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Joe's Homemade Cafe

5515 Waters Ave, 70th Street, Savannah, GA 31404-6243
+1 912-349-0251
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5515 Waters Ave, 70th Street, Savannah, GA 31404-6243
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Me and two friends went here yesterday for lunch one of us found it on trip advisor and it rated high we were in the area so we stopped in it was a very small but clean and cute little place. I ordered by recommendation...More

1  Thank Beachbum O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had the corn chowder and silly goose panini. Food was delicious and the service was spot on. Tomato jam was the bomb. It's got some sweet with a hint of spice. Definitley worth dropping in.

Thank 954mikei
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. We have been several times and the Waiter is always very attentive. We love the grilled cheese and have tried several desserts.

Thank dwdevegter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you came to Savannah to get away from the everyday normal you need to visit this little amazing gem. The food is amazing with different flavors you won’t be able to stop eating. The service on the other hand is like no other. I...More

Thank Bianca C
Joe5515, Public Relations Manager at Joe's Homemade Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank You! It was such a pleasure having the two of you visit with us. It was such a beautiful day, I was glad you were able to enjoy lunching outdoors. Your comments about Disney and our Customer Service struck an appreciative chord. We actually...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Living off a previous reputation, the food is unmemorable. It's just won't be worth making the effort to go again.More

3  Thank phil742
Joe5515, Guest Relations Manager at Joe's Homemade Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It is with such regret I read your review. We at Joe’s Homemade work very hard to produce and present quality. Over 700+ reviews attest to that fact. It would have been a great service to both you and us if you had expressed any...More

Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

My husband is newer to the vegan lifestyle than am I, and we absolutely had to stop here for lunch as we make our way back to VA. First of all it is a gorgeous tiny restaurant with the most courteous and caring staff I...More

3  Thank Sleep-on-the-Plane
Joe5515, Guest Relations Manager at Joe's Homemade Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you! It was a pleasure meeting you and presenting our Plant Based menu. It has been popular since it was introduced at the first of the year. When we decided to make these additional offerings, we did so with several goals in mind. The...More

Reviewed October 13, 2018

First trip to Savannah, and wanted to eat local only. Stumbled across Joe's, and couldn't be happier that we did. Great service and great food! Easily the best local restaurant we ate at all week!!More

1  Thank Ben R
Joe5515, Guest Relations Manager at Joe's Homemade Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Given the number of wonderful places to eat in our Beautiful City of Savannah, your compliment is greatly appreciated We pride ourselves on giving a quality experience in both food and service. It is wonderful to hear we succeeded. Regards, Don Holland Marketing and Community...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food! The sweet tea was fantastic. We had the BBQ pork sandwich “Ellis”. Every detail of the meal was perfect. Very friendly staff accomodating everyone with their particular needs. Lots of vegan and vegetarian options.More

Thank Anna L
Joe5515, Guest Relations Manager at Joe's Homemade Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

What kind comments, Thank you. It is no secret we enjoy our guests and take pride in presenting wonderful food. We realize that each guests will have a particular dietary preference and we work to help ensure that maximum enjoyment in their selection. Our Pulled...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

If you eat WHoleFood Plant Based or Vegan this is a really good stop in Savannah. Very professional. Excellent service. Food is a very well prepared. Seats 12 people inside plus a brisk takeout business. Been in business for 61/2 years. You will need your...More

Thank namvette
Joe5515, Guest Relations Manager at Joe's Homemade Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to review our cafe. You mentioned we were a "little piece of heaven"' Isn't it nice you can find heaven on Earth with GPS! Hope we will have the opportunity to serve you again. Regards, Don Holland Marketing and Community...More

Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I are always searching for an out of the ordinary restaurant in the Savannah area. “Joe’s” is one of those unique places that you feel you want to take all of your friends to. This was our second trip to this “little...More

Thank 669gusr
Joe5515, Public Relations Manager at Joe's Homemade Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! We are appreciate that you took the time to review our cafe. When you have the desire to bring family and friends to us we take that as an ultimate compliment. We pride ourselves on offering high quality food and service. At the...More

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Susan B
October 8, 2018|
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Response from Norris R | Reviewed this property |
They have a few vegan options on their regular menu, but Wednesday they prepare a couple of vegan “specials” that change each week.
Angela R
September 27, 2018|
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Response from Norris R | Reviewed this property |
There is a CAT bus stop near the restaurant, but neither the free CAT shuttle nor the Old Town Trolley routes extend this far from the historic district.
April 6, 2018|
Response from Joe5515 | Property representative |
Thank you for reaching out to us! We have a fresh approach to our food offerings and do not offer fried items. However, we do make the world's best grilled cheese sandwiches made from 3 different Boar's Head Cheese. We... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $9
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5515 Waters Ave, 70th Street, Savannah, GA 31404-6243
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah
  • Phone Number: +1 912-349-0251
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Holiday Vacation November 21-December 2 Come into Joe's Homemade Cafe & Bakery and treat yourself to a gourmet lunch or breakfast! Choose from a gourmet selection of sandwiches with the finest quality meats to our fresh from scratch baked goods. Ask about our catering services and specialty cakes for your next event or celebration! So, do yourself a favor - eat in, carry out or place your delivery order And give your taste buds a treat! We offer a 10% discount (excluding specialty cakes & catering) to all uniformed personnel, college student & faculty and - of course - to all of our Joe's Homemade Facebook friends. And now, every first Sunday of the month we will be offering Joe's Brunch with an exclusive menu of homemade, gourmet brunch foods! We are also open the first Sunday every month from 11:00 am-2:00 pm for Sunday Brunch! "It's that good, we promise!"
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