Joseph's Wine Bar & Cafe
Monday to Saturday: 11:30 AM to 3:00PM
5:00PM to 10:00PM
This is a friendly family owned restaurant serving great food with a Mediterranean twist. The owner and family could not be friendlier. We were debating whether to try the humus as a starter, but ordered something different. Joseph overheard our conversation and brought us the humus to try. That attention to customer satisfaction is a trade mark of Joseph’s. We’ll definitely be back.
Really nice family run business. Food was delicious. A real nice experience
Excellent food and excellent service. Very impresssive wine list and wall bar rack. The owner ,Joseph, personally greats each guest and checks in on your dining experience. The tuna, duck and swordfish were delicious. Highly recommend it!!
Great food, service and a nice wine list at all price points. Makes a good manhattan
I have been to Joseph’s many times and it is always outstanding!
Joseph’s exceeded all our expectations. The service is some of the best I’ve ever had. Excellent wine and food. Highly recommend.
We enjoyed the experience: a first class host guided us through the decision process, recommended a great wine for main course. The food has a Mediterranean heritage and some classic dishes based on local fare.
First time at restaurant. Very friendly service combined with excellent food.
Will absolutely return again.
Food is wonderful
Best wine selection in town
The food and service were amazing. The food presentation was beautiful.
We tried the Duck and it was so delicious.
Highly recommend Joseph’s.
We had a great time. Loved the extensive wine list and the people were very nice.
My husband and I were in Delray Beach for business and came here for dinner. I am not sure I have enough words to express the AMAZING experience we had. This is a family business who cares deeply about the freshness and flavor of the food they prepare and serve . Fresh homemade bread, escargot, ahi tuna, Mediterranean lusciousness and specially handpicked wine. YUM. The service and attention to detail with regard to our needs was absolutely perfect. We will DEFINITELY go back. We are foodies--and this has topped our list as one of our VERY FAVORITES! A STAND OUT over all the others. We loved it! What a beautiful night. Thank you so much!!!!
Best restaurant in Delray
This is always one of our favorite spots when in Delray. You can’t beat the food or the family experience. Highly recommended
Amazing Family owned business!! I would recommend it to anyone :)
We have had several great meals here. However, this trip was not good. Every seat in the restaurant, and most of the outdoor seating, was full - and there were only 2 servers working. Waiting time was excessive for everything from getting menus to getting our check. I noticed that one table needed every item on the menu explained, and another took a lot of time (over 20 minutes) with the server selecting a bottle of wine, so of course service was not good for the rest of us.
My husband was served uncooked fish. The chef should have noticed. He was able to eat around the edges, but the interior was cold and gelatinous. He would have said something but we could not get the attention of a server because they were constantly busy (we waved and signaled multiple time to get someone's attention and no one assisted us). Finally, when I had finished my entree and our bottle of wine was done, a
server came over to check on us for the first time since serving the food. At that point the server offered to have it re-fired, but since I was done and the wine was gone, he refused and said just to take it away and we would pay for it (which we did). The server said she wished he had told her earlier, and we did not go into the signaling and waving we had done to try to get someone's attention.
I am not sure we will go to Joseph's again - and those we have told about this evening are not eager to try it. We will have to see. Net time when making a reservation we may ask how many servers will be working.
Update 10-20-2018: Best meal we have had in a long time anywhere. Joseph's was back up to the perfection we expect. Food (especially the filet) was perfectly cooked, salmon done just right, and service was excellent. The flourless chocolate cake was wonderful - clearly made with top quality chocolate. Complete turnaround from our experience in September, and our change in stars reflects this. Well done, Joseph! We'll see you again soon.
Excellent small restaurant, run by a nice family
I like this restaurant very much. The food is excellent and the owners very attentive.
everything amazing here not my first time I became a regular as I just moved from Parkland to East Delray!!! Love love everyone that works there. Food fresh organic tasty on point. Never a disappointment. Did I extremely funny
We stopped in after reading the good reviews. We decided to sit at the bar and were served by Romy (Joseph’s daughter). She was fabulous and is knowledgeable about wine. We ordered escargot, a Mediterranean app, rack of lamb, and salmon. Everything was delicious. We had a couple glasses of wine and the evening was complete!
Warm, comfortable, delicious. We were treated like old friends...and Joseph's son even remembered what food and wine I had ordered at last visit!
A jewel in Delray
Relaxed Atmosphere. Food is good and staff attentive.
Great evening with , friends , first time here , Joseph was great , impressive wine list
This is one of our favorite restaurants. Joseph and his family make their guests so welcome. Elie will help you choose a wonderful wine.
Overall pretty disappointed! My steak was over done, it took out waiter about 15 minutes to greet us and over 30 to get our check. I have been here before and food/service was much better than what it is currently.
We were 2 couples. Each of us enjoyed our meals. I am on a special diet and they accomodated me in the way i needed my meal prepared. Only thumbs down for me was my husband accidently spilled his drink and was charged for another drink. Very tacky!
I took my out of town family here for Friday evening dinner. The family running the restaurant were delightful and wonderful. The food was delicious, and the attention to detail was lovely. Will definitely go back again.
go here often. love when I can get a reservation as restaurant is small. food always fresh and delicious.
I’m not sure if they checked us in. However,
What hasn't already been said about Joseph's? Recommended by our family (who live locally) for dinner on our anniversary. Impeccable service and exceptional food. Family operated, it's everything you could want for a comfortable and enjoyable meal. The limocello cake is one of the best desserts I have every tasted.
Another delicious dinner in a most welcoming restaurant. We brought new neighbors to enjoy the outstanding food prepared in this special bistro. They agreed that the salads and entrees they selected were perfect, & were pleased that we introduced them to one of our favorite restaurants in Delray.
This is Delray’s secret restaurant. Family-owned. Food and wine is superb. If you’re looking for a quiet, romantic dinner with great ambiance this is it. Next to its louder neighbor Brûlé we prefer this elegant gem!
The staff, food, and ownership is impeccable. Quite possibly Delray’s best kept secret.
What a wonderful hidden gem. The food was outstanding the staff is like family. Will be back
The owner/waiter is amazing! He remembered our entire order from a previous visit,even down to the table we were seated at! Great food and service.
Best meal I’ve had in a long time!!!
3 of us shared 3 small plates, Each presented beautifully, tasty, and made by their mother.Then we decided to have coffee and share a dessert. The Lemoncello cake was delicious and made by their mother. This was a pre-show place to eat, for us. The young lady and her brother were very gracious.
Great little spot in pineapple grove. Family owners are super hosts food is very good and service is great.
We always enjoy Josephs because the wine list is robust and the food delicious. I also like a restaurant where the owner greets me at the door, his daughter tells us the specials that her mom made up, and his son takes our orders. I enjoyed my perfectly cooked salmon and they split up a good sized caprese for us as an appetizer, either half was plenty. Always good food, reasonable wine pricing and a comfortable, intimate atmosphere. We will always include Josephs in our rotation of "go-to" restaurants in the Delray Beach area, which are numerous.
Wonderful neighborhood gem with a charming ambiance and interesting menu.