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“Great food, Great service!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Not Your Average Joe's

Not Your Average Joe's
19307 Promenade Dr, Landsdowne Center, Leesburg, VA 20176
+1 571-333-5637
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Ranked #11 of 172 Restaurants in Leesburg
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $29 - $31
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
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.
Sterling, Virginia
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great food, Great service!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

Five family members enjoyed birthday dinner for my son. Everyone loved the bread before the meal. We all enjoyed our meals, but I think the surprise of the night was the "Not your average meat loaf." You got two nice little loaves on some mashed potatoes, topped with onion straws. both my son and daughter (adults) loved them and finished off everything. I ordered the Arnold Palmer iced tea. If you like the stuff in the bottles like arizona, this stuff may surprise you. It has a stronger unsweetened iced tea side. Total bill for 5 people with 4 sodas was about $90. We did have reservations. Place was crowded, but service was very good.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
Thank CWO4Tim
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English first
Leesburg, VA
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Not Your Average Restaurant!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

Not Your Average Joe's (NYAJ) has delicious and innovative cuisine. The core menu is varied and appeals to all ages and tastes. In addition, their seasonal menus offer fresh, seasonal, creative cuisine that never fails to please. What really makes NYAJ stand out is the attitude and the atmosphe at NYAJ. They go out of their way to make their customers feel special and at home in their establishment. We have eaten lunch and dinner frequently at NJAJ, and we have booked work luncheons for up to 15 people. The Management offers solutions and suggestions that have made these work luncheons a huge success. When you join NYAJ, they send you a coupon yearly for a free dinner and dessert on your birthday consisting of whatever you want on the menu. We celebrated our anniversary at NYAJ this week and the staff could not have been sweeter. Jeremy, our wonderful server brought us the most delicious chocolate lava cake with ice cream for dessert. Across the entire dinner plate, the words Happy Anniversary were written in chocolate sauce. NYAJ is NOT your average restaurant. It is a comfortable, friendly neighborhood restaurant that manages to excel at great food and atmosphere. Nothing average about that!

1 Thank MartiniandRossi
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Arlington, Virginia
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Scrumptious Food, Slow Service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Food was fresh, tasty and we enjoyed both beers and some of the restaurants unique non-alcoholic concoctions. Well worth your time to enjoy appetizers & entree. Prices we're a bit high for being a laid back establishment but you get what you pay for and since the food was delicious we've been return customers. It may be our bad timing in the afternoons & evenings, but the service remains slow. Fine if the kitchen needs time to prepare fresh plates but plan on having to ask for drink refills cause once the wait staff takes your order you won't see them for awhile!!

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Thank AllAmerican4
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bronxville ny
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“watermelon gazpacho”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

fresh and chilled--great starter. rest of meal was very very good for all. starter salads were fresh; enchiladas were spicy and tasty.

Visited August 2012
Thank eyeman1
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Creme Brulee Cheesecake...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Wow... what a finish to a meal at this place... freshly made mounds of whipped cream with bright mint garnesh and the heavenly creation placed upon a lovely drizzel of caramel...

This place is true to it's name... the food is fresh, unique, flawless - the service is quick, pleasant and the decor is hip and funky, yet clean. The bar has great drink - very unique and the bread basket is the deal maker.

My only complaint is that there are no liners in the ladies restroom... one can hope!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Thank Shatura
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