In the 1970's the restaurant went through a major transformation and remodel that took two years. The remodeling including laying carpet, changing the entrance, changing the exterior and installing the famous front doors and iconic dining room mural.
In the 1990's Jack's daughters, Kari and Sally, took over the day to day operations and are the third generation to own and operate Johnny's Café.
Johnny's Café has been featured in numerous publications including Midwest Living, USA Today, Men's Journal and 1000 Things to do Before You Die. The restaurant also has been voted Best of Omaha, 9 years running and was featured in the Alexander Payne movie About Schmidt.
Johnny's Cafe is known for midwestern, hand-cut aged on premise beef selections. The menu also features daily lunch specials, from scratch soups and sauces and a wide variety of chicken and fish selections.