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Not Your Average Joe's

$$$
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Gluten Free
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90 Pleasant Valley St, Unit 200, Methuen, MA 01844-7212
+1 978-974-0015
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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North Chelmsford, Mass
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77 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to other NYAJ locations, but this was my first visit to the Methuen NYAJ. We went after seein a movie at the AMC. It's every bit as good as the others. It have a very nice decor and always friendly staff. I ordered off the special BBQ menu. I had the ribs in Nashua (excellent), so I ordered... More 

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Thank Ambassador_Kosh
North Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

PROS: Convenient location next to the AMC Theater. We made a reservation and did not have to wait for our table. I had the Grilled Chicken Caprese ($15.99) and the chicken breast was delicious, grilled to perfection, moist on the inside and crispy on the outside, with great flavor. My husband and our friends enjoyed their meals of steak tips,... More 

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Methuen, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the atmosphere and delicious dishes. We eat in and take out their pizza fairly frequently as well. The family loves their fresh mulled fruited margaritas.

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

Hi Diane, I am glad to hear that you have enjoyed us whether you're dining in or doing takeout. Have you tried that Cucumber Watermelon Margarita? It's amazing! See you soon. Jimmie More 

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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here and had chicken with mashed potatoes. Food was bland. Service was good and place was clean. I would give it another try maybe it was an off night.

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

Hello Tatiana, I am pleased that you had good service. I am not sure which chicken you had but I am certain that when you return you'll find something that is more to your liking. Jimmie More 

Andover, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

My family and I were here for Mother's day and found ourselves on a wait list of 40 minutes. Less than 30 minutes later we were seated at our table and had a wonderful server. He was very attentive and we wanted for nothing. We had Nachos, salads, Pasta, burgers and more,we even had leftovers to take home. We saw... More 

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

Hello Michelle, I am very pleased that you enjoyed everything and I hope that you'll be back to see us again real soon. I want your next visit to be 5 stars...and I know it will be. Jimmie More 

New Hampshire
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

We recently went with a party of 6. We sat at a booth (quite crowded btw). I would say that all 6 of us left a lot of food on our plates. Either not very good or cold. My steak frites was fine, but the lump of fries was not even warm to the touch. I don't send stuff back,... More 

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

Hello, I am very disappointed to hear that your food did not meet everyone's expectations. Please accept my apology. I will be contacting you privately to discuss this further. Jimmie More 

Methuen, Massachusetts
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

We had a gift card to use so we stopped in at Not Your Average Joe's in Methuen, MA for lunch. They had outside seating that we took advantage of seeing it was one of the warmest an sunniest days we had seen in a while. The food was good and the service was fair. Overall a good experience.

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Thank S9663
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for your review. I am so glad to hear that you stopped in and I definitely hope you'll be back to see us again real soon. Jimmie More 

Methuen, Massachusetts
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71 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

I'm torn between the rating on this particular location. Overall as a restaurant, I feel the food is quality, they are constantly adding seasonal menu and beer selections, and it's a good overall experience for a casual restaurant. The issues are some menu items are really good like the meatloaf, herb-crusted haddock, rosemary skewered scallops, and mustard-crusted chicken. But their... More 

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Thank Keith F
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

The only reason I didn't give it a poor is because of the wait staff. I've been going to nyaj for many years and towards the beginning the food and prices were great. I've found over the past few years the quality of the food has decreased as the prices have increased. Like I said the staff are typically very... More 

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

Hi Jeffrey, Thank you for your review. I am glad you like our staff, and, of course, the bread, but I was disappointed to hear that you haven't been as pleased with our food. Please accept my apology. I will be contacting you privately to discuss this further. Best regards, Jimmie More 

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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

We love the environment of this restaurant. My boyfriend and I went right after a movie and we bit the rush! The food is good. It's a quick local place to go to!

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

Hello, I am so glad you stopped in and enjoyed our food. I am not sure if you know it, but we do sell movie tickets to our guests for the discounted rate of $8.25. So you can have a great dinner and a movie date and save yourself some $$$$$. See you soon. Best regards, Jimmie More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Pleasant Valley St, Unit 200, Methuen, MA 01844-7212
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Methuen
  • Phone Number: +1 978-974-0015
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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