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Not Your Average Joe's

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American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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305 Main St, Acton, MA 01720-3718
+1 978-635-0101
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Massachusetts
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101 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very good food, generous portions, great service all add up for an enjoyable dinner. Our waitress was friendly and efficient. The dinner started on a positive note when she brought the bread which was great. A nice range of menu selections including a barbecue menu. Our steak and chicken were cooked perfectly with good flavors and sides. The key lime... More 

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Thank Sail2Maine
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place for family style dining. Service good and food just fine for a quick meal out. Noise level relatively high but not overwhelming. Best thing about the place is the service- they seem to get it.

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Thank Jim W
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Hi Jim, Glad to hear we keep you coming back. See you soon! Jimmie More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good service. Good food. Love the oysters. This is a local go-to place for us. Like the special additions to the menu.

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Thank Bea M
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Thanks Bea! I hope you'll be back to see us again real soon! Jimmie More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the kind of place that oozes confidence in every aspect of one's dining experience. There is a palpable sense of energy. The interior sound level can be high - but it reflects people enjoying themselves. Of particular interest at dinner is their dip served with fresh bread. The dip is made with canola oil, crushed red peppers, garlic... More 

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Thank Bob C
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Hi Bob, Thank you for the stellar review. I am so pleased to hear how much you have enjoyed the food and the service. I hope that you'll be back to see us again real soon. Jimmie More 

Acton, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

The bread and dip are fantastic!! Lots of choices in entrees. Always friendly competent staff. Have been here in large groups and never a problem requesting individual checks. Love the enchiladas.

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Thank Mimi2JKE
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for the great review. I hope that you'll be back to see us again real soon. Jimmie More 

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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I would like to go there more often but the service is just ok and presentation of the food is a little lacking. They seem to get our orders wrong or they are slow. However, you can see they do try and make it better if something is wrong. Price is ok too.

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Thank Valerie F
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Hello Valerie, Thank you for your review. I am disappointed to hear that the food and the service are not always up to your expectations but I am pleased that we always make things right for you. I will be contacting you privately to discuss this further. Best regards, Jimmie More 

Massachusetts
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

This is an office favorite. The staff is always very friendly and efficient. Food is consistency prepared nicely, and there is good variety on the menu.

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Thank R D
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Hello, I guess you said it all! Thanks so much. I am hoping we'll see you all again real soon. Jimmie More 

McKinney, Texas
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677 reviews
403 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

A group of us stopped at this restaurant for lunch. The service here is excellent. The food is an eclectic mix with pizza as a featured item. I had house salad and clam chowder. Both were very good. My Arnold Palmer was served with sugar around the rim of the glass. Interesting and artistic touch.

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Thank DDay1959
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Hello, I am so glad that you had such a great lunch and I hope that you'll be back to see us again real soon. Jimmie More 

Northbridge, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

My husband and I stopped here on our way home from a weekend in Maine. I love the NYAJ restaurant in Westborough, MA, so we figured this was a good choice for a nice lunch. Mid-range, lots of variety on the menu with something for everyone. We were there on a Sunday afternoon, so it was quiet and not hectic.... More 

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Thank Sarah V
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Hello Sarah, I am glad that you stopped into our Acton location. I'm always pleased when our guests try a new location. While I am pleased that you liked just about everything, I am disappointed to hear that your husband's mashed potatoes weren't up to our usual quality. I'd like to make that right for you, so please contact me... More 

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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

I know NYAJ is a chain but it's honestly one of the best restaurants in Acton. I've been there multiple times and have never been disappointed. The price is good and the drinks aren't expensive. One time I ordered an appetizer and a few minutes later the manager came over and apologized that it wasn't available that day. He offered... More 

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Thank Dan K
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Hi Dan Taking care of our guests is what we do best. I am hoping you'll be coming back to see us again real soon. Jimmie More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$29 - $31
Cuisine
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 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 - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 Main St, Acton, MA 01720-3718
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Acton
  • Phone Number: +1 978-635-0101
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.

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