We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Joseph's II Family Restaurant

Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
805 Main St, Waltham, MA 02454
781-899-4754
Today
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 3:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 45 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 21
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Spuds from a bush - Not a box!

When you luck up with real down home cooking in your new neighborhood, you better stake your claim! Great menu, daily specials and Prime Rib on the weekends too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 7, 2014
Kae370
,
Savannah, Georgia, United States
Add Photo Write a Review

45 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Scarsdale, NY
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

They were busy and the service was awful. The food was awful. And I wish I had some disinfecting wipes for the table and utensils. They must be a fave of the locals because they were definitely busy.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manchester, New Hampshire
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We love trying new main street - in business forever-restaurants-unfortunately Joseph's needs some updating to enjoy it's food! At first glance the waitress doesn't enjoy her job at all-walking in there is no welcome from her. We arrived around 1PM-place closes at 3PM but earlier if there is no business according to the waitress when asked what time they closed!... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Savannah, Georgia, United States
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

When you luck up with real down home cooking in your new neighborhood, you better stake your claim! Great menu, daily specials and Prime Rib on the weekends too.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boston
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a neighborhood gem of a restaurant, serving filling breakfasts and delicious lunches. Go for the Eggs Christeen, which is their version of the classic benedict. Cranberry pancakes are also quite delicious. Service is basic, but friendly and fast.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Savannah, Georgia
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Possibly the best restaurant pancakes I have ever eaten!This is a small and casual restaurant with limited parking. However, if you have to wait or circle the block to find parking, it will be worth it!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Relaxed, casual atmosphere. The pancakes were as good as we have ever had, and we've had plenty, at many different places. The location is on a busy Main Street, but they have a fair sized parking lot.We went at an off hour(2PM), so it was not mobbed. They really want to do a good job, and encourage suggestions. They are... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Pretty substantial Line on a Sunday am. Moved right along. Breakfast menu huge! Waffles, pancakes, omelettes, several types of eggs Benedict, specials and traditional combos. Food was outstanding. Coffee was hot. OJ was fresh squeezed. Portions were huge! So totally worth the 15 min wait!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
waltham
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

In Waltham, there are two breakfast spots: In a Pickle (trendy, long lines) and Joseph's (normal, real food). I love Joseph's and is unfortunate that it is walking distance from our house! My favorite meal is called Southern Eggs Benedict - 2 poached eggs over biscuits and sausage with Hollandaise sauce. Oh yeah, and an English muffin and home fries.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Palmyra, New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

On our way out of Waltham, we decided to stop for breakfast. They had advertise where we had stayed. I love local restaurant. We found the place and knew that if a Maserati was parked out front for breakfast, this was the place. We weren't disappointed. Wonderful staff too!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
281 reviews 281 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Joseph's II is a great little breakfast nook in the middle of Waltham. Like all great restaurants, this place is constantly busy so you may need to use a little patience when waiting for a table. I have been here a few times and this time we had the cape codder (cranberry pancakes) and also the hungry man breakfast (pancakes,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Joseph's II Family Restaurant also viewed

 

Been to Joseph's II Family Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 805 Main St, Waltham, MA 02454
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Waltham
  • Phone Number: 781-899-4754

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Joseph's II Family Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?