Joe's Original Kitchen + Bar

4.8
2068 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Joes Original, formerly Not Your Average Joes Dartmouth is an upscale casual restaurant and bar that offers guests a place to gather with family and friends enjoying a menu filled with elevated American favorites and a great bar. Our goal is to combine the delicious cuisine of a fine dining restaurant with the comfortable atmosphere of a neighborhood bistro.

Joes Original menu features global comfort food and guest favorites such as buffalo-caribbean chicken tenders, cheese steak egg rolls, grilled meatloaf, mustard crusted chicken, Waldorf salad and lots more. Try our wood-fired pizzas, hand-formed burgers, salads, house-made desserts and more at Joes Original in Dartmouth.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 2068 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.7
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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ebeb
New England
9 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Original Joe's is always consistantly good and a pleasant experience!

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DianeS
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

the evening went well...reservations were made so no waiting to be seated. making the reservations online was user-friendly. food great and service the same! always a pleasant experience at Joe's!

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vipMichelleS
New England
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My lunch was amazing! Can't say enough enough about the warm bread and oil that hits the table first OMG!!! All the years I have been going here I have never been disappointed!

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SharonC
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ate in doors and our experience was great as usual.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Orlando
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food2service3ambience4

Chicken dumplings were delicious. Jambalaya was ok(chicken and shrimp were overcooked and dry). Served over plain white rice? And the chicken parmesan was ok as well. Sauce was watery as if the pasta was not strained enough. It was dead also which is worrisome. Seemed more like a hangout for the employees than a business. Different experience from the first time I came(loved it the first time).

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JimC
New England
12 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Both meals were great (haddock and salmon)! Can always count on Joe’s!!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have eaten in this restaurant many times, but it was the first time bringing my sister and brother in law. We are foodies, we look for great food, great atmosphere and great service. We were not disappointed at all. My sister and brother in law were impressed with the food and cannot wait to go back again.

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KeriH
New England
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Sauce on the Enchiladas was not as tasty as it usually is. Everything else including service was perfect.

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lmoniz23
Charleston
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had the chicken piccata which was delicious, my husband had the jambalaya he said it was good but could have been a little spicier. We sat outside which I loved they have a great little outside seating area.

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JodyM
New England
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I both had the herb crusted haddock. Delicious.
Server friendly. This is one of our favorite places to go.

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RobertE
New England
2 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had a 5:30 reservation and were seated promptly. Waitress was pleasant and efficient.it was not busy when we first arrived, but picked up quickly. We had drinks and were allowed plenty of time to look over the menu. Service and food was good and delivery was at a comfortable pace.
I would suggest the manager do something about the slick floor. If you go there I suggest rubber soles on your shoes. My guess is they are using the wrong cleaning agent on the floor. It’s a wood laminate.
It’s a very nice restaurant. No loud background music to hinder conversation.

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mitchiewitch
New England
10 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorite restaurants. The menu is a mixture permanent favorites and seasonal changes - so there is always a good choice to pick. Service is great and we leave satisfied and happy.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
9 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! Wonderful atmosphere. Always consistently great food and service. We love it at Joe’s!

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LorrieA
New England
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service! Will definitely go again!

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vipPondDweller
New England
9 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

We went deliberately on a Monday for Buck-A-Shuck Oysters only to discover that they were no longer doing it. That was a disappointment but the food was good and the service was good so the night was salvaged by that!

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Meaghan
New England
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The pizza and French fries are my favorite! Seems like a simple thing but we loved it, nothing better than a brick oven pizza. Our server Olivia really made the experience. She was very sweet, attentive and professional. Ask for her if you get the chance!

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vipCapeCodder
New England
14 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Joe's Original Kitchen is consistently friendly, comfortable, serves delicious food, and has a fun bar menu along with a nice wine list. I enjoyed a wonderful Waldorf salad with chicken, with a nice glass of wine. The house made focaccia style bread is served with a delicious garlic, parmesan, olive oil blend. I have enjoyed this restaurant many times over the years and the food is always delicious, whether it is their pizza, entrees, salads or sandwiches.

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SusanP
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Took a friend out for lunch to celebrate her 95th birthday. We had a great time start to finish! Norman L'Heureux was the host and he met us at the door and escorted us to a booth as I'd requested in my reservation. (Norman, a veteran Joe's guy, has always been terrific!) I'd been telling my friend about the wonderful grilled scallops I'd had for dinner at Joe's earlier in the week and she had settled on that. As it turned out, they weren't on the luncheon menu but when I asked our server, she said "No Worries, We can do that." My friend loved her meal, I had a yummy grilled chicken and mozzarella sandwich and we shared delicious key lime pie for dessert. Again our server (sorry, forget her name) was so accommodating and split one order in half and brought on separate plates. 5-star luncheon! (And, oh, of course we had bread and bar mix!!!)

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AnnaL
New England
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Joes is always a safe bet with a diverse menu and experienced wait staff.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
4 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Took over an hour to get our meals. Although it was early on a Saturday night there was plenty of empty tables around us. So it wasnt that busy. We waited so long I was beginning to forget what I ordered.

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MODO
New England
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had reserved an outside table; come to find out, it was extremely sunny and hot -- we were moved inside with an absolute minimum of fuss and we were given a great booth table. Food & drink were delicious and our waitperson was attentive in just the right degree. A really pleasant experience all the way around! Grateful!

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JohnB
New England
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great place to go for good food and ambiance. A favorite

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing as always 🔥

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vipDawnC
New England
11 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place. Great service. Delicious food.

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never a bad meal and service is always top notch!

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Harold
New England
2 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great meal. Service is great. People are friendly and attentive.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Great service. Skimpy portions for the cost.

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LindaC
New England
5 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a late night dinner and were very happy with all entrees and especially our waitress!

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ClaudiaD
New England
15 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Not the usual outstanding dining experience

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JimC
New England
13 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Dined with friends we haven’t seen in 16 months. Great night out!!

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Maureenp
New England
2 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We go to Joe’s often & it is always great. The staff is always pleasant and I have known Norman for years and it is always nice to see him.

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vipBill
New England
76 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

My wife had the tuna appetizer and it was great. I had the enchiladas also great. Always a good meal and service

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MichaelR
New England
9 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great meal with excellent service, one of our favorite restaurants.

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Andysgirl
New England
9 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was very good. Each person in our party of four ordered something different and everyone was very happy. Service was exceptional. No rushing, the proper spacing of courses, and very competent server.

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LindaB
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed our dinner at Joe’s, our server Anna was amazing. Enjoyed strawberry sangria, lettuce wraps and chicken parm. We keep going back to Joe’s because of the food, service and overall consistency! Thank you

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding service by the asst manager Norman . Made the birthday experience for my 93 yr old dad extremely memorable!

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vipJanice
New England
50 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

I originally had made reservations for Monday at 5:30, but later in week learned our grandson was playing in a tennis tournament at 4. I called restaurant at 11:30 to see if I could change that night to 6:30. The girl who answered said she needed to check with her manager…she’d call me back. I never did hear from her but got an email from open table our reservation was changed….worked out well and we even got a booth! Place was so busy…I was glad I did have that reservation!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience3

If you have two hours to spare okay. This is the second time there and both times the service was extremely slow.

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ChristineO
New England
10 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and service and value!! High quality food and not just your average eatery!! Will be back again soon!!

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vippalmtree
New England
16 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Joe’s is always our go to place. It was my birthday I just wanted to go someplace where I knew the service would be excellent and the food would be delicious. As usual, I was not disappointed. The food was delicious, the service was excellent. My favorite dessert is Keylime pie and I was very impressed with their pie. It is a true Keylime pie! This is why Joe’s continues to be one of my top choices for lunch or dinner in the area.

FAQs

Joe's Original Kitchen + Bar offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (508) 992-5637.

Joe's Original Kitchen + Bar is rated 4.8 stars by 2068 OpenTable diners.

Joe's Original Kitchen + Bar does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.joesoriginal1.com/gift-cards/.

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.