Johnny's at The Atlantic Resort

4.1
64 reviews
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$30 and under
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Seafood
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  • Casual
  • Scenic View
  • Sunday Lunch
Located on the historic grounds once owned by John Clarke, the founder of Newport, Johnny's at The Atlantic Resort offers an eclectic menu featuring fresh seafood and local fare. In the summer months, guests can enjoy the breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and Newport's Easton Pond from our outdoor bar and patio.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Seafood, Steak, American
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Hours of operation


Breakfast: Daily: 6:30am - 11:00am

Brunch: Sunday: 10:30am - 2:00pm

Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Dinner: Daily: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(401) 847-2750
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Brian Garrabrant
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Cross street
Valley Road
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Parking details
Free Parking for customers
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Entertainment
Fri & Sat: Live Music from 8:30pm - midnight
Sunday Jazz from 3pm - 7pm
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Special events & promotions
Thanksgiving Buffet
Mother's Day Brunch
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 64 People Are Saying
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4.0Dined 3 days ago

Food was excellent and so was the service. Nice setting, however, there is no view, even though the place is on the water, only the outside spaces (which does not include the dining space) has a view. We had expected a view, but otherwise, very good.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

The food was excellent and service was great. Great night!

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5.0Dined on August 5, 2018

Outstanding service! Great food and beautiful scenary!!!

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3.0Dined on July 29, 2018

Johnny's is a very good restaurant and the arrangement for music is attractive. However, the performer I drove 75 miles to hear, against Cape Cod Sunday traffic, cancelled her appearance. I wish that Open Table , in one of its several e-mails, would have told me about the cancellation. You did not!

Also, there is nothing on the outside of the building that directs you to Johnny's. It would be helpful to change this.

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3.0Dined on July 22, 2018

We visited for a special occasion. The dining room had live music which was nice, but quite loud. The food was okay, but one of our guests received her meal long after the rest. It made the meal much less enjoyable., although they did offer her a drink. Overall disappointing.

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4.0Dined on July 22, 2018

The food was very good as was the service. The prices were lower than expected considering the quality of the food. The one drawback - the room’s temperature was uncomfortably cold.

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2.0Dined on July 18, 2018

Booked because of the location wanted to sit outside to see the ocean when we got there there was an outside bar and seating area which was very pretty but when we ask the hostess if it was the same menu inside as outside she said no so we went inside to eat and it was just a typical Hotel restaurant. Our appetizers were abysmal we didn't eat them we sent them back the lobster and steak were okay. After going back outside we saw waiters bringing the same items on the inside dinner menu outside and ask them if the menu was the same and they said yes we could have ordered anything we wanted and it would have been brought outside. Overall a very unpleasant experience

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5.0Dined on July 15, 2018

Great ambiance, great food and excellent service for the Sunday brunch. Our server Michaela was very attentive and a joy to answer our questions regarding the early bird lunch. Based on her input we made a reservation for the early bird this Thursday.

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5.0Dined on July 5, 2018

Solid well prepared steaks and seafood just beyond the throng oh Newport summer crowds. Eat for the food and service, not the views

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4.0Dined on July 5, 2018

Food was very good and the service was excellent as well.

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5.0Dined on June 23, 2018

Great food. Got really loud and the lights were a bit brighter than we’d like but the band was good and the place was nice.

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3.0Dined on June 16, 2018

Everything was good except my baked stuffed shrimp tasted really off. I could hardly eat it because it tasted old, like it may make me sick.

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4.0Dined on June 15, 2018

Surprised that it wasn't crazy busy on a Friday night. Food was excellent. We were a party of 5, had steak, lobster Mac and cheese, and fried chicken. Everything was perfect. It was all filling, didn't even have room for dessert. Drinks were great and service was super.

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4.0Dined on June 3, 2018

It was nice visiting the new location for the first time. It was reassuring to find the same items
Present on the buffet. The addition of the salmon and garnishes was a pleasant surprise, which we totally enjoyed.
We enjoyed our visit and will return after the summer rush has ended! Have a great summer!

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4.0Dined on May 27, 2018

This was our first time at Johnny's at the Atlantic Resort and we were very pleased. The new space is comfortable, clean, and on trend. Our food (lobster bisque, clam chowder, pan-seared scallops, and linguine with white clam sauce) was delicious!!! We will definitely be back!

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3.0Dined on May 26, 2018

Good, but sadly, not the old Johnny's. Without carpeting to absorb noise, it was very loud, especially since it wasn't crowded. During times when it is full, the noise level must be extremely high. The house specialty, Shrimp and Feta, was always my favorite, but the shrimp were much smaller and there was far less feta. The bolognese sauce had plenty of meat but lacked the robustness that a bolognese should have. Disappointing.

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4.0Dined on May 20, 2018

We were a large group and the staff was very accommodating. Half of us enjoyed the buffet brunch and the others ate from the menu. The food was good and plentiful -- the only issue was how long it took for the people ordering off the menu to get their food, which meant that the people having the buffet were finished before the others. Other than that, we enjoyed our lunch and ended up being there long enough to enjoy the first number of an excellent jazz ensemble!

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4.0Dined on May 18, 2018

We head to Johnny's for a great dinner with live music. The staff members are incredibly friendly and go out of their way to make you feel appreciated.

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5.0Dined on May 15, 2018

Food was good. Customers do appreciate transparency when asking about an item on the menu. Our server was detailed but forgot to mention the difference of price of 2 items which was a $12+ difference when we asked what is the difference of the two. We received the surprise when we saw the bill!

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2.0Dined on April 7, 2018

This was my first dinner and second experience at Johnny's. The food and the service were fine -- not extraordinary -- but very good. Worth the price.

What was off-putting about the experience cannot be fixed easily, but included a vast, uninhabited space (except for the bar -- at 7pm on a Saturday night), strange music, poor acoustics (one man who was dining across the room was not shouting, but his voice reverberated strangely around the room nonetheless), and strangely not oriented to a lovely view. When I last ate at Johnny's -- I took my office staff for lunch, and we ate on the patio -- the food was also very good, the service great, and the ambiance far more relaxing and evocative of a "seaside" resort setting.

The dining space seems to have been so oriented to large groups that to go there for a relaxing dinner for two -- especially inside the dining room -- was just unpleasant. This seems a basic design flaw, but for a $60 dinner for two -- with no alcohol or dessert -- a little atmosphere would have been nice.

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

It was a great way to celebrate my birthday!

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Lunch with friends during Restaurant Week-great food and service! Enjoyed it so much we made dinner reservations for later in the week!

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4.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Great restaurant inside the Hotel with plenty of seating at the bar and in the dining area. I visited during restaurant week and tried two different entrees. The baked stuffed lobster and the Bacon wrapped sirloin both entrees were delicious. We tried the chocolate mousse cake for dessert which melted in our mouths. I would return to this place in the future.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

We had excellent service and the food was great. We went during restaurant week and had the lobster. It was stuffed with more seafood. It was a great value.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Went for lunch, all was very good! Nice place, good band, good food. Will be back.

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Full sunday brunch menu. Omelettes to order, carving station, eggs benedict, scrambled eggs, fresh fruit, fish, stuff chicken breast, ceasar salad, roasted potates, fresh veggies, petite desserts --- all very good. Food was not piping hot, but all fresh and tasty for 21.95 P/p

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4.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Ordered off the Newport Restaurant Week menu, backed stuffed lobster and bacon wrapped filet mignon for entree’s, which were excellent. Cooked perfectly and generous sized portion. Appetizers of lamb chops and shrimp cocktail were also very well done. Drink service was a bit slow but otherwise we had attentive service. Atmosphere was ok but would have appreciated that the glare from lights be dimmed.

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4.0Dined on February 11, 2018

Brunch was great ! Pretty much the same brunch as Atlantic Beach Club always was

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3.0Dined on December 10, 2017

Great food but service wasn’t the fastest, but they are nice. second time and service still the same. We’re halfway done with the meal before we had water.

Will go back just know the service is slow, but they are friendly and nice.

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2.0Dined on December 10, 2017

We were 5 people dining for brunch yesterday. It took about an hour to get our food. The server did not communicate with us about any delays. The food was good but I won’t be going back to wait that long for food again. When our food was finally brought out, one of the omelette orders was wrong. I had higher hopes for this restaurant.

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5.0Dined on December 7, 2017

We had a wonderful meal, with great service. The personal pizzas are wonderful!

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3.0Dined on November 24, 2017

"Hotel" feeling; food average.

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3.0Dined on November 23, 2017

I was very disappointed with the fact that my family and I drove up to Newport from New Jersey to spend Thanksgiving dinner with cousins who recently lost their mother and we were told the Buffet was over and what was left was a leftover Thanksgiving meal. When I saw what was being offered, I chose a lobster salad instead. In addition, when we tried to make the best of it and were socializing with each other, lights were turned off indicating it was time for us to leave. Will not attend this restaurant again.

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4.0Dined on November 23, 2017

Their economical Thanksgiving buffet was quite good. The service given the day was amazingly attentive. My husband and I went there the Sunday before to check out their free afternoon jazz which was also quite good. Wine and appetizers were reasonably priced. We will go back when we return to Newport in May for their early bird dinner specials.

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4.0Dined on November 12, 2017

Great food. Strange ambience. The food was creative and delicious. The dining room was strangely sparsely laid out and very loud. Needs work.

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4.0Dined on November 12, 2017

there was a great assortment of brunch items to choose from!!

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2.0Dined on November 10, 2017

We came for lunch during resultant week and arrived before the restaurant got packed, however it did get packed within about a half an hour of us arriving. We had to ask for things from our not so attentive server (drinks mostly) multiple times and the food took forever to come out. When the clam chowder and lobster bisque came out, there was a film on top of them like they had been sitting out for a while. They were luke warm and average tasting at best. One of the other appetizers was a sampler, and while the clam cake was delicious and at least a good warm temperature, the stuffie was cold, so we really weren’t sure if it was good or not. Our meals were all average, not cold luckily, but not hot. The dessert was well presented and actually very tasty. Would not be back, except maybe for drinks at the bar.

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5.0Dined on November 9, 2017

Great service-waiter very friendly and informative. Food delicious and generous servings

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2.0Dined on November 4, 2017

The food was underwhelming.... it was seafood... but the lobster was almost tasteless and swimming in butter..... not worth the trip....

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5.0Dined on November 4, 2017

Very nice. Great drinks. Came here for a quick meal It was very good.

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