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Great food, drinks and service as always. Our favorite place!
StephenI via - Dec 20, 2020
Wonderful food, atmosphere and service!!
OpenTable Diner via - Dec 20, 2020
We were able to relax with the four of us and enjoy a nice Holiday get together. Exception food & even better service.
Ericksj via - Dec 18, 2020
Great as always. Never have had a terrible meal there yet.
MelissaM via - Dec 12, 2020
Food and service were both fantastic! Can't wait to go back.
TammyW via - Dec 12, 2020
Always great food and service. Sorry to see they are closing next weekend until spring....
DaveC via - Dec 12, 2020
Our yearly Christmas routine is to go to Joseph's By The Sea in Old Orchard Beach. While they had to adhere to the current Covid restrictions with limited seating, we still had the delicious meal we have come to expect from this restaurant. Can't wait to return next year.
sacojim via - Dec 6, 2020
Always a great experience. Martinis are fantastic. Wait staff go above and beyond.
StephenI via - Dec 6, 2020
My favorite place to dine local you cannot beat the ambiance overlooking the water it's just gorgeous can't wait for summer time and the rooftop deck to open...
JenniferK via - Dec 5, 2020
Beautiful setting, good service and consistently good food. They have special dishes daily. No gluten free bread options was disappointing.
Bill Cindy Libby via - Dec 1, 2020
Went there twice and been an excellent experience.
Neeraj Khatri via - Nov 23, 2020
Exceptional atmosphere, professional and friendly staff, the food was yummy.
Andrea Perry via - Nov 22, 2020
A friend visiting from out of state and I tested four similar restaurants over four evenings. Joseph's by the Sea placed second overall. The only draw back was the portions were a bit smaller. Atmosphere was great with a gas fire logs in the fireplace with adequate social distancing and privacy. Small things lacking for instance we ... read more
David via - Nov 19, 2020
We stopped by Joseph's By The Sea on a Sunday morning for brunch when visiting our mother. We were very satisfied with the food (Benedicts, traditional and smoked salmon). A little disappointed that they were out of the corned beef hash, but hey, this is a pandemic. We also enjoyed well prepared mimosas and service was attentive, fri ... read more
TeeBuster via - Nov 15, 2020
We came here to celebrate
We came here to celebrate my mom’s birthday. Everyone was so friendly from the hostess who took my reservations a few days ago to our waitress. The food was delicious! I thoroughly enjoyed my lobster risotto. In addition to the meals, the cocktails were also...a big hit. I enjoyed my Into the Woods, as I am a big fan of Woodford Rese ... read more
SR621 via - Nov 8, 2020
Gorgeous outdoor seating.
Thomas Dube via - Nov 8, 2020
Always a great experience! Love coming here for dinner and breakfast. Feels very safe especially with COVID. They do a great job.
AudreyZ via - Nov 8, 2020
It was good apps priced well and entrees were priced well too ... read more
BrianH via - Nov 7, 2020
We have been to Joseph’ s many times, never disappoints! Delicious everything. I often have the the seafood pasta which is outstanding. My husband loves the salmon. In the late spring before they opened inside we ordered curbside several times. Still got tenderloin and , another time, burgers cooked perfectly. Also recommend the ha ... read more
JoanneW via - Nov 6, 2020
Service was wonderful. Tables and people were well spaced. Food was excellent. The only complaint one of our party had was that the chips were not homemade or even local. To make it worse they were served in the bag. I would not expect that in a higher scale restaurant. Maybe a diner. But we would so go back. The risotto was insanely ... read more
Furrykidmom via - Nov 6, 2020
Joseph's is OOB's gem. Consistently great food and great service.
RickC via - Nov 6, 2020
Great scallops and halibut. We went back for brunch. Great food, service and nice view of the ocean.
Great scallops and halibut. We went back for brunch. Great food, service and nice view of the ocean.
Terri M. via - Nov 3, 2020
Wonderful breakfast with an amazing view! Best crepes and eggs Benedict anywhere!
SARAHW via - Nov 1, 2020
What a great experience! My wife and I brought her aunt and uncle who were visiting from out of town in for dinner on a rainy Thursday. Service was phenomenal from the minute we walked in. Hostess was very friendly, found our reservation and brought us right in. Our server was extremely knowledgeable, professional and prompt. The win ... read more
James Orser via - Oct 29, 2020
First time visit despite being in the area for quite a few years. Had Sunday brunch. (It seems that Sunday brunch has been a casualty of the pandemic at many restaurants.) Great spot right on the dunes at OOB. Food was good but not spectacular. Two issues: The online menu is different from the actual menu; that's a sure way to ... read more
tthan via - Oct 25, 2020
The grilled Sea Scallops with apple and ham were beyond amazing! Just such a wonderful meal! My guests absolutely loved their fish dinners too! I can’t say enough good things about just how nice all our dinners were! It’s always great every time I eat there!
Georgie via - Oct 25, 2020
Beautiful restraunt right on the waterfront. Rooftop seating allows for beautiful ocean views. The food wasn't great this time (omelette and burnt toast), but I've been here before and everything was perfect. My partner said his strawberry french toast was good.
WorkTillYaDrop via - Oct 24, 2020
Okay. The view from the balcony was pretty, food was average. I accidentally ordered a veggie burger which I ended up swapping for chicken. Veggie burgers aren’t really my thing.
Mariya Mayzel via - Oct 21, 2020
Lobster roll with a view
We enjoyed a late lunch Sunday on The Roof. The lobster roll ($20) on a toasted brioche bun was tasty and filling, but it could have used a bit more mayo. It came with a bag of chips and a garnish of delicious pickled veggies....The view of the ocean and dunes can't be beat.More ... read more
AlliecatOOB via - Oct 19, 2020
A beautiful spit fir breakfast, right on the ocean. Good food and a friendly wait staff. Fair prices
A beautiful spit fir breakfast, right on the ocean. Good food and a friendly wait staff. Fair prices. The portugese frittata was excellent!
Rwesly .. via - Oct 19, 2020
The filet mignon was amazing.
Jesse Midwood via - Oct 18, 2020
Good breakfast. Excellent service!
OpenTable Diner via - Oct 18, 2020
We went there for our anniversary and both of our birthdays combined. Was not disappointed. Excellent food. Excellent waitress. Best lobster risotto ever. The Saco bay soup was the best ever. I wish we lived closer. A definite must!! 5+ 🌟 ... read more
SusanJ via - Oct 17, 2020
Our visit to this restaurant was nice. Chrissy our server was excellent and we enjoyed having our daughter's 21st birthday dinner here.
SteveR via - Oct 17, 2020
This is hands down the best dining in old orchard beach! If you want the complete dining experience,
This is hands down the best dining in old orchard beach! If you want the complete dining experience, awesome original cuisine, excellent service and absolutely the best view while dining. I would definitely recommend this restaurant and we dine there at least a few times during the summer season ... read more
Penny M. via - Oct 17, 2020
Such a great view ! We were lucky to have a great weather for an October Sunday brunch. We sat inside but large patio doors were open so we had the beautiful view and fresh ocean air. They are a bi short on staff but the food was good so was the service. Definitely recommended for brunch if you are in the area.
Ayshe via - Oct 12, 2020
Great Food, Great Service, Great Location! Highly recommended!
StevenC via - Oct 11, 2020
Beautiful ambience & scenery, excellent service, but most importantly, amazing food! Thank you!!
OpenTable Diner via - Oct 11, 2020
We've been to OOB so many times but never went to Joseph's By the Sea. It was really great, nice views and romantic. Food was wonderful as was the service and all reasonable.
JayP via - Oct 10, 2020
What a treasure find! We were looking for a local breakfast hangout, but what we found exceeded our expectations! The friendliness and nice service made us feel welcome after a spontaneous 4 hour night drive just to have breakfast in old orchard beach and drive back home. We had a lovely spot on the terasse next to a field of grasses ... read more
Melanie Reinhardt via - Oct 10, 2020
Excellent delicious food. Great atmosphere. Little pricey but worth it totally ... read more
Deneen Fleming via - Oct 10, 2020
Always a wonderful experience. We've never had a bad meal.
CraigC via - Oct 8, 2020
Very nice restaurant with excellent food. COVID has changed normal ambience a bit. Otherwise very high quality.
Fran via - Oct 8, 2020
Lovely outdoor seating
We were seated outside in a lovely corner table. There is deck seating which was more crowded than our area by the grass. Nice view of the ocean. Paula was a good server. Mushroom torte was AMAZING! Lobster bisque was very good, as well as...the chicken dish and swordfish. My husband can only eat plain vegetables and they had n ... read more
Sunapee17 via - Oct 6, 2020
It’s fine dining establishment
It’s fine dining establishment We had wonderful food and a few of the water from Joseph’s by the Sea. I sure it was professional the atmosphere was a brand and the food was delicious. We had the edamame dumplings as well as clam chowder and...we enjoyed the meals accompanied with Wine. Will go back againMore ... read more
JohnPatsi via - Oct 6, 2020
A quiet and wonderful experience on a Sunday morning. The food and service were outstanding, and the weather shined a beautiful day on us on the outside patio. Well worth a visit.
RussK via - Oct 5, 2020
Very nice place, delicious food and friendly service. We'll come back.
DonatoG via - Oct 5, 2020
Very nice place, great service, a billion dollar view, and the food was tasty and enjoyable!
ChristopherD via - Oct 5, 2020
Awesome place ... read more
Jeffrey Claude Danis via - Oct 4, 2020
Yummy and what a view...
Chris Lee via - Oct 4, 2020
Perfect place for a casual wedding reception. All of the menu choices were excellent and everyone enjoyed their meal AND the beautiful view out of the wall of windows.
Nancy Henion via - Oct 4, 2020
We enjoyed a late lunch on a beautiful afternoon at a nice table outside. All precautions were taken to allow us to feel safe. Two of us ordered the lobster roll...very tasty and nicely presented. Another had a fried haddock sandwich which she described as delicious. Our wait person was attentive, professional and friendly. Very ... read more
Southwind via - Oct 4, 2020
Went there twoc and been an excellent experience.
Neeraj Khatri via - Oct 3, 2020
Great location & view. Very good food. Can't believe we never knew this place existed.
JimD via - Oct 3, 2020
Excellent food quality and outstanding service by Chrissy. The best dining in Old Orchard Beach, by far. We even went back the next day for the Sunday brunch!
BillP via - Oct 3, 2020
Good food ... read more
Anthony Hyslop via - Oct 2, 2020
Fantastic, as always!!! Especially, during these difficult times.
LindaV via - Oct 1, 2020
My daughter made reservations here for her Birthversary, I didn't know what a special treat it would
My daughter made reservations here for her Birthversary, I didn't know what a special treat it would be 4 me. I thoroughly enjoyed everything that hit the table, including the bread. I had the Cracked Pepper Filet mignon rare, and it was cooked perfectly 4 my taste. All my of the desserts were gobbled up by my large family. The rhuba ... read more
Barbara C. via - Oct 1, 2020
If you want a romantic dinner overlooking the ocean, this is your restaurant. Large spacious windows open out to a beautiful view of dune grass and ocean. The menu is limited and slightly expensive but good to eat. The banana praline for dessert is my favorite!
MargaretJ via - Sep 28, 2020
Joseph's by the Sea is my VERY favorite place to eat in OOB.The quality of the food, taste and presentation is always A-1.
SheilaJ via - Sep 28, 2020
Wonderful place and they have changed up the menu while keeping some of the classic specialties like the Pasta Maisson!
Rondo via - Sep 28, 2020
Great Food in a Perfect Setting!
My family enjoyed a lovely early dinner at this restaurant. We sat outside and couldn’t believe we haven’t tried this gem sooner. Menu is interesting and there are just enough items on the menu for everyone to be satisfied. Service was excellent. Food arrived seasoned...and prepared to perfection. Presentation was beautiful and por ... read more
AlyssaO1976 via - Sep 28, 2020
Great food, service and beautiful atmosphere! Thank you ... read more
LocalGirl via - Sep 28, 2020
The food was superb and the atmosphere was amazing!. Waitress and wait staff was attentive. We decided to eat outside, but due to the chilly temps we changed our minds. The waitress was more than accommodating to our request. Highly recommend this restaurant.
Angela via - Sep 27, 2020
Great food. Bison meatloaf yummy. Nice bar. Other things besides seafood.
drummerboy via - Sep 27, 2020
Amazing meal!
Rosemary Deweese via - Sep 26, 2020
If you're visiting OOB for the first time, this spot is a must for your breakfast outing! A fantastic breakfast by the water, what more could you ask for? Sitting outside, you couldn't get any closer to the ocean. Joseph's is the most beautiful spot for a morning meal, whether it's with your family or spouse. Exceptional service make ... read more
Tari via - Sep 25, 2020
The usual great food and service, on the porch because it was too windy on the deck.
Carlo via - Sep 25, 2020
The salmon was too heavily sauced so the taste of the salmon didn't come through.
Chuck50 via - Sep 24, 2020
Outstanding view and food And service was great. My only gripe was that my 1 cocktail costs the same as my lunch entree. I will definitely be back ... read more
RachelH via - Sep 24, 2020
Food is so yummy at Joseph’s. They don’t change their menu but that’s ok with me. I am going to have haddock or seafood pasta! Husband loves the salmon. Great calamari and the drinks are outstanding and creative. Before they opened up again this summer we ordered out several times- just as good. If you are not comfortable eat in a ... read more
JoanneW via - Sep 23, 2020
The food and service here was absolutely amazing. It was my sister's birthday and they accommodated for everything. I will love to come back again and definitely suggest to friends.
Ana Berk via - Sep 20, 2020
Beautiful ambience! I will definitely go back!We sat by the open windows. We were the only ones there during lunch time I had the chicken panini & it was wonderful. Cant wait to go back.
Bostongurl via - Sep 19, 2020
Great food and service! Beautiful view from the deck too!
OpenTable Diner via - Sep 19, 2020
Awesome food, service, location. Have had both breakfast and dinner at Joseph's.
SharonZ via - Sep 19, 2020
Our annual Dinner at Josephs in Old Orchard Beach. It never Disappoints. We look forward to great food, service, and ambiance.
FrancisJ via - Sep 18, 2020
Good food and nice atmosphere. We were there at night but imagine the view during the day would have been very nice. Great service!
KarenK via - Sep 16, 2020
Food and drinks were very good. Service was excellent. We like to dine a little earlier and was able to get a 4:30 reservation.
JamesB via - Sep 16, 2020
The food and the view are wonderful ... read more
Bradley Raper via - Sep 14, 2020
We went to Josephs for the first time on my husbands birthday. It was excellent! Great food, service, ambience and value. Everyone enjoyed what they had and the view of the ocean was a very nice backdrop. We would definitely go again. We would also highly recommend Josephs.
RobynP via - Sep 14, 2020
Nothing to complain about... all praise. We were treated amazing by staff. The young waitress was on
Nothing to complain about... all praise. We were treated amazing by staff. The young waitress was on top of everything! We sat on roof with a gorgeous view of the ocean. Every plate we ordered was excellent... nice wine selection. Definitely recommend ... read more
Chris J. via - Sep 14, 2020
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