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Not Your Average Joe's

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American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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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 - 10:00 pm
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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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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The two time's I've eaten at this restaurant chain in the past I was pleased with the experience and thought highly of the chain. When I took my kids to lunch here after a movie today I was disappointed that there were not any healthy meal options on the kids menu. No fresh fruit or vegetables were available as kid... More 

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

Hello Marc, Please accept my apology if the food your received was not up to par with our usual quality standards. I will be sharing those comments with the Head Chef so that he can review them with the kitchen staff. While I make it a policy to not disagree with our guests, I do have to point out that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is always great and service as well. I have never had a bad experience. They also have a gluten free menu . Love their cocktails and the outside seating in the summertime. Restaurant is always very clean and the servers are very attentive.

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

Thanks so much for the awesome review. We will defoinitely be looking forward to seeing you again real soon. Jimmie More 

Salem, New Hampshire
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently went back to NYAJ's after a long absence. It used to be our "go to" place for a long time. We had a small balance left on a gift card that we decided to use up, after seeing a movie at the AMC Theater. We sat at the bar as usual. The usual bartender was there, who we... More 

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Thank NETraveler54
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Hello, I am very disappointed to hear about the fact that both the food and service you received were not up to par with our usual quality standards. Please accept my sincere apology. I will be contacting you privately to try and make things right for you. Best regards, Jimmie More 

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 July 18, 2016

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

I am glad to hear that you enjoyed our Methuen location and your food. Sorry about the fries. If you will send me your name and address to guestrelations@nyajoes.com, your next order is on me. Best, Jimmie More 

North Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

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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Thank VistaGirl39
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. I am glad that everyone enjoyed the taste of their meals but i am disappointed that it was smaller than you expected. That Chicken Caprese is the smallest (and lowest calorie) item on our menu and I know I would still be hungry if I had it for my meal. Please accept my apology.... More 

Methuen, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

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 June 26, 2016 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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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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 

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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 Options
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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