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Joe's Steakhouse

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708 S. Royal Avenue, Front Royal, VA 22630
5406365637
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Today
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 355
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  • 106
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
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
Fine Family Restaurant

Great menu, medium prices. Management and Staff always friendly. Outdoor seating, weather permitting. Great wine pairing dinners. And sometimes beer tasting dinners. Service staff changes a lot and not sure why. Service can be spot on or iffy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
Lee R
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Front Royal, Virginia
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Front Royal, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

Great menu, medium prices. Management and Staff always friendly. Outdoor seating, weather permitting. Great wine pairing dinners. And sometimes beer tasting dinners. Service staff changes a lot and not sure why. Service can be spot on or iffy.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed the Winchester location when it opened, though spotty food the last visit. This was our first meal at the Front Royal location. A Sunday afternoon. There was an army of waitstaff on hand, but they busied themselves putting the buffet away and rearranging tables. Which left the whole dining room to one waitress, and she wasn't up to the... More 

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Vail, Arizona
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68 reviews 68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Writing a negative review is not nearly as fun and rewarding as writing a positive one. No one wants to be the spoil-sport that can't be pleased -- a persistent whiner that just can't give any establishment the benefit of the doubt. For that reason, most of my reviews are positive (or at least neutral), with the negative reviews saved... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was overall amazing! Our waitress Payton was fabulous, and the food was as well. My steak was cooked to perfection and I highly recommend this restaurant to anyone in the area.

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Washington, DC
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33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

There are three Joe's Steakhouses in the Shenandoah Valley, the original in Woodstock, Virginia, the showplace in Winchester and Front Royal which is known for having the largest round dining room on the East Coast. Guess what? While Winchester and Woodstock are wonderfully managed and offer great value, Front Royal cannot get it right. The food is not seasoned properly... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Thank you for a delicious dinner! The staff was so friendly and engaging.....atmosphere was lovely too. Thanks again!!

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Linden, Virginia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We are regular patrons of Joe's Steakhouse in Front Royal, VA. I'm not sure what has happened, but the brunch on Sunday has really declined. I thought maybe it was an off day and went again in another week. The buffet selections have become boring. Seriously - plain string beans, plain-unexciting pasta, plain fish fillets, to name a few. What... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Something to say about the steak rib eye was excellent, prime Rib was on the money melt in your mouth and New York strip was too excellent. Talk about fried calamari, from the ocean, but yet in the mountain( very lightly battered). Service from Eleanor was superb with her timing of the food. Again the place to visit if your... More 

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Front Royal, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Overall service was outstanding although we had to wait a while for their duck to thaw. While waiting due to this issue, we ordered more bread and were told we would be billed as this was a strict policy. This did not sit well since the restaurant caused the delay, but the price was a minor inconvenience. Still, this lacked... More 

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Went here based on good reviews on trip adviser but it was not what we were expecting. The decor was very old and tired. Our server was friendly but forgot our bread (even after he said he would be right back with it). The food was ok but the cucumber in my salad was sour and soft, the tarter sauce... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 708 S. Royal Avenue, Front Royal, VA 22630
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Front Royal
  • Phone Number: 5406365637

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?