Since March 18, 2020, Joe's has provided 61,000 (yes, thousand) meals to first responders, such as policemen and hospital workers, during the COVID-19 epidemic
December 8, 2020, has officially been named "Joe Haliti Day" in Montgomery County, Texas.
Joe's Italian has won numerous awards, such as "Best Italian Food" from the Courier, "Best Houston-area Italian Restaurant" by KHOU, and "Certificate of Excellence" from TripAdvisor.
Joe's Italian has also received many Certificates of Appreciation from groups such as the Conroe Police Officers, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, the Houston CBP SRT team of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Sacred Heart Church, and the District Representative in the House of Representatives. Joe's Italian has even received a key to the city from the Mayor.