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About Joe's American Bar and Grill - Woburn

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.

311 Mishawum Road
Woburn, MA 01801
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Burgers, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Saturday: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Weekend Brunch Available

Cross Street:
Washington

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(781) 935-7200

Website:
http://www.joesamerican.com/

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

Private Dining

Our Private Dining Room comfortably seats up to 25 guests. It’s the perfect setting for you and your guests to experience our over the top hospitality, perfect food and drink and artful service. The private dining room is perfect for a business meeting, bridal shower or family gathering.

Joe's American Bar and Grill - Woburn Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.3

ambience

4.1

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (13)
Comfort Food (10)
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Good for Birthdays (8)
Good for a Date (8)
Good for Groups (7)
Great for Lunch (7)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Sunday Lunch (6)
Romantic (6)
Business Meals (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Quick Bite (5)
Good for Anniversaries (5)
Afternoon Coffee (4)
Bar Seating (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Cozy (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Healthy (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Seasonal (2)
Authentic (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Great Beer (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
People Watching (2)
Creative Cuisine (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Vegan (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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·Dined 20 hours ago

Great sangria and good food; large portions

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·Dined 4 days ago

The host was nice but waiter was horrible. Food was ok but portions were for a child, and I'm a grown man. Never again.

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·Dined 4 days ago

Great valentine 5 course meal. Perfect portion, wonderful options and presented pleasingly. Excellent sangria

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New England)·Dined on February 10, 2018

A last minute decision was a wise move on our return through the area from a day of skiing. Nicole and Mike at the bar were amazingly welcoming and professional. We had the house salad, fresh with white balsamic dressing, followed by prime rib and a N.Y. strip. Both great cuts, served at the perfect temp accompanied with baked potatoes and spinach. Did not disappoint, whatsoever. Thank you Open Table and of course Joe's American for making me look good!!!!

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 (New England)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Quality food every time we dine at Joe's. Clean tavern style decor and always a friendly staff.

Tags: Romantic, Gluten Free Options, Quick Bite, Casual, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on February 2, 2018

Took my boyfriend and our boys to dinner, the menu fit everyone's likes and it did not disappoint. It was a great night and we were not rushed to leave. They brought out a dessert with a candle for my boyfriend for his birthday, which was so nice. Thank you for making it a great night.

Joanne

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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 (New England)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Enjoyable but not exceptional. Would go back if someone invited me but probably won’t book again with so many other places around.

Had a lamb burger with a Greek salad. Both were acceptable but not memorable.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Had dinner before a movie with another couple. We had a service dog with us and she had a comfy spot to lie while we ate. The waiter and manager were very accommodating to one of us who has a food allergy. Very nice atmosphere, great food, and friendly staff. Highly recommend!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Romantic, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation
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 (New England)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Joe's never disappoints. It works as fancy but the price is manageable. Food is always good, service is always professionally casual. That is, staff is very friendly but they keep the professionalism through dress, manners and hustle. Always feels like a special treat!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Romantic, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Put up a reservation, bar seating was open so we took it to watch a game.
A little loud but expected during football
App was pulled pork sliders - will be a meal in future, so good!
Tomato basil was out of this world.
Service was great, waitress friendly and personable.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 28, 2017

We have been to this "Joe's" many times. It could use a "make over", to be honest. The facility is a bit tired and worn. The food is perfectly fine and the prices are reasonable. Good location, too.

Tags: Quick Bite, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups
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 (New England)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Great grilled fish sandwich, burger, fries and salads. This is a really nice place to go for a casual meal, quite consistent in the value, food, service. I overheard a small issue with another customer handled very nicely by server and manager, something we sadly do not see often enough.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Wonderful place for a meal. Wine list could use some work but the cocktail menu makes up it. The kid had an overstuffed lobstah roll - lots of meat, light mayo. Really good! I had the most excellent and flavorful turkey burger and my husband had the black and blue burger. Can't go wrong with those! Waitstaff was super friendly and attentive, busy and not hovering.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Sunday Lunch, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Great lunch. Wonderful atmosphere! Yummy food! Thanks!!

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Menu could have more choices, especially for lunch time crowd. The old joes was much better

Tags: Afternoon Coffee
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 (New England)·Dined on December 3, 2017

I just sent an email to Joe's to let them know what a great time my friends and I had. Meal and Server were great! The day manager was great!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Disabled Access, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Coffee
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 (New England)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Our hostess Kim, was very friendly and was very accommodating to my special needs.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Always enjoy it here

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 (New England)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving meal. Waiter was abrupt and forgetful. He was halfway across the room, walking towards us, when he asked "do you know what you want?" Didn't even fully get to our table. Full menu was an option but we all opted for the Thanksgiving menu which was a starter of chowder or salad, either turkey with all the fixings or cod with rice and succotash, and a dessert. The waiter initially didn't ask my mother or me which starter we wanted, we had to remind him that it was included. Salads were fine, according to my parents, but the chowder wasn't hot and was not very flavorful. Turkey dinner was supposed to include cranberry sauce; it was not on the plate. The fish came with green beans instead of succotash. There was no explanation or even mention that it would be different. We asked for the dessert, but one was to go. They all came out on plates.

I might have been willing to excuse it if it was super busy, but half the tables were empty. I can now see why.

We will not do this one again.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We went here for Thanksgiving dinner. The food was wonderful and the ambience was lovely. Our server, Rita was warm, attentive and really helped make the occasion special. Very pleased.

Tags: Quick Bite, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Paleo Friendly, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Good food, but a little overpriced. I'm tired of hearing "the bread is in the oven". Bread used to come when greeted by the server. I end up asking multiple times, and then ask a manager. Even then, the bread comes minutes before the meal. We like to have bread with our wine while waiting for the entree.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 14, 2017

The food was terrific - steaks cooked to spec, sides very tasty. Service seemed a bit lost as there was too long a wait between check-ins and sorting out the bill. Been here before and service was top-notch, so while this time was sub-par, I wouldn't hesitate to go again with business colleagues.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Food was good. I loved the butterscotch breadpudding

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 (New England)·Dined on November 10, 2017

We were a party of 10 and our server was a bit inept. It's unfortunate for her since the table had several experienced servers and bartenders and we're usually an easy bunch. The server was slow to water the table bringing only one or two glasses at a time. Also, the bread, which is very good, didn't appear until well after cocktails were served. The food was satisfactory, neither super good or a train wreck. My sister inlaw who does not eat meat ordered the veggie burger and when it arrived was unsure due tothe low lighting. I took a bite for her since she gets ill if she eats meat. It was a regular meat hamburger. It took several minutes to get the server's attention and then she apologized and said they'd cook her a new one. In the meantime, all other meals had been served and so we waited so my sister in law wouldn't have to eat alone. The wait time is unavoidable but annoying. The new veggie burger took about 10 more minutes. I believe that the veggie burger should have been removed from the check as a sign of good faith but was not. The server was friendly and did offer to split the checks up, which she did. The veggie burger thing left a bad taste in our mouths...no pun intended.

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Great American seafood and steaks! Casual atmosphere. Bar seems to be popular with locals but I only come here for great food and service out of the bar area. Nice and relaxing with great server attention to customer.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Joe's American Grill is an automatic stop when in the Woburn area. Comfortable and relaxing atmosphere, attentive & welcoming staff and full selection of craft beers to accompany a wide choice of properly prepared meal choices....ranging from bar snacks to steak dinners. See you all again on my next visit

Tags: Great Beer, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Casual
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Matt, our server, made our experience at this usually mediocre restaurant chain an excellent one! The food was actually quite good as well.

Tags: Happy Hour, Casual
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Visiting Salem, MA. From Phoenix Az stayed in Woburn, Ma. Restaurant was close to Courtyard Marriott. Full rack of ribs, literally pushed the bones apart and was mouth watering delicious. Get the 7 layer chocolate cake to top off the meal.

Tags: Seasonal, Cozy
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 (New England)·Dined on September 30, 2017

I hadn't been here in awhile and was looking for somewhere comfortable, casual with good moderate priced food. I had never had a bad meal here and we were celebrating a 60th birthday and there were 11 of us. Being right off of 128 in Woburn made it very accessible to all attending. We were kindly greeted by Rosanna, at the door, the setup for our group was great and AJ was our fun, outgoing waiter. Everyone was very happy with their meal, nothing was rushed, brought our own cake which they refrigerated and served to us with candles lit when the time was appropriate. Needless to say, I am very happy I made this choice and so was the family. Thank you!!

Tags: Hot Spot, Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Quick Bite, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 27, 2017

Well mixed drink, great burger, wonderful grilled Cajun fish sandwich. Switching out the fries, had brussel sprouts, yum. Lovely, smiling, friendly server. We will be back.

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

the staff was depleated. The waitress was working alone and was under a great amount of stress.

The meals did nit come out complete

The server was very nice
But the kitchen must have been in havoc
Too bad, because it showed

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 (New England)·Dined on September 16, 2017

I love going to new places and trying new hamburgers. Joe's sets the standard against which I measure all others. Joe's has the best burgers anywhere...period.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Bar tender and food were great

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 9, 2017

It was a pleasant experience - good food & wine - at a decent price.

Tags: Fun, Business Meals, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on August 30, 2017

Chairs a bit low for the table height. Everything else was top notch.

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 (New England)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Really enjoyed our dinner here. They were able to do most of the menu Gluten Free, and I believe even have a separate fryer. Will definitely be back!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Food was fantastic! Restaurant was clean and quiet. Waiter was shady... ordered a kids meal, billed for an adult portion, as we were discussing the issue, he came back and gave us another check with the child portion. I wonder how many people just pay without looking!!

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on August 5, 2017

I frequent this restaurant as a result of trying it once from open tables app. My 19 year old daughter came for a visit and was pleased that most dishes can be made gluten free upon request.
The food is always great here or I wouldn't keep coming back. We shared gluten free nachos which were surprisingly good. My daughter ordered ribs and her comment was that they fell off the bone and downed them in no time. I ordered a lobster roll. The lobster roll was great. Loaded with meat. Not a lot of filler ingredients. It's simplicity was appealing to me and was not soaked in anything that would drownits taste. The sweet potatoes fries always rock here.
The waitress was awesome. Attentive. Friendy. And knowkedgable.
The decor is rustic American with cozy atmosphere. A bit noisey. Prices are reasonable. Bathroom is a bit of a walk from any location in the restaurant.
I will continue to frequent this pkace

Tags: Disabled Access, Casual, Bar Seating, Comfort Food
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on August 4, 2017

Lobster roll for >$20 should contain meaningful amounts of lobster...

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 (New England)·Dined on June 27, 2017

Childhood friends get together five or six times a year to talk about old times and to try to solve the problems of the world and those of the Red Sox!
Ciao

Tags: Great Beer, Fun, Casual, Business Meals
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