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Carlo & Johnny

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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Menu

APPETIZERS
$13.0
Fried Green Tomato
Chili Ranch, Candied Hot Sauce, Arugula
$23.0
Oysters Rockefeller*
Cream, Spinach, Parmigiano-Reggiano & a Touch of Pernod
$18.0
Steamed Mussels
White Wine, Tomato, Garlic, Basil, Oregano, Lemon, Butter
$20.0
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake
Red Pepper Vinaigrette and Tartar Sauce
$22.0
Short Rib Poutine
Boardwalk Fries, Braised Short Rib, Cheddar and Mozzarella Cheese, Demi-Glace, Sunny-Side Up Egg
$18.0
Crispy Pork Belly
Seared Berkshire Pork Belly, Roasted Tomato Jam, Arugula, Mustard Vinaigrette
$18.0
Steakhouse French Onion Soup
Caramelized Pearl Onions, Vidalia Onions, Sherry Wine, Sourdough Croutons, Gruyere,Parmigiano Reggiano
$12.0
Meatballs
Marinara, Herbed Ricotta, Shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano
RAW BAR
Create Your Own Raw Bar Experience
$24.0
Shrimp Cocktail
3 Huge Tiger Shrimp Served with Horseradish Cocktail Sauce, Also Available by the Piece
Market
Alaskan King Crab
Bristol Bay Red King, Served with Dijonnaise (4 oz. Piece)
$3.75
Chesapeake Oysters
Fresh & Plump, Served with Mignonette & Spicy Horseradish Cocktail Sauce
$4.5
Specialty Oysters
Daily Selection of East & West Coast Oysters, Served with Mignonette
SALADS
$13.0
Freddie Salad
Hearts of Romaine, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Roma Tomato & House-Made Ranch Dressing
$13.0
Caesar Salad
Hearts of Romaine, Imported Parmigiano-Reggiano Frico, House-Made Croutons, Anchovies Available Upon Request
$13.0
Iceberg, Bacon, & Blue
Crisp Iceberg Wedge, Warm Peppered Nueske's Bacon, Cherry Tomato, Red Onion, Point Reyes Blue Cheese
$14.0
Roasted Beet & Goat Cheese
Red and Golden Beets, Creamy Goat Cheese, Crisp Fuji Apples, Toasted Pepitas, Baby Arugula, Orange Vinaigrette
JEFF RUBY USDA PRIME STEAKS
$75.0
Bone-In Filet Mignon
16 oz. Center-Cut, Dry Aged
$69.0
Cowboy Steak
22 oz. Dry Aged Bone-In Ribeye
$77.0
Porterhouse
Center-Cut, Dry Aged, 24 oz.
$49.0
New York Strip
Center-Cut, 14 oz.
$74.0
Bone-In New York Strip
20 oz. 65-Day Dry Aged
$115.0
The Hatchet
30 oz. 55-Day Dry Aged Tomahawk Ribeye
$73.0
Jeff Ruby's Jewel
Spicy Chili-Rubbed Cowboy Ribeye, 22 oz.
$70.0
American Wagyu Ribeye Cap
8 oz. Snake River Farms Spinalis
JEFF RUBY PREMIUM HANDCRAFTED FILET MIGNON
$56.0
Steak Collinsworth
8 oz. Filet Mignon, Red King Crab, Asparagus, Bordelaise and Béarnaise
$54.0
Anthony Munoz
8 oz. Applewood Smoked Bacon Wrapped Filet, Rock Shrimp, Mushrooms and Bearnaise
$44.0
Filet Mignon
Our Petite Filet, 8 oz.
$58.0
Barrel-Cut Filet Mignon
12 oz. Filet Mignon, Cut From the Thickest Part of the Tenderloin
Wagyu Filet Mignon
American Wagyu, Durham Ranch. Hand cut to order and market priced by the ounce, 4 ounce minimum.
TO CROWN YOUR STEAK
$12.0
Collinsworth Topping
$4.0
Béarnaise Sauce
$16.0
Blackened Scallops
$5.0
Bacon & Gorgonzola Butter
$5.0
Cognac Peppercorn Sauce
$4.0
Roasted Garlic Butter
$5.0
White Truffle Butter
$4.0
Chili Rub
Cipollini Onions, Shishito Peppers, and Cherry Tomatoes
$14.0
Shrimp Scampi
$25.0
Sliced Wagyu Spinalis
Top Any Steak With 3 Ounces of the Most Marbled and Decadent Cut of Meat Available
LOBSTER
$48.0
Herb Roasted Lobster Tail
12 oz. Tail Baked with Lemon-Herb Butter
$92.0
Steak & Lobster
12 oz. Cold Water Lobster Tail & 8 oz. Filet Mignon
ENTREES
$48.0
Chilean Sea Bass
Olive and Tomato Tapenade, Lemon Beurre Blanc, Chili Couscous
$22.0
The Jeff Ruby Burger
8 oz. Longdale Farms Patty, Shishito Relish, Cajun Thousand Island, American Cheese, Lettuce, Beefsteak Tomato, Served with Boardwalk Fries
$44.0
Blackened Diver Scallops
Parmesan Risotto, Roasted Corn and Red Peppers, Tomatillo Salsa
$28.0
Chicken Parmesan
Linguine, Marinara, Fresh Mozzarella, Basil
$36.0
Pan-Roasted Salmon
Succotash, Roasted Red Pepper Coulis
$32.0
Lobster Ravioli
Truffle Cream, Caramelized Mushrooms, Wilted Baby Spinach, Pecorino Romano Cheese
$37.0
Pork Chop
16 oz. Berkshire Pork Chop, Sweet Potato Beignets, Lemon Psychopathy Gastrique
SIDES TO SHARE
$9.0
Jumbo Baked Potato
$10.0
House-Made Mashed Potatoes
$13.0
Jeff Ruby's Baked Mac & Cheese
Creamy Blend of Six Imported Cheeses
$11.0
Parmesan Truffle Fries
$11.0
Green Beans
Garlic, Shallots, Cherry Tomato, Parmigiano Reggiano
$13.0
Grilled Asparagus
Lemon & Olive oil
$12.0
Sautéed Mushrooms
Field Blend of Seasonal Mushrooms with Rosemary, Thyme and Truffle Oil
$11.0
Bacon Confit Potatoes
Fresh Herbs, Chili Flake, Parmigiano Reggiano
$12.0
Classic Creamed Spinach
$12.0
Roasted Broccoli
Lemon Oil, Chili Flakes
About
Following the Jeff Ruby tradition of fine dining in unique settings is Carlo & Johnny. This beautiful mansion has a storied history as a casino and Mafia hangout, adorned with antiques and unique appointments. As for the menu, it's in keeping with the Jeff Ruby tradition; delicious, innovative, and out-of-this-world. And with 15 steaks, it's Ruby's most comprehensive menu ever. The old Hollywood glamour and delicious cuisine promise a meal and experience to remember.
PRICE RANGE
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The restaurant has a nice upscale ambiance. I just had drinks. They have a really good liquor selection. The staff were attentive to my needs. Unfortunately, while not nearly as bad as some other places in town, you still have those people that are too...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank NoCleverCreation
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrated retirement! If you want great & professional service this is the place The steaks are the best & cooked to perfection Jeff Rudy lives up to the hype. The sides are shareable and excellent Only thing I am not as impressed with is the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mrm1315
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I, along with another couple recently visited this Jeff Ruby restaurant. While my wife had previously eaten here this was my first visit. The food was amazing (filet and lobster tail), service was top notch and the atmosphere couldn't be better. To...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mauneja
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As with all of Jeff Ruby's Restaurants, Carlo & Johnny's service and quality are about as good as it gets anywhere. I've been fortunate to travel all over the country and try steaks at many steakhouses and its really really hard to beat a Jeff...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Steve M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had the Surf and Turf Special, the steak and Lobster were outstanding and the service was right on point. Can't wait to go back.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went to celebrate Valentine's a little early. As always, the food was cooked perfectly, our waiter Zac was attentive and friendly. Couldn't have asked for a better experience.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Amy B
Reviewed 13 February 2019

Elegant. A special experience at a high-end, attention to detail establishment that prides itself in delivering that "extra mile" of service. You won't be disappointed. The filet and crab with hollendaise sauce is wonderful (Collinsworth).... The boubon old-fashion- precise! The waiter(s) is personable, helpful and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank J M
Reviewed 12 February 2019

Seated in the "liquor room", perfect for our party of 6. Kirk, our waiter, was extremely thoughtful and attending. The food was above excellent and we enjoyed our dinner very much.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Diane W
Reviewed 26 January 2019

And so was the food...yum! The service and ambiance made the bday evening delightful. I had the lobster ravioli and my husband had a steak...both cooked to perfection.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank elise n
Reviewed 20 January 2019

Tired of the snow and the frigid temperatures? Head down to Carlo and Johnny and let Charlie and his staff warm you up with a delicious dinner and impeccable service. This visit, we were just celebrating winter survival (so far so good) and wanted to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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jamesnholly12
18 December 2018|
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Response from 333BobW | Reviewed this property |
My info says 9pm weekdays,10pm weekends.
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Nicole T
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Response from CindyLaFreniere | Reviewed this property |
If you're vegan, I'm not sure, but if you are vegetarian there are several delicious salad options and side dishes. They change the menu seasonally, so the entrees vary. Most recently they had a mushroom risotto that is... More
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Dutch L
23 February 2017|
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Response from Peggy H | Reviewed this property |
I agree. I don't think they have Happy Hour on a Saturday night.
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