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Joe Bologna Trattoria

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2135 17 Mile Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48310-6803
+1 586-939-5700
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Auburn Hills, Michigan
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267 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Food is still good; we had create your own pasta. I had the meat sauce; my companion had marina and sausage. Their sauce is one of the best. Minestrone soup was also good. That ends the good stuff. Being a Thursday night, the place was not at all crowded. We waited quite a while to be waited on; the coffee... More 

Thank kathy203
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78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Great little Italian restaurant tucked away almost out of site. Don't let the location fool you though! Great portion sizes and friendly staff have had me coming back for years!

1 Thank Eljessespeaks
Windsor, Canada
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137 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Had a rehearsal party dinner here this past week. The pizza was ok, but does not compare to al lot of pizza's in Windsor Ontario.

1 Thank ChesterWindsor
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

My wife and I went here on Valentine's day and as soon as we began our meal she said she wanted to eat here for our anniversary too, so today that's what we did. Good ingredients, well prepared, and good service.

1 Thank Kevin J
Sterling Heights, Michigan
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I hadn't been in this venue for many many years. On a whim (after tedious wedding dress shopping) the now husband & I stopped in for a needed & earned nip & nosh. It was perfect! The bartender was SUPER friendly & helped us with choosing our nosh. We settled on one of their flatbread pizzas. SO delicious! Our drinks... More 

Thank Christine W
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

We have been to Joe's about a half-dozen times now over the past months and gotten carry-out also. I think I can honestly say that the pasta dishes are some of the best I've had in a long time, fresh and full of delicious flavor. Our friends really enjoyed their lasagna also. The atmosphere is very cozy, warm and comfortable.... More 

Thank julie3607
London, Canada
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

A great restaurant serving delicious Italian cuisine. The staff are extremely friendly and accommodating. The atmosphere is terrific. We have dined a number of times here.

Thank MLussier2014
Sterling Heights, Michigan
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

We have been going there for years and they have hosted our Christmas party over the years. Their food is mostly Italian and their soup is great.

Thank jland482015
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Menu somewhat limited, but every item we've eaten is delicious. Tried various entrees and will continue to sample others. We usually have to pack leftovers, as consume excess bread w/ soup or salad. Loaf of bread is fresh, great w/ oil & pepper. Staff is helpful if unsure about entree, also friendly.

Thank Jack M
Madison Heights, Michigan
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

A group birthday party that was so enchanced by the food. Each in our party of 10 enjoyed our exquisite and freshly made meals which ranged from pizza to salmon to eggplant. Our waitstaff was professional, friendly and attentive without hovering. A new place on our top 10 to be assured of a lovely repast.

1 Thank DanRoseCoccia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2135 17 Mile Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48310-6803
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Sterling Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 586-939-5700

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