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Joe's Cafe

American, Cafe, Diner
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1126 S State St, Orem, UT 84097-7101
+1 801-607-5377
08:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 16:00
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East Bay, California
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387 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great lunch we had! The staff is super down to earth and friendly. The food was totally comfort food. Go hungry, good portions. We had melt in your mouth grits,eggs and a fantastic thick bacon burger. We also picked up a pecan pie for our Thanksgiving dinner and it was the hit of the meal!! Just go. Breakfast... More 

Thank theheatonfamily
The Woodlands, Texas, USA
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59 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Ate here and met Joe the first time 5 years ago and it was incredible. Home away from home! Well 5 years later made it back to the area and still as incredible as it was the first time. This man knows how to cook! Burgers are great, breakfast is great and don't miss his grits!! Can't go wrong here... More 

Thank Russell W
Farmington, Utah
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

So good no complaints! Delicious French toast and huge portions. Hospitality is off the charts! Easy to get too and serves not only breakfast but also Lunch.

Thank Brandi R
Salt Lake City, Utah
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Joe and his team are fantastic. Super nice, full of energy, really makes you feel welcomed. Sadly, the food is not as great as their energy. A Group of us went for lunch, and left somewhat disappointed. I had a burger with a potato salad which was ok, nothing really special, just basically a frozen patty type. A colleague had... More 

Thank Pablo H
Corona, California
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119 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I never would have even considered eating at Joe's. But an old buddy said I had to try it and refused for me to say no. So, reluctantly, I went. Joe's Cafe is a little hole-in-the wall dive. From initial impressions, I was not impressed. And then Joe greeted us. The biggest smile and positive personality I think you will... More 

Thank help32250
Lindon, Utah
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223 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Packed on a Saturday morning. Saw huge plates of pancakes for other customers, enough for five people. I ordered an omelet and took half home for another family member. My husband loves the grilled cheese sandwiches. I like the family owner vibe with the husband, wife and kids helping out together. Wish them great success.

Thank Elizabeth W
Provo, Utah
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Love Joe's and Joe too. Always a treat. There is no better breakfast anywhere in Utah. I love Joe's omelett, my kids love the silver dollar pancakes and the grits. Biscuits and gravy is great also.

1 Thank stephen f
Ferron, Utah
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Had breakfast here for the first time. The grits are fantastic! You have to understand what to expect from Joe when you get there. He comes across as gruff and possibly borderline rude. He is more bark than bite. If you want a place to linger and chat after eating, you would be better off going somewhere else. If you... More 

Thank Phil J
Eagle, Idaho
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108 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

The only complaint about Joe's Cafe is that it is hard to actually find. We drove past it twice, before we parked in the adjacent Arby's parking lot and started walking around. Look for the Plaza 1100 sign. Parking is in the back. I asked the cute 10 year-old counter helper what was the best thing on the menu. I... More 

Thank Steven C
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

My son and I came here for breakfast and ended up coming two days in a row. I would never have stopped here had I not read the reviews. It almost does not look open when you drive up. Parking is better in the back for sure. Once inside you are not sure if you sit down or order. In... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1126 S State St, Orem, UT 84097-7101
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Orem
  • Phone Number: +1 801-607-5377

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