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Joe's American Bar and Grill

$$ - $$$American, ,
1 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701-5359
+1 508-820-8389
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good28%
  • Average36%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (8 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701-5359
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 26 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 4 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 26 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 15 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 26 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

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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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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Delicious new choice is BLT. This sandwich is so big, I had two meals out of it. The place is well situated, easy access, good service and good quality for the price.

Thank Lauren B
Sergio E, Manager at Joe's American Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Thank you Lauren! looking forward to seeing you back again soon!

Reviewed 18 July 2016

After three or four hours on the cement like mall store floors my wife and I were both tired and hungry. Now it was nearly 4PM and have been to Joe's American Bar and Grill a few times - inside ambiance is relaxing, booths are...More

Thank 232johno
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Visit the Framingham site of Joe''s American and Grill often, always are met with a pleasant and friendly greeter and staff, food always very good, management always caring.

Thank Herschel C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$36
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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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