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Joe's Inn

205 N Shields Ave, Richmond, VA 23220-3433
+1 804-355-2282
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“spaghetti” (47 reviews)
“greek salad” (17 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. Hours
American, Bar, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
205 N Shields Ave, Richmond, VA 23220-3433
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I first walked up to Joe's Inn and saw that there were people waiting outside to get in, I knew we were on to something! I had to put my name on two waiting lists as there are two separate sides to Joe's; one...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank chigirl65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The lasagna was fantastic! Can’t say enough about it. Very good! Solid beer selection. I highly recommend this place. The service was good too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jjc4414
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Consists of a long bar on the laneway and a modest sized restaurant to the left. Long ownership since commencement (only 2). Retro styling with many photos on the walls. Food is excellent. My gyro was so tasty, I had been missing lamb. My wife...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Paul U
Reviewed October 29, 2018

A friend suggested Joe’s Inn for brunch. It was packed but we only had to wait like 20 mins from the 45 minutes that we were first told it would take. The service was good and the food was great, large portions for a really...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bt153
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

We supposed here for lunch after visiting VCU. The place was packed but we still managed to get a seat. We were starved and the food came fast and we enjoyed ourselves. It seems like a nice local place.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dbbohner
Reviewed August 5, 2018

I had been to Joe's a popular local place for years many times later in the day. This time I thought I'd try breakfast. The service was good, the coffee was OK, and the price was reasonable. My only problem was that the grits were...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Yorkriver
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Classic Americana comfort food. HUGE portions and a great variety of food. Service was good and the restaurant was clean.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Nick T
Reviewed June 4, 2018

We tried Joe's 3 months ago for the first time since in walking distance of VMFA/VHS. Had decent lunch, nothing outstand but was good. My wife had "homemade" chicken salad sub. I tasted the chicken salad, we both agreed, it was fine but boring...didn't stand...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank M C
Reviewed May 30, 2018

Stopped in just a short distance off the Interstate on our way through Virginia for a Sunday noonday bite. The atmosphere is casual, the service excellent, the proportions large, the choices plentiful and the quality very good. The latter drew the 4 from two of...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Taylo102
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Busy and loud but fun. We had omelettes and biscuits and gravy and the "nickwich" and all were good. The service was quick.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Lori N
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July 30, 2018|
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Response from Lori N | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. Maybe call them and ask?
August 15, 2017|
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Response from 90pedroc | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is parking behind he restaurant but is only 5 spots and its full most of the time, best way is to use Uber and get driven there and picked up. Trust me is all worth it, I lived in Richmond for 50 years, retired to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 N Shields Ave, Richmond, VA 23220-3433
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-355-2282
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