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“Not your average chain restaurant” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Not Your Average Joe's

Not Your Average Joe's
19307 Promenade Dr, Landsdowne Center, Leesburg, VA 20176
571-333-5637
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Ranked #15 of 164 restaurants in Leesburg
Price range: $29 - $31
Cuisines: American
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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.
Washington DC
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253 reviews 253 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 56 cities Reviews in 56 cities
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
“Not your average chain restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Joe's is a stylish, family friendly restaurant that also appeals to couples and singles. Inside décor is mid-century modern with artful touches of stainless steel, subway tile, and lighting that evokes the 1950s and 1960s without feeling like an overdone theme. Let's talk about the bread, which arrives in a cone-shaped metal basket with a plate of house made dipping sauce of oil, red peppers, garlic, and parmesan cheese. it's chewy on the inside, crisp on the outside and that sauce is very good. I had a turkey BLT, which featured house-roasted real turkey on a satisfying poufy bun . Hubby had a burger and fries, which are crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside and not greasy. All sandwiches come with a choice of fries or organic greens. Wait staffers are friendly and well-informed about the restaurant and the menu selections. Our server asked if we were first timers (we were) and the manger came by at the end of our meal with $5.00 off coupons cleverly wrapped in the carry out menu for each of us. We enjoyed our choices but were wondering if we should have tried one of the house made pizza selections. Well we will just have to make a return trip! And looking forward to it!

  • Visited July 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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NYAJoes, General Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review, July 27, 2013
Hey friend, Thank you so much for the feedback. I really appreciate you taking the time to give us feedback. We can't wait to see you again. Oh and by the way our pizza is our best kept secret!

Sincerely,
Joe Becker
General Manager
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KCMO
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“Macaroni was awesome”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

My meal was the flounder and I found it to be good but nothing to really write home about. However the Macaroni with chicken was wonderful. My wife had it and shared a few bites. i only wish I had chosen it. The beer was different, regional, and dark. Pricing was typical for Leesburg... a bit on the pricy side. The restaurant was clean and modern, with small booth space. The bread / garlic with oil was tasty, and the lemonade was reported to be good.

  • Visited July 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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NYAJoes, General Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review, July 27, 2013
Hey friend, Thank you so much for the feedback. I really appreciate you taking the time to give us feedback. We can't wait to see you again. Sorry the founder was not to your liking. Let me know next time and I will gladly get you a different dish on the house.

Sincerely,
Joe Becker
General Manager
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Alburtis, Pennsylvania, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Good Meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Everyone in our party enjoyed their meal. The menu has a wide selection to meet everyone's needs. We would definitley return here.

Visited July 2013
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Virginia, France
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“Great Food & Service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Just have to write about one of the best and most fairly priced meals ever... not our first at NYAJ, and won't be the last. But today's Seared Tuna Salad was SO good... perfectly cooked (rare, just like I enjoy) tuna on a crunchy and flavorful slaw (loved the fennel and mango). And dessert - big enough for two - was a Fourth of July take on Strawberry Shortcake, red white and blue with the addition of blueberries. The shortcake was one of the best I've had, with plentiful ice cream and whipped cream along with the berries. So impressed with their generous birthday gift, too - a free entree AND dessert!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Family dinner-great!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Excellent menu choices, good food and a lovely area to walk around after eating-all enjoyed very much-good service too!

Visited June 2013
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