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Joseph's Italian Bistro

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5003 Oquinn Blvd SE, Apt O, Southport, NC 28461-7515
+1 910-454-4440
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17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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delaware
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Had a great dinner last night. Nice salad, great bread and really yummy shrimp Alfredo. I would recommend Joseph's. Very nice location and view on the marina too!

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Thank Zerodog
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Very intimate Italian Restaurant in Southport south harbor! The food is freshly prepared and wonderful!

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Thank diana s
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I always go there for special occasions like birthdays and anniversaries. The food is great and the wait staff very professional. It's small so get there early or hang out in the bar. Excellent!

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Thank Susan S
Cheshire, Connecticut
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We loved this wonderful Italian restaurant so much that we ate there two nights of our one week vacation! Not only is the food absolutely delicious, but the waitstaff is so very friendly and accommodating! We will definitely make this one of our regular restaurants every time we return to the Southport, NC area!

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Thank RFesta57
Shallotte, North Carolina
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Joseph's is one of our go to spots for great food and service. We will sometimes grab an app/drink in the bar...but normally eat in the dining room. Ask for Marquise(sp?)...best server in the area. He is first class and makes your experience top notch every time. I lean towards the seafood specials...Itl food is solid..wife loves the filet..nice wine... More 

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Thank Foodie4lif
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Our waiter Ben was excellent! Scallops & shrimp pasta, shrimp scampi, spaghetti & meatballs, softshell crabs, salmon...every last bite was delicious! Chocolate peanut butter cake was rich & perfect dessert to share. WE will definitely be back! Thank you for a very special dinner.

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Thank Anne O
Waterbury, Connecticut
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Went to Joseph's on our visit last year and looked forward to going to it again this year and was not disappointed. The food was great and the service was very good as well. There was 8 of us and everyone enjoyed there meal and the desserts we tried and I enjoyed the cappuccino as well. Definitely will go again... More 

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Thank renpwar
Southport, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Joseph's is a really good Italian restaurant. It has nice outside eating overlooking a beautiful marina as well as comfortable seating inside. The food is always delicious and presented very nicely. As we are local we eat at Joseph's regularly. We will eat at this restaurant again

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Thank gordoneveretta
Raleigh, North Carolina
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8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and friends went to dinner recently. I ordered egg plant rolatini and a Caesar salad. Everything was delicious. The only problem is the restaurant does not take reservations. So you could wait a long time for a table. Going earlier in the evening is better than later.

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Thank Phyllis W
San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Six of us celebrated a friend's birthday there. The service was attentive, timely and gracious. all of our entrees were exceptional, as was the salad. The shrimp Scampi Joseph's style on home-made pasta was the best I have tasted, and scampi is one of my favorite dishes. Reasonably priced, as entrees include a good dinner salad. Save room for dessert!

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Thank thejules2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5003 Oquinn Blvd SE, Apt O, Southport, NC 28461-7515
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-454-4440

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