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“longer wait, very good food”
Review of Original Joe's

Original Joe's
Ranked #120 of 233 Restaurants in Prince George
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Canadian, Bar
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating
Williams Lake
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114 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“longer wait, very good food”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Had dinner on a Saturday night and there was quite a line up before our group of 6 got a table. But it was well worth the wait, had a fantastic dinner, great atmosphere and really nice people. Would certainly go again.

  • Visited January 2013
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    • Service
    • Food
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English first
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“New favorite place in town”
Reviewed December 21, 2012 via mobile

This place is under great management. This translates into good service and food. I have a few favorites on the menu. The butter chicken poutine is tops for sure. Steaks are usually very good too. The bacon tomato soup is yummy. Its a trendy spot with lots of windows. Fairly comfy seats and casual air. The only real bone i have is that the music is not background but bar loud most of the time making it hard to hear anyone without raising your voice. I assume it is to entertain their staff. In a perfect world it would be kept at a pleasantly low volume. So in closing if you like a moxies type of environment and food quality managed with integrity then you should check this place out. It only loses a star because of music volume.

Side bar:
this is a rant on music volume at all applicable restaurants:

My complaints, ironically, have fallen on deaf ears at all places so far. At one particular place in town the waitress said that she wouldn't tell the manager because the staff likes the music and told me to basically suck it up as i wasn't there for long and they had to be there all shift. Needless to say i cant drive by the place without remembering that and just cant seem to go there now. Shame as the food was good.

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Prince George, Canada
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“About time!”
Reviewed November 22, 2012

Prince George was lacking a place like this, very "upbeat", lots of energy from the staff, good food with a choice of basic or above so the choices are for everyone. What got me and I found unusual was the participation of the management to ensure you were being traeated properly. I have eaten here several times and can't say a bad thing about any of the dishes, where else can you get a great sirloin, potatoe, veg, etc for $24.00 on a Saturday?

Visited November 2012
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Prince George
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149 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Lunch for five”
Reviewed November 19, 2012

Not a great restaurant. I was expecting something more than a pub style experience. The place wasn't very busy and all they could get us for a table for 5 was next to the enterance and right along the main walkway to the rest of the restaurant. Service was slow compaired to other places I have eaten at. Waitress just put the silverware on the table not infront of each guest. No nappkins. The food was ok but not great. I will go back if another couple asks us but I would not take my wife or suggest it to anyone else.

Visited November 2012
1 Thank WillyTRock
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