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Joes Place

209 S Lafayette St, Shelby, NC 28150-5349
+1 704-482-4603
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (9 reviews)
“chicken tacos” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
209 S Lafayette St, Shelby, NC 28150-5349
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We enjoy the menu at Joe’s Place. Friendly service. Good quality. Favorites include Pad Thai and Tiger Nachos. Fresh salads. Good daily specials. The building exterior and interior needs a facelift. It’s old and tired. Too many gangly plants. Keep the mural of Shelby. Brighten...More

Thank Strowd1
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Nothing special about this restaurant as far as the food goes, we had decent wings--try the dragon sauce for dipping--and a good basil tomato soup. Service was excellent (we had the owner, actually). There was a busker outside, so we sat there and enjoyed him...More

Thank rich and linda s
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We eat here all the time. Love everything. Owners are friendly. Food is delicious. Great place to go with friends and family!

Thank joscow39
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is a decent place for lunch. Food is usually hot and good but a tad over priced. Our waitress did not seem to be having a good day, and barely opened her mouth when she interacted with us. The setting is kinda rustic.

Thank jackiegodlock
Joe1955nc, Owner at Joes Place, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

We would like to sincerely apologize for the waitresses behavior that day. We had a talk with her about this situation and it will not happen again. We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 16 July 2017

I struggled to rate Joe's. My meal was no better than a "2"...but the others in our group thought theirs was OK. So - I just couldn't bring myself to award a lower rating. But our experience suggests that ordering the right item makes all...More

Thank Craig A
Joe1955nc, Owner at Joes Place, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

We do appreciate your having visited our restaurant, and are sorry that your experience was not like the loyal customers who have made Joe's Place a success for almost two decades now. As owner, I can assure you that our food is always prepared fresh...More

Reviewed 27 June 2017

We went for lunch & only wanted a sandwich not a meal. Ordered a burger which was good but nothing out of ordinary. After reading the reviews will definitely go back & try the Thai! Service was good & restaurant was clean.

Thank Debbie3972
Joe1955nc, Owner at Joes Place, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for the review, Debbie, and please do come try the Thai! :)

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Great Thai at a fair price. Very good service and attention to detail. If you are a lover of spicy dishes, order your meal " Thai Hot."

Thank law5scott
Joe1955nc, Owner at Joes Place, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

We are glad to hear that our customers are satisfied with our food and prices.

Reviewed 7 June 2017

I went with my fiance for my birthday for the first time. We both ordered off the Thai menu and her daughter off the kid's menu. The food was really good (be careful if you're sensitive to spicy foods though) and the springrolls were amazing....More

Thank Aaron B
Joe1955nc, Owner at Joes Place, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you, Aaron, for taking time to review our restaurant! My wife is from Thailand, and prepares all the Thai dishes from her own recipes! Also, the American fare is excellent, too! Come see us again, soon!

Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I have only ate the tiger chicken nachos at this place because once I did I fell in love. This is more of a meal than an appetizer and it is so good!

Thank Kmmlj
Joe1955nc, Owner at Joes Place, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thanks for the review! We love the Tiger Chicken Nachos as well!

Reviewed 3 June 2017

I have only had the pad thai here, but it is good. Probably the only place in Shelby to get it. They let you specify the heat level and they give you a generous portion. I usually eat half and save the rest for the...More

Thank Romelle B
Joe1955nc, Owner at Joes Place, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

We definitely pride ourselves on the portion sizes here at Joe's Place. Thanks for the review and hopefully we will see you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 S Lafayette St, Shelby, NC 28150-5349
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Shelby
  • Phone Number: +1 704-482-4603
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