Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner

Great food, Great service!

Reception Hall for your big event

Delicious buffets & salad bar

Restaurant with 3 private dining rooms

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Johnson's is well known for their delicious buffet and full menu dining

Hold your next event at our 400-seat event center


Every day we  provide off premise catering for events of all sizes

Stop in soon to enjoy Great Food and Great Service!

Area residents agree, when you think of Elkader's excellent food and dining opportunities you instantly think of Johnson’s and their delicious buffet style and full menu dining experience. Since 1979, Johnson's Restaurant has been a favorite dining destination, for literally thousands of food enthusiasts!

Terry and Sue are the backbone of this multifaceted operation.  Their story is one of never ending dedication. Their commitment to the family's top quality operation has established a reputation as the area's premier provider of home-style cooked foods and great service.

Our Johnson's crew has become well known for several delectable menu items: Our Broasted Chicken, Roast Beef, Baked Chicken, Pork Tenderloin Sandwich, Fried Cod, Ribeyes, Shakes, Homemade Pies and  of course our 40 item Salad Bar,  and our team thrives on serving the most wonderful buffets on Friday night & Saturday night and Sunday Breakfast and daily lunch buffets.

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