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Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One star less than 5 stars as none of the outside heaters were working and we really wanted to sit on the outside deck but due to the cool evening, this couldn’t be achieved without heating and it was a little noisy inside. The food,...however, was excellent with the prawns grilled to perfection and full of flavour, the calamari soft and tasty and the vegetables delicious. Our starter haloumi was soft and tasty, and served piping hot and fresh and the food, overall was of an excellent standard. Service was efficient and overall we thoroughly enjoyed our experience at this neighbourhood gem.More

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 22 April 2022 via mobile

This was my 4th visit to Jonny’s. The first two were a number of years ago. On both occasions we were served (still) frozen fish. Last year, I was invited by a colleague to meet there. The food was good and not frozen ( as...one would expect). The accompanying party seemed to enjoy the food. As a result, we decided to go again last week. What a disappointment. Despite confirming the food order with the waitress, the order was not what arrived at the table. Although not busy, when we tried to get the waitresses attention, she was too busy interacting with other waiters to notice. Some time later, another waiter passed by and missing table condiments were provided. The food itself could only be described as poor to average. I am well aware that Jonny’s is a staple favorite of the local Dainfern crowd and any negative comment is usually drowned out by supportive patrons. That said, 3 out of 4 meals have been a fail in my opinion. Farewell to Jonny’s.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 25 November 2021 via mobile

Well the food was absolutely amazing. Very tasty. I had ribs and prawns . The best ever . The decor was fabulous and very friendly and efficient staff .

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 6 June 2021 via mobile

Situated in the Vallety Family Centre. Ample parking. Very busy restaurant. Have never been disappointed with their food, really yum. Awesome service.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 25 April 2021 via mobile

Johnny's is the only consistently good restaurant I have been to in Joburg. It's always excellent and the service is always good, as the waiters are properly trained and interactive. I have never had a bad meal here and the food had been consistently excellent...whether it's prawns, chicken or a poke bowl. It's all delicious!More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 8 November 2020 via mobile

Brilliant!! Went on a Wednesday evening and restaurant was packed. Food was great. You can see the owner is hands on.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 19 October 2020 via mobile

Had a fantastic afternoon at Jonny's with really fantastic food and great service. Atmosphere is really relaxed. Certainly will return

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 8 October 2020 via mobile

Great service and incredible food! Love the blue cheese snails, seafood to steak to gourmet gin. The salmon is fresh and their tacos are worth it!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 4 June 2020 via mobile

We've had three take-aways during Lockdown and they've been perfect and delicious. Just missing the atmosphere of the restaurant. Baby kingklip, generous portions; pasta loaded with content; crispy chips if you plan to arrive as they come out of the kitchen; the same personalised service....Well done Jonny. You deserve it!!!More

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed 16 October 2019

Family went for a Sunday lunch. Staff was welcoming and well trained on the food selections on the menu. Good service. Menu selection excellent (with great specials for the day) and good wine and beverages available. Kiddies menu available. There is a non-smoking and smoking...area with TV's for the sport crazy fans and also music in background. Food was presented very well and really excellent. What I liked most is there is a lot of seating available but the tables and chairs are not cramped on top of each other. Will definitely go again! Lively with music and TV's if you want to followMore

Date of visit: October 2019
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Yes there is a outside smoking area
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4