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Sign at Bohemian Joe's

If you're looking for flavorful dishes in an unpretentious setting, stop by Bohemian Joe's.

The restaurant, located on Torrence Avenue in Lansing, offers a varied menu with sandwiches, salads, specialty pizza, assorted appetizers and more. Many of the dishes have a different spin to them and are not items you'd find everywhere.

Bohemian Joe's has interesting decor throughout as it features geometric shapes on the wall as well as some retro designs.

Booth, table and bar seating is available at the eatery, which is housed in the former Popolano's restaurant that was a longtime Lansing dining spot.

When entering Bohemian Joe's, guests walk through a foyer first before stepping into the actual restaurant. There's a convivial atmosphere within the eatery. A separate private/party room is located in the back of the restaurant and there are TVs located in the bar and even slot machines in one corner of the eatery.

The restaurant is an ideal locale for diners of all ages with varied appetites. A children's menu also is featured at the restaurant.

Among favorite dishes at Bohemian Joe's is BBQ Mac ($11), which is the eatery's specialty mac and cheese layered with pulled pork. A tasty Honey BBQ sauce accompanies the dish.

Other items include Small Plates such as Beer Nuggets ($9); Tuna Salad Stuffed Avocado ($9); Beef and Mushroom Poutine, ($10); and Buffalo Curds and Cauliflower ($9).

In the entrees category at Bohemian Joe's, diners will find dishes such as Angry Chop ($18), which is topped with an Angry Orchard Hard Cider reduction and includes fried onion straws; Joe's Catch, ($11); Blackened Ribeye ($23); burgers such as Portobello Burger ($10); and BBQ Burger ($11); salads such as Grilled Sweet Potato ($10); Apple Feta ($10); and Citrus, Chicken and Quinoa ($12); and more.

Specialty pizzas include Hawaiian; Margherita; and Oinker (which are $15.99 for 12-inch; and $21.99 for 16-inch); and sandwiches such as Avotacos ($10); Joe Mama ($10); and Beef Manhattan ($10).

The restaurant also features a good-sized bar menu and Carry-Out food service.


Entertainment Editor/Features Reporter

Eloise is A&E Editor and a food, entertainment and features writer for The Times, subjects she has covered for over two decades in and around the Region. She was the youngest of eight in a Chicago household filled with fantastic cooks and artists.