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Honestly, I never thought of going to Joe’s Gourmet Grill until I noticed them on Restaurant.com. Joe’s is the restaurant portion of a hangout spot that features The Game Room with sports, billiards, etc. They also have frequent concerts and live music. The dining area some couches, some small tables, a couple long tables, and open areas, too. One entire wall is a chalkboard covered in art and words from customers. It definitely caters to young adults.
However, don’t let that keep you from stopping in to grab a great burger and some fries because they’re good! We took the family out to Joe’s around dinner time on a Friday night, but it wasn’t very busy in the dining room. Maybe it’s busier during the school year when more students are in town (that’s why I love summer in this college town!). I’m sure it’s busier when there’s a concert. We could also tell there were more people in the game room section who were ordering food from Joe’s and eating it in there.
The employees are friendly, but super casual. The menu is short and features a few burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs, milkshakes, six flavors of fries, and some snacks like nachos. There is no kid’s menu, but they do offer a Kid’s Corn Dog Meal for $5. Order at the counter and pick your favorite spot to sit. Then they’ll either call you up or deliver it to your table. Be sure to ask for any condiments (including ketchup) at the counter.
Stoneman Burger ($7.50) & Small Smokey BBQ Fries ($3.00) – This is their most popular burger for good reason. With its hand-formed beef patty, sautéed mushrooms, bacon, grilled onions, cheese, guacamole, and their signature Stoneman BBQ sauce, it is loaded and delicious (and messy). We loved it! A small order of fries is plenty for two people. These have a dry BBQ seasoning on them. The flavor was very good. The fries are on the soft side, which doesn’t appeal to me, but somehow I still liked them.
Old World Cheeseburger ($6.00) & Small Sweet Potato Fries ($4.00) – The guy at the register said this was his favorite burger, so I ordered it based on his recommendation. The ingredients were good, but overall it was a bit plain for my tastes. Beef patty with colby-jack cheese, grilled onions, tomato, & brown mustard. The sweet potato fries were good.
BBQ Pork Sandwich ($6.00) – Lots of pulled pork smothered in their house BBQ sauce on a huge fluffy bun. It’s supposed to have grilled onions, too, but I didn’t find any. The pork was really delicious with little fat and a really good sweet-tangy BBQ sauce.
Kids Corn Dog Meal ($5.00) – Includes a fountain drink, corn dog, & your choice of fries.
Joe’s surprised me. I was not expecting the delicious hand-formed hamburger patties, the giant awesome soft buns with a light crust, the large portions, and the variety of french fries. If you’re in the mood for a good burger, stop by and order the Stoneman or try a BBQ Pork Sandwich. I want to go back and try more fry flavors like the Candied Sweet Potato, the Spicy Cajun, or the Sour Cream & Onion. The prices are a bit high, but the ingredients all seemed to be high quality and there is plenty to share.
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Joe’s Gourmet Grill
490 N Freedom Blvd
Provo, UT 84601
Entree Price: $
Average Fork Rating: 4.3
Mr. Diner: 4
Mrs. Diner: 4
Sweet Diner: 5
Little Diner: 4
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