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“Great atmosphere, Delicious Food”

Joseph's Italian Bistro
Ranked #3 of 83 Restaurants in Southport
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed May 20, 2014

Excellent Food. Large portions. Fruitta di mare filled with fish, clams, shrimp is delicious as is carbonara pasta another favorite. Entrees served with bread and side salad. Seating in bar at high top tables, outside seating or dining room are available options. House wine available at good price. Mixed drinks are very pricey.

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Reviewed May 16, 2014

Friends had raved about Joseph's. The wine list had a nice variety and one of our party had the escargot which was very good. Salads left a little to be desired - baby lettuce, two Roma tomato slices, a little red onion. That's it. Entree's were generous, not much originality to plating but maybe the kitchen was rushed. We out outside and gas heaters were welcome. Desserts sounded tempting but we passed. Prices seemed on the high side for pasta but again, maybe it's made from scratch but mine didn't seem to have the light translucent quality of handmade pasta.
Would recommend Joseph's for a special evening of friends.

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Reviewed May 8, 2014

I went to this restaurant with friends. It was a beautiful evening, so we sat outdoors. The scenery was wonderful . It is right on the water, and their deck overlooks a marina. The dining room decor is also appealing. The mussels we had as a starter were among the best we've had. My carbonara was delicious, and the Grouper special of the day was delicious. We look forward to returning.

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Thank LoisNCNY
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Reviewed May 7, 2014

We sat outside; the weather was perfect. The server, Ashley, brought us bread, oil and cheese, which is great, but then had no problem bringing our son some special made because of his dairy allergy. Carbonara, Veal Saltimbocca, and the kids' pasta and chicken were all excellent. Very good wine list. The service was flawless. No complaints!

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Thank George B
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Reviewed April 29, 2014

I've been dining at Joseph's for years and am always blown away by the quality of the food, the spectacular service, the unbeatable view, and the warm, friendly, knowledgable staff. Fish is always fresh. Marinara is one of the best I've ever had and is the base for many of my favorite dishes here. If you've never been, you should. We drive down from Wilmington just to eat here!

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Thank TeleRijder
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