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Joel's Bistro - CLOSED

806 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719-5047
+1 520-529-7277
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
15 Jun 2013
“Benedictine Heaven”
8 Feb 2013
“Yum”
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806 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719-5047
Neighbourhood: West University
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Reviewed 15 June 2013

Eggs Benedict at Joël's--traditional, with lobster, or vegetarian--is a perfect, although calorie blowing way to start the day. Good for lunch too. Nothing cloying about the Hollandaise, and the accompanying potatoes are scrumptious. Substitute fruit for less guilt. Service is unwaveringly cordial and friendly, although...More

1  Thank PaulaF168
Reviewed 8 February 2013

I had breakfast and lunch a Joel's during my week at a nearby hotel. Large portions of homemade tasting high quality food. Low prices and eager service.

Thank Wendy N
Reviewed 24 December 2012

Quiet ambiance awaits you at this laid back breakfast place where service is fast and efficient and very friendly and the breakfasts all extremely well prepared and your coffee cup never empty. We each had eggs benedict, one lobster and one veggie. Both were wonderful...More

2  Thank zabriskibound
Reviewed 19 November 2012

Our bike group goes to Joel's Bistro as one of our destinations. Joel's has inside seating and patio seating. It seems that their business may outstrip the ability of the kitchen to keep up, so, during the lunch period, the time for service can lag.

Thank DickK1942
Reviewed 24 July 2012

This is the best breakfast/lunch spot that is very close to the University of Arizona. The eggs benedict, salads, and sandwiches are amazing. You wont go wrong with it. You wont be disappointed. Great for families or for curing a hangover. It's fresh, healthy, and...More

1  Thank Foody1988
Reviewed 23 April 2012

I had not read the reviews about this place before visiting in mid-April 2012. However, I agree with the review that said the lobster omelet was the best omelet she had ever had in her life. It was the best omelet I have ever had...More

1  Thank Gary B
Reviewed 26 November 2011

The food was great, I recommend the tomato basil soup. But the service was VERY slow and thinks like water refills had to be requested repeatedly.

Thank Originalwarby
Reviewed 12 September 2011

My husband and I were visiting my son and his soulmate in Tucson this June. My son had been telling me about Joel's Bistro for quite some time. We went for a late breakfast and could have had lunch but all of us opted for...More

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 28 January 2010

Small little house with crowded seating, but food is quite good and service was decent. Go here to have a nice breakfast or lunch -- not too pricey and close to campus.

Thank Travel_Buff_BL
Reviewed 1 April 2009

The first time that I went to dine at Joel's Bistro was when I was in Highschool and even back then, I remember being impressed by the time, effort, and detail that Joel puts into every dish. The flavors explode at you, and your nostrils...More

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  • Address: 806 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719-5047
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson>  > West University
  • Neighbourhood: West University
  • Phone Number: +1 520-529-7277
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