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Joseph's Trattoria Bakery

145 Oxford Ave, Haverhill, MA 01835
(978) 374-8288
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Ranked #16 of 137 restaurants in Haverhill
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Haverhill, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I hadn't been for quite a while and recently enjoyed lunch with several family members. Most of us had something different and all enjoyed the meal and 3 of us came home with a doggy bag. I would visit again and next time leave room for some dessert.

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Quality is the operative here. Excellent selection of dishes well prepared and serviced with care. Bread could stand for the meal itself (well, they originated as a bakery) served with olive oil, a side of the best white bean paste and selection of olives. Never had anything not to my liking. When friends visit from out of town they always... More

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Boxford, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Joe's Trattoria offers a consistently outstanding dinner any time my husband and I have a chance to have a dinner out. The food is Italian, but there is so much more than pasta: beef, chicken, seafood, pizza. When we get to go, I always try the special. My husband loves the pasta Bolognese. The atmosphere is warm and classy, and... More

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Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States
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67 reviews 67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I love the butternut squash ravioli here and the cannolis that are made fresh. The exterior seems pretty bleak, but inside it is nice and homey. It can get loud sometimes.

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Haverhill, MA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Joseph's is our "go to" spot in Haverhill. Homemade pasta makes all the difference in many dishes. The Pasta De Mare is a daily special, usually with scallops, mussels, salmon, and another fish. If you have another sauce you prefer, they are always happy to oblige. Excellent wine selection, and an unbeatable staff behind the bar, which is where we... More

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Haverhill
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55 reviews 55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

I love to stop by for their paninis and desserts. The food here is authentic and delicious! The desserts are to die for! I have ordered many cakes from here for special occasions and everyone always gives me compliments. This is a nice place tucked away in Bradford. Great for dates, and family dining.

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Mass.
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65 reviews 65 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We have eaten dinner here many times over the past 10 years or so. In all that time I never considered the place a bakery until now. With dinners in the past we were always given a treat, a macaroon cookie, with the check. The cookie was always delicious but we never went further and ordered a desert. We held... More

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Colorado
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

This was selected for a business dinner, but the place is perfect for couples. Quaint, out of the way, and inviting. The selection was appropriate, not like some restaurants that try to do too much and only do them average. This restaurant did well from beginning to end. Most of my party went with the seafood dishes and we weren't... More

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

This is the first 5 stars I have rated any restaurant! Robert, the Head Chef, has a Passion for Italian fare. His devotion has a ripple effect influencing the Cooks, Waiters, Bartenders and Staff. My Wife and I attended a cooking class years ago and it was wonderful. He matched your cooking skills to adapt in the kitchen. Novice to... More

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Lynn, Massachusetts
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113 reviews 113 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I was in the mood for Italian food & we were undecided where to go because of the lack of Italian restaurants in the No. Andover, MA area. My friend remembered this place from many years ago & thought we should give it a try since it wasn't too far from where he lived. We got there around 6 pm... More

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