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Joe Kool's

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595 Richmond St, London, Ontario N6A 3G2, Canada
+1 519-663-5665
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (17 reviews)
“pizza” (33 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Canadian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
595 Richmond St, London, Ontario N6A 3G2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 154 reviews

Reviewed 15 March 2018

Everyone has a Kools story - it was great to be back to enjoy the Kitchen Sink pizza . Others having nachos both introduced to the city over 30 years ago. Lots of cold beer on tap and screens for the game.

Thank Paul P
Mitch S, Public Relations Manager at Joe Kool's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

If that's not a true statement we wouldn't quite know how else to describe the place! Glad the sink is still what it used to be! Thanks for the great review! See you next time. -Joe Kools

Reviewed 11 March 2018

My neighbour rented a private room to celebrate her husbands 40th last Friday. As I was delegated to bring the balloons and cupcakes I arrived first. Bartender Amy was very helpful, suggesting we use a larger room and bringing out platters, setting up a table...More

Thank RLC39
Mitch S, Public Relations Manager at Joe Kool's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are always so happy to hear our staff is there to help! We can't wait to tell the lovely Amy your kind words! Glad the party went well, we only want the best for our customers and appreciate that you took the time to...More

Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Joe Kool’s is a great neighbourhood bar. Saturday evenings are really busy but worth the effort... especially for the pizza. The variety of beer is good... lots on tap.. not too many local craft breweries.. but they do pull Toboggan brew (same owner). It is...More

Thank Janice D
Mitch S, Public Relations Manager at Joe Kool's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the positive pizza review! Glad we can still make a good "za" for the neighbourhood! We will keep the beer cold and pizza coming! See you soon - Joe kools

Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Went with friends for lunch. Nice place. Great atmosphere. Food and beer was amazing. Will definitely be back again! Staff was friendly and on.

Thank Auntmomo
Mitch S, Public Relations Manager at Joe Kool's, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Thanks for stopping by for lunch! We are always happy to hear positive reviews about the staff and menu! See you again soon! - Joe Kools

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

The service is slow and sloppy. The menu s very good, but execution is spotty at best. This is a bar. It is god to drink beer here. That's it.More

Thank Chercan
Mitch S, Public Relations Manager at Joe Kool's, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thanks for the message. We are sorry to hear about the slow service but appreciate and value our customers opinions. We hope that in the future we can continue to see you come in! Again thanks for letting us know and we hope you'll give...More

Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

I came in to Joe Kools a few days ago with my family for dinner and we had the kitchen sink pizza and the Jose nachos (the BEST!) the restaurant was packed full for the holiday season but our waitress, Riley, very funny girl, did...More

Thank maritapetrilli
Mitch S, Public Relations Manager at Joe Kool's, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Happy holidays from Joe Kools! To hear a positive reveiw as nice as this about our staff and establishment this time of year is the best christmas present a restaurant could ask for! We will be giving Riley a huge pat on the back and...More

Reviewed 28 November 2017

I have been going to Joe Kools for a long time. Most likely like everyone one else from london. Love the place but damnnnn do they pack it on Saturday night.

Thank 12,345,678,098
Mitch S, Public Relations Manager at Joe Kool's, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Thanks for showing us some local love! We wish we had more space to accommodate larger numbers but we always try to taylor to all customers an inviting experience. Hope to see you over the holidays - Joe Kools

Reviewed 27 November 2017

Booked a 65th birthday party for my mother-in-law on a Sunday afternoon in the "backroom". Everything from the reservation itself with the manager over the phone, to the bartender and the manager on duty allowed this event to be a total success. Fair prices, great...More

Thank TheA-n-Oshow
Mitch S, Public Relations Manager at Joe Kool's, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Hi! Well thank you for the great and positive review! We are happy to hear that your accommodations and service was positive and hospitable experience. Both Christine / Neil are some of our favorites and we are glad you got to make a connection with...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

We loved it here and will visit the next time we are in London. Great drink selections and we enjoyed the house prepared veggie burger and Thai lettuce wraps. Fresh ingredients, clean eating for sure. Service was great, staff well trained and professional. Decor will...More

Thank Travelpapi153
Mitch S, Public Relations Manager at Joe Kool's, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

We can't thank you enough for the fresh review! We are always happy to hear our vegetable option is a good one! Hope to see you next time your in town - Joe Kools

Reviewed 2 November 2017

We always stop in Joe Kool's when we are in London. Been around FOREVER (my husband went when he was at Western, now our son goes!). The atmosphere is fun and casual, they have great craft beers on tap (try a Toboggan) and delicious pub...More

Thank Symantha
Mitch S, Public Relations Manager at Joe Kool's, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you for leaving such a positive review! It's nice to know after 35 years we still have the same awesome customers! Glad you enjoyed the homemade burgers and we can't wait to give Katie a HUGE pat on the back! The staff is like...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 595 Richmond St, London, Ontario N6A 3G2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  London>  > Central London
  • Neighbourhood: Central London
  • Phone Number: +1 519-663-5665
Description
Joe Kool's, home of the Detroit Tigers has been a London, Ontario 'institution' for 30 years now. We provide customers with great eats such as our classic Kitchen Sink pizza and Jose nachos, great service and unique decor. There is never a dull moment at Joe Kool's!
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