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Not Your Average Joe's

90 Pleasant Valley St, Unit 200, Methuen, MA 01844-7214
+1 978-974-0015
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Ranked #6 of 105 Restaurants in Methuen
Price range: $21 - $30
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, Late Night
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
Manchester, New Hampshire
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

you can always depend on not your average joe's for a very good meal and drink with very good service and an ok atmosphere...improvements could be made in this area......the mustard chicken is wonderful and the pizzas are fun.....ps alot of people don't know that you can get a discounted movie ticket admission to lowes right next door................

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Methuen, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My husband and I have been consistently pleased with the food and service we get at NYAJ in Methuen. The menu, while a bit limited, does change seasonally and monthly and is always interesting. The dishes are always well prepared, and more than adequate in quantity. Also, when asked, the staff will make every effort to accommodate a special request.... More 

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Methuen, Massachusetts
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A local favorite for many years. I have never had a bad meal at NYAJ's. I love the pizza and desserts. Mexican is ok.

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New England
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Finally a restaurant that gets gluten-free.... special menu, special bar drinks, educated servers. Even if you don't have dietary restrictions, this is a great place. I agree with other reviewers - this particular location of NYAJ's is better than the rest. Every single employee does their best to give a great experience, doing things without even needing to be asked.... More 

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Bradford, MA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Not Your Average Joe's is a wonderful place to dine out for lunch or dinner. Staff goes above and beyond to please. Menu offers a wide selection of beverages, and food choices to please any palate starting with the wonderful bread and tasty dipping oil. 5 Starr meal and location to shop and catch a movie after

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Boston, Massachusetts
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99 reviews 99 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I expected we would find this place was not much different than TGIFridays and other similar chains. So delighted to find I was wrong. The menu is eclectic, there are burgers and chicken dishes and a variety of salads, but there is nothing typical about how they are done. we had lunch yesterday and were very happy. The drink menu... More 

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Tewksbury, Massachusetts, United States
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126 reviews 126 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I was expecting a Burger joint and such.. Was I wrong.. Not a overwhelming menu, IT was Father and Sons night out, He is 10. He had a Cheese burger ( no surprise) said it was good and filling he didn't have room for his Pickles which he loves,. I tried the steak frites* grilled hanger steak with hand-cut bistro... More 

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Methuen, Massachusetts
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Not Your Average Joe's has so much going for it and it is the best restaurant in Methuen. My family goes there often because it has an eclectic food menu, excellent wine list for this type of establishment, a wide variety of cocktails and a very good beer selection. The atmosphere is casual with a hip decor and a warm... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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75 reviews 75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

So I am a once a week take-out girl at Not Your Average Joe's. The latest and tastiest item menu is the Cranberry-teriyaki chicken w/ butternut squash cannelloni and sauteed spinach. Delicious combination of flavors. Although my chicken breast was very over cooked, the delicious combo of flavors made up for it. I absolutely despise sauteed spinach and this was... More 

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Milford, Massachusetts
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427 reviews 427 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
739 helpful votes 739 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We enjoyed our visit as the service and cocktails were very good. The bread with specially mixed olive oil was tasty, while waiting for our food. The chicken lettuce cups were good but the coconut shrimp was just ok. The shrimp was a bit overcooked and appeared to be premade. The salads were crisp and flavorful.

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Additional Information about Not Your Average Joe's

Address: 90 Pleasant Valley St, Unit 200, Methuen, MA 01844-7214
Phone Number: +1 978-974-0015
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Methuen
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 21 - 30
Cuisine: American, Contemporary

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