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Joe's French-Italian Inn

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2896 N Dixie Hwy, Monroe, MI 48162
(734) 289-2800
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4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Large Family Gathering

We had a family gathering in June of 2015 and Joe's was suggested. Turned out to be a very good suggestion. Good prices, great service and very good food with plenty of space for everyone. Thanks to the staff of Joe's French Italian, the dinner was a big success.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Frank V
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Lincoln Park, Michigan
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English first
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Older resturant from the 50s.service is good. Sea food. From lake erie and oceans. Perch is good as well as steaks. Perch could have been more flavorful. Pricey. The steaks are your best choice.

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Monroe, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The clam chowder at Joe's is absolutely the best ever. I will try clam chowder at other restaurants, even in San Francisco and Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey, Ca. None of them can compare to Joe's. They only serv it on Friday, so that's something to remember. As for their prime rib, it's so tender and good. I like mine medium... More 

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Lincoln Park, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We had a family gathering in June of 2015 and Joe's was suggested. Turned out to be a very good suggestion. Good prices, great service and very good food with plenty of space for everyone. Thanks to the staff of Joe's French Italian, the dinner was a big success.

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michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

the food was really good. The service was perfect. I had a blackened steak and salad. I have also had prime rib and shrimp. The perch is fantastic. You really owe it to your self to stop by and enjoy there food. I grew up very close to the restaurant and have eaten there for over 40 years. give it... More 

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Monroe, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Very old world. Décor has not been updated since the 60's but the food is wonderful. The service is friendly and attentive without being intrusive. Pricing is a bit high for the area, but reasonable for a nice dinner out with friends or a date night with your honey. With the majority of eateries near the lake neighborhood bars, this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Had a very good meal, staff was excellent!! Brought our own cake for father's day and they put in cooler and cut it for us!! Will go back when in the area!!

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Monroe, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

A group of Friends from the area gathered together for dinner (we all worked together at a location in Newport, MI) The building and interior is getting very outdated; they don't serve lunch anymore, and the menu is the same since I can't remember when. Horse-a-dourvies were okay, I ordered a chicken ceasar salad. Sent it back as the dressing... More 

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

A disappointing experience, having traveled from Sterling Hts, Mi and having my daughters and their boyfriends meet us for what I expected to be a dining experience that they would remember however service was average , serving my daughters vegetarian meal to another and serving her the meat platter . The replacement meal was not fully heated/still cold and had... More 

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Monroe mi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The food was very good each time I have eaten here and I frequent the place. The steaks are so tasty and my sister loved her chicken. The pasta is always cooked just right and the salads are crisp. The restaurant is always clean, and the staff friendly. Never had a bad meal here. It is a little out of... More 

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Macomb, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

My wife and I had dinner after at Joes after working the Sportfishing Expo in Monroe We were both tired and wanted a nice dinner in a relaxing atmosphere. This place fit the bill perfectly. Food and service was good and our table was set in a nice and quiet space where we could talk without having to raise our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2896 N Dixie Hwy, Monroe, MI 48162
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: (734) 289-2800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, French
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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