Joe's American Bar and Grill - Woburn

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$30 and under
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American
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.
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Thursday, November 28, 2019

What 489 People Are Saying
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K
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful. I ordered the clam chowder appetizer and lobster roll main dish and they were delicious. Service ambiance decor all fantastic.

F
New England
147 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Not bad, not great. Service was friendly and nice. Eggs good but English muffins not cooked.

MS
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good food! Excellent service! First place I have been that they ask about food allergies! Think more places should do so!

1
New England
58 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Late Night Menu is fantastic!!!

g
New England
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 5

The appetizer was great, Reuben not so much, soggy.. and the corned beef was fatty. The Cseasar salad was old and wilty :(.

OT
New England
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

On vacation from Ca. We decided to try a local restaurant. Joe’s was fantastic! Great food along with outstanding service really made our dinner a very memorable one. We just loved our server Bianca. She was really great!!!

h
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Very nice local pub with good food and nice atmosphere. Would recommend it to friends traveling in the Boston area.

1
New England
58 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Late Night Menu is a great idea

b
New England
48 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Went with a friend who had a yen for the baby back ribs. They were great. I had the salmon served with artichokes and spinach. The salmon piece was huge and probably the best prepared salmon I've had in a long a time. It was cooked perfectly such that it was moist and it just fell apart in small sheets. Great!

JC
New England
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had Sunday morning brunch for the 1st time. Nice friendly service and very good food.

1
New England
58 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Late night menu is a great idea!

MS
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

The night started off on a bad note as my drink was served in a cracked, chopped glass. I didn't notice until I had sipped it 2-3 times so there was a moment of panic. The bartender (Nicole?) was very apologetic and replaced my drink immediately. The other issue is a matter of perception, the tuna tartare was very spicy for me. I like spicy food but the level of spice did not match the dish.... again, my perception. The ambiance, the service and the drinks were fantastic. Mike

RW
New England
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Ally, our waitress was awesome
She was attentive and professional.

PC
New England
3 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was excellent and the food is always good.
A very pleasant experience.

1
New England
58 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

$5. Late Night menu is a great idea and a superb value. I often work until 9:00 PM so this is perfect for me. I’ve had this several times and have always been pleased.

DC
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Megan our waitress was excellent!
The food was very good and large portions.

OT
New England
1 review
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

The food was so so sooo salty—I got the haddock special in Tomatoe red wine sauce —The Salt is all I tasted and it ruined the meal for me

DG
New England
10 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I recommend this place. I got the ribs and they fell off the bone. So tasty too. Nice hot bread with butter and friendly staff.

g
Miami
19 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Love the prime rib.

KC
New England
6 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome meal, service and overall dinner. We left full & cery content. Quality food and very generous portions!!! Highly recommend!

MT
New England
90 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I took a friend from out of town to this place which happens to be one of my favorites. It's time for food. But it's comfort food on steroids done so well and so Tastefully. My wife got the rib meatloaf. Meatloaf made out of rib meat. Phenomenal. My friend gots the clam chowder and the lobster roll. Absolutely insane she said. I got the Cure. The Cure is an incredible Burger that I've had in the past. But it is artery-clogging. Comfort Foods on steroids. Service was awesome. Ambience was awesome. Will certainly be going back again as it is one of my favorite places to eat at a decent price

OT
New England
4 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waitress and the team was so incredibly accommodating! We had a large party of 10 people (3 of them being children under 6) and it was my husband's birthday so we were already a big group to deal with but everything went so smoothly. We were seated right away, food was great and they even surprised him with a birthday cake slice. Thank you for making our family night wonderful!

1
New England
58 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

We frequent this restaurant when I work until 9:00PM. Their Late Night Menu is perfect for dinner at that time. The meals are light and the portions are generous. Needless to say, the prices on this menu are more than reasonable.

OT
New England
8 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

The price you pay and the quality and amount just don’t match. The peabody location was so much better. They had the best French onion soup there. The soup was lacking broth and onions it was under cooked cheese and so much bread that there was barely any Broth. Very disappointing.

j
New England
5 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

we had brunch and server never mentioned brunch included a drink. She also barely came around to check and was at best, just fair!

I like Joe's but this was not a great experience, and I was hosting 5 people

OT
Orlando
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Food very salty. Server not great.

EB
New England
6 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

We arrived about 10 minutes early for our reservation on Mother's Day and had to wait for our table to be bussed before being seated. Waitress was prompt in taking our drink order, but while she was placing the order, another server came to tell us he was going to be our waiter! Once this situation was clarified, the drinks arrived in about 5 minutes. We placed our food orders at that time, but the wait for the food was rather lengthy with the food arriving about 25 minutes later. All food dishes were prepared as ordered and the food was very tasty with plentiful portions.

The menu was varied and there were options for my vegetarian daughter. I would return again and recommend this restaurant.

They were also very accommodating to two men who just seated themselves without a reservation.

OT
New England
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Mother’s Day

SM
New England
3 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely restaurant with delicious food, lots of choices! A great ambience; sits nicely between fancy and casual dining.

OT
New England
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Good food and atmosphere

PF
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 4ambience 2

The corn beef hash was not hash - it was junks of corn beef.
We had a height chair and the put us at a table that was inches from another table. I felt bad for the other table because my son was almost sitting with them.
The coffee was burnt.

f
New England
5 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 3

Food has gone significantly downhill, comparable to Denny's.

KR
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

good food , drinks were just ok... a bit light. excellent service. a bit noisy on a SAT night

Joe's American Bar and Grill - Woburn
Responded on April 22, 2019

Thank you for your feedback! We're working on our drink menu. Stay tuned for new additions!

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1
New England
58 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food, great prices,
Late Night menu is a great idea. I have ordered of this menu many times and will do so frequently

Joe's American Bar and Grill - Woburn
Responded on April 22, 2019

We're thrilled to hear your liking our Late Night menu! See you soon!

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JB
New England
4 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

I'd recommend Joe's for a family with small or young children. It seemed to be who was in the restaurant when we were there. The waitress was great. Always there when we needed something. We had a good meal.

OT
New England
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

The food was ok, but not great. Our server was very attentive and handled our daughter's peanut allergy well.

OT
New England
5 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 5ambience 2

Our server was excellent. Place is really starting to show its age. Has a smell and lack of cleanliness that it once had.

C
New England
9 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I had the best swordfish Cooked perfectly. Moist not dried out. The mushroom risotto was delicious. This was a special entree for the night. It should be a regular on the menu.

NM
New England
8 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Loved it the service by Anna was wonderful and she was so, kind to my daughter and the food was good as always my family enjoyed Thier dishes and I always enjoyed your Wobourn location and Anna our waitress she didn't have us wait long when we needed something she was just awesome!! We look forward to coming back to Joe's and I will be back for your Sunday brunch which I love.

b
New England
13 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Good food, service, and honoring reservation