About Joe's American Bar & Grill - Dedham

Joe's in Dedham is conveniently located on Route 1, directly off Route 128. For more than 30 years, Joe’s American Bar & Grill has stayed true to its roots. From our kitchen to your table, each dish we serve is New England inspired, made from scratch, and always tailored to your taste. At Joe’s, it’s not just a meal, it’s an experience.

985 Providence Hwy
Dedham, MA 02026
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Comfort Food, Prime Rib

Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Thursday: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Weekend Brunch: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Cross Street:
Ariadne Rd.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(781) 329-0800

Website:
http://www.joesamerican.com/index.cfm/page/Home

Public Transit:
Washington St @ Holiday Inn (34E)
Washington St Opp Holiday Inn (34E)
Washington St Opp Fay Rd (34E)

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Joe’s American Bar & Grill in Dedham is available for your next special event. For business needs…breakfast meeting, power lunch or client dinner. For your social needs...birthday party, bridal shower, reunion or special family event we have the facilities, cuisine and service to deliver success

Joe's American Bar & Grill - Dedham Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

3.8

service

4.2

ambience

4.0

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

81% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (10)
Comfort Food (8)
Good for Groups (8)
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Great for Lunch (5)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Good for Birthdays (3)
Kid-friendly (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Fun (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Business Meals (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Cozy (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Good for a Date (2)
Great Beer (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Special Occasion (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Authentic (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Healthy (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Live Sports (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Worth the Drive (1)
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on May 19, 2017

Great lunch. Great service. No comolaints

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 (Naples)·Dined on May 18, 2017

The food was excellent. I had meatloaf and it was really good. My friend got the cod and she loved it

Tags: Quick Bite, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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 (New England)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Sorry to say this was an awful meal and a trend at that location that won't bring me back. Our server did a great job to help us through an awful experience so I am thankful to her and the Manager was also responsive. Stick to drinks and apps if you do go!

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 (Miami)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Mother's Day

Tags: Live Sports, Comfort Food, Casual, Good for Groups
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 (New England)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Always have a good time whenever we go there. This mother's day they even gave me a flower! It was very thoughtful

Tags: Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Kid-friendly
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 (Chicago)·Dined on April 22, 2017

Nice enjoyable meal. Service was excellent really enjoyed our time

Tags: Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on April 22, 2017

Good food. A little noisy but it was prime time Saturday night.

Tags: Fun, Quick Bite, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on April 22, 2017

Used this as a halfway meeting point for friends who live north of Boston and it worked out great -- easy on/off highway access. It was, surprisingly, not crowded on a Saturday evening. We had reservations through OpenTable, but we probably could have walked in and found a table pretty easily. Our waiter for the evening was a manager who I believe was serving because a member of the wait staff didn't show up. He was very attentive and did a great job. The food was really good, as were the drinks. Two of us had the short rib meatloaf (delicious) and had extra veggies instead of potatoes since we're doing the low-carb thing. The veggie was fresh spinach and artichokes -- yum. We asked for extra veggies in lieu of potatoes, but it didn't seem like we got any extra as the veggies were minimal. Still, the meal and veggies were both very good. My wife had the salmon and loved it. Our friend Pete had the burger and seemed to enjoy that, too. Great experience. We skipped on dessert but didn't feel cheated or deprived! I would definitely go back.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (New England)·Dined on April 16, 2017

Salmon with veggies was very tasty. Bread was delicious too.

Tags: Good for Groups, Business Meals
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 (New England)·Dined on April 15, 2017

Well placed near major roadways. Ample parking. Good service, pleasant atmosphere. Good selection of foods, well prepared and tasty. Definitely will come again.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fun, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Afternoon Tea, Afternoon Coffee
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 (New England)·Dined on April 3, 2017

good service and food///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

Tags: Fun, Bar Seating, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 18, 2017

Went for an impromptu birthday party and had an early weekend brunch/lunch. Warm and cozy atmosphere, comfortable booths. Good food and service. Very convenient location across from mall.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Groups
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on March 11, 2017

Food and service both very good!

Tags: Casual, Quick Bite
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on March 11, 2017

They've changed their menu several times in the past year or so. Not a huge fan of the latest iteration. And their new lunch specials leave a lot to be desired.

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 (New England)·Dined on March 3, 2017

Long time local customers. Pleasant, professional staff, menu has improved alot, bartender always helpful w questions and suggestions.

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 (New England)·Dined on March 3, 2017

The staff easily handles large groups and gluten allergies. I've enjoyed many lunches, dinners, and drinks there; this is one of my top restaurants.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Fun, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Gluten Free Options, Worth the Drive, Casual, Happy Hour, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Cozy, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on February 28, 2017

I have not been to Joe's in a few years, and was pleasantly surprised to see the new changes to the menu.
Lots of options for those of us eating healthily, and I was very pleased that they were able to modify my meal to make it gluten-free.

Tags: Quick Bite
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 26, 2017

The server was overwhelm ended seemed to try and find excuses for being too busy to get a simple soda drink extra butter . We had a dressing issue taken cared for by the manager. It seemed as if the waitress didn't want to deal with us. The food was excellent

Tags: Tasting Menu
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on February 25, 2017

Food was a bit disappointing, but usually pretty good.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 24, 2017

Service was outstanding. Our server, I think Laura, was awesome.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on February 24, 2017

We had an expert waiter and awesome food with the service. Great experience! George was an excellent waiter on par with the best steakhouses in Boston. It's uncommon to find that in a suburban restaurant.

Tags: Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Quick Bite, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on February 18, 2017

great mussels grilled and served in a cast iron pan
alway delicious salads, had the seared tuna special salad, tuna perfectly done and sliced thin
busy night,but they seated the 2 of us away from the large groups so it was not too noisy

Tags: Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups
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 (New England)·Dined on February 18, 2017

On a positive note, I made a reservation for 4 late Saturday afternoon for 7 that night. They seated us promptly at 7. But it went downhill from there. They were out of 2 entrees that we ordered. The mac and cheese was dry and overlooked. The waitstaff seems frazzled and unorganized. Overall we were disappointed and probably won't go back.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 18, 2017

The service was prompt and excellent. Very attentive. The food was very good, but my guest did not like the new style of french fries. Overall we had an excellent time.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 18, 2017

Delicious salmon Caesar salad for me! My husband's food was cold and he sent it back...still cold. Wicked noisy. Will return when it's less busy and sit on the lounge side.

Tags: Healthy, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on February 17, 2017

Not happy at all with the meatloaf very hard driy non tasting

Tags: Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on February 14, 2017

We had not been here since the ownership changed and decided to come to celebrate Valentine's Day. The choice of menu items was good and the food tasty, service was good and waitress was very friendly.
The strawberry shortcake was outstanding--no sponge cake used here! The addition of the ice cream to the dessert was a treat. We plan to return.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Comfort Food
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 (New England)·Dined on February 11, 2017

nice place to meet friends for lunch. No one pressured us to order or to leave quickly so we wre able to catch up. thanks

Tags: Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on February 8, 2017

We have been here before. The food was good and the service was excellent.

A good location with ample free parking.

Tags: Business Meals, Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on February 3, 2017

We arrived early for our 8pm reservation and they were still able to seat us right away. Good food. Good service.

Tags: Casual, Cozy
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 (New England)·Dined on February 3, 2017

We had a nice time and never felt rushed. The mac and cheese was excellent!

Tags: Cozy
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 (New England)·Dined on February 1, 2017

We like to go to dinner early around 4:00 to 5:00 pm it is quieter an more pleasant

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Outstanding Value, Casual
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on January 30, 2017

Always good food and at a reasonable price. I take my mother (89) here often and we always have an enjoyable and delicious meal. Burgers and steaks are delicious. We recommend and will continue to visit. Thank you.

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 (New England)·Dined on January 28, 2017

This location is great for lunch, but the food quality is lacking just a bit for a date night. The food was OK but not Wow. Service was good and we were seated quickly.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (New England)·Dined on January 28, 2017

We made a reservation and were immediately taken to our booth upon arrival. The waiter was quick to say hello, very personable (but not too much). Drinks were good. One in our party was a Celiac, and the waiter was quick to offer gluten free alternatives. Our food came quickly, but not too quickly, and it was good. We'll return.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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 (New England)·Dined on January 21, 2017

We were seated instantly by booking via Open Table. The waiter was friendly and polite. Once we placed our order, our favorite warm bread was brought to the table. By the time I finished my first piece of bread, our delicious salads were brought to us - WOW - so quickly. Service was so fast and we were out of the restaurant in 45 minutes!!!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Quick Bite, Sunday Lunch, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on January 20, 2017

Food was ok

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on January 20, 2017

We were very happy with the selection of meals. Our waitress was very nice and efficient.

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (New England)·Dined on January 14, 2017

Food was just OK. I like meat on the well-done side, but my meatloaf was burned and I could not eat the edges. Server was a bit absent-minded and left dirty plates for too long. Not the end of the world, but luckily I was not trying to impress anyone.

Tags: Casual, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on January 9, 2017

The food is always good and the service is the best!

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