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Not Your Average Joe's

90 Pleasant Valley St, Unit 200, Methuen, MA 01844-7212
+1 978-974-0015
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“bread” (25 reviews)
“pizza” (17 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pizza, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
90 Pleasant Valley St, Unit 200, Methuen, MA 01844-7212
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1 - 10 of 167 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Was very relaxing on a nice sunny day and wait staff was superb!!! Food was great had lettuce wraps.

Thank Sumohar
Reviewed March 9, 2018

Steak tips were a little chewy but tasty; fettuccini was chewy, too, but seafood was good. This location, in the large strip mall next to a big movie theater complex, is always busy - use the Open Table App to bypass long waits. Staff is...More

Thank fflbrgst
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Sangria and dinner were perfect! We stopped in after a movie and had the chicken piccata and the steak tips. The focaccia and oil were delicious-so much so that we filled up more than we planned to. When dinner arrived, we only managed to get...More

Thank scarymary73
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

I have been going here for years and have always had great food and great service. Tonight I was excited to share this restaurant with my family who was visiting from out of town, we had a 6:45 reservation and didn’t leave until 9pm. When...More

Thank Michelle Muller D
Reviewed January 6, 2018

NYAJ used to be so good every time. We tried it again on Friday. New menu with kale on every dinner. Little creativity.They need higher quality food and more mainstream dinners. It is winter and cold, we look for comfort food. I had barbecue meat...More

Thank grammyhall
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

The ever changing seasonal menu as well as the wonderful regular items, nice atmosphere and constancy make this a family favorite !

Thank Goldie_in_Mass
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

We loved everything ordered, including wines, crab cake appetizer, side salad, scallops and pork chop. Service was prompt and accommodating.

1  Thank Allen P
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

We went there for dinner.Had a lovely time there. We had ordered zombie which is supposed to be the best drink. Loved it. Food was excellent. Service was great too. Its very near my house so has become a favorite of me & my hubby...More

Thank Sarsita2209
Reviewed November 4, 2017

We returned here (after an AMC movie again) for dinner recently. I avoided that Chicken Caprese salad, which was not a good meal last time. This time we did better. I promised Jimmie, who reached out to me after my last review, that I would...More

Thank VistaGirl39
Reviewed October 3, 2017

NYAJ's seems to use fresh ingredients, which makes for a good meal. The bread with the dipping sauce is amazing. All the meals I've gotten have been very good.

Thank RamRom080410
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kmpear2016
April 7, 2016|
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Response from Yvonne S | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about that one. Remember that restaurants have to follow the regulations from the board of health - so it's best to give them a call first.
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kmpear2016
April 7, 2016|
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Response from Nene C | Reviewed this property |
I am also not sure this is the right environment for kids..you can try but I feel it's more an adult place where you go after work have drinks and eat..sorry for the delay answer...good luck and happy bday to your kid
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:30 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
  • E-mail
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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