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Joe's Restaurant

) #69 of 202 Restaurants in Ithaca $$ - $$$ Italian
602 W Buffalo St, Ithaca, NY 14850-3318
+1 607-256-3463
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good22%
  • Average17%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible15%
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“bruschetta” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
602 W Buffalo St, Ithaca, NY 14850-3318
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We love this restaurant---the food is great--the bead sticks are to die for. Shrimp Alfredo with is a favorite. Reasonable priced drinks & happy hour too!

Thank hoobiesgal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice environment - great service. Food was typical Italian fair. Had a pizza - not bad but not great.

Thank TripMan2003
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Joe's Restaurant really does make you feel at home. I know there is a chain that says eating there is like coming home, but at Joe's this is really true. The food is delicious -- rich, delicate and carefully prepared. The waitstaff is unobtrusive and...More

Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We went in on a Saturday evening. The prices seemed fair, restaurant clean. We sat at a table near the bar so we could see a football game on that evening. I think they are purchasing cheap wine and repackaging it as more expensive brands....More

Thank ilikegolf65
Jen S, Manager at Joe's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2017

Thank you for your feedback as we take all customer comments very seriously. We apologize for your experience and our management team is looking into your concerns. Further, we understand your perception of the wine service and clearly that server needs more training. Transferring any...More

Reviewed 19 December 2016

It has been a while since I was here last. I can imagine this place back in the 40's and 50's. But now, it has light wood floors and a more contemporary feel. Pleasant interior. It was a slow Sunday night and the staff was...More

Thank kwebster2
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Whenever my dad visits Ithaca, Joe's is the restaurant I always take him to first. We are always impressed by the way we are treated by staff and we always leave satisfied. Portions are large, so you can most likely split an appetizer and entree...More

Thank IthacaQueen
Jen S, Manager at Joe's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2017

Thank you for coming in to see us and taking the time to provide feedback. Looking forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 7 December 2016

We have dinner at Joe's once or twice a year. Always predictable, fun, good service, mixture of locals and tourists. Very solid food and drink. Best known for its Italian dishes - done very well indeed. You can get good salads, steak, seafood, but the...More

Thank ralphwilhelm1
Jen S, Manager at Joe's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2016

Thank you for coming in to see us! We appreciate your business and your kind feedback.

Reviewed 27 November 2016

After attending a sports event at Ithaca College, we were looking for a nice restaurant to eat at before heading back home to Northern New York State. Our friends suggested Joe's. Nice selection of Italian dishes, my chicken parm. was outstanding. We don't often travel...More

Thank stephen t
Jen S, Manager at Joe's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2016

Thank you for coming to see us and for taking the time to provide feedback. Looking forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 21 November 2016

We had a long day, ordered carry out. The pizza was good. The salad was fresh. Even though the restaurant was very busy or order was ready in a short time. I would order from here again.

Thank gwen h
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped here per a recommendation from a friend for a late lunch. The staff was welcoming and a great family, friendly atmosphere . The good was exceptional and the quantity was amazing. Would recommend anyone visiting Ithaca to stop in here for a meal!...More

Thank Susan N
Jen S, Manager at Joe's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2017

Thank you for coming in and sharing your experience. Hope to see you again soon!

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Elena H
Are there gluten-free options?
25 June 2016|
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Response from Jen S | Property representative |
Yes, we do have various gluten-free options.
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Vichaeaii
When is happy hour?
24 June 2016|
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Response from Jen S | Property representative |
Happy hour is daily from 4pm-6pm.
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Vichaeaii
When is happy hour?
24 June 2016|
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Response from Jen S | Property representative |
Happy hour is daily from 4pm to 6pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$25
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 W Buffalo St, Ithaca, NY 14850-3318
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-256-3463
  • E-mail
Description
Joe's offers a wide variety of delicious appetizers, traditional Italian dinners, pizza and desserts, all with a Tuscan flare. We offer a full bar with a large selection of wine, beer and spirits. All appetizers are always half price in the bar area! We are guaranteed to have something for everyone, and vegetarian dishes are available!
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