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Johnnie's Grill

405-262-4721  •  $
ADDRESS: 301 S Rock Island Ave, El Reno, OK 73036

CUISINE: Breakfast, Burgers, Diner, Chili, Hot Dogs, Sandwiches

FEATURES: Handicap Access, Kid Friendly, Smoke Free, Vegetarian Friendly, Cash Only

DETAILS
At the intersection of Route 66 and the Chisholm Trail lies the historic town of El Reno, host to the annual Onion Fried Burger Day Festival, during which the world’s largest onion burger is created, all 750 pounds of it. A much more manageable rendition of this local specialty, however, can be found at Johnnie’s Grill. This roadside restaurant has been serving these caramelized onion-laden burgers since opening in 1946, and they are titanic in taste. On a daily basis, the diner specializes in such hearty fare as chili and Fritos pie, the Arkansas sandwich (two eggs between pancakes), and a sublimely sloppy Coney dog topped with chili and sweet coleslaw. The pies and cakes are heavenly. Cash only. No alcohol available. Serving breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Mon-Sat. "From the street, Johnnie’s looks like an undistinguished town café. But it's an original taste of America ... and of Southwest road food par excellence."
— Michael Stern, Roadfood.com

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At the intersection of Route 66 and the Chisholm Trail lies the historic town of El Reno, host to the annual Onion Fried Burger Day Festival, during which the world’s largest onion burger is created, all 750 pounds of it. A much more manageable rendition of this local specialty, however, can be found at Johnnie’s Grill. This roadside restaurant has been serving these caramelized onion-laden burgers since opening in 1946, and they are titanic in taste. On a daily basis, the diner specializes in such hearty fare as chili and Fritos pie, the Arkansas sandwich (two eggs between pancakes), and a sublimely sloppy Coney dog topped with chili and sweet coleslaw. The pies and cakes are heavenly.
 
"From the street, Johnnie’s looks like an undistinguished town café. But it's an original taste of America ... and of Southwest road food par excellence."
— Michael Stern, Roadfood.com
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Cash only. No alcohol available. Serving breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Mon-Sat.

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