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Joe's Inn

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205 N Shields Ave, Richmond, VA 23220-3433
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Joe's in the Fan is an institution. I was so glad it was still there when I was in town last week. Lunch was fantastic. The Greek salad is to die for and the sandwiches can't be beat. And the pizza, oh the pizza!! It really is a Richmond gem worth finding. And the little market across the street rocks... More 

Thank Lee Ann B
Mertztown, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met family for dinner on a Sunday night. Helpful staff, good food, huge portions. Raves for baked spaghetti and chicken parm

Thank JeanOPA
Burlington, North Carolina
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a quiet lunch at Joe's Inn with another couple. Tasty sandwiches and salads hit the spot as we had a leisurely lunch and conversation. We noticed the other tables received prompt service. Our server was more lackadaisical and not very attentive. However, we will go back and bring new friends.

Thank elewis9
Chesterfield, Virginia
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98 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We love the chicken livers. They give you so many a single order is enough for two people. We also get the "small" greek salad.... which is also enough for two people. The service for two is also provided by one waitress. We never have had anything close to average food served here..... it's always GREAT!

Thank Hhoppin
Richmond, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Great customer service,Food was tasteful and very good. Ask for Waiter Mr. Clancy. Freshly squezzed lemonade.

Thank sheltryroberts
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Don't know what you want go to joes inn service excellent Greek salad is a must get from pasta to steaks to sandwiches you will enjoy.

Thank K E
Martinsville, VA.
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Joe's Inn is small restaurant that could easily be overlooked in the Fan section of Richmond. It is definitely worth a visit. We have been there several times and it is always busy with a cool vibe. Last night we went for a late dinner. Service is alway outstanding and fast. We had veggie lasagna, breakfast for dinner and veggie... More 

Thank Sharon C
Chesapeake, Virginia
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

My husband and I used to live in Richmond and Joe's in the fan was always good. So on a recent visit we stopped in for lunch. So glad we did! My husband raved over his Submarine sandwich- "I have never eaten at a place where the food is BETTER than I remember." He added onion rings, but in hindsight... More 

Thank MargaretR8
Richmond, Virginia, United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

One of the better beer lists in town (and on happy hour until 6 for most of them) and big portions of Italian food, whats not to like? Well the only thing I am not a fan of is that its almost always crowded with a small wait but I am willing to overlook that. The staff is almost always... More 

Thank Sam D
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

To begin, thank you to Joe's Inn for their support of LLS (Leukemia and Lymphoma Society). Dinner with family and friends, always a friendly place to dine, everyone seems to know everybody that comes through the door. A staple in Richmond for years, you can't go wrong with any menu selection! Eat, drink and have a great time.

Thank John B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, American, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 N Shields Ave, Richmond, VA 23220-3433
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 804-355-2282

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