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Joe's American Bar and Grill

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Thu, 4/18
8:00 PM


Crispy Calamari
cherry peppers, lemon-garlic aioli, pomodoro sauce
Fresh Mozzarella & Basil Flatbread
Roma tomatoes, Parmesan, arugula, extra virgin olive oil | Available by Request: Gluten-Free Crust
Spinach & Artichoke Dip
Gruyère, Parmesan, carrot and celery sticks, housemade corn tortilla chips
Fully-Loaded Nachos
jack and cheddar cheeses, pico de gallo, sour cream, jalapeños, guacamole, shredded lettuce, housemade corn tortilla chips, queso sauce
Joe's Combo
crispy calamari, spinach and artichoke dip, housemade corn tortilla chips, Buffalo chicken tenders, celery sticks, blue cheese dressing, fried cheese sticks
Cast Iron Skillet-Roasted Mussels
sea salt, clarified butter, lemon, rustic peasant bread
Ahi Tuna Tartare*
avocado, cucumber, cilantro, jalapeño, pickled ginger, soy, sesame wonton crisps
Buffalo Chicken Tenders
traditional Buffalo sauce, celery sticks, blue cheese dressing
Cheese Sticks
fried Vermont cheddar sticks, tomato-basil dipping sauce
Cup $6.0
Crock $8.0
Chef's Soup of the Day
ask your server for our current selection
Cup $6.0
Crock $8.0
Onion Soup Gratinée
slow cooked caramelized onion, beef broth, sherry, Parmesan crouton, Swiss and mozzarella melt
Cup $6.0
Peasant Bread Bowl $8.0
Joe's Original New England Clam Chowder
award-winning, scratch made recipe
Cup $6.0
Crock $8.0
Classic Chili
seasoned ground beef, beans, jack and cheddar cheeses
Add: Grilled Chicken $5 | Salmon $7 | Shrimp $7 | Steak Tips $8
Entrée $12.0
Tomato Mozzarella
heirloom tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, pickled red onions, arugula, fresh basil chiffonade, focaccia croutons, red wine vinaigrette
Entrée $15.0
Honey Chicken
grilled or crispy chicken breast, romaine, mesclun greens, sesame noodles, diced tomatoes, toasted sesame seeds, wonton crisps, honey-Dijon dressing
Entrée $15.0
Chili-Lime Grilled Chicken
romaine, mesclun greens, roasted corn, black beans, avocado, tomatoes, charred serrano peppers, pico de gallo, spiced tortilla straws, chili-lime vinaigrette
Entrée $16.0
Sesame-Seared Ahi Tuna*
Napa cabbage, arugula, seaweed salad, radish, cucumber, Srirachi aioli, sesame vinaigrette
Entrée $15.0
Grilled Chicken Cobb
smoked bacon, avocado, green apple, blue cheese, scallion, tomatoes, hard-boiled egg, Dijon vinaigrette
Entrée $11.0
crisp romaine hearts, shaved Parmesan, focaccia croutons
Entrée $12.0
Tuscan Kale & Red Quinoa
romaine, shaved Parmesan, rum-soaked golden raisins, toasted almonds, white balsamic-shallot vinaigrette
Entrée $17.0
Spicy Beef & Noodle
marinated beef tips, fresh herbs, mango, avocado, almonds, grape tomatoes, sesame lo mein noodles, chili vinaigrette
Create Your Own Lunch! $14; Select One Entrée and Two Sides
Select One
Buffalo Chicken Tenders
Baked Cod
Short Rib Meatloaf
Herb-Grilled Chicken Breast
Select Two
Potato Wedges
Mashed Potatoes
Steamed Rice
Sweet Potato Fries
Chef's Soup of the Day
Mustard-Bacon Brussels Sprouts
Seasonal Vegetables
Small House Salad
Cole Slaw
Caesar Salad
Add: Caesar* or House Salad $4
Chicken Piccata
roasted garlic, shallots, thyme, lemon confit, capellini, caper-white wine sauce
Baja Fish Tacos
two crispy white fish tacos, basmati rice, black beans, flour tortillas
Chicken & Broccoli Ziti
grilled chicken breast, roasted red peppers, garlic Parmesan cream
Full Rack $22.0
Half Rack $16.0
Barbecue Baby Back Ribs
10-hour slow roasted, sweet and tangy barbecue sauce, creamy cole slaw, potato wedges
Joe's Mac & Five Cheese
Gruyère, jack, cheddar, Parmesan, blue cheese, buttered panko gratin, chives
Chicken Tacos
Guajillo chicken, chipotle aioli, onion-cilantro salsa, flour tortillas, refried black beans, rice
Fish & Chips
crispy beer-battered Atlantic cod, creamy coleslaw, malt vinegar, caper-dill tartar sauce, potato wedges
Quinoa Bowl
vegan grains, broccolini, red peppers, peas, bok choy, sesame vinaigrette
Steak Tips
housemade 48-hour marinated steak tips, cherry peppers, potato wedges
Shrimp Scampi
jumbo shrimp, white wine-lemon sauce, sun-dried tomatoes, linguine
Served With: Potato Wedges, Chips, House Salad or Soup; Available by Request: Gluten-Free Bun
Grilled Chicken
smoked bacon, green leaf lettuce, vine ripe tomato, basil mayo, toasted ciabatta roll
Atlantic Cod
fried, blackened or grilled, green leaf lettuce, vine ripe tomato, red onion, caper-dill tartar sauce, toasted potato roll, garlic dill pickle
Ultimate BLT
Cajun maple-glazed bacon, vine ripe tomato, romaine, mayo, toasted challah bread
Prime Rib French Dip
horseradish sauce, beef au jus, toasted hoagie roll, garlic dill pickle
Maine Lobster Roll
lemon-chive mayo, buttery toasted split bun
Joe's Original Reuben
corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss, Russian dressing, marble rye
Chicken Parmesan
breaded chicken breast, mozzarella, tomato sauce, ciabatta roll
Short Rib Grilled Cheese
braised short rib, cheddar, Gruyere, arugula, pickled red onion, rosemary mayo, twelve grain bread
Buffalo Chicken Wrap
Buffalo chicken tenders, lettuce, tomatoes, blue cheese dressing, cayenne tortilla
Served With: Potato Wedges, Chips, House Salad or Soup; Available by Request: Lettuce Wrap | Gluten-Free Bun; All Can Be Available as a Veggie Burger
The Standard*
aged white cheddar, green leaf lettuce, vine ripe tomato, red onion, garlic dill pickle
Big State*
aged white cheddar, crispy onion straws, sweet and tangy barbecue sauce, chipotle sauce
The Cure*
boneless barbecue baby back ribs, aged white cheddar, caramelized onion-bacon jam, arugula, crispy onion straws, over-easy egg, chipotle aioli
Black & Blue*
Cajun seasoning, smoked blue cheese, caramelized onions
Mac & Cheese
Cremini Mushrooms
Potato Wedges
Mashed Potatoes
Sweet Potato Fries
Cole Slaw
Caesar Salad
House Salad
Seasonal Vegetable
$5 - $10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Bar
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Free Wifi
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All reviews brunch salad meatloaf crab cakes bread mac cheese short ribs calamari potatoes pastry excellent clam chowder dark wood decent service great place to eat sacred heart our waiter an entree
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spring is here, so we decided to go out for dinner. We were visiting too, so a good opportunity to catch up. Initial response was good, seated straight away and discussed any dietary requirements. We ordered our food, staff were informative and quick. Food was...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Roni m
Joes_Of_Fairfield, Manager at Joe's American Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good Morning Ron, We appreciate our guests' feedback. We are pleased that you were happy with our service. A little disheartening that you didn't enjoy the food. We typically have great reviews about our food. We would ask that you try us again before ruling...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here after a college visit s we so missed the one that closed by our home. It was a nice feeling to have that welcoming comfy experience again! Sat at the bar at high top. Quickly greeted and made to feel welcomed. It...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank mmfred
Joes_Of_Fairfield, Manager at Joe's American Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning, we are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit. We strive for excellent customer service and very happy that you felt welcomed. We hope to see you again on your next trip.

Reviewed February 5, 2019

Stopped here yesterday for a quick lunch. The food was delicious and the portions ample. However service was very slow considering there was only three other tables

Date of visit: February 2019
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Joes_Of_Fairfield, Manager at Joe's American Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2019

Good evening, Thank you so much for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your meal. We aren't sure why service was slow but we will look in to it. We pride ourselves in excellent customer service. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Our family truly enjoyed the service, food and we were treated wonderfully by the waiter. I wish I could remember his name but I did tell the manager about how great he was as our server.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank deborahsD7739KB
Joes_Of_Fairfield, Manager at Joe's American Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2019

Good morning, We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We pride ourselves in excellent customer service. We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed January 13, 2019

Joe's has a great selection and they offer a lot of options, my favorite is the meatloaf - good sized portions and customer service is very good, plenty of parking, gets crowded at peak times, could get loud, a lot of families with kids, just...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank atlantagor
Joes_Of_Fairfield, Manager at Joe's American Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2019

Thanks so much for your awesome feedback. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed January 8, 2019

This has a Chicago steakhouse feel with a varied menu. The burgers are simply awesome. I got the 'classic'...cheddar, LT and onions on a nice roll...with incredible wedge fries. The calamari appetizer was really good, as was the mac and cheese main course. Not a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ParkerSturbridge
Joes_Of_Fairfield, Manager at Joe's American Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2019

Hi Parker, Thanks so much for the awesome review. Our guests' feedback is greatly appreciated. Hope to see you again soon! Thanks,

Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

My friend took me to Joe’s recently when I was in Fairfield visiting. It seems to be a very popular place to go. Our waiter was GREAT, very attentive but not overly pushy, since we wanted to visit. The atmosphere is very nice and the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Megrdillon
Joes_Of_Fairfield, Manager at Joe's American Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2018

Thanks so much for sharing your experience at our establishment. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed yourself. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed September 2, 2018

Rather expensive and, in our opinion, not top quality food. Also they have little idea on how to make a whisky sour cocktail!More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AlanHampstead
Joes_Of_Fairfield, Manager at Joe's American Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Good evening, We appreciate our guests' opinions and concerns. We, however, feel as though our food and cocktails are reasonably priced and great tasting. We encourage you to try us again and if you feel the same way to speak with a manager. We hope...More

Reviewed August 29, 2018

We went for a late lunch and the restaurant had only a few tables filled. Our waitress took our orders and we asked for bread, What arrived was half of a torn loaf with no knife to cut it.I ordered Chicken Piccata (one that I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Connecticutosprey
Joes_Of_Fairfield, Manager at Joe's American Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2018

Good afternoon, We appreciate your feedback. We strive for excellent customer service and apologize that you had a less than perfect experience with us. Please give us a call at 203-319-1600 so we can speak with you directly.

Reviewed August 28, 2018

Good place for a quick bite to eat for a reasonable price. If you like sweet baby-back ribs, you've found the right place. Excellent clam chowder, especially in a loaf of bread. Wait staff always offers a loaf of bread for the table.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Brian C
Joes_Of_Fairfield, Manager at Joe's American Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2018

Thanks for the awesome review Brian! We love to hear our guests' feedback. See you soon!

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Is American Joe's serving lobster roll today? I'm not sure you have to call and find out!
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