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Joseph's Italian Bistro

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5003 Oquinn Blvd SE, Apt O, Southport, NC 28461-7515
+1 910-454-4440
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Parker, Colorado
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the most fabulous italian seafood restaurants I have ever been to!!!! The shrimp scampi was the BEST I have ever had!!! The Veal just as good!!! Extreme wait staff was as good as it gets!! Do not take reservations but a wonderful porch to have a drink overlooking the marina and wait!!!

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Thank Barbaraps P
Southport, North Carolina
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We've been there many times and have never been disappointed. Great food in a lovely setting. All seafood offerings and lasagna are great. Bar does a superlative job as well.

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Thank Chip H
Southport, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Happy, positive and delicious. We are always treated like family. I would recommend this to all folks visiting Southport.

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been vacationing in Southport for 15 years and we eat at Joseph's at least twice each time we come to Southport. Marquise (SP?) is our favorite server and we enjoy the heck out of the place each time. In fact with the expectations so high, it's hard to believe we are extremely pleased EVERY time. Don't miss this... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The servers make this restaurant! They are all welcoming, knowledgable, and attentive/considerate of your needs! They SMILE which is SO important to me! The food is good, not great, but the chick parm and lasagna don't ever disappoint! The eggplant rolatini is worth trying and quite tasty. Best italian in this area!

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Thank blueskylancero
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I have eaten at Joseph's numerous times. Whenever we have out-of-town visitors, this is one place we love to take them. Varied menu, very good food, and excellent service. If it weren't for the large outdoor sign along Long Beach Road you'd likely miss it. But don't!

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Thank Lorin A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A trip to Southport and Oak Island is not complete without a visit to Joseph's. From the staff to the food it is always a wonderful dining experience. I think they have now been open almost 14 yrs and some of the staff has been with them since the beginning! That in itself should tell you something right there. I... More 

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Thank Kim H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner and wonderful service last night ( the Parmesan crusted grouper was perfectly cooked and pleasingly presented). For desert we decided on Grand Marnier for a finish. They didn't tell us, but didn't have enough for three servings so literally (!!) watered it down! We noted that the drink was cloudy and weak and when my... More 

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Thank Judy A
High Point, North Carolina
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on a Saturday night, a little late, but we were able to be seated ,after a short wait, outside overlooking the harbor. This is in the south Harbor and is beautiful at night. The food was fantastic and the service was excellent. My new favorite Resturant in southport. Loved it !

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greensboro, nc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shrimp Alfredo with penne pasta. Absolutely wonderful! Outside seating available at the waterway. Bread w/ oil and cheese brought to your table. Good salad, too. Waiter very attentive. Definately a 5 star! Not our first visit...will be back. Good portion sizes.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5003 Oquinn Blvd SE, Apt O, Southport, NC 28461-7515
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-454-4440

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