Joe's American Bar and Grill - Boston
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Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Service was great, clearly those that work there care a lot about Joe's, but it was so noisy it was really difficult to enjoy a meal and the food was just OK.
Food was very good and it was a little quieter inside the restaurant. Great service and menu has a variety of options.
We had the lobster Benedict and crab cake Benedict. Both were very tasty. The breakfast potatoes were the perfect pairing. Our waiter was very knowledgeable and friendly! We enjoyed our meal!
Perhaps I'm too old for this place on a Saturday night (I'm 52). Table was not ready at the time of our reservation; we waited on the street until they paged us; service was friendly but crazy slow. They took drink orders right away but amazingly our food arrived before our drinks. Music was too loud and the place is just loud generally. Gotta say the prime rib was delicious but this place is just too big and too busy for its own good.
Nous avons adoré notre soirée chez Joe's.
Merci à notre serveur Robert pour l'excellent service.
Food was quite good. A bit noisy. On top of the conversations they really didn’t need music playing throughout
The service was outstanding. Very attentive. The food was good. We all had a breakfast sandwich - egg bacon cheese. Plenty of it. The coffee as good.
Nice food and a great atmosphere in a convenient location in Boston
Loved the atmosphere and location of this restaurant. The food was great, and the service was very good.
Gracious staff. Fresh food. Varied menu to satisfy every appetite. We all had a lovely time.
Went here with a group of 8 girls and our waitress was amazing! Very accommodating and willing to split the bill 8 ways. We were a rambunctious group after being excited to reunite and she was happy for us!
Good service, good menu. Only problem was that it was too loud, with the noise from other patrons exacerbated by loud music.
One of my favorite chains in Boston! Service is fantastic and the staff is lovely. Great food for the value
Good food, fun atmosphere.
Great place always come for a visit when we are in Boston
A little disappointed with communication by hostess. Told to stand over by wall after arriving for reservation. Waited 30 minutes to be seated, after repeatedly asking status of reservation. Very little explanation til end, when informed they were waiting for a certain table to open. Empty tables sat empty while we waited.
Server was efficient and attentive.
Great service—place was busy but service was flawless! My burger was cooked to order perfectly!
Great experience overall.
Joe’s has been around for a long time and food and service have been consistent good.
Mary Jo our server was excellent especially with my allergies
A great late night meal. Our Server was excellent as was menu and food portions. Very good value and we will return
Love this place. For me as an ex resident and frequent Visitor to Boston, this place sums up classic American dining at a decent price point, with a real Bostonian vibe. Sport, politics, beer and burgers!!
Loved it! Ordered the Lobster Mac n’ Cheese. It was the best that I have ever had! Can’t wait to go back again.
Great service and food.
Very loud, had a hard time having a conversation with a party of 4. Server was not very attentive had no refills on drinks.
Delicious nacho's and yummy drinks! Great casual place.
Great food, great vibe, average service. Clam chowder was excellent as was the lobster ravioli. My son and husband had steak burgers which they said were also very good. The bill was over $100 for 3 people and no alcohol...probably about average for Boston. We would stop by again if in the area.
Jesus was an excellent server, and the entertainment was great. Very enjoyable to hear, great food, and beautiful weather!!!
Pleasant meal in a good atmosphere
The mussels we all shared as an appetizer were amazingly good, never had them that way before.
It’s always our go too in Boston! The steaks are amazing!!!
The food was good. The Mac & cheese was the best dish ordered. The tuna salad was fresh and the lobster roll was good but the blend of cheeses in the Mac & cheese served in a small cast iron skillet was the overall winner. We were walking from Chinatown to Fenway for a game and this seemed like a good place to stop.
Very accommodating and we appreciated that. Service was outstanding, food very good, and we would return. For a small chain, they do have reliably good food! You might expect otherwise.
After resolving an initial service issue (our table was ignored for at least 12 minutes, despite making eye-contact with staff in other sections), everything else was excellent: the food was good, the prices were reasonable, and the atmosphere appropriate for a Sunday morning brunch.
Food and service is 1000% better than that awful place across the street!
The server never offered refills and didn’t course our meals properly. We were there for a giant meal and ordered four courses, but she lumped everything together. Both steaks were over cooked, I sent mine back and it came out in a timely manner which was great. We wanted to order wine with our steaks, but the server never came back, so we sat there with no beverages. Food was good, but I would most likely not return.
Outside and inside host stands do not coordinate well. Wait staff is spread out all over the place and is slow. Food was ok. Had to change tables from inside to outside due to noise level on inside and server being slow. Staff merely told us to go from one host stand to another host stand.
We love Joes and come very frequently, but this time was just off. Ordered two Honey Chicken Salads and it didn’t have sesame noodles, mesclun or romaine - only had iceberg. We always order these salads, so we know how it should come prepared. When we questioned the server he said that they were all out of other lettuces. Pepper grinder was empty on the table and had a hard time getting the servers attention to replace it. We will be back, but wasn’t too pleased with this visit.