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Johanna's Restaurant

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German, European, Central European
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Blvd Ajijic 118a, Ajijic 45900, Mexico
+52 376 766 0437
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Ajijic, Mexico
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52 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

We came here for lunch and had the bratwurst. The place was deserted except for us and a waitress. Since our visit, I have passed by this place at different hours of the day and noticed the place gets crowded during the weekend.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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250 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

I didn't expect much. In fact I really wanted a typical Mexican meal. I was tired and wanted a quick bite. Well, I didn't find any typical Mexican dishes so I ordered a steak. When in doubt it's a good choice. It happened, to my surprise, to be delicious. Very well seasoned - didn't need even a drop of salt.... More 

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Ajijic, Mexico
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76 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

East side of town, street parking, daily specials, authentic german, quiet, imported beers on menu. Have the brat special

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Bowmanville, Canada
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87 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

I just had a lovely meal at this resturant today and will return again. I would recommend to visit on Tuesday if you are on a buget as there is a tasty special for one 55 pesos.

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Olympia, Washington
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

The food was good but not great. Service was very good and the beer was cold. However, the building itself was far too plain and certainly not at all European in look or feel. That's too bad because the shape and size of the restaurant could rather easily be made into a classic Bavarian cottage which would greatly improve the... More 

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Prague, Oklahoma
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Four of us tried the German food here and found it disappointing. Having actually been to Germany and eating real German food this was not up to standard. They did not have many standard dishes and the ones they did have were poorly prepared. The best thing they had was the german beer.

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les laurentides
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Good German food, personally I selected the street sign special which consisted of a nice Bratwust sausage, home fried potatoes, red cabbage, sauerkraut, served with warm sourdough bread, 2 types of mustard and regular butter and beets butter Everything was very tasty, the price for that street special was $75.00 pesos

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Ajijic, Mexico
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

I have eaten here many times and the food is always excellent. The staff are very pleasant and helpfull. Excellent German cuisine, with good sized portions. Weekly specials are a fantastic deal. I would highly recomment this restaurant.

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Lutz, Florida
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92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

I found the restaurant to be welcoming, the staff very good, the owner appreciative, and the food totally authentic and delicious. It brought me backto myvisit to Germany, some 15 years ago.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Every dish we ordered was perfectly presented with just what it needs to enrich the combination of flavor. And of course beer was good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 7
Cuisine
German, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blvd Ajijic 118a, Ajijic 45900, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Ajijic
  • Phone Number: +52 376 766 0437
Description
Excellent German Food with French, Austrian , Swedish and Russian influences. Excellent relationship of price, quality and service. A really nice culinary experience, food made with dedication and love.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?