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Joseph's Italian Bistro

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5003 Oquinn Blvd SE, Apt O, Southport, NC 28461-7515
+1 910-454-4440
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love Joseph's, the food and the staff are awesome. We go there as often as possible when in town. The restaurant is small and quant but so very worth the wait.

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Thank Penny B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We moved here 2 years ago. The dinner we had was the best best meals we have had. The food and service was superior. Wes or server had great suggestions and made my birthday special. We are from Philadelphia and Italian food is the main stay. The food measured up extremely well! Can't wait to return

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Thank donhill30
Oak Island, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I recently celebrated our anniversary and opted to stay "local" vs driving to Wilmington. I am so glad we did. The food and drinks were incredible! (I had lamb, husband had a filet). We had a great seat on the patio, overlooking the marina. And our server Marquis was OUTSTANDING - he helped make the evening for... More 

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great dinner by the water. The deck was covered in plastic and canvas and was very pleasant inside despite being frigid outside. We enjoyed a great seafood dinner with a pleasant waitress, Katie. The menu specials all sounded delicious and I chose the Grouper. This is definitely a place we will return to on our next trip... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There aren't a whole lot of dining options in Southport but this one was fantastic. The menu has a variety of good options- it was hard to choose. And there are a few daily specials as well. I ordered the shrimp and scallops with cheese ravioli in a tomato cream sauce. It was fresh and delicious and I definitely recommend... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We were so pleased with this restaurant being located right at the marina. Very welcoming and decorated for the holidays. Service was excellent and everything we tried was wonderful. We will definitely make this a spot to revisit next trip down the ICW.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We were traveling south from Virginia and arrived at 5pm when they opened. The decor is very nice and romantic. By 5:30 there were only two tables open. The food was outstanding. Our waiter [Ben] was the quintessential professional. All the employees were cordial and friendly. What a wonderful dining experience. We'll definitely be back when we pass by again!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We have been visiting the Southport area for twelve years now and for several years we have enjoyed this restaurant. Food is always spectacular, as are drinks from the bar. If something is askew, they make good. Recently we discovered that they do take out as well... their food is so good it is worth every penny! The bar and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

My husband and I had our very first visit to Southport this past weekend and we asked about local places to eat. She mentioned Joseph's. We choose to go there a day early for our anniversary. The place was close to the water and very romantic. We were waited on by the best waiter I have ever had in a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

A nice atmosphere with great food and service. The staff is very friendly and our server Ben was fantastic. The menu features some traditional Italian favorites as well as unique chef creations. The veal saltimbocca was really good and our pumpkin cheesecake dessert was absolutely delicious! No doubt a place we'll return to.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
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
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?