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205 N Shields Ave, Richmond, VA 23220-3433
804-355-2282
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Ranked #105 of 1,374 Restaurants in Richmond
Price range: $0 - $8
Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

I went here in November while down here for a conference. My friend that went to college here said this was a place we had to go. I'm glad we did. It's a small cute place with a friendly staff, great beer selection with awesome happy hour prices, and huge portions of food. I got the spaghetti with cheese baked... More 

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east coast
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

excellent food. esp. recommend baked spaghetti and greek yogurt with honey. In Fan District. Fun atmosphere, good service. Could easily share a main course or plan on bringing some home to eat later.

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Fredericksburg, VA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Tried Joe’s for this for the first time and the food was fabulous. The French toast was amazing, the home fries were quarters of potatoes, and the homemade biscuits were delicious. The only reason why I did not give Joe’s a 5 star rating because our service was atrocious. It was just our waitress that was bad we saw other... More 

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Collinsville, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

Six of us ate brunch here on a recent Saturday, first time for my wife and me and multiple trips for the others. Awesome experience. Great location in the city's trendy Fan District, and food was even better than the location. I had the French toast with two eggs over easy and home fries, all of it done to perfection.... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Ate breakfast here on the way to Monticello. I cannot say that it was fantastic nor terrible. It simply was a meal. I had a create your own omelette, my wife had pancakes and eggs, kiddies had french toast. None of us found anything particulary outstanding but nothing to bemoan either. Would not visit again just because there are so... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Joe's is just the best. Awesome food, service, and atmosphere. This is a go-to spot for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Along with delicious food their beer selection is always impressive.

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Richmond, Virginia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

When we're on the road, we are always looking for a "joint." And, if we find such a place, it is always compared to Joe's. Joe's is a neighborhood restaurant that has been around since 1952. You just know they are doing something right! While you can always find a table, easily, on weekdays without much of a wait, if... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Great food, service, happy hour, beer/wine selections. Nestled in a quaint residential area... wonderful experience all around

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Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I was visiting relatives in Richmond and this restaurant was highly recommended by them and everyone I spoke with. I loved the atmosphere and location. I got the first impression that it was a "college kid" hang-out but after being there a while, I noticed ALL ages dined here. It is located right downtown in "the fan" area, a beautiful... More 

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Warsaw, Virginia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Another Discovery from the mid 1980's..I am a spaghetti LOVER.. and I can honesly say- Joe's Inn has the BEST Baked Spaghetti ( a La Joe) that I have EVERRR put in my mouth and stomach ! I have returned many times over the years and I cannot get enough of this place!

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Additional Information about Joe's Inn

Address: 205 N Shields Ave, Richmond, VA 23220-3433
Phone Number: 804-355-2282
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
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
Average Prices: USD 0 - 8
Cuisine: Italian

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