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Josephine's Modern American Bistro

503 N Humphreys St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-3055
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Ranked #13 of 276 Restaurants in Flagstaff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Bistro
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Fine
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English first
Las Vegas, Nevada
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106 reviews 106 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Josephine's quaintness tucked in an old house is deceiving. The food was overpriced and average at best. The servers were trying their best. But the "word to the wise" is save your money for Picazzo's, an friendly restaurant serving delicious food.

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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

We had a really lovely meal of Ahi Tuna at this pleasant Flagstaff bistro. We sat outside on the verandah, which was very pleasant but a shame the outside strings of lights did not work. The service was very good and the meal was a little expensive but good.

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Peoria, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

We recently bought a second home in Flagstaff to get out of the deplorable heat in Phoenix. We enjoy trying all the different restaurants. We tried Josephine's and went back two weeks later. It's a cozy, quaint place with friendly staff and delicious food. Everything looks yummy on the menu but I can't stray from ordering the filet mignon. I... More

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Found Josephines online and as it got good reviews we tried it. Reviews were spot on as Josephine's can hold its own with the best restaurants.The food was delicious and well presented. The restaurant is charming and is in a Craftsman style home providing a comfortable, relaxed setting for eating at reasonable prices. The sweet potato fries are delicious. Try... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Josephine's is a jewel on the outskirts of downtown. We were told by friends that Josephine's could more than hold its own with the best restaurants anywhere and that is exactly what we found. The food was delicious and beautifully created and presented. Flavors were bold where needed (try the ancho mayonnaise with the fried green tomatoes) or delightfully subtle... More

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100 reviews 100 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The night we visited it wasn't too busy, but then it was mid-week, but what a super place it was. The staff were very knowledgeable and informative and very funny, the food was truly delicious and hot, which was probably the first time for days we had eaten hot food not just warm, lovely, quaint, homely feel to the place... More

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Flagstaff, Arizona
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Our situation: The bad service was made up for by the good food. We walked in and were not greeted, or directed to the hostess table, we eventually got seated by a large party table, in a corner. Our menus were placed on the table in front of us, no greeting again. As we were looking at the menus, a... More

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San Francisco, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We had lunch here and what a lovely surprise - we almost went back for dinner that night. I had the seared Ahi sandwich and my husband has the Korean tacos - both were delicious! The restaurant is in an old Craftsman style house built in 1911 - loads of charm. The wine list is excellent - Wine Spectator awards.... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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78 reviews 78 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Located in a historical former house, this restaurant has several little rooms that provide a sense of privacy and personal attention. Additionally, there is a very inviting patio filled with flowers, shrubs and vines facing the street. The menu is creative and varied and food is fresh and well prepared. We had their version of eggs Benedict, which was served... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I have had breakfast here at least 3 times on various visits to Flagstaff. The location is great, very close to downtown but far enough away that you have no hastles in terms of parking, etc. Our first breakfast there was exceptional. My friend told me it was the best beans he had ever had (high praise given his ethnic... More

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