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Joe's Inn

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205 N Shields Ave, Richmond, VA 23220-3433
804-355-2282
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8:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner

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  • 62
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  • 62
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fun neighborhood gem

I remember this place from when we lived here 20 years ago. Just love their food and neighborhood feel. You certainly won't leave hungry!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
JoRanck
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Richmond, Virginia
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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Richmond, Virginia
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I remember this place from when we lived here 20 years ago. Just love their food and neighborhood feel. You certainly won't leave hungry!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

From the time you walk up to the restaurant and in the door you get the feel that you are at a place that is an established favorite. From the bread to the Greek salad to the loaded Spaghetti they all are wonderful in a friendly atmosphere. One of my favorite lunch spots whenever I am in town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

So, I went today after work with some co-workers and was impressed enough to write the review today. I must admit I was not impressed with the outside appearance but couldn't help noticing the traffic of people coming in and out. So we all are seated and review the menu. Breakfast, sandwiches, steak, seafood and of course Italian food are... More 

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Richmond, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Fun and inexpensive, in the fashionable fan. Prices are very reasonable. Menu is varied and staff is friendly

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Best baked spaghetti in RVA. Don't look for calorie counting ideas, this is not the spot to pull back. This place has a great breakfast and you can expect to wait to get it. There is carry out and the bar is booming too. A really good Fan and Richmond choice where the locals eat.

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Charles City, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Joe's Inn is fantastic. On Saturday and Sunday they have the absolute best biscuits and gravy in Richmond. If you leave Joe's hungry its your own fault all the portions are huge. The Spaghetti is enough for three meals, the chicken salad sandwich add cheddar and bacon is heaven, try the sirloin tips with mushrooms and of course they have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Food was delicious service was ok....the waitress has no personality. And my dates order was wrong. Mine was perfect!

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

we stop here almost every time when visiting Richmond. brunch is great and buffet is just right. large tables for bigger groups. never had to wait for table

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We ordered our usual "Chicken Livers" specialty. We get the small Greek Salad and two sides (Turnip Greens & Mashed Potatoes & Gravy) during happy hour(two glasses of wine). The meal was delightful as usual and continues to amaze us. The whole bill before tip was $26.93.... and there were leftover "livers" that were enough for another meal the next... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Frankly, I don't really get Joe's Inn. I'm guessing that the major appeal, here, is price. It's cheap, okay? So cheap, you wonder if they're stealing the ingredients. Food quality is average at best. At worst... well, let's not go there. Actually, if inexpensive pub basics are your thing, you might actually find Joe's to be appealing, if not a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 205 N Shields Ave, Richmond, VA 23220-3433
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 804-355-2282

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 am

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