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Joe's Cafe

American, Cafe, Diner
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1126 S State St, Orem, UT 84097-7101
+1 801-607-5377
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2014

My husband and I woke up one morning in the mood for a good diner breakfast. We found this place online, and are glad we went. I had eggs, bacon, hash browns and sausage. It was well cooked and seasoned, with the right amount of greasiness. My husband got the biscuits and gravy and loved it. We tried the grits,... More 

1 Thank StayHappy1232
McAllen, Texas
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251 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2014

The bacon is locally sourced I think and is spectacular!!!! The grits are sweet,and very good but I am a salt grit southerner. The quality of the cooking and attention to watching the food to be sure it was cooked perfectly madeall the difference. We are from New orleans and know good food this place is terriffic. DO NOT MISS... More 

1 Thank pkmcallen
Helper, Utah
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2013

I would have never thought to stop in to eat here,but I'm glad we did. The food was good. We had lunch, but the breakfast looked even better. Nice little place.

Thank blatonpd
Springville, Utah
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2013

My daughter knows I live grits and brought me to Joes Cafe knowing they would be the best I've ever eaten~ SHE WAS RIGHT! The biscuits and gravey were really good and so flavorful. But I think my favorite thing were the pancakes! Cooked perfectly and buttered before they were delivered to the table! No need for syrup~ trust me.

Thank Shirlene J
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2013 via mobile

You might be tempted to drive past Joe's Cafe because it is tucked away in this unassuming shopping strip. DON'T! You must stop in and meet Joe and have his home cooking. Everyone in our party of three were supremely satisfied with our orders. And his Grits? Yum!

Thank Marriedahoosier
Orem, Utah
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

Great food! Try the biscuits and gravy, unique and delicious. The grits alone are a religious experience. Bacon is the best I have had in the state, and some of the best ever.

Thank lauraleigh9mm
West Point, Utah
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169 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2013

I have been eating at Joe's for 2 years now. Great food! Great service! Joe is very personable and takes care of his customers. He makes recommendations and if what you want isn't on the menu he will make it for you. Everything is cooked fresh and served hot. The quality is exceptional and portion size is perfect. If you... More 

1 Thank DRJ469
Salt Lake City, Utah
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2013

I am from the SLC, however when i am in Orem Joe's Cafe is where i am throwing down (eating) weather it is breakfast or Lunch. from the moment of waliking through that door the greeting /welcome is amazing i can feel and see they are glad to see and serve me., the ombiance of the restaurants is enertegetic, and... More 

Thank Jay M
Lindon, Utah
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2013

I never liked grits til I had Joe's. My goodness, he makes everything taste good! All made fresh from scratch, great breakfasts. If you like biscuits and gravy, Joe is the Man! Love his burger, too.

Thank mykidsgramma
Orem, Utah, United States
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2012

I went in for breakfast this morning and was served the worst food I have ever seen. The omelet looked like a mix of burned shredded potatoes, onions, undercooked bacon and scrambled eggs. It didn't even look like an omelet. The pancakes were greasy and burned around the edges and served cold. The hash browns were burned black and tasted... More 

2 Thank Richard G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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: +1 801-607-5377

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