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Joe's American Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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100 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110-3618 (Richmond Street)
(617) 367-8700
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Burley In Wharfedale
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lunchtime lobster rolls for the two of us, one with French fries the other with sweet-potatoe fries - excellent: fresh and tasty toasted brioche, just enough salad and mayo, and tons of fresh lobster. Experience was made even better by sitting harbour-side in the sunshine, but the lunch food was the main star.

Thank Derek T
The Woodlands, Texas
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63 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good food, good variety of food and drinks, good service. We had the home made clam chowder and loved it.

Thank Cheesehead_In_Texas
VA Beach
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We dined at Top Catch upstairs at Joe's on Tuesday, Oct. 4th, for dinner. We happened upon the restaurant while walking around the harbor. When we entered, Hughes, the chef from upstairs was coming down the stairs and was very welcoming. I ordered their beet salad (along with their huge burger made to order with a special request of blue... More 

Thank ItsTheJourney
North Luffenham, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second of the Franchise visits, this one overlooking the Waterfront. Again, it was unclear from the outside whether it was a bar or restaurant, it looked more like a bar, but it was a restaurant! Pleasantly suprised on entry, food reasonably priced and very tasty. Staff very friendly, although the 'Devied Eggs' a four egg dish looked like a main,... More 

Thank P44cka
Billings, Montana
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a leisurely lunch with friends on the patio. The crab cakes were excellent as was the lobster and salmon. The beverages were more ice than liquid, fine for water but if I'm paying for an lemonade it would be nice if it last more than five sips.

Thank Skary94
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102 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would definitely recommend. Dined here twice and sat and had drinks once. Lovely views over the harbour. Attentive service. The brick chicken and meatloaf were both very good.

Thank Joan R
Drumnadrochit, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely early evening meal here. Having visited previously in 2010 on our last trip to Boston we decided to revisit again since the previous time was very good and enjoyable. We were not disappointed. Service at the door was prompt and polite and we were taken to our table straightaway. We were served by a lovely young... More 

Thank ABC123Wakefield
Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great restauarant with a great atmosphere and highly attentive staff right on the waterfront of the harbour. The restaurant has ample outside seating on a deck overlooking the harbour or you can also dine inside. The menu is quite extensive even for meat eaters, as it mainly boasts great seafood, there is something gor everyone. We enjoyed a creamy... More 

Thank SimonsReviews1967
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this place walking the wharfs. There were 3 of us and we sat outside with not much room to eat really but the food was really good. The waitress could have cared less really. Dark hair, bad skin. We couldn't believe how long it took. Not only getting the food, but ask for refills and it was... More 

Thank chasesu2
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They have a variety of food. We ate fish of course we are in Boston and it was delicious. We had a wonderful waitress named Meghan. She took the time to answer our touristy questions. Definitely recommend, plus it is on the waterfront.

Thank Betsy S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $50
American, Bar
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110-3618
    (Richmond Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (617) 367-8700

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Downtown

Neighborhood Profile
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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