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Joe's Diner

American, Diner
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85 Center St, Lee, MA 01238-1501
(413) 243-9756
5:30 am - 8:30 pm
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All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:30 am - 8:30 pm
Sat 5:30 am - 6:30 pm
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Jackson, New Jersey
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156 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While sitting eating a delicious breakfast I faced a counter with a picture of a police officer and a little boy. I thought of a Norman Rockwell Cover which was very similar. I asked and found out that the counter was used for that cover. This diner also served a great breakfast. The diner has been here for years.

Thank Stormsnana
North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We wanted to eat here because of the Norman Rockwell painting. The diner is small but the food is excellent. We had a very good breakfast that held us over until dinner. The waitress was very good and the atmosphere was great. I highly recommend Joe's for the food and experience.

Thank John S
Hanford, California
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104 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for breakfast on our way to the Norman Rockwell Museum because it was said that this diner was used in one of his paintings. Small, local place, where people interact with the waitresses, food was good, and reasonable.

Thank quasimoto559
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for breakfast at this diner, the inspiration for Norman Rockwells ' The Runaway'. Great breakfast at a good price. Friendly service.

1 Thank Dave P
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three of us had turkey dinners that were great but a table of folks arriving minutes later were told the turkey was sold out. Heads up, arrive early. We got there about 5pm on a Tuesday evening. I believe they my be closed on the weekends,

Thank Onebrasstuba
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Great burger. Great atmosphere. Great fun! Who doesn't like a good burger in a historical location...

Thank PerMare M
San Diego, California
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72 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

If you like diners and cafes, this is a great place to eat, especially for breakfast. It's been there for decades and is known throughout the region. The food is good, the staff is friendly, and the prices are reasonable.

Thank Cary L
Brookfield, New Hampshire, United States
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76 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic little piece of classic Americana! Joe's seems like a place all the locals go and everyone knows everyone. The staff was very friendly and seemed to know most of the customers. The diner is clean and a little dated, but in a very charming way! I think it would lose its character if it was modernized at... More 

Thank Jeff B
Zephyrhills, Florida
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

This is "Americana" at it's roots, snobs say home. Love these " Mom and Pop" places . Basic soups and sandwiches, service sort of "Durginish". Small place open for breakfast and lunch.

Thank James R
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

It was pretty busy but ordered some burgers to go... very juicy, homemade, and delicious! The fries were very crispy and hot! Chocolate shake was liked they used to make them. Yummy! Good diner food!

Thank katylovespopcorn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 am - 8:30 pm
5:30 am - 8:30 pm
5:30 am - 8:30 pm
5:30 am - 8:30 pm
5:30 am - 8:30 pm
5:30 am - 6:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Center St, Lee, MA 01238-1501
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Lee
  • Phone Number: (413) 243-9756

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?