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Joseph's Italian Bistro

5003 Oquinn Blvd SE, Apt O, Southport, NC 28461-7515
+1 910-454-4440
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese bread” (5 reviews)
“salad” (39 reviews)
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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5003 Oquinn Blvd SE, Apt O, Southport, NC 28461-7515
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live on Lake Norman but own two homes on Oak Island. Every time we visit Oak Island we eat at Joseph’s. This place is fantastic. The food is great, the staff is very friendly and the setting on the South Harbor Marina is wonderful.

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the staff to the food I've never had a bad experience here at Joseph's. My family has been going for dinner every time we are in the area for years now. The food is great, staff is friendly and helpful, and the view is...More

Thank Stephanie Q
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Pretty good food and service. They don't take reservations, so sometimes the wait can be long. Nice deck overlooking a marina -- good for a drink or two, waiting for a table. May be a moot point for several months since a kitchen fire has...More

Thank WorldsBestReviewer
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Had dinner on New Year’s Eve. Excellent food, wine and staff. Everything was excellent. I highly recommend Joseph’s!

Thank Leslie K
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Without a doubt, this fixed-price menu yielded one of the finest meals I've ever had at Joseph's. Three appetizers to choose from, salad, three entree choices, a bottle of wine per couple, and desert - all spectacularly prepared. I continue to think this is the...More

Thank RayB_OKI
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Regrettably, Joseph's had a fire (looked like a kitchen fire) early morning of January 1. Recommend calling ahead to learn the status of the repairs.

Thank EndlessSummerCaptain
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

The food, service, atmosphere and view are top notch! Check Joseph's out-You will not be disappointed!

Thank MamaPhill
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Dinner with my daughter visiting from Oregon. Food was delicious service attentive and the view amazing

Thank Bakedislandgirl
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Everything about Joseph's Italian Bistro is first rate. The ambiance is amazing. It just feels good to be there. Jalen was our waiter and could not have been more professional and caring. We were a party of four. Everyone ordered something different. Everyone raved about...More

Thank Barry L
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Food is always great here. The cheese bread they give you before your meal is excellent also. Weather permitting, sit on the deck if possible.

Thank DB605
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Susan C
29 September 2017|
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Response from Debra B | Property representative |
We do take reservations for parties of 8-12 in our two private dining rooms. The main dining area is on a first come first served venue. We hope to see you soon!
Eileen D
12 March 2017|
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Response from Debra B | Property representative |
Yes we do👍 Gluten free pasta as well as other options from our regular menu and specials. We look forward to seeing you 😍
10 March 2017|
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Response from Debra B | Property representative |
Mon-Thursday 5-9 Fri/Saturday 5-9:30 Open Sunday Memorial Day - Labor Day 5-9 We look forward to seeing you!!!
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5003 Oquinn Blvd SE, Apt O, Southport, NC 28461-7515
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-454-4440
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