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Joe's American Bar and Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1200 Morris Turnpike, Short Hills, NJ 07078
+1 973-379-4444
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Today
11:30 - 21:00
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All hours
Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat at the bar and had drinks and a burger after shopping. Diana took great care of us and then burgers were very good. Thanks again!

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Thank Katie T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good and quick food! The bread is delicious and the food is always good as well. Some items are hit and miss but most are good.

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Thank Eric B
Boynton Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our son used to wait tables there some 20 years ago and haven't been back in about 15 years. It was great then and it is great now. When my wife suggested we go there for lunch I was a little hesitant, since I wasn't into an expensive lunch. Well we went anyway and was I ever glad we did.... More 

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Thank IraC24
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always order the veggie roll up. It is great! I would definitely recommend it. The service is pretty good as well although kinda slow on a weekend.

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Thank Jrsygrl62
New Jersey
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42 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very good restaurant, the service was kind, fast by Fredrick. The food is OK, regular American typical menu. Had burgers with fries so can't judge other dishes. I liked the fact the owner let's the waiters to eat on the bar and not near some kind of dumpster out side but my only question, why don't they cover for each... More 

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Thank Tania B
Summit, New Jersey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Had dinner with family the other evening. The food was OK but the service was quite slow. It was my birthday and my wife asked our server if they did anything for birthdays. The server replied " Oh yes, choose something from the dessert menu and we'll put a candle on it and sing 'Happy Birthday' to the celebrant. So... More 

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Thank 310larry
Whippany, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Casual, yet hearty, meals with great service and a full menu and bar. We had a lovely lunch on a crowded afternoon but didn't feel rushed. Specific ingredients added per our request, too.

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Thank Carol C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Joes is always a good stand by. It's noisy and wait can be long and burgers are ok. Skimpy on the onion rings! Burgers used to be my favorite . The cheddar was amazing but not anymore. Salads good.

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Thank Ann M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Okay food very expensive for food not as good as Applebee's. I would def not recommend this place if u'r on a budget

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Thank Ashley H
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Talk about rushing you through a meal! While the food was good, who had time to enjoy it? The yummy bread was put down, and then pushed away for appetizers. 1 bite in, we had to make room for entrees. Add to that, the continued need for me to empty my drink glass! I was asked 4 times if I... More 

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Thank Amy N

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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
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Morris Turnpike, Short Hills, NJ 07078
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Short Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 973-379-4444

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