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“Cool Little Place... Excellent Bar Food”

Johnny's Little Bar
Ranked #122 of 1,875 Restaurants in Cleveland
Cuisines: American, Italian
Dining options: After-hours
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Dining options: After-hours
Reviewed 14 July 2013

I was hoping to try the veal parm (from the main restaurant) but it was closed, so settled for burgers, onion rings, and the like. Food was really good. The air conditioning was lacking so was uncomfortably hot... not conducive to having another drink. Great beer list. Like it but avoid really hot days.

Thank WINEandTRAVEL
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Reviewed 13 June 2013

We had a delicious dinner of short ribs and parmesan risotto accompanied by a delicious salad and bread. The bar is small and fun and they serve a bar menu as well as the full menu from the front(main) restaurant attached to the property.

Thank diceandtux
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Reviewed 18 May 2013

I'll keep this review short and sweet.

The burgers at Johnny's Little Bar are within the top 5% of all burgers I've eaten. In fact, I may rate them as #3 in my "burger universe" (i.e., The Bird - Jackson Hole, Wy; Illinois Bar and Grill, Chicago, IL; and Johnny's Little Bar, Cleveland, OH) which given the competition is quite a claim. The meat that comprises the delicious burger comes from Johnny's up-scale sister restaurant next door (steak scraps which means good eating). The burger, if ordered medium, is juicy, hot, and delicious. Dressed with your choice of cheese (pepper jack for me), the traditional vegetable fixings and a fresh bun that appeared to be nicely warmed makes this burger a definite money maker for this successful little dive bar on the side alley on Frankfort Ave. A bit of advice is to substitute the fresh cut fries to accompany the burger in place of the potato chips. Add an on tap local beer or any of the bottled beer selections offered on the menu and you have a fabulous evening of burger and bar bliss.

As referenced earlier the service staff at Johnny's Little Bar are truly beautiful people. They known their menu and more important know that you have come to "their" place for an evening of dining and leisure. The service staff appears to be truly committed to offering you an evening of relaxed eating and imbibing happiness. As a side note, you may just catch one or both of the owners in the place when you visit. Both of the owners will welcome your compliments and should you actually have a concern will also address any issues raised. Bottom line, Johnny's Little Bar is a destination restaurant/bar that should be added to your "must do" list when wandering through Ohio or anywhere in the midwest.

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3  Thank tltalbert
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Reviewed 24 September 2012

Been here a couple of times in the last few months and each time had a great experience. It is a little "dive" bar and I mean that in an endearing way. The burgers are simply fantastic and the beer selection very good. The prices are awesome and the service has always been very friendly and great! A nice little place if you're looking for something different than chain restaurants.

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Thank baseballjz
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Reviewed 15 September 2012

Great dive bar, great service, cold beer, burgers are really good, also great beer selection, dont know what others were talkin about the service was an A+

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Thank G C
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