Former Miami Beach Mayor Harold Rosen was a Joe’s regular…

A young lawyer up and coming lawyer at the time, Rosen was usually seated with owner Jesse Weiss, a good friend. He tells the story of a day in the 1950s when he, FBI Director J Edgar Hoover and columnist Walter Winchell were also seated at the table.

Jo Ann Bass

She grew up in the apartment over Joe’s and started working a full shift in the restaurant when she was 13. Grand-daughter of Joe Weiss, and daughter of Jesse, she still runs the place.