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808 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60435-7331
(815) 744-5901
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Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
well hidden treasure

It is 2 blocks from my home; so I walk to Truth. I was with a friend and we both enjoyed the atmosphere and the food. It is a quaint restaurant on the corner of Raynor Ave. and Jefferson Street. It is great to have this treasure right in the neighborhood. Service was excellent and the food was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
MewMaw8
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Joliet, Illinois
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Orland Park, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We came here thru a recommendation from some friends. We were not disappointed. The restaurant is very downtown~ish. Completely surprised at how well done it was decorated. The menu would be pleasing to most and had something for everyone. Nice wine list and desserts. Would we go back, well, yes we would!

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Iowa
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The restaurant managed a party of thirty (plus) with ease during a very busy time. The variety of dishes was excellent and fresh.

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Joliet, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is 2 blocks from my home; so I walk to Truth. I was with a friend and we both enjoyed the atmosphere and the food. It is a quaint restaurant on the corner of Raynor Ave. and Jefferson Street. It is great to have this treasure right in the neighborhood. Service was excellent and the food was very good.... More 

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Plymouth, United States
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This little restaurant is making an effort to bring elegant dining to the west Joliet area but seems to have compromised a bit to match the tastes of local clientele. The vegetables on my plate had clearly spent most of the day on the steam table, and all the vegetables on the table appeared to be frozen rather than fresh.... More 

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chicago suburb
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The food and service was excellent at Truth. Our waitress was funny and very patient with us. We wanted to enjoy a few cocktails before dinner and she checked on us often, but never made us feel rushed. All of us enjoyed out meal. I had a ravioli dish, hubby had lamb chops, which he loved! And I don't remember... More 

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Mississippi
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I've been several times and I have had consistently good food and service. I love the dining room--great view, great feel. I've enjoyed both the steak and seafood at this nice location nestled between the Cathedral Area and St. Pats.

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Joliet, Illinois
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Truth is a decent restaurant- for Joliet even a good restaurant as our options are limited around here. I never tried this place for years and just went a month or so ago. They have decent food, and a pretty good wine list. I got a burger and my bf a pasta dish, both were good, but for the price,... More 

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Jackson, Wisconsin
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132 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

We ate here for the rehearsal dinner with wedding party. Atmosphere light crisp clean. The food was good. We had bruschetta for appetizer, salad and I had grouper for the entree. Others had the chicken piccata which they also enjoyed.. I did not try desert but was intrigued by the tiramisu cupcake or red velvet . A nice setting for... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in Joliet on our way elsewhere. The clerk at the inn gave me a depressing list of area sit-down restaurants (Golden Corral, Bob Evans, etc.). Thankfully, Yelp had a nice list of other options, including Truth. We almost drove past it on Jefferson (it's right before the street bends to the left). The staff was incredibly friendly! The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

There food is very good but not worth the cost. Your paying for the atmosphere of a little corner Bistro with no parking. I would rather eat some pasta at home.

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Additional Information about Truth

Address: 808 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60435-7331
Phone Number: (815) 744-5901
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 808 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60435-7331
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
  • Phone Number: (815) 744-5901

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?