Frequently Asked Questions

Does Original Joe’s offer any Vegetarian menu options?

We have plenty of amazing lacto-ovo vegetarian dishes to choose from! That said, our two most popular vegetarian options will probably always be wine and beer. Any item with vegetarian icon beside is or can be modified to be a vegetarian item. If you’re cruising our website, you can filter our menu by selecting the Vegetarian dietary preference to see all your options or just ask your server!


Are there Gluten-Free options as well?

While we are not a gluten-free environment and products containing gluten are prepared in our kitchens, we do offer menu items that can be modified to accommodate a gluten sensitivity. On our menu, look for items with the gluten friendly icon to see which items are Gluten Friendly or can become Gluten Friendly with some modifications. If you’re checking out our website, you can filter the menu by this dietary preference to see all your options. Or just ask your server the next time you’re at OJ’s!


What about Vegan options?

You’re probably seeing a pattern by now! But if it’s not clear, just look for the vegan icon beside a menu item or use the filtering option on our website. We’ve got a few Vegan items and many modifications to make an item Vegan. It’s all about choice at OJ’s.


How do I find information about allergens and nutrition?

If you want to be more informed about your meal choice at OJ’s, you can find Allergen and Nutrition information on our core menu items right here on our website. Under each of our menu items on our core menu, you’ll see two icons.

NUTRITIONAL Icon By clicking this icon, you’ll be able to see the nutritional information for that item.

ALLERGENS Icon By clicking this icon, you’ll get the allergies within the dish.


Does Original Joe’s serve takeout?

As you dream about eating an A.C.E. Burger in your underwear, we’ve got a few options to fulfill your dreams! Most of our locations offer pick-up ordering directly through our website, check it out here

If you absolutely don’t want to put on pants, you can also find most of our locations on UberEATS, Door Dash or SkipTheDishes.  Keep in mind that not all the delicious items we prepare in our kitchens travel well, so our pick-up and delivery menus may vary slightly than what we offer for dine-in. 


When and where did the first Original Joe’s location start serving customers?

We poured our first pints in March 1997 in the Calgary, Alberta neighbourhood of Marda Loop. Go Flames! Our first location still stands in the same spot, just with a few facelifts over the years ;)


How can I find the address for an Original Joe's in my neighbourhood?

Check out the Locations Page our main navigation to find the Original Joe's nearest you. Or look it up on Google Maps. You do you.


Does Original Joe’s have restaurants in the United States or Internationally?

Right now, we only have locations in Western Canada. So, if you’re an American with a hankering for Dragon Boat Lettuce Wraps, you’re gonna have to come to us.


What are the hours of operations for Original Joe’s?

Well, that depends on the location. Check out our Locations Page to find the hours of operation for any of our Original Joe's location. Google is pretty accurate too!


How can I find out about employment opportunities at Original Joe’s?

Going to our FAQ page for an answer shows a lot of promise. We like you already. Check out our  Join Our Team to read more about the employment opportunities we offer and how to apply.


What is Original Joe’s reservation policy?

Some of our Original Joe’s locations take reservations through OpenTable others are more old-school where you may have to call ahead to inquire about a reservation.

Easiest way to find out is to click that ‘Reserve a Table’ button in the top right-hand corner of the website. 

If you’re not sure what to do, call up the location and ask. At the very least, you’ll know for sure. At the most, hey, maybe you’ll make a new friend.


Do all Original Joe’s restaurants seat minors?

Most do. But some don’t. Check your local location listing on our website for more or give us a ring.  


Does Original Joe’s support local community events?

You bet! Need a marathon sponsor? Looking for a place to host your fundraiser? Each location is proud to work with local businesses and select charities within their communities. Contact your local OJ’s for support.


Would you like to provide us feedback?

For general inquiries please Contact Us or fill out our Guest Satisfaction Survey to tell us about your dining experience.


How can I buy a Gift Card?

We have a few options for you! Right here on our website, click Gift Cards and you’ll see all your options. Alternatively, all of our OJ’s locations sell gift cards and you can find us in many retail locations as a part of the Ultimate Dining Card program.


Where can I redeem an OJ’s Gift Card?

Our Gift Cards can be used to pay for your meal when you dine with us at any of our restaurants or when ordering through our website. Due to technical mumbo jumbo that is way beyond us, you can only use one Gift Card at a time on our website. But when dining in restaurant, you can use as many as you have to apply to your bill.

At this time, our Gift Cards are not valid on any third-party delivery apps, like SkipTheDishes or DoorDash.