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Joe's Cafe & Spaghetti House

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33 Market Street, Northampton, MA
+1 413-584-3168
16:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow!!!! Who knew this type of thin crust pizza place still existed??!! The house salad was excellent! The pizza was to die for! Please, DON'T tell your friends about this place! ;->

Thank TerryLulu
Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've been eating at Joe's Cafe since 1971! It's Northampton's best neighborhood bar, and the food has always been good and the beer - cold. If you don't get a seat by 5-5:30 PM, there's a waiting line most nights. So it helps to be getting older and eating earlier. But, I got diagnosed with heart disease, and my diet... More 

Thank Chuckwire
Northampton, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I love Joe's. Their marinara sauce is excellent and provides the base for many of their menu choices. Their thin crust pizza is also excellent. Indeed, combined with the ambiance (70 year old murals line the walls), Joe's reminds me of the many small, family-oriented, Italian restaurants I loved back home in NYC. The food is reasonably priced and the... More 

Thank NYBambam
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Joes is a family favorite of ours. My husband has been going to Joes since he was a kid and now we take our kids there. The food is always consistent and delicious and the company is always fun and entertaining. We love the pizza, of course, but there is so many choices on the menu for every taste. My... More 

Thank Happyinhamp
Ithaca, New York
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77 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

A great experience always. Pizza and Spaghetti made MANY ways! Friendly service, sometime crowded; so what. . .

Thank Michael C
Boston, Massachusetts
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294 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

A Northampton classic. Have always loved Joe's, great pizzas, EXCELLENT fried calamari. Highly recommend the mushroom salad. HOWEVER, something hasn't been quite right the last few times. The sauce served with the calamari was cold as if it just came out of a deep freeze, while the pizza was simultaneously undercooked, in spite of the vegetable toppings being overcooked and... More 

Thank David P
east moriches
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161 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I loved the food here.. The service was fantastic. This is a cute local mom and pop restaurant.with history! The service was fantastic. Everyone at the table loved the food. No complaints. Cannot wait till I am back in town. This will be the first place I go to eat.

Thank canewbee
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I love Northampton and every time I visit the Pioneer Valley I stop for a nice walk in this beautiful town. My boyfriend introduced me to this spaghetti house...his family loves this place. The atmosphere is old-style: everything apparently stopped in the 50s. Everybody seemed to have dinner there, but we only had the time for a beer at the... More 

Thank Raffaella B
Farmington, Connecticut
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Joes is THE unique spot in the Pioneer Valley with the 1930s era painted walls. Not a place for high level elite cuisine but this spot is always fun and gives a complete historical experience of a long time college town with a significant rowdy Townie population. There is a real bar on one side of the restaurant so if... More 

Thank chrishardiman
East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Hole-in-the-wall where you walk in and think you might have stepped through the door into a local neighborhood spot in Little Italy in a Boston or New York! We ate at the bar and had their signature Joe's salad (delish!) and pizza with linguica, spinach and mushrooms - thin crust, very flavorful. Seating is tight but fellow patrons are friendly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Market Street, Northampton, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: +1 413-584-3168

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?