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“Great meal!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Jo's American Bistro

Jo's American Bistro
24 Memorial Boulevard West, Newport, RI
+1 401-847-5506
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Ranked #25 of 204 restaurants in Newport
Price range: $16 - $32
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: A fresh take on American cuisine using the finest ingredients served in an upscale setting with a casual and friendly atmosphere. Our chef uses locally sourced seafood and produce whenever possible and serves meats which are free of hormones and antibiotics.
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great meal!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014 via mobile

We recently went to Jo's for a Saturday night dinner and everything was fabulous. The food was delicious, the service was great and we really liked the atmosphere. Highly recommend!

Visited January 2014
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
“Good meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

This place was a nice stop for a decent meal, ambiance and a fantastic New England clam chowder. It was only a few blocks from the inn and the food was very tasty.

Visited January 2014
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Stratford, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Will give this a second chance”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Jo's American Bistro is a beautiful place to dine. The staff was friendly and well versed with the menu. Having been recommended to us by a B&B at which we were staying for New Year's we had high hopes for a fabulous meal. And, while the food was good, I cannot say this was a "memorable" meal. My husband's steak was actually a bit lacking in seasoning and flavor whereas my risotto was overly salty. And, eventhough he ordered his steak medium it came at first extremely rare,
But, the place overall and the friendlieness of the staff makes us think this may have been a night where things were just a bit off. So, we will definitely give Jo's another try and hope everyone else does to and helps out a new business in the area.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Ludlow, Massachusetts
1 review
“Just what we were lookg for”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We enjoy traveling to Newport and often look for our favorite restaurants. We found Jo's and were more than happy . The decor is crisp and the presentation of our food was very nice. Service was outstanding and there was plenty of food options to meet our tastes. We had been searching all day for a place to serve Filet and only found two, this place and another that we had been to before. We enjoyed the intimacy of Jo's without it feeling stuffy. For those with children : The table next to us had a young girl, and they were very accomodating to her needs. For those looking for a drink : the bar is beautiful and taseful. Wine selection was nice too, a little something for everyone

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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West Bridgewater
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Newport visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Food was excellent but the choices were not that plentiful.
Service was quick and the wait staff very conscientious.

Visited December 2013
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