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Johnny's Famous Reef Restaurant

2 City Island Ave., The Bronx, NY 10464 40.837602 -73.782853
nr. Beldon St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-885-2086 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Seafood
  • Price Range: $$

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Hours

Mar-Oct: Sun-Thu, 11am-midnight; Fri-Sat, 11am-1am; Nov-Feb: closed

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at Pelham Bay Park

Directions

Upon exiting subway, take Bx29 bus to the end of City Island.

Prices

$7-$22

Payment Methods

Cash Only

Special Features

  • Good for Groups
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Outdoor Dining
  • View
  • Waterfront

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Not Accepted

Profile

At the tip of City Island, the seaport of the Bronx, Johnny’s Famous Reef Restaurant has drawn crowds since 1950 serving cafeteria-style boardwalk eats. Get in line for steamed or fried lobster, shrimp, clams, oysters and an assortment of fish piled on top of a mountain of fries. Landlubbers may select from burgers, hotdogs and even frogs’ legs. Once you’ve chosen, chow down outside as you watch the boats sail by on the Long Island Sound. It ain’t glitzy, but it sure is good.

Recommended Dishes

Clam chowder, $3.75; fried lobster tails, $27; fried shrimp, $13; fried calamari, $12; frogs’ legs, $10; little neck clams on the half shell, $11

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