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Joe's Cafe

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1126 S State St, Orem, UT 84097-7101
(801) 607-5377
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Joe and his team are fantastic. Super nice, full of energy, really makes you feel welcomed. Sadly, the food is not as great as their energy. A Group of us went for lunch, and left somewhat disappointed. I had a burger with a potato salad which was ok, nothing really special, just basically a frozen patty type. A colleague had... More 

Thank Pablo H
Corona, California
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104 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I never would have even considered eating at Joe's. But an old buddy said I had to try it and refused for me to say no. So, reluctantly, I went. Joe's Cafe is a little hole-in-the wall dive. From initial impressions, I was not impressed. And then Joe greeted us. The biggest smile and positive personality I think you will... More 

Thank help32250
Lindon, Utah
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222 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Packed on a Saturday morning. Saw huge plates of pancakes for other customers, enough for five people. I ordered an omelet and took half home for another family member. My husband loves the grilled cheese sandwiches. I like the family owner vibe with the husband, wife and kids helping out together. Wish them great success.

Thank Elizabeth W
Provo, Utah
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Love Joe's and Joe too. Always a treat. There is no better breakfast anywhere in Utah. I love Joe's omelett, my kids love the silver dollar pancakes and the grits. Biscuits and gravy is great also.

Thank stephen f
Ferron, Utah
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Had breakfast here for the first time. The grits are fantastic! You have to understand what to expect from Joe when you get there. He comes across as gruff and possibly borderline rude. He is more bark than bite. If you want a place to linger and chat after eating, you would be better off going somewhere else. If you... More 

Thank Phil J
Eagle, Idaho
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101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

The only complaint about Joe's Cafe is that it is hard to actually find. We drove past it twice, before we parked in the adjacent Arby's parking lot and started walking around. Look for the Plaza 1100 sign. Parking is in the back. I asked the cute 10 year-old counter helper what was the best thing on the menu. I... More 

Thank Steven C
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

My son and I came here for breakfast and ended up coming two days in a row. I would never have stopped here had I not read the reviews. It almost does not look open when you drive up. Parking is better in the back for sure. Once inside you are not sure if you sit down or order. In... More 

Thank Kwhite101
Port Angeles, Washington
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Fabulous biscuits and gravy, awesome service, and good coffee; does it get any better?! Joe is a fine example of Southern hospitality!

Thank Rosie1727
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Casual down home cooking but better. Friendly owner Joe, greeted us with warm hospitality. The biscuits and gravy were outstandingly good. My daughter and I shared the biscuits and gravy and a western omelette. It definitely is quite a plateful. I love supporting a family run business. Great food and great service. Drop by and I'm sure you will not... More 

Thank Annette S
Pleasant Grove, Utah
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126 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

Joe is a hoot. Super friendly, fun, with home town cookin'. The portions are huge, the place is not fine dining; it's a local hangout that's sure to put a smile on your face and give you a full belly of satisfaction. I'm going again!

Thank slabrum

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1126 S State St, Orem, UT 84097-7101
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Orem
  • Phone Number: (801) 607-5377

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