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1126 South State Street, Orem, UT 84097
(801) 607-5377
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Worth The Experience

Joe's is a little greasy spoon type of place that provides really good food, and an enjoyable experience. When you go there, make sure that you go hungry, because Joe will make sure you get plenty to eat. And Joe, well he's a character. He alone is worth taking the time to stop.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
salupm
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Provo, Utah
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Provo, Utah
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162 reviews 162 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Joe's is a little greasy spoon type of place that provides really good food, and an enjoyable experience. When you go there, make sure that you go hungry, because Joe will make sure you get plenty to eat. And Joe, well he's a character. He alone is worth taking the time to stop.

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Orem, Utah
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60 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have lived now 17 years in Utah County and have really missed a great breakfast place that put out a man sized breakfast with plenty of great food. I have now found that place! Joe's is a little hole in the wall with a very large following. It's one of the best breakfas I have enjoyed anywhere! Everything is... More 

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Orem, Utah
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133 reviews 133 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

If you are all about ambience and social presence, this place is not for you. If you are about home cooked amazing food with plenty of it and a little of a cook's style and attitude you will love this place! Joe is what I call a real person (what u see is what you get). He is full of... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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155 reviews 155 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

I have tried to go for breakfast before on the recommendation of colleagues, but they were not open. I had forgot about this joint until coworkers picked it for lunch one day. I ordered the pastrami sandwich. It was spectacular with caramelized onions on toasted rye. The menu was full of things that I would like to try. I will... More 

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Orem, Utah
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

I thought everything was incredibly salty. Joe was friendly, but taxing as the lunch wore on. Not really any side options for the health-conscious.

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Orem, Utah
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We love Joe's Cafe. It really is delicious. Joe is a very energetic dude, to say the least. He is loud, outspoken, and really seems to appreciate his customers. The breakfast at Joe's is awesome. The grits are INSANELY good! I LOVE the biscuits and gravy, and their pancakes are UNFREAKENBELIEVABLE!!! Don't get the LARGE one though, because the two... More 

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Provo, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

ok folks: this is SOUTHERN style breakfast. That means it will be heavy, fried food, none of this healthy light-breakfast stuff that you serve out west. I mean, seriously, you order biscuits and gravy and expect it to not be heavy? It's biscuits and sausage in gravy! It's one of the heaviest things you can eat for breakfast! You want... More 

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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207 reviews 207 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Took my son to this place from breakfast. Even though it was only a few blocks from his work he didn't know of it. It is a small restaurant and easy to overlook. I had a Denver omelet and my son had the biscuits and gravy with a couple eggs. Both were tasty. The omelet was large with a generous... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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45 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Best breakfast I have had. Joe is there and cooking. Ordered a three egg vegetarian omelet, fresh vegetables. Next time I will split with a friend. I like how Joe does not use salt and pepper, let's the customer decide what it needs. I am from the South and noticed Joe has grits. I ordered and before doctoring, tasted it.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

My husband and I woke up one morning in the mood for a good diner breakfast. We found this place online, and are glad we went. I had eggs, bacon, hash browns and sausage. It was well cooked and seasoned, with the right amount of greasiness. My husband got the biscuits and gravy and loved it. We tried the grits,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1126 South State Street, Orem, UT 84097
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Orem
  • Phone Number: (801) 607-5377

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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