
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 14, 2017

This place is great for meat. You get soup, salad and an entree which is hard to find these days. It reminds me of a Wisconsin supper club. We go often. Similar menu to Jamesons.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience3
service3
value3

vip
 (Miami)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Foods always fresh & delish. Reservations always honored! Service is excellent too!

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
·Dined on September 2, 2017

Despite seeming busy, we were seated right away. Very nice location. Prompt service, very polite and knowlegable staff. Drinks never went empty, great service and food was out with almost no wait. Nothing was missing, everything extremely flavorful and cooked to order. Overall a great experience. Would highly recommend.

Tags: Late-night Find, Great for Lunch, Live Music, Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Fun, Good for a Date
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 31, 2017

One of my favorites. Always a good experience. I send my friends there.

Tags: Authentic, Business Meals, Worth the Drive
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 25, 2017

The best baked French Onion soup ever! Wasn't very hungry so I ordered the fried shrimp and fries appetizer for dinner - Delicious and Enough for 2! Can;t wait to go back

Tags: Tasting Menu, Comfort Food, Cozy, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Casual, Quiet Conversation
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
·Dined on August 18, 2017

I was brought the wrong menu item. There were 5 of us for dinner. I had to wait for the correct order to be cooked. No one liked the green beans. It was very loud.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food3
ambience3
service2
value2

 
·Dined on August 15, 2017

Overall, our group found it was quite pricey for lunch. We can get better values at Outback or Black Finn, Olive Garden.
No one seemed to think it was great. The service that day was very slow. As seniors who meet once a month, we like to try new places, and we were not especially impressed.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food3
ambience3
service3
value1

 
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 14, 2017

This was an evening out for a birthday celebration. It started out great with a nice booth. The server was poor at best. Our waiter Diego was rude and condescending. I ordered a glass of Pinot Grigio ( something I have been drinking for years) What arrived was clearly a Chardonnay- easy mistake- but it took him 20 minutes to return to the table to rectify the situation I had to ask another server to handle this for me which she did easily and with a smile- too bad we didn't get her as our server.When he realized what happened he said it was my fault and he clearly saw the bartender pour pinot grigio-I know what I tasted! what ever happened to the customer is always right. Fast forward to the meal, my husband ordered lentil soup and what he received was minestrone- again Diego took his spoon and began stirring it and telling him it was lentil- not a lentil to be found among the vegetables and potatoes that make up a minestrone soup! The ribs and Chicken combo that my husband ordered were good-thank goodness!
Unfortunately, when you are out for a special evening that is not inexpensive ,sometimes bad service can ruin your experience. I'm not saying don't go there- just do yourself a favor and get another table if you get Diego as your waiter!

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Casual, Bar Seating, Comfort Food
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food3
ambience3
service1
value3

 
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 11, 2017

have never had a bad meal at this restaurant food is always good.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Live Music, Casual, Good for Anniversaries
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience4
service5
value4

 
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 7, 2017

A great neighborhood find! Definitely will go back but make sure you come early for the specials. They usually run out by 7pm

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience4
service5
value5

 
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 4, 2017

Took my mom and my boyfriend here for a nicer than usual night out. The menu has a lot of selection. My mom had ribs, my boyfriend had pork loin and I had skirt steak. All were excellent and the service was great.

Tags: Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience3
service5
value5

Report this review as inappropriate?

If you believe this review should be removed from OpenTable, please let us know and someone will investigate.