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Joseph's Italian Bistro

5003 Oquinn Blvd SE, Apt O, Southport, NC 28461-7515
+1 910-454-4440
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lasagna” (39 reviews)
“bread” (36 reviews)
“salad” (39 reviews)
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5003 Oquinn Blvd SE, Apt O, Southport, NC 28461-7515
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Reviewed September 11, 2017

My friend & I had the Veal Parm. Absolutely terrific.....Service was excellent. Our wives also enjoyed the salmon & pasta dishes. Great local restaurant. Our favorite when we want to go to a very nice place.

Thank Scott P
Debra B, Owner at Joseph's Italian Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2017

Thank you Scott P❤️We look forward to your next visit!!!

Reviewed September 7, 2017

The bread is so cheesy and flavorful but don't fill up! You definitely want to get the fluffy Tiramisu dessert. The fish specials are always excellent and you can't beat the view.

Thank C-Lina123
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Everyone commented on how good it was. Marcus is an excellent server.

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed August 24, 2017

Dinning on the back porch of this Italian restaurant is my still favorite! The bread service is so good! The salad is hearty. You can not go wrong with vast entree options and large wine list! Service is steady and view of marina- stunning!

Thank flatfaces
Reviewed August 18, 2017

We made a reservation and we had 10 people so we were given one of 2 private dining rooms which was nice for us since we had kids in our party. The service was great and so was the food. This place is consistently good.

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Everything about this restaurant was fantastic! The food, the view, the service; everything. Ten people were served by one waitress who was just superb. The food was prepared beautifully and even the drinks were done perfectly. We just love it when we can rave about...More

Thank blueaiz1
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

The food was outstanding and the service was top notch too . I would tell anyone who suggest going there , go and enjoyed the great food ! Anything you order will be great !

Thank oakisland4uinNC
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Joe's open's right at 5 and our tour was at 6:30. They do not take reservations so we reserved the party room for our group of 9. We had a great meal at a lovely venue.

Thank Dorothy Y
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Joseph's is one of those great Italian restaurants that when you walk in the door the aroma fills the air and you just know the dinner will be tasty . You must be patient because this restaurant does not take reservations. However, I can say...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed August 9, 2017

I've lived here in Southport for a long time and whenever my wife and I want Italian food Joseph's is the place to go. The lasagna is the best I have ever eaten and Joe's Mom makes the best meatballs on the face of this...More

1  Thank patdane2017
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Susan C
September 29, 2017|
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Response from Debra B | Property representative |
We do take reservations for parties of 8-12 in our two private dining rooms. The main dining area is on a first come first served venue. We hope to see you soon!
Eileen D
March 11, 2017|
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Response from Debra B | Property representative |
Yes we do👍 Gluten free pasta as well as other options from our regular menu and specials. We look forward to seeing you 😍
March 9, 2017|
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Response from Debra B | Property representative |
Mon-Thursday 5-9 Fri/Saturday 5-9:30 Open Sunday Memorial Day - Labor Day 5-9 We look forward to seeing you!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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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