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Joe's American Bar and Grill

1 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701-5359
+1 508-820-8389
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good29%
  • Average36%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“bread” (9 reviews)
“nachos” (3 reviews)
“steak” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701-5359
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

After the football game on Sunday my husband and I went here with another couple and we really enjoyed our meal! The atmosphere was very nice and they had a good diverse menu! My husband got a steak and it was done exactly the way...More

Thank Kim B
Sergio E, Manager at Joe's American Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Hi Kim, Thank you so much for your great review. We are so pleased you enjoyed the meal and atmosphere! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks Again, Joe's Management Team

Reviewed 17 October 2017

Situated inside of a shopping mall, this is a good place to stop for such lunch-time favorites as clam chowder and Mac & Cheese.

Thank nedfarrar
Sergio E, Manager at Joe's American Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thanks nedfarrar! our Mac & Cheese is one of my favorites! I saw that you rated your experience as a 3 star, if there is any other feedback on your experience please feel free to let us know! -Sergio M. Espinoza manager sergioespinoza@joesamerican.com 508-820-8389

Reviewed 12 October 2017

We used to stop here with the kids for nachos and a family meal. Just went back with the wife and found a decent meal, but, the nachos weren't that great and the prices have gone too high. We started with drinks, which were fine,...More

Thank LoveToTravelBoston
Sergio E, Manager at Joe's American Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave feedback, we apologize that your experience wasn't great! We always aim for excellence and we clearly missed the mark on your most recent visit. We would love to make it up to you the next...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

I meet a friend for dinner here every couple months and last night we decided enough was enough. Every time we go the menu seems to be smaller and the prices are bigger. The food is decent, the service is ok, but the prices are...More

1  Thank Northern_Traveler00
Sergio E, Manager at Joe's American Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Hi Northern_Traveler00, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with some feedback on your experience. As you have already noticed our prices have increased over the last couple decades and as recently as the past couple years. At times we are at the...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

It's been a while since I have been to the restaurant. It was disappointing that they changed their menu and not for the better. The french fries used to be delicious now they are wedges with flour. The gluten free choices were not obvious anymore,...More

1  Thank Kim K
Sergio E, Manager at Joe's American Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi Kim, Thank you for the feedback, we appreciate the honest opinion on the changes that we have undergone. Even though our potato wedges have flour on them we absolutely offer a gluten free fry option, they are our thing kids fries that can also...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017

Joes has been better than this but after dining at a few locations over the past couple of years think that the downtown Boston location on Newbury Street is the only one I'd consider in the future. It was July 4th so the short staff...More

Sergio E, Manager at Joe's American Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience, we will definitely use this feedback as a tool to improve our service in the future. If you would like to try us in Framingham again please feel free to contact me directly so we...More

Reviewed 23 June 2017

I'm always wary when I go into a restaurant in the middle of lunch hour and the place is near-empty. I was right to be wary. We didn't get bad food or awful service, exactly, but it wasn't good food or service, either. I have...More

1  Thank OdosMama
Sergio E, Manager at Joe's American Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Hi Odosmama, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your experience at our restaurant. The detail in your review will definitely be a helpful way to improve with our staff and food. We are more than happy to offer our adult guests...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017

Was in the area shopping so we thought we would try it. Menu has fish, salads, burgers. Waitress was pleasant. You get a basket of warm bread while you're waiting. Ordered a beer and raspberry ice tea. Non refillable. No raspberries. Ordered a burger with...More

Thank BoylstonTraveler
Sergio E, Manager at Joe's American Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience BoylstonTraveler, glad you enjoyed the food, we'll be sure to make sure there are raspberries on your Raspberry IceTea, as it should be, next time! Take care! Sergio M. Espinoza 508-820-8389 sergioespinoza@joesamerican.com

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We love this place. We visited the Franklin location earlier this week when in town & had been there last time in town a couple of years ago & always remembered the great food, service & atmosphere. Framington is a harder location to get into...More

Thank Satisfied2010
Sergio E, Manager at Joe's American Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thanks for the great feedback Satisfied2010, we look forward to having you visit us whenever you are in the Framingham area! Sergio M. Espinoza Manager

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Great place for business lunches as big booths and relatively private. Atmosphere is American subtle, which also makes it good for conducting business. The food is typical chain food such as sandwiches and burgers with about 10 dinner plates that offer a decent variety. Food...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 36
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701-5359
    (California Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Framingham
  • Phone Number: +1 508-820-8389
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