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Not Your Average Joe's

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$$$
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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1 Market Sq, Ste 2, Newburyport, MA 01950-2596
+1 978-462-3808
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Lexington, Kentucky
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was ok. Along the same lines as any other chain restaurant. Prices were a little high for what we were looking for, but it was convenient as it was the first restaurant next to the harbor.

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

Hello Elaine, I just wanted to say that "ok" food is never good enough for our guests, If you will contact me at guestrelations@nyajoes.com , we can discuss this further and I will try to make things right for you. Thank you, Jimmie More 

Peabody, Massachusetts
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104 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Showing off Newburyport and Plum Island to a visitor from Texas. Reasonable prices and the scallops (rosemary skewered) that she was asking about were very good. Cloudy and a little rainy, so inside with some warmth from the open oven was a nice environment for dinner.

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

Hi David, I am glad that we were part of the tour for your guest and I am glad that we added to her favorable impression of this lovely area. Best, Jimmie More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was delicious and sitting on the patio was beautiful. The rosemary scallops were cooked well and the molten lava cake was a perfect ending to the meal.

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

Hello, I am so glad that you have enjoyed dining with us and I hope that we'll see you on our patio again real soon. Best, Jimmie More 

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55 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have dined at several different locations of this restaurant chain and find them reliable across the board. Each location utilizes the same recipes and presentations. The decor is also surprisingly consistent and decent. The meal always begins with complimentary bread and an oil dip that is heavy with garlic and parmesan. The bread is simply outstanding. The various dishes... More 

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

Hello, Thanks for your review. I am glad that you enjoy coming to see us. The one things I did want to point out is that we are a made form scratch kitchen, so if you're concerned about the amount of salt in our food, please let your server know and the chef can prpeare most items for you using... More 

Rolling Hills Estates, California
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136 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great spot that during the summer you can eat on the porch and let the kids play in the grass while you take in the views. The bread and olive oil dip is amazing, the food is great! Overall I love this place!

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

Hi there, Thanks so much for the great review. I hope you'll be back real soon - the Summer is always too short! Jimmie More 

Hampton nh
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264 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot with outdoor seating either in the back facing the boats and water in the distance, or in the front big outdoor seating area overlooking the street and all the action. This is a small chain restaurant very good their bread and dipping sauce is absolutely delicious, their menu has a bit of everything from pizza to full-size meals,... More 

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

Hi, Thanks so much for the wonderful review. I have to agree that we have something for everyone...and if you're looking for atmosphere, look no further! We hope to see you again real soon. Best, Jimmie More 

Decatur, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going here once a summer when we visit the area for years. The staff is always friendly, the fries are amazing and the food is good. I recommend this for an easy tasty lunch.

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

Hi Sofia, I am so glad that you always return to see us when you're in the area. Thanks for the recommendation! We'll be looking forward to seeing you again next time. Best, Jimmie More 

Middleton, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the family there for dinner after a nice bike ride along the Plum Island reservation. As it was a warm night we got a nice table outside to enjoy both the weather and the passerby's. Our server took very good care of us and gave recommendations on flavorful non-alcoholic drinks for our 10-year old, a great hit. We really... More 

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

Hello Halldor, I am so pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed the food and the service and I hope that we'll be seeing you all again next time you're in Newburyport. Best, Jimmie More 

Barre, MA
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was great and Service was not! We arrived a little after one pm and were seated right away but waited a very long time for our server to take our orders. Someone else served our food and our server was no where to be found. We needed knives and ended up going over to an already set table and... More 

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

Hello, While I am pleased that you enjoyed your food, I am very disappointed to hear that the service you received was not up to our usual quality standards. Please accept my apology. I will be contacting you privately to discuss this further. Best regards, Jimmie More 

Prague, Czech Republic
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food: The cod romanesco was flavourful and surprisingly rich. The falafal-like fritters were light and lovely, but a meal in themselves. Simply too much food. The chimichurri flank steak (which we later learned was flank steak with pesto sauce) was tender and juicy, though the side sweet potato wedges were lacklustre and the Mexican sweet corn on the cob too... More 

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

Hello, I am glad that it seems like you enjoyed the food but I am sorry that your server was not more knowledgeable about our menu. Please accept my apology. As for the noise from the children, unfortunately that is something we really cannot control - it is up to the parents to do that. I would love for you... 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
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$29 - $31
Cuisine
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view
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 - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Market Sq, Ste 2, Newburyport, MA 01950-2596
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-462-3808
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?