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Joe's French-Italian Inn

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2896 N Dixie Hwy, Monroe, MI 48162-5225
(734) 289-2800
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Willoughby, Ohio
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my dinner. Had a wonderful waitress who was very accommodating. The food was great. Meatballs reminded me of a home cooked meal. Lots to choose from!

Thank MissRendina1015
Gold Hill, North Carolina
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Me and my co worker went in for a early supper.Had the perch dinner and it was great.Our server was very friendly and the atmosphere was great.Will be back next time I'm in town.

Thank robertrL97RD
Perry, Michigan
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Good soup, seafood platter with really big shrimp, scallops, frog legs and some Lake Erie perch. Pasta to go with this and nice bread basket. Good desert choices for a birthday dinner. Restaurant is 80 years old and they know what makes a good meal! This time it was 2 of us, but we have gone with a family group.... More 

Thank Gail and Jim N
Webster, New York
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112 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

Nice place, the staff is friendly, the waitress made good suggestions, best Perch dinner I’ve had in the area, the dinner came with a side of pasta with meat sauce, incredible. I have visited this place twice in the couple of weeks I’ve been here and I can understand why local people tell me to come here. I will return….OFTEN…

Thank Robert V
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Out driving when the wife asks of our dinner plans. She mentions Facebook friends are mentioning a place popular when she was much younger. So, we stopped. Decor is bit dated. Let's call it quaint. Service prompt and very courteous. I had prime rib, French onion soup and fries; wife had walleye, Italian wedding soup abs baked potato. Servings were... More 

Thank BigBlueBall
Macomb, Michigan
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016

This was the second time at Joes. We live north of Detroit so it's over an hour drive. Believe me, if it was closer to home we would be dining there more often. The food is all homemade, and service is very good. Joes goes back to 1930 and the atmosphere is what you would expect from a good Italian... More 

Thank Edward M
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

I keep thinking-hoping it will improve. Service was adverse and food plentiful. Or OK if you have a coupon but ..... It still has a way to go.

Thank Richard G
Sylvania, Georgia
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

I took my parents here a couple of weeks ago for my dads birthday and I couldn't believe it had not changed since I was there last 15 years ago. The salad was a bagged lettuce that was old and brown, I ordered the prime rib and it was cooked perfect , but it was so tough I could barely... More 

Thank George J
Monroe, Michigan
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131 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Joe's offers fine dinning off the beaten path on Dixie Hwy I have driven past the place literally 1000s of times with out stopping in that will change the food was great service was good and we used a Groupon on top of it. We will be back

Thank David R
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Very nice family owned Italian restaurant. Can be a quiet little romantic dinner, or the big family get together. Restaurant kind of separated. Great food. Cost level is about average.

Thank cindynee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Italian
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2896 N Dixie Hwy, Monroe, MI 48162-5225
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: (734) 289-2800

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