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Joe's Cafe

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American, Cafe, Diner
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45665 W Church Rd, Sterling, VA 20164-9328
07:00 - 15:00
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Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Ashburn, Virginia, United States
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147 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Coming from NJ, I've become critical of many places that call themselves Diners, but Joe's does have a real Diner taste and ambiance. Come with time, because is common to have a waiting list. Food tool a little long, but you can only imagine it was due to how busy they were. We really recommend it

Thank AlCifuentes
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right off of the 28 in a place you would never look unless you knew it was there. Very classic feel diner. Staff is great and very friendly. Had American and Mexican breakfast fair that tasted great and was very reasonably priced. I had a breakfast sandwich on a kaiser roll and my husband had the burrito. Owner stopped by... More 

Thank cocoluise
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Located less than two miles from a Ferrari (!) dealership, Bob's is a classic diner that should be in Prince William County and not close to these one percenters who don't care as much about saving money as we do. B-[ I had the "Chorizo Con Huevos" which is scrambled eggs and Mexican sausage to us Gringos. It was delicious,... More 

Thank MichaelRShannon
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We're in town visiting family and stepped out as four adults and two kids for breakfast. At 10 am this place was packed on a Saturday! But our wait was about 15 minutes. They put us at a long table that already had two adults finishing their meals, sitting at the end. That was a little weird for me, but... More 

Thank Kathleen S
Fairfax, Virginia
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Perfect corned beef hash and eggs. It is crowded for a reason. Quick service and great food! My favorite part is that they serve breakfast all day long!

Thank cici_sleestak
Decatur, Alabama
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Joe's is located in a small shopping area. The food and service are great and has a real friendly and warm atmosphere. You may have two or three servers handling your service as they do not assign wait staff to certain tables. That is strange, but seems to work really well. Breakfast served throughout the day.

Thank Al_Badger
Baltimore, Maryland
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Easy access from major roads near Dulles Airport. Nice diverse menus--traditional American breakfast and lunch specialties. Owner/manager met us the door; despite a long line we were seated quickly. Service was prompt, efficent and very friendly. The food arrived quickly; and tasted great--notably fresh and crisp vegetables . We had a pleasant meal at a budget price.

Thank radio-c6aqq
Ashburn, United States
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Heard about this place from a friend and let me tell you, in no time I was converted into a regular customer. It's a small place so you may have to wait but it will be worth it. The owner is very personable and knows many of the regulars by name. He constantly works the room and is one of... More 

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Thank Don W
Newnan, Georgia
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Service is great, but the wait is long. Typical breakfast menu. A lot of this has to do with the fact that there are so few restaurants in Sterling that serve breakfast. Also not a large space. I'd go again.

Thank Karen P
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311 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We visited for Sunday breakfast, and there was a 15 minute line. Once we were seated, service was fast. Our waitress didn't write anything down, but got the whole family's order mostly correct - brought one diner the wrong type of potatoes. The eggs were cooked correctly, the bacon was crisp, and even the "incorrect" potatoes were excellent. Things that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45665 W Church Rd, Sterling, VA 20164-9328
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Sterling
They also have a pizzaria, which I have not tried yet, in Leesburg, VA

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