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“Italian comfort food”
Review of Original Joe's

Original Joe's
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Ranked #122 of 6,298 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 10 - US$ 40
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
Cross street: Stockton
Description: Original Joe’s is a three-generation family owned and operated restaurant. Established over 80 years ago in 1937, Joe’s is defined by quiet elegance, yet bustling with energy, affording a standard of excellence that enhances the total dining experience. Hospitality, familiarity, predictability—these are the key elements of the brand, providing guests with a sense of comfort upon first entering the lobby doors. The oldest of all the “Joe’s” restaurants, Original Joe’s is the innovator of the now nationally known “Joe’s Concept”—exhibition-style kitchen, notable leather booths, smooth cocktails, and renowned Italian-American menu. Original Joe’s has succeeded in establishing a high-profile identity in San Francisco and surrounding Bay Area, standing tall amongst the well-known restaurants and bars—a sustainable business genuinely worthy of its proven credential.
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ate dinner here on Oct 7,2018.it was packed,and loud.it was Italian American festival day.we had the eggplant parmesan and veal scallopine and it was very good Italian comfort food,almost as good as mom made it.very generous portions.the spumoni is a great dessert choice.
Try to get a booth.

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OriginalJoes1937, Manager at Original Joe's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us last weekend! We are so thrilled you enjoyed your meals-- and knowing we're as good as mom's is the best compliment! We hope you enjoy us again real soon!

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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We brought about 30 business colleagues for dinner at Original Joe's, and we had an outstanding dinner. Service was implacable, prompt and friendly. The food was outstanding. The salads were fresh and tasty. The bread was crisp, and plentiful. And my steak was outstanding cooked to perfection. We simply had a great experience.

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OriginalJoes1937, Manager at Original Joe's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow! This truly warms our hearts to know you and your group had such a great experience with us! We do hope you'll join us again real soon!

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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Lunch at this restaurant was very nice, we can recommend the veal and the steak. Service was great and the wait staff very nice. Free wifi.

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OriginalJoes1937, Manager at Original Joe's, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

It is great to hear that you enjoyed the steak and veal so much that you would recommend it to others. We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit with us and we appreciate you stopping by and taking the time to leave us with your feedback. We'll see you again soon!

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Reviewed 4 October 2018

Delicious food and generous portions. This is a classic San Francisco restaurant that does not disappoint. Prices are reasonable by San Francisco standards. Our waiter, Dan, was excellent and attentive.

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OriginalJoes1937, Owner at Original Joe's, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you so much! It makes us so happy to see that you had such a fatastic time with us. We appreciate the support and hope you'll be back soon!

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

I love North Beach and all the restaurants around Original Joe's are just great. But Original Joe's knows how to serve great food. Our waiter was fun and very attentive. Even though we had a reservation, we still had to wait a good 20 min for our table, which allowed us a cocktail in the bar. Not horrible way to wait! Will keep returning here!

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OriginalJoes1937, Manager at Original Joe's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you so much for stopping by and leaving us a review! We are so pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed your time with us :) We hope that if you're in the area again, you'll join us again for yet another great meal.

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