Joe's Imports

4.7
370 Reviews
$31 to $50
Wine Bar
A gateway into Chicago’s Fulton Market District lies our boutique restaurant—Joe’s Imports. The space is intimate and inviting, with warm woods, cozy banquets, aged brick, and contemporary European furnishings throughout. Joe’s Imports invites guests to uncork worldly bottles of wine from Joe’s curated selection of unique wines inspired by his travels, while passing plates of modern Mediterranean noshes. Joe’s goal is to take each guest on a vacation in a glass, through each sip of wine.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 370 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.6
service
4.7
ambience
4.4
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best :)

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KatyW
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything we had at Joe's was great. HIGHLY recommend the grilled octopus - I'd say it's the best I've ever had. The wine was awesome and Joe came over for a little bit to talk about the family and vineyard where it is from, which was pretty great. We'll definitely be back!

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SeanT
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was amazing. Server very engaging and helpful with suggestions. Every dish had a twist to surprise you. Covid accommodations were better than expected.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was outstanding . The drinks were amazing. Great service.

Joe's Imports
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your great review! We hope to see you back at Joe's Imports very soon. Warm Regards, Dea Bebo General Manager

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I started with the Parmesan puff balls

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Dominic
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food here is amazing. I have tried multiple items from the dinner and brunch menus and have been impressed with everything I have ordered so far. The one recommendation I have is to expand the beer selection. It is slightly underwhelming pouring a 12oz beer in a pint glass.

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vipChristinaR
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, service, ambience. One of my favorite restaurants in Chicago

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LaurenP
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love this place, ever since we've moved to Chicago this has been our regular place to wine and dine. The staff are delightful and the food and wine is of a very high quality.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Our server was very knowledgeable of the menu as well as potential allergens. Drinks were delicious, and the food was even better! I will definitely be back.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

No better place in Chicago. We absolutely love Joe, Roberto, Marco and the rest of the staff

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HaileyH
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was delightful, pleasant staff, food was delicious, atmosphere was great.

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Hussain
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I think we just found our new favorite spot in the West loop. Amazing wine selection! Delicious food and great service. Can't beat it.

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vipNMD1
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time at Joe’s Imports and cannot recommend enough. We ordered grilled octopus and squid ink linguine- both equally amazing. And their wine list was great!

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vipNATALIEA
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

love their service and food. Portions are great and one of the best outdoor seating.
Definitely coming back

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vipRebeccaT
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely LOVED it here, i will be back as soon as you reopen. Portions are a bit small but perfect for sharing!

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vipKellyB
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Joe's Imports has the best food and wine and they truly care about your experience including Joe himself who is usually there!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service.

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall3food3service1ambience4

The host sat us immediately but then we waited about 15 min for a server to come over. The host actually came and started taking our orders because he saw us looking around waiting for our server. They need to pay more attention to their customers

Joe's Imports
Responded on October 24, 2020

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at Joe's Imports. I'm terribly sorry to hear that the service provided to you and your party was not up to our Joe's Imports standards. We strive for excellence every day, and when we fall short, reviews such as yours help us improve and grow. I do hope we see you back soon for a much better experience! Sincerely, Dea Bebo General Manager

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fltdixon
Chicago
47 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual, the service and food was great. Joe’s has become our “go to”place in the neighborhood.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Oklahoma City
3 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent wait staff & owner is very knowledgeable about the wines & vineyards!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great. We had the bubbles tower which is great with all the trimmings. Avocado toast was excellent as always. Just super friendly staff overall and a great neighborhood gem!

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MURA
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience3

I have been to Joe’s a few times now. Pre and post Covid. I think the food quality is not what it used to be.

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vipFoodie713
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We will come back! We tried the Tomato Toast, Brussel Sprouts, Raviolo, and Lamb. The Brussels were the standout followed closely by the lamb. We will order Brussels again and explore some of the other items next time. We didn't drink, but the wine/cocktail menu looked good. Highly recommend!

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Madeline
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great drinks, great service. The tables are spaced out enough to feel comfortable but also feel like you’re not in an empty restaurant. Also an awesome (and somewhat unexpected) playlist!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great tasting food and service. Portions were the smallest I’ve ever had at a West Loop restaurant. The meat entrees were about 3oz of meat and the cost did not reflect the tiny portions.

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vipKatieG
Chicago
30 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The avocado toast and ricotta with honeycomb were both so delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall2food2service4ambience4

Our server was good! Our drinks were good. Our food was okay.

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StephanieL
Atlanta
9 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I’m so glad I came here for my birthday. I went on a Sunday night with my boyfriend and it was our first time here. We ordered the whipped ricotta, the parm puffs, the lamb and the ravioli and it was all SO good. We both loved it! Our server was also super sweet. She brought over a cheesecake dessert since it was my birthday and it was also really good. Definitely going back :)

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KimF
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Joe's Imports was the perfect spot for a late brunch with my family. The wine was fantastic, and server recommendations on point. Delicious and non-conventional meal combinations fitting of the change in season. I would definitely return again!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

It was great! Really kind wait staff, well-spaced tables for social distancing, and good airflow (door was open the whole time!). Not to mention all of the brunch food was outstanding - great to feel safe indoors and have great food!

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vipchitownlifestyle
San Francisco
13 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

the crab cake is a must! probably the best crab cake in town. They also have outdoor heating lamps which is a plus for 2020 when outdoor dining is our only option

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Joe is the best! I have never had a bad time here. Joe and wait staff are welcoming, accommodating, and thoughtful.

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vipBenjaminG
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Joe's exceeds expectations every time I visit. Joe is such a thoughtful host - fired up the heat lamps so we could sit outside even though no one else was. Recommended wines that were fantastic, and you could see his smile beaming through the mask the entire time. His staff are also great, and I'll continuing visiting every change I get.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
8 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I absolutely fell in love with the food!!! I’m already dreaming about having the bread with the honey and ricotta cheese again. The crab cake Benedict was delicious. Highly recommend this place. The staff was also on point. Didn’t pressure us. Came to our table often to check on us. Everything was perfect.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always love Joes!!! Consistent favorite and always introduces us to great new wines. Food is always amazing!

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VanessaR
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was amazing! Jo was very informative and loved his positive demeanor! We will be back.

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Lauren123
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

I love the energy of this place. The starters are good, but some of the main dishes (lamb meatballs, Raviolli, etc. aren't great)

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vipAnnaV
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Always love coming here... great cocktails and wine list, and the appetizers are fabulous! Highly recommend for a date night or drinks with a friend. Great seeing you, Joe!!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Our service was great and I was especially happy that they acknowledged our birthday celebration with a complimentary dessert. I felt they followed Covid guidelines and made our night enjoyable. I’d definitely return!

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vipHannahP
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I always know a trip to Joe's is going to be fun, delicious and full of amazing wine! I came for the wine - and still do - but the food is shockingly delicious and innovative. The tomato bread is one of my favorite dishes in the city!

FAQs

Joe's Imports offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (312) 736-1750.

Joe's Imports is rated 4.7 stars by 370 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.