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105 Chapel St, Needham, MA 02492-2600 (Route 135)
Mass Transit bus: 59... Commuter Rail access: Needham Center Stop...
+1 781-453-9300
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: What does creative casual cuisine mean? Exactly what it says. We"re...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
family friendly

good food @ reasonable prices with good service. good pizza & burgers for kids. they also have a nice childrens..... menu they have a very good wine selections that they run specials on from time to time

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Needham, Massachusetts
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English first
Newton, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I adored this restaurant starting with their olive oil laden with fresh parmesan and garlic. A must dine at!

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Needham, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

good food @ reasonable prices with good service. good pizza & burgers for kids. they also have a nice childrens..... menu they have a very good wine selections that they run specials on from time to time

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Smithfield, New York, United States
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185 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Stopped for lunch. daughter had salad and sandwich I ordered one of their speciality pizzas. Small selection of beer. Service was good although the barmaid freaked out big time when she saw a spider on one of the coolers. Food was very good and delivered fast and hot.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

It all began with a warm welcome when we arrived for our OpenTable reservation. We were a bit early, but our table was ready soon after we got there. The menu has wonderful variety, so even I, a picky eater, had trouble deciding what to have. That made me happy to start with. A warning: a basket of outrageously good... More 

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Malden, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food came out fast, our server was good but one of the orders was a little light on the fish. Otherwise a good meal.

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Needham, Massachusetts
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Not your average Joe's, to be fair, provides food somewhat tasty and somewhat fit the price. The seasoning is certainly there, but satisfaction just doesn't go above average. With the price, I'd expect they not only give bread generously but also salad. Unless avoiding all the sandwich, pasta, pizza items, customers are fed a lot of starch. My husband ordered... More 

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73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Menu is huge. If you can't find something you like your weird. It has Italian Asian Spanish Mexican ect... very interesting. Full bar great wine and drinks beautiful staff very nice and helpful. Right at the train station plenty of parking. I really really like the food here.modern but warm atmosphere.

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Foxborough
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I ordered my food ahead of my visit. I showed up, went to the bar and picked up my food. This was a very smooth experience and my foods was freshly cooked. The foods was great and I always enjoy the bread and do that comes with the food. I definitely am looking forward to my next visit.

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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Went on Sunday at 5pm, food was good but similar to most chain menus. The gluten free complimentary bread was great, something I haven't seen since going GF. It was busy and our waitress seemed to be rushing us. As soon as we sat down she asked if we were ready to order, she then stood in the corner near... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

We went with our family including young grandchildren. It was crowded but they were efficient about seating us and the service was very good and attentive. Relatively diverse menu and everything we had from fish to burgers and chicken enchiladas were good. A little noisy and crowded but nice place for a family dinner.

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Additional Information about Not Your Average Joe's

Address: 105 Chapel St, Needham, MA 02492-2600
Phone Number: +1 781-453-9300
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Needham
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 105 Chapel St, Needham, MA 02492-2600
    (Route 135)
  • Public Transportation: Mass Transit bus: 59... Commuter Rail access: Needham Center Stop...
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Needham
  • Phone Number: +1 781-453-9300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • 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.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?