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434 Main Street, Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 1E2, Canada
902-542-3033
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9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food, not too great service.

We had to wait about 5 minutes while we stood there, until a waitress came and told us to sit where we wanted. We sat, and 10 minutes later we got our drinks. The strawberry daiquiri was too sweet, but everything else was okay. Once we got our food, everything was delicious, especially the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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English first
Kingston, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I'm a repeat visitor to Joe's Food Emporium anytime I'm in the Wolfville, NS area. I've never once had a bad experience! Service is beyond exceptional...food is served fast and hot. The Famous skins are enough to keep me coming back forever! HIGHLY HIGHLY recommend this place!

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We had to wait about 5 minutes while we stood there, until a waitress came and told us to sit where we wanted. We sat, and 10 minutes later we got our drinks. The strawberry daiquiri was too sweet, but everything else was okay. Once we got our food, everything was delicious, especially the pancakes. The service was fairly crude,... More 

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St Austell
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

From breakfast to lunch and through the evening. Joe's delivered. A wide range of food choices with pleasant service and a good atmosphere. Thumbs up...

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

While Joe's food emporium has a wonderful atmosphere and friendly staff the summer months are by far the best time to visit Joe's. Their patio is open and they aren't half as busy because all of the university students have returned home. Their scotskins used to be my favourite meal of all time. I'm not sure what happened...whether the price... More 

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Wolfville, Nova Scotia
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We live nearby, but hadn't been in for a while. My partner had the burger, which was fresh and hot. It looked like a nice man-sized serving. Fries were fresh and hot. I had the Greek wrap. It was fresh and tasty, but there was too much lettuce and dressing. The chicken didn't appear to be grilled. Beer and cider... More 

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Halifax Region, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I spent most weekends at Joes as a teenager and return as frequently as I can but recently their food appears to have gone downhill. My favourite dish the Scottskins used to be full of spice but now are just overcooked potatoes with little to almost no seasoning. I gave them a 2nd and 3rd chance, even a 4th thinking... More 

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Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Booked at Joe's for our New Years Eve family dinner. I was very happy with the meal we had. The food was very good the portions were generous and the service was excellent. I must admit that i had previously thought of Joe's as more of a frat house/sports bar hangout, but I was wrong. There was a good atmosphere,... More 

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Canada
Top Contributor
144 reviews 144 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We were in the kentville area and had a chance to try some local restaurants. We gave joe's a try because it looked busy. I guess busy does not always mean good. I will tell you about a few of the things that I didn't like. The French fries were boring, cold and lacked any flavour at all. I am... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My boyfriend and i have been going to Joes for 4 years, and every time we get scottskins with cheese. It is by far my favorite restaurant, and I'd go there every day if i could! The prices are fair enough and the service has almost always been perfect! I will continue to eat at joes and i look forward... More 

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Middleton, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

They have the best pizza ever!!...The potato skins are good but didnt like the additional spice they add. Would have been great without it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 434 Main Street, Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 1E2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Wolfville
  • Phone Number: 902-542-3033

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Doing business, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 am

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