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“Very good, will come back again” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Not Your Average Joe's

Not Your Average Joe's
245 Kentlands Boulevard, Gaithersburg, MD
240-477-1040
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Ranked #26 of 272 restaurants in Gaithersburg
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Baltimore, Maryland
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Very good, will come back again”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We went there on a Sunday night. No wait, and our server was very helpful. We had the pork belly appetizer, the jambalaya, salmon and meatloaf entrees. All was very tasty, the jambalaya was the best. Overall the service was very good and the food came out fast.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Gaithersburg
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Good Comfort food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Service was excellent! Bartender assisted with pairing wines with entrées. Fresh, comforting and tasty!

Visited October 2013
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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Fun place for drinks and eats”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Stumbled on this place and decided to give it a try. Restaurant side was very busy so we chose to sit at bar. The whole experience was pleasant. They had an excellent draft beer selection and the food was very good. We had the Caribbean chicken tenders and pulled pork pretzel bites. Definitely recommend NYAJ and will return.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Montgomery Village, Maryland
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176 reviews 176 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“A MENU OF GREAT VARIETY & EXCELLENT STAFF & SERVICE”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

There were lots of thoughtful little touches, like attractive cloth napkins, and quality steak knives that actually cut. We were positively well impressed too by the many thoughtful choices on the menu. Joe's offers something for every taste. We had the schnitzel which was crisp and delicately pan fried, and the chicken Carbonnara with a "no garlic" cream sauce. No, it was not a classic Carbonnara, but still a true winner with many crunchy bacon bits and tiny veggies hidden in the sauce - first class touches. Gold medals for all the staff! Greeters by the door were expertly organized to seat customers according to their preferences inside or out, booth or table, and bright lights or soft romantic lights, wow! When our server, Silvia, couldn't answer a preparation question, a cook, Courtney came from the kitchen to explain the prep to us. Both the manager and the asst. mgr. came by to ask if everything was ok. At all levels the service was splendid. We observed the other wait staff, and they all seemed to be well trained and well organized to serve the customers quickly and efficiently. For the Gaithersburg and Germantown areas, a snappy, well trained wait staff is a miraculous event worthy of a first page news article. For drinks, there are sodas and flavored teas that are "bottomless" meaning no charge for unlimited refills. Try a glass of the raspberry ice tea, delicious. The atmosphere is clean, new, and bright, and not too noisy. Outside tables fill up magically as soon as the sun starts to fade. The outside terraces are quite nice for late drinks with plates of appetizers. Overall, our visit was a most pleasant dining experience. Go Joe!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Not Average At All”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

We have eaten here twice while visiting friends in the area. We have always had a great meal. Food is well prepared and menu is very varied. Love their bread and olive oil dipping sauce! Service is very good. They have outside seating on the patio, which is very nice. The only thing I had an issue with is they just installed outside over head heaters, we had to ask to have the one near our table turned off it was too hot.

Visited September 2013
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