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About Bistro Joe's

Bistro Joe’s is an endeavor to create a sensational dining experience through inspired cuisine and superior service. Momentarily escape, and let your senses feast on globally influenced fare ~ with elements of surprise ~ in a casual, yet upscale eatery. Our mezzanine setting is a comfy blend of vintage and contemporary, designed to encourage shared dining experiences with friends, old and new.

34244 Woodward Ave.
Birmingham, MI 48009
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Global, International, American, Bistro

Hours of Operation:
Brunch
Sat, Sun 10:00 am–2:30 pm
Lunch
Tue–Fri 11:00 am–4:00 pm
Happy Hour
Tue–Fri 3:00 pm–6:00 pm
Sat, Sun 3:30 pm–6:00 pm
Dinner
Tue–Thu 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm
Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm

Cross Street:
Woodward & Maple

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(248) 594-0984

Website:
http://www.bistrojoeskitchen.com/

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Bistro Joe's Ratings and Reviews

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4
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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.4

ambience

4.3

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (22)
Creative Cuisine (22)
Happy Hour (20)
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Fit for Foodies (19)
Good for a Date (18)
Great for Brunch (18)
Neighborhood Gem (17)
Good for Birthdays (16)
Comfort Food (15)
Sunday Lunch (15)
Good for Groups (14)
Great for Lunch (13)
Authentic (13)
Fun (12)
Handcrafted Cocktails (11)
Notable Wine List (10)
Special Occasion (10)
Good for Anniversaries (9)
Bar Seating (9)
Kid-friendly (9)
Cozy (9)
Local Ingredients (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Hot Spot (7)
People Watching (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Quick Bite (6)
Scenic View (6)
Healthy (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Business Meals (5)
Afternoon Tea (4)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Seasonal (4)
Afternoon Coffee (4)
Great Beer (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Romantic (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Organic (2)
Tapas (2)
Vegan (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Live Sports (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Spicy (1)
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 (Detroit)·Dined 3 days ago

I LOVE THIS PLACE! The food and cocktails are always amazing! Its literally my favorite restaurant!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Healthy
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·Dined 7 days ago

Had a great experience the bone marrow was spectacular!

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 (Detroit)·Dined 7 days ago

Great experience, nice, clean and upscale!

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 (Detroit)·Dined 7 days ago

Happy hour
Best in town!!

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 (Detroit)·Dined on February 11, 2018

It is a great go-to spot for my family on weekends for brunch, we love it!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch
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 (Detroit)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Great brunch.

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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on February 10, 2018

The Belgian waffles were delicious! We had a party of 18 and I have to say that our waiter was very attentive! He was refilling waters and bringing whatever we needed instantaneously! And did I mention the passion fruit mimosa?!!

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 (Detroit)·Dined on February 8, 2018

The oysters were good. The strip steak season Mash and bumpy cake we're great. Definitely be going there again.

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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Good food and good service. Nice happy hour, and outstanding steaks.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Service was amazing, but food took a little long to come out. Overall great experience

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 (Detroit)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Food was great and so was service

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 (Detroit)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Excellent food and SERVICE. Took reservation right on time--to the minute.

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vip
 (Naples)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Pleasantly surprised! This place has been inconsistent, but our experience the other night was "almost" perfect. Started out a bit odd, as we were being dripped on from the ceiling. After we moved to the bar, things picked up dramatically. Great drinks and friendly barstaff. Oysters were outstanding as was mushroom flat bread. Loved my burger and fries. And the beignets.... holy smokes those were darn close to New Orleans.

We will be back. Hopefully it stays as good as we just experienced.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Casual
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 (Detroit)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Great place for a late night meal; very convenient with quality food and service

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 (Detroit)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Too crowded some days

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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Went here for happy hour before a date, was great!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic
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 (Detroit)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Cold, loud, big prices, small portions

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 30, 2018

Always good food. Server seemed annoyed that we didn’t order alcohol.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Excellent food and views. Had a bunch of appetizers for happy hour and we were happy.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Amazing food
Mussels appetizer was incredible
Coming back soon !!!

Tags: Late-night Find, Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Paleo Friendly, Good for Birthdays, Casual
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Their hummus and flatbread is the beast ! Also lamb chops are really good, Colorado,which is hard to find. Wine list is pretty good too.

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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Love this place for Sunday brunch...menu is varied and interesting. Food is delicious and service is well paced. I have loved it every time I have been there and look forward to going again soon.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Casual, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Introduced to a great wine- red blend -Mira!
Quick service and seated immediately after striking out at Lux and Market.
All round good dinner, definitely recommend.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Loved the food and atmosphere!

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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Consistently good food and variety. We really like this place and come here often.

Tags: Happy Hour, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Great! What a wonderful atmosphere.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Overall, I'd say it was great. Only a few things that I think could be improved - 1) the chair backs were very uncomfortable after a while, 2) the salmon was farmed and not wild caught (so I declined to order that), and 3) the spread that I think was supposed to be herbed butter that was served with the delicious bread tasted like margarine (ick). Service was excellent and our food was excellent. Atmosphere was nice (much better than it looks from the outside).

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Naples)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Casual, relaxed atmosphere with tasty food, excellent dirty martinis and engaging conservation in an acoustically friendly environment!

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 (Detroit)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Enjoyed the fun contemporary atmosphere at this local hot spot. Interesting craft cocktails and impressive wine list. The seasonal salmon entree was excellent as was the steak my dining companion ordered. The blondie was outstanding, much more than expected from this typically humble dessert offering.

Tags: Seasonal, Local Ingredients, Gluten Free Options, People Watching, Pre/post Theatre, Hot Spot
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 (Detroit)·Dined on December 31, 2017

I never thought of Bistro Joe's as a steak place but the last two visits have been for the steak. They are always cook perfect and the sides (brussel sprouts and truffle potatoes) are really good.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Detroit)·Dined on December 31, 2017

My wife and I had a wonderful experience. We will definitely go again.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Tasting Menu, Scenic View, Afternoon Tea, Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Great food and great atmosphere

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Love bistro Joes. Great place. Great service

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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We had a great meal and they ALWAYS accommodate our food allergies :). Thank you for always making our family feel welcomed!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, People Watching, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Gluten Free Options, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Everything was great!

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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on December 16, 2017

As always "Excellent service", I would like to recognize "Andy" and "K" the manager!!!!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Happy Hour, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Great Beer, Casual, Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food, Tasting Menu, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Detroit)·Dined on December 14, 2017

Hostess was very accommodating with our table preference. We all enjoyed our food as always. I tried the pork chop for the first time and it was cooked to perfection. The mushroom sauce was on the salty side so I skipped that. This is one of the better restaurants in the area.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch, Happy Hour
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 (Detroit)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Awesome staff! Perfect food!! Did the tomahawk for four!! It was so memorable!!

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 5, 2017

The food was excellent. The service was attentive. It can be noisy, but it’s hard to find a place that isn’t.

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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Always a wonderful place! Came during happy hour as the weather was great for a walk over and I enjoy having Chris as a bar tender!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Fun, Bar Seating, Great for Brunch
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