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Joe's Homemade Cafe

5515 Waters Ave, 70th Street, Savannah, GA 31404-6243
+1 912-349-0251
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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5515 Waters Ave, 70th Street, Savannah, GA 31404-6243
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved this place! Wonderful food, great service. Girls weekend getaway in Savannah and this was the first place we went to for lunch. Didn't realize it was going to be so small. So glad we didn't walk out when we saw it was pretty full....More

Thank nancyspisak
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This little place is amazing. Great soups & sandwiches! The tomato jam is out of this word! I even drove 30 minutes out of my way (on a 10 hr drive) just to pick up a jar. The staff is so sweet & accommodating!

Thank 5thwheelwrangle
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Joe’s is what it is—a super small bakery & cafe. I am not sure why other reviewers choose to complain about it for not being something other than it is. It would perhaps be more helpful to suggest, for example, the owners consider a larger...More

1  Thank Travels-4-Fun-Mom
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wow! we felt like special guests dining here for lunch. We asked which of the gentlemen there is Joe and were told that all 3 would respond! No doubt! Everyone got to try their tomato jam, which tasted wonderful on our daily special sandwiches. There...More

Thank Susiegh
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

All I can say is GO!! Everyone else has already said it all and there is nothing more for me to add. Arriving shortly after 1 pm for lunch we were very fortunate to get a table after only waiting a few minutes. From the...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A work friend and I went there for lunch, and what a treat!!! The wait staff was extremely attentive, and they wanted to ensure our lunch experience was the best. And, it was!! The food was excellent, and of course we had to experience the...More

Thank Murph0110
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Passing through Savannah on our trip home and wanted a good place to stop for a late lunch. Wow! This tiny place has amazing food. Excellent sandwiches and soup, but save room for the cheesecake! Mouth-watering and memorable!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Panini, soup and lemon cheese cake are delightful. Small place, big taste :) Belarussian hot tea is tasty and good choice for cold rainy days.

Thank Güldane K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to Savannah several times before and was looking for something a little different than our standby favorites, when I pulled up TripAdvisor Joe's homemade Cafe was listed as #1 and after reading the reviews it sounded like some place perfect for us to...More

1  Thank Jolynn K H
Joe5515, Public Relations Manager at Joe's Homemade Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was a pleasure having you with us! We are glad you felt accommodated. It is our goal to ensure each guest receives a personalized experience with attentive service and attention to detail. Few are able to resist the lure of Chef Ted's desserts. The...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was out of town and hard to find-in a small shared building. It is very small inside. We would recommend taking food to go for a picnic. That being said the food was very good. We had the Ellis and the Ardsley. The...More

Thank DownEaster04605
Joe5515, Public Relations Manager at Joe's Homemade Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting us! Yes, as you mentioned we are a small cafe, that is BIG on quality service and food. I am glad to hear that you did not have to wait or were uncomfortable while you were here, The Lemon Cheese Cake...More

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Margaret S
January 17, 2018|
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Response from Joe5515 | Property representative |
Well I do admit I had to do a little research as to what the diet entails. I found: Meat. Yes to a burger, no to a bun. Poultry. So. Much. Chicken. Sausage. Fish. You can even eat the canned stuff. Veggies. Your options... More
June 7, 2017|
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Response from Joe5515 | Property representative |
Hey there! Our Staff will be off enjoying their families on the 4th. Hope we will be able to serve you on another day. Don
Patricia C
April 23, 2017|
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Response from Don H |
Hello there! Thanks for the inquiry. All of our salad dressings re made I. House and are gluten free. Many if our sandwiches can be out in to romaine leaf wraps. Our. Hips are gluten free and made with flax, chia and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$9
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5515 Waters Ave, 70th Street, Savannah, GA 31404-6243
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah
  • Phone Number: +1 912-349-0251
  • E-mail
Holiday Vacation November 23-November 30 Come into Joe's Homemade Cafe & Bakery and treat yourself to a gourmet lunch or breakfast! Choose from a gourmet selection of sandwiches with the finest quality meats to our fresh from scratch baked goods. Ask about our catering services and specialty cakes for your next event or celebration! So, do yourself a favor - eat in, carry out or place your delivery order And give your taste buds a treat! We offer a 10% discount (excluding specialty cakes & catering) to all uniformed personnel, college student & faculty and - of course - to all of our Joe's Homemade Facebook friends. And now, every first Sunday of the month we will be offering Joe's Brunch with an exclusive menu of homemade, gourmet brunch foods! We are also open the first Sunday every month from 11:00 am-2:00 pm for Sunday Brunch! "It's that good, we promise!"
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