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Joe's Cafe

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1126 South State Street, Orem, UT 84097
(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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Provo, Utah
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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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94 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 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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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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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117 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 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
Orem, Utah
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

We came for breakfast on a busy Saturday morning. We shared Joe's omelette because it looked so large. Good choice and it was delicious! Good amount for the price. However, I won't come in winter again because the cafe was so cold and drafty. I tried to eat quickly so we could leave and I could warm up.

Thank Loxily
Tinley Park, IL
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Love the breakfast, especially the pancakes. Family cooks and serves, and they put their hart into the service and quality of the food. Nice portions reasonably priced...

Thank SportsFanFamily
Orem, Utah
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50 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Stopped in as I've been trying to find the best breakfast place in the Provo/Orem area and this place was highly recommended. I see why. Its a cozy little southern style diner, with the woman at the register kind and inviting, with just pinch of southern sass. Joe was gregarious and checked with every guest on their food. Made me... More 

Thank Joseph S

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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 South State Street, Orem, UT 84097
  • 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?