We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Not Your Average Joe's

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
55 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472-4404 (Church St.)
Mass Transit Bus: 70,71 and 59.
+1 617-926-9229
Website
Today
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 83 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 31
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food and bread

We went to this restaurant last Friday May 29. 2015. My wife and friend shared 2 large salads. They thought they were delicious I had an appetizer size margarita pizza. It was good , but nothing special The bread and oil was excellent This is a fairly reasonable place to eat

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
GoRhody
,
Massachusetts
Add Photo Write a Review

83 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Halmstad
Level Contributor
144 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We had not made a reservation so there was no available tables at first. We were offered a table in about 15-20 minutes, so we took a walk in the neighbourhood while we were waiting. We enjoyed our food. Quick service. Cool restaurant and atmosphere. A lot of people. Good music!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Massachusetts
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We went to this restaurant last Friday May 29. 2015. My wife and friend shared 2 large salads. They thought they were delicious I had an appetizer size margarita pizza. It was good , but nothing special The bread and oil was excellent This is a fairly reasonable place to eat

Was this review helpful? Yes
Watertown, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

NYAJs in Watertown always provides great food, great service, good beverages. The menu is perfect with its wide variety. I recently tried the Green Machine and it was outstanding.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rockledge, Florida
Level Contributor
68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I have been with family to this place on several occasions, most recently with a large group. It was great for a large family gathering, since there was a lot of choice on the menu, pizza, burgers, sandwiches, seafood. Several had pizza, I had the herb crusted haddock which was quite good and fresh. I enjoyed the meal and the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Alexandria, Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Whenever I am visiting my oldest living friends in Watertown, I insist that we have dinner at least once at NYAJ's in Wtown Square. The reason is simple: you can't beat the quality of the food at still rather moderate prices. I've never had a sub-par or disappointing meal here: NEVER! For a mass-market product, a great deal of care... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

NYAJ is one of the best-run chains I've ever experienced. (Having said that, I recommend avoiding the Arlington store until they polish up their act.). I have eaten many meals in the Watertown restaurant, starting when they first opened. Their menu is imaginative without being bizarre; their service is consistently friendly and competent, and if something goes wrong, they are... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brooklyn, New York
Level Contributor
115 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Gone there with a large family group including two toddlers. The staff was very accommodating and has dealt very expertly with a time-staggered order (in case you don't know toddlers have their own ideas what to eat and when). The food was good, portions were big - as you'd expect in a diner. The only bone to pick is the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Level Contributor
43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Positives: Service was attentive, table came quickly for large group, customer focused to resolve problems when food didn't arrive. Friendliness of staff when serving and solving problems was great. Improve: Ability to get the food out and taste not as good as smaller operation across town - need to get organised when busy. For some reason having tipped significantly another... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Level Contributor
22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We live across the street and go to Joe's at least once a month. We would love to hate it because we don't usually like chains BUT each time we go we're never disappointed. It's really good food, good portions, great service, good drinks, etc. If there's not a table, there's usually room at the bar although I always make... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
105 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Why wait for a table? The bartenders will make you feel right at home. Food is good here especially the salads and flatbreads, and prices are reasonable. Plenty of parking at public lot behind the restaurant.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Not Your Average Joe's also viewed

 
Watertown, MA
 

Been to Not Your Average Joe's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Not Your Average Joe's

Address: 55 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472-4404
Phone Number: +1 617-926-9229
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Watertown
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 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 to $30
Cuisine: American, Pizza

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 55 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472-4404
    (Church St.)
  • Public Transportation: Mass Transit Bus: 70,71 and 59.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-926-9229

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $21 to $30
  • Cuisine: American, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Not Your Average Joe's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?