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Multi-Award winning Joe's Downstairs is well known as "The" place to dine on the west coast of Phuket. Serving an ecclectic mix of only the freshest ingredients available. One of Phuket's most stunning restaurants Joe's Downstairs is located right on the sea with breathtaking views of Kalim Bay and Patong Bay. This backdrop, combined with the all white interior and terrazzo bar make Joe's a great Phuket restaurant to meet friends for drinks, a Wine Spectator award winning wine list, cocktail bar, an extensive tapas menu, and exquisitely prepared main courses ranging all the way from The Famous Joe's Burger to Live Maine Lobster.
PRICE RANGE
$20 - $120
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Vegan Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
European, Gastropub, American, International, Contemporary
FEATURES
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Waterfront
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Reviewed April 12, 2020 via mobile

Joe’s Downstairs in Phuket, is a seaside restaurant situated just a few minutes drive from Patong and located at Kalim beach. Great location, delicious food and ambiance. We came here for a birthday celebration with a big group. The staff are fabulous and accommodating. We...would recommend the soft shell crab, pulled pork and apple pie dessert. Prices are higher than other places in Thailand but we believe it’s totally worth it. Very comparable to a upscale restaurant in Australia regarding pricing. This is one of our favourite restaurants in Thailand and we return every time we are in Phuket. If you drink - do yourself a favour and grab a espresso martini while you’re there.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 13, 2020

Contrary to some of the other reviews, we found it an extremely comfortable and enjoyable evening. The view was stunning and the cocktails and food were amazing. Of course you can get super cheap and great-tasting food everywhere in Thailand, but you should already be...noting the prices before you walk into any restaurant. Staff were perfectly friendly so all-round a lovely night.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 12, 2020

We arrived after risking it as nobody replied to our booking enquirey. Fortunately there was a table for us with a beautiful view . The staff were very polite and provided good service . Food was very expensive and only of average quality . I...had just as tasty from the street venders although obviously part of the cost was due to the location. Would only recommend here if money is no object and you don’t particularly want the experience of traditional Thai food.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 10, 2020

It was my birthday (5th MARCH) and my girlfriends decided to surprise me for dinner here. So, they ordered a dessert for me and when was asked to bring it, a waitress by the name SU/SUE was VERY VERY RUDE! When we confronted her and...asked why was she being rude, she was RUDE AGAIN by answering that it was because we asked her for the desert three times. So, I never knew that asking more than once is equivalent to self-proclaimed right to be rude!!! The cherry on the top of the cake was when we asked them to take a picture of the group, they took a picture WITHOUT ME IN IT!!! How RIDICULOUS is that when I am the BIRTHDAY GIRL. Beautiful view i must say but EXTREMELY HORRIBLE SERVICE WITH UNFRIENDLY AND RUDE STAFF! Average food too.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020 via mobile

We got 4 tapas plates to share between the two of us and it was really affordable with generous servings! The crab noodles were amazing, as were the wontons. The quality of the food is great and anyone staying in Phuket should come here!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 16, 2020 via mobile

2 stars is a compliment. Taking your glass away when you decline their request for another drink. Lack of etiquette. YOU SHOULD NEVER ASK IN THE FIRST PLACE!!! The customer decides, not you! Guess the ownner is Thai as this is the norm inThai establishments....Waitresses were unattractive middle aged retired wrestlers (yes I am sexist so sue me). Grossly over priced menu with the view being the excuse. Go somewhere elseMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 15, 2020

We had our Christmas lunch here and unfortunately we where the only ones there. Got a little concerned but the food was tasty. A little overpriced and small portions. Friendly staff and the view is amazing!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 4, 2020

How could anyone give this place a low rating? Set almost on the beach but halfway down the cliff, even in the evening with lights illuminating the rocks and sand it has great views. The service was impeccable, attentive but not intrusive. Excellent food, we...were in need of something more fusion after 4 weeks of wonderful Asian food, washed down with a good bottle of crisp white. This isn’t trekker’s grub, it’s let’s have a treat and indulge ourselves.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 2, 2020 via mobile

We wnt for a drink amd coffee....though we dint wait till d sunset... but its nice to be in d open near the sun and sea....dint eat anything so cant COmment on food... ban rim pa is jst upstairs and another restautant fownstairs too.., this...is in d middle.. nice place for sunset.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 9, 2020

This was a very disappointing experience. The food is less than average, the service is poor (no one seems to be happy at their job!) and the price is way too high for what they offer. The decoration is like sitting in a bathroom and...unless you get a table with sea view at the veranda, all the other tables are pretty bad. Either near the entrance or kitchen. Don't go! Go next door to the Italian restaurant, La Maurizio. The food there is great and so is the service. Same owner but totally different class!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Susanne U, Manager at Joe's Downstairs, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2020

Thanks for your comments. Most people love the white decor against the backdrop of the blue sea. Sorry you didn't enjoy Joe's.

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dtrain8686
December 3, 2017|
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Response from Michael G | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it - Thailand generally and Phuket in particular is very relaxed.
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Suzanne P
June 9, 2016|
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Response from Susanne U | Property representative |
Hi Sorry for the delay in replying. It will take maximum of 30 minutes to get there by taxi. At this time of the year the traffic is not bad. Hope you enjoy our restaurants. Please check out Baan Rim Pa Patong & Kalim and... More
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ChellyR
March 15, 2016|
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Response from Khemawan | Reviewed this property |
Hi, i went there for Dinner and drink. nice food also. Let's try.
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