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Joseph's Italian Bistro

5003 Oquinn Blvd SE, Apt O, Southport, NC 28461-7515
+1 910-454-4440
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lasagna” (39 reviews)
“bread” (34 reviews)
“salad” (36 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5003 Oquinn Blvd SE, Apt O, Southport, NC 28461-7515
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked over to this place after we received terrible service from DEAD END SALON. SO GLAD WE DID. The food was amazing and the service excellent. Wife, Daughter and I sat by the bar and the bartender "KATIE" was awesome. Will definitely frequent again. Likely...More

Thank Kenny U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A perfect restaurant for a romantic meal by the water. Amazing service, amazing food, and reasonable prices. We loved it!

Thank chandapan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five excellent meals - wonderful service from Marquis! We had a table on the porch, beautiful view. Such a good time!

Thank Phyllis919
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing restaurant tucked way at the marina. Beautiful atmosphere quiet quaint and full of sensational pictures. Penne with tomatoes and eggplant sauce was out of this world- generous portions- Another favorite was the shrimp and scallop in tomatoes sauce with spinach and artichokes. Can't go...More

Thank Ginger G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great and the service just as good! We would go back here . The ocean breeze was perfect . Along with the sunset .

Thank MJ909
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While celebrating our 28th anniversary, my wife and I dined at one of our favorite Southport restaurants. From our first time at Joseph's over a year and a half ago through 3 other visits it is always Wonderful. The Clams are always spectacular, the linguini...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there with another couple for dinner. It is one of their favorites, and they were bringing us as we were guests visiting them for the weekend. We had a reservation, and they were great to get us seated as quick as possible outside....More

Thank Keldun
Reviewed 11 September 2017

My friend & I had the Veal Parm. Absolutely terrific.....Service was excellent. Our wives also enjoyed the salmon & pasta dishes. Great local restaurant. Our favorite when we want to go to a very nice place.

Thank Scott P
Debra B, Owner at Joseph's Italian Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you Scott P❤️We look forward to your next visit!!!

Reviewed 7 September 2017

The bread is so cheesy and flavorful but don't fill up! You definitely want to get the fluffy Tiramisu dessert. The fish specials are always excellent and you can't beat the view.

Thank C-Lina123
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Everyone commented on how good it was. Marcus is an excellent server.

Thank Nancy K
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Questions & Answers
Susan C
29 September 2017|
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Response from Debra B | Property representative |
We do take reservations for parties of 8-12 in our two private dining rooms. The main dining area is on a first come first served venue. We hope to see you soon!
Eileen D
12 March 2017|
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Response from Debra B | Property representative |
Yes we do👍 Gluten free pasta as well as other options from our regular menu and specials. We look forward to seeing you 😍
10 March 2017|
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Response from Debra B | Property representative |
Mon-Thursday 5-9 Fri/Saturday 5-9:30 Open Sunday Memorial Day - Labor Day 5-9 We look forward to seeing you!!!
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5003 Oquinn Blvd SE, Apt O, Southport, NC 28461-7515
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-454-4440
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