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Joe's Of Avenue U

287 Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY 11223-3820
+1 718-449-9285
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good38%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“rice balls” (7 reviews)
“octopus salad” (3 reviews)
“meatloaf” (3 reviews)
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287 Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY 11223-3820
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

If you want to try some authentic sicilian food this is the place to stop in. You can sit down, or take out.

Thank MarkVoto
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Everything was great. The food, the service and the atmosphere! Prices were fair. Hard to find good Italian where we live especially good Siciilian. This was a real treat!

Thank concettas654
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Ive been eating at Joes for many years. The Panelle Roll is something I love to order. Basic inexpensive food that is just amazing.

Thank 225thomasv
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The ONLY place you can still get a panelled special, pulpo and calamari salad and rice ball specials. Been coming Herr since I was young and even though it changed owners over the years, the Sicilian Specialties are still great. When visiting Brooklyn I always...More

Thank cminogue130
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Went here for a family birthday based on a thread in the Brooklyn forum. There were four of us and we each had a different dish. Each one lacked taste and were poorly presented on plates that were too small. An example was the Chicken...More

Thank Fudbutter
Reviewed 6 May 2017

My husband and I have been wanting to try Joe's for quite a while and we were so glad that we finally had the opportunity to do so. We originally intended to dine at another nearby restaurant but it was super crowded and the wait...More

Thank kainoy
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I grew up in Gravesend and have been going to Joe's since junior high back in the 70's. I go back a couple of times a year or whenever I am back in Brooklyn. Joe's is not fancy and it has not been spruced up...More

Thank 7Lisal
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This place has been around for years. It has changed owners. The recent owners have been there for a long time now. This is a Sicilian cuisine cafeteria style eatery. They are famous for their panelle, pasta con sardi, and Pulpo salad. So it not...More

Thank Albert F
Reviewed 27 October 2016

It's been some time since I have been at Joe's but I had memories of eating until I could not move with friends in their plastic covered booth, drinking gritty wine. I took my wife there. It took us an hour through the traffic over...More

Thank ccriderYVR
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

The food is authentic Sicilian home cooked and delicious. Rice balls are the best. I've been eating them over 40 yrs. The tripe is amazing. Panelle sandwich is good too. Try the octopus salad-excellent!!

Thank joannnacal
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 287 Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY 11223-3820
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-449-9285
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