Original Joe's

Original Joe's



About Us

Original Joe’s is located in the heart of the historic North Beach District, overlooking Washington Square Park, a mecca for natives, tourists and culinary aficionados alike, serving the purest in Italian-American fare.

Our North Beach location is the quintessential San Francisco dining experience. This unique Restaurant’s history runs deep, beginning in 1937 as a 14-stool counter on a sawdust covered floor, at 144 Taylor Street in San Francisco’s Tenderloin.

A fabric of the city for over 80 years, it boasts an ambiance of deep-rooted history and sense of tradition—an inherently obvious feeling upon first walking through the majestic doors.

With three unique and dynamic private and semi-private spaces: Parkside (65 people), Salesian Room (30 people) and Tony Bennett (35 people) Room, Original Joe’s serves as the idyllic backdrop for an intimate gathering of 10, to a grand celebration of 280 (Buy out), offering plated, cocktail or reception-style service. Let our experienced events team bring your vision to life.

Now introducing the “Joe’s to Go” Catering Menu! Casual “Drop and go” service. Whether it’s a family gathering, office lunch or cocktail reception, our crew of talented chefs and event planners will ensure that every platter of food is prepared using the best ingredients and highest quality of detail.