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Joe's French-Italian Inn

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2896 N Dixie Hwy, Monroe, MI 48162
+1 734-289-2800
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16:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 16:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Hamilton, Canada
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75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The outside of this restaurant is nothing to look at. We arrived after dark and I wasn't even sure where the front door was. It's not well marked. Once inside, what I liked best is that it has character. It's like stepping back in time with its traditional decor . It looked nice decorated for Christmas with lights and wreaths.... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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184 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for dinner while in the area (business trip). Immediately impressed with ambiance! House wine (Cabernet Savignon) was nice- ordered the "small" prime rib . Delicious! Veggies on side- service friendly & good! Wow! Did not expect such a classy place in this small town!

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Thank lafff
Willoughby, Ohio
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed my dinner. Had a wonderful waitress who was very accommodating. The food was great. Meatballs reminded me of a home cooked meal. Lots to choose from!

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Thank MissRendina1015
Gold Hill, North Carolina
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Me and my co worker went in for a early supper.Had the perch dinner and it was great.Our server was very friendly and the atmosphere was great.Will be back next time I'm in town.

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Thank robertrL97RD
Perry, Michigan
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Good soup, seafood platter with really big shrimp, scallops, frog legs and some Lake Erie perch. Pasta to go with this and nice bread basket. Good desert choices for a birthday dinner. Restaurant is 80 years old and they know what makes a good meal! This time it was 2 of us, but we have gone with a family group.... More 

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Thank Gail and Jim N
Webster, New York
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112 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Nice place, the staff is friendly, the waitress made good suggestions, best Perch dinner I’ve had in the area, the dinner came with a side of pasta with meat sauce, incredible. I have visited this place twice in the couple of weeks I’ve been here and I can understand why local people tell me to come here. I will return….OFTEN…

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Thank Robert V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Out driving when the wife asks of our dinner plans. She mentions Facebook friends are mentioning a place popular when she was much younger. So, we stopped. Decor is bit dated. Let's call it quaint. Service prompt and very courteous. I had prime rib, French onion soup and fries; wife had walleye, Italian wedding soup abs baked potato. Servings were... More 

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Thank BigBlueBall
Macomb, Michigan
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

This was the second time at Joes. We live north of Detroit so it's over an hour drive. Believe me, if it was closer to home we would be dining there more often. The food is all homemade, and service is very good. Joes goes back to 1930 and the atmosphere is what you would expect from a good Italian... More 

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Thank Edward M
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

I keep thinking-hoping it will improve. Service was adverse and food plentiful. Or OK if you have a coupon but ..... It still has a way to go.

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Thank Richard G
Sylvania, Georgia
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

I took my parents here a couple of weeks ago for my dads birthday and I couldn't believe it had not changed since I was there last 15 years ago. The salad was a bagged lettuce that was old and brown, I ordered the prime rib and it was cooked perfect , but it was so tough I could barely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:30
Monday
16:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:30
Thursday
16:00 - 21:30
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2896 N Dixie Hwy, Monroe, MI 48162
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 734-289-2800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?