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Joseph's Trattoria Bakery

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145 Oxford Ave, Haverhill, MA 01835
(978) 374-8288
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11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food from good people

New Year's Eve did not detract from the warm, friendly atmosphere and very good food. Main dishes were excellent; key lime pie for dessert was a bit too tart and sweet. Service was a bit slow.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
Allen P
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Andover, Massachusetts
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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55 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Haverhill, MA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We go to Joseph's regularly for lunch. The best thing about it is you get amazing bread olives and bean dip to start...a truly outstanding entree and then a cookie at the end of your meal for the cost that most area restaurants would charge you for a salad. it's the best deal in town at lunch.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Love this restaurant! Their food is always made from the freshest ingredients. I have been eating there for years and they have never failed me. The owner pays close attention to every detail and it shows. Joseph's is my favorite!!

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I enjoy going here and it's my wife's absolute favorite place. Handmade pastas, delicious crusty warm bread, excellent meals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Have enjoyed Joseph's for about 8 years. It has been so popular with the local and finicky foodies from afar.excellent choices from Robert, Head Chef. Regardless of the entries, you will be Delighted. I enjoy the Veal Piccata, Osco Bucco and the Trio Pasta Appetizer to name a few. The homemade pasta is also for sale along with sauces, soups... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Had dinner here with a family member and was so pleased by the quality of the food, it was absolutely delicious. We had fresh pasta with stuffed chicken breast and a calamari dish. Everything was perfectly seasoned, hot, and we cleaned the plates! The tiramisu was also very good. Have eaten here many times over the years and have experienced... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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151 reviews 151 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Joseph's is a fine, Italian restaurant among a region with many good ones. They always have a few out of the ordinary specials, last night scallops and chicken for example. They make all their pasta and they have mastered the sauces as well. Their standard menu has both pastas, many with 1/2 portions, as well as many standard ones.they always... More 

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Bridgton, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Had lunch today at Joseph's - while the prices may scare some away, you get what you pay for! Lobster, asparagus risotto for an app, delicious and enough for 3 but the two of us ate it all. Pan fried sole on a spinach bed, with gnocci and lemon reduction for lunch, delicious. Brought some home. Striped bass special, delicious.... More 

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Andover, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

New Year's Eve did not detract from the warm, friendly atmosphere and very good food. Main dishes were excellent; key lime pie for dessert was a bit too tart and sweet. Service was a bit slow.

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Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The food at Josephs's is excellent. However, the restaurant is noisy and the wait staff is just OK. They don't accept reservations but they do take call ahead which sometimes doesn't always work. If they could get their front-of-house operations as good as their kitchen, this restaurant would be outstanding. The bakery is very good.

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LHemy
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54 reviews 54 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

While it is a bit pricey, I forgive them. We have nice service here, good food and we enjoy the atmosphere very much. Hint to owners, how about take out of those antipastos we buy for the table in a size for one or two all prepared in the case? Yum. I especially would love to be able to take... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 145 Oxford Ave, Haverhill, MA 01835
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Haverhill
  • Phone Number: (978) 374-8288

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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