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Not Your Average Joe's

305 Main St, Acton, MA 01720-3718
+1 978-635-0101
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Ranked #5 of 55 Restaurants in Acton
Price range: $29 - $31
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: What does creative casual cuisine mean? Exactly what it says. We"re creative, because we reject the same-old-same-old in favor of tastes that are interesting and unique. We're casual because while our food may be worth getting dressed up for, we invite you to come as you are. We're all about cuisine in the sense that our chefs apply high standards of culinary art. There it is. Creative. Casual. Cuisine. If it sounds like your kind of place, then you – like us- are not your average Joe.
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

My husband and I just ate here and both our meals were much better than we expected. We have eaten at the NYAJ in Hyannis for quick lunches which were always really good but not dinner. My husband had the meatloaf which he loved, esp. as it reminded him of Shepherd's Pie which he also loves. And he had the... More

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boston
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We were 7 people for dinner and it all started out really nice. The waitress was friendly, the food was good and it was overall a nice experience... until we ordered coffee. One of us had regular coffee which came right away - but, no milk nor sugar - nor a spoon was delivered - even when we told a... More

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

So, I wouldn't ordinarily choose this type of restaurant if it's me and a bunch of vegetarians, But, I was visiting my sister and her decidedly non-vegan family and they wanted to take me here. The waitress was very thoughtful and understanding, And, my family thought my vegan, dairy-free, meat-free, grain-free appetizer and salad looked great! I had a vegetarian... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Also one of our favorite spots in town, they add a monthly-special menu each month with wonderful selections. The bread and cheese/oil dip they serve all tables could be a meal on its own. Their meatloaf is awesome. They have a nice and changing beer/wine menu as well.

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Carlisle, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Three of us went to NYAJ's last Sunday for lunch. It was not crowded but our server seemed very overworked and not as attentive as she could have been. My husband had a burger, which was overcooked and fries which were soggy. A friend had the steak tips, also overcooked for what she requested. My salad was ok. In all... More

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San Francisco, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

this is a hipper place, where food is innovative and drink selection is pretty good. definitely a place to relax and wind down after work.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Not Your Average Joe's is a family favorite. My young son says it's his favorite and we bring family there often when they visit. I don't remember ever having a bad meal there. The staff is friendly and attentive. The restaurant is clean. The bar area has a good atmosphere as well. Today I ordered the oven-baked flounder. It might... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This was one of our better experiences in the dining room. The staff seemed to have things coordinated better than in recent visits (i.e. no meals entres arriving simultaneously with appetizers, etc.) and the room wasn't jammed with diners. All four people in our group enjoyed their fish and beef dinners

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Bread and dipping sauce was uniquely delicious! My wife and I shared a Nantucket salad and shrimp and chicken jambalaya. Portions were perfect for lunch. Everything tasted freshly made, setting was clean, bright. There was a group of 15+ guys sitting near us but the sounds quality damped all the noise, you didn't know they were there.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Mostly dependable good food, good service, nice atmosphere. Joe's features monthly specials which are helpful as the regular menu is "well trodden" if you frequent this place. Generally good variety of flavors in their dishes (poblano crema dish, jambalaya, some asian creations, seafood dishes) as well as pizza and burgers. Nice place.

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Additional Information about Not Your Average Joe's

Address: 305 Main St, Acton, MA 01720-3718
Phone Number: +1 978-635-0101
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Acton
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 29 - 31
Cuisine: American, Contemporary

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