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West End Johnnie's

4.7
340 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Great for Brunch
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for Groups
Johnnie's is a collection of memories for all. Personally autographed pictures and genuine memorabilia of your favorite movie stars, politicians, athletes and musicians. Casual, upscale dining in a great location. Set on the side of the "Old West End" just blocks away from North Station, the TD Bank North Garden, historic Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market. The decor consists of a combination of light and dark woods, copper, brass and luxurious leather with huge floor to ceiling windows that you must see to appreciate. The menu consists of contemporary American classics with various, multi-ethnic influences. We open at 5pm every Tuesday through Saturday for dinner,as well as our famous Reggae brunch from 11am to 4pm on Sundays. We are also open Mondays with Garden events and we do open early for afternoon games and concerts. For reservations of groups larger than 6, please call to check for availability.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, American
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Hours of operation
Johnnie's opens at 5pm, Tuesday through Saturday and 11am on Sundays for our Reggae Brunch. We are also open on Mondays with events at the Garden and we open early for afternoon concerts and games.
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Phone number
(617) 227-1588
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
There are several garages and parking lots immediately adjacent to Johnnie's. Street parking is available but gets very limited during Garden events.
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Public transit
Johnnie's is conveniently located one block south of North Station which is accessable from the MBTA's Green and Orange Lines.
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Special events & promotions
Please check our website for special events, pictures and other details.
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Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Wine
What 340 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined 7 days ago

We had a good dinner of soup, salad and apps. Service was excellent. I would be happy to return.

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5.0Dined on June 10, 2018

Went here for Sunday brunch. Music was fun, although it is a little loud so conversation was a difficult. Food was good, prices ok (good by Boston standards I guess) service was a little slow. Made a reservation, when I tried to add one more person there were no available times for 5 people yet when we got there there were plenty of empty tables.

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5.0Dined on June 10, 2018

We attended the Reggae Brunch and it was AMAZING! the band was so fun, the lead singer came around to the tables and sang it was Great! the food was also really really good ! you need to try the Peanut butter and Fluff french Toast it was incredible!!! you should really take this in!

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5.0Dined on June 3, 2018

My two teenage sons and I had a great time and loved the food and the music.

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5.0Dined on May 20, 2018

Great music and ambiance... and loved my coffee.

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Great brunch and the band is awesome!

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5.0Dined on May 4, 2018

Consistently excellent. Johnnie's is our pre-game choice.

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5.0Dined on May 2, 2018

Always a solid choice. Made our reservation for dinner pre-Bruins Playoff game. Originally made it for 2, but 2 last minute friends joined in, and WEJ took us right in without a problem.
I wish I could remember the server's name, because she was awesome.
Decent beer selection in both draft and can. 1919 wings are great - definitely try them. Wasn't sure what to expect with the buffalo chix dip, that it was really really good.

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5.0Dined on May 2, 2018

Great place

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4.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Went to the Sunday 'Reggae Brunch'. Great band and atmosphere but don't expect to have normal conversations with your party - it's very loud! Probably the only negative. Food was good and the atmosphere fun. We'd go again but know about the volume next time!

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Reggae Brunch was the best!! We had such a good time. Service was great. We will be back!!

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

The food is great and the crew really hustles which makes all the difference when you are trying to make it up the street for tip off.

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5.0Dined on April 24, 2018

First time. Great location and atmosphere. Excellent Salmon fro Faroe Islands. Will be back. Thank You.

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3.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Brunch time. Music too loud

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Great spot. Great apps

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Great service from Eddie!

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3.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Saturday night before the Bruins game. Seated immediately at our 5pm reservation. The menu is quite varied with something for everyone. Wonderful beer selection. Johnnie's meatballs were very tasty with a good marinara sauce. Entrees were good. The chicken and pineapple sandwich was quite tasty. I was disappointed with the Johnnie's burger. It was pretty tasteless and I got it medium rare which after a minute made it look and feel and taste like it was from Lion's Choice. We were off to the game so no dessert or coffee. It is 3 blocks from the TD Garden so very convenient with a parking garage right across the street. For the convenience and the ambiance it was well worth it. I would not hesitate to go back.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

My husband and I went to West End Johnnie's before a Celtics game, and really enjoyed our meals. His Lobster Mac n Cheese was excellent, and my salad with shrimp was really tasty. I have some dietary restrictions, so eating out can be a bit of a challenge but our server went over and above to make it work for me.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Always excellent

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

1st time going to the Raggae brunch! Fabulous music and delicious food. Can't wait to go back!!!!

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Ideal pre-game dining and sports viewing spot. Had Johnnie's Famous Meatballs for a yummy appetizer as well as the Arugula salad w/ Grilled Chicken for my main dish. Kids menu had a great selection as well (our child ordered Mac N Cheese + fries). Would recommend this as a hangout pretty much anytime.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Amazing brunch! The live music makes the atmosphere a place we want to be on a Sunday morning. The bloody mary's are amazing, molasses wings out of this world and you can't go wrong with pretty much any item on the menu. This place does not disappoint! The service is good, too. Not too overbearing, but the come over often enough to make sure your drink is full!

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Sunday reggae brunch at Johnnie's is a great time. The reggae band is always entertaining and engaging. Our meals (steak frites and classic eggs benedict) were delicious and satisfying. Especially with the band, there's definitely a feel-good atmosphere at brunch. Reservations are definitely needed though, as this is a popular Sunday brunch spot.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Always excellent

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5.0Dined on February 4, 2018

Had a great time during reggae brunch. Food and service were spot on and we will be coming back to try something different!

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2.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Pre game. I’m sorry but our meal were crap. I told server we had an allergy but he obviously ignored it which could be life threatening

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5.0Dined on January 31, 2018

Everything is fresh, fast and delicious!

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4.0Dined on January 30, 2018

Meatballs, which had been a favorite, were very disappointing. They were over-firm and tasteless. Otherwise, all other food was really great.

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5.0Dined on January 28, 2018

We had an excellent experience at West End Johnnies. Our table was right next to the stage; great for the music enjoyment, hard to converse with who you’re there with. The band was so good at the Reggae Brunch. Our meals were incredible. Meals thoroughly enjoyed at our table were steak and eggs, the breakfast skillet and their fluffernutter french toast. We will definitely be returning for more delicious food and fun atmosphere.

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4.0Dined on January 23, 2018

Perfectly cooked fried calamari for apps and salmon for dinner. A great place to eat before the Bruins game.

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4.0Dined on January 16, 2018

Very good place for dinner before Celtics game. Excellent location and steak tips were very good. Dinner price a little higher than you would expect for dinner.

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5.0Dined on January 16, 2018

Had an amazing experience went before a Celtics game would recommend all day. Awesome drinks awesome atmosphere!!! Waiter was on point, great spot.

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5.0Dined on January 7, 2018

Great brunch

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5.0Dined on December 23, 2017

Bourbon fans, anyone?? This place has an amazing selection. Great food too!

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5.0Dined on December 20, 2017

We were a half hour late for our reservation (due to traffic), but we called and they held our table for us. Food & service were fantastic, price very reasonable, and we made it to the Celtics game with time to spare. Johnnie's was a find!

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5.0Dined on December 10, 2017

Went for Reggae brunch and loved every minute of it! Will definitely be back. Food was great, service was good (only 1 waiter for several tables but he was efficient and attentive) and the music was so fun! Highly recommend.

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5.0Dined on December 10, 2017

Reggae Brunch is fantastic.... never disappoints.

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1.0Dined on December 3, 2017

ITs a nice place. But the service is not so good. I waited for over 1 hour for food. Some people who arrived after us ate and left before we were able to get our food. And was party of 2 just like us.

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5.0Dined on November 24, 2017

Great night for 3 generations of family. Everyone loved it!

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4.0Dined on November 18, 2017

This is a great place to go before any event at the Garden. Just be sure to make a reservation a few days early. They usually are booked on event nights.

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