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Not Your Average Joe's

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291 Turnpike Rd, Westborough, MA 01581-2807 (Ottis Ave)
+1 508-986-2350
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Joe's has a regular menu and really great food, but being gluten sensitive, I am so happy to have found this restaurant. They have a great selection that includes fresh baked G-free onion rolls that they use for sandwiches and also serve in place of regular bread with oil for dipping. The service is also really good. Matthew was our... More 

Thank margaretdefiore
Raleigh, North Carolina
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109 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here before a concert. Waitress knew we were in a rush and steroid up to make dinner enjoyable and timely. Drinks were yummy. Food was excellent. Recommend steak tips and chicken quesadilla. Bread is delicious.

Thank McElspeth
Hudson, Massachusetts
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199 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Not Your Average Joe's to celebrate my Birthday. They send out a $10 coupon if you sign up with them. They have a very nice variety of dishes. I can always find something I like. They change their menu with the season's. They are always busy so you need reservations. They have an outdoor area in the... More 

Thank GRITSMassachusetts
Boston, MA
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been a fan of NYAJ's since they appeared several years ago. I think highly of their menu, which is very innovative for a chain restaurant. The NYAJ in Westborough is very comfortable, well run, and occasionally has special events like wine-paired dinners. I've attended several lunch meetings at this location which were very nicely done. Thumbs up for this... More 

Thank Kathryn978
Worcester, Massachusetts
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338 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have not been here since January and were enticed by an email picturing some of their new summer menu items and just had to go. They had a summer Grilled Chicken Caprese dinner. The picture showed a large, perfectly grilled portion of chicken topped with a small serving of Arugula, mozzarella, and tomatoes. What came was a SMALL piece... More 

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

Hello Dick and Pauline, I am so pleased that I was able to make things right for you when you contacted me directly. I'll be looking forward to hearing from you after you return. Best regards, Jimmie More 

Lecanto, Florida
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First,read the menu as some dishes are prepared differently than the names might suggest. They have a scratch kitchen so YOU can get things your way. The staff WAS very friendly. Our only complaint that we could see them eating gathered around the open kitchen.Shows a lack of attention on the managements part. The wine list is very good and... More 

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

Hello Gregory, Thank you for your review. Yes, we are a made from scratch kitchen and while we do put our own "Not Your Average" spin on classic dishes, we will, as you said, make them to your liking. I hope that we'll see you and you wife again real soon. Best regards, Jimmie More 

Northford, Connecticut
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Great food. Great staff. Great atmosphere. Well balanced menu. Go early or be prepared to wait. Just the bread they serve while you're waiting for your meal is worth going for. Soup, sandwiches, even pizza. Nice variety. Highly recommended.

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

Thanks so much! I definitely appreciate the compliments and I hope you'll be back to see us again real soon. Jimmie More 

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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner this evening. Ordered salads that didn't show up before main meal. Manager came over to say we could take the salads home but it was apparent she didn't care. Wife's chicken picatta was made with the wrong sauce so kitchen issues, as well.

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

Hello, I am very disappointed to hear that both the food and the service you received were not up to our usual standards of excellence. I am going to be contacting you to discuss this further. Best regards, Jimmie More 

Florence, South Carolina
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142 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

I sat at the bar with a friend. He had drinks and an appetizer. I had a coke. The staff was very engaging and attentive. Very good.

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

Hello, I am glad you and your friend enjoyed yourselves and I hope that you'll be back to see us again real soon. Best regards, Jimmie More 

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

It was my daughter's bday. She anyway eats just the mac'n'cheese, so we thought of trying this new restaurant. Upon entry, my wife informed at the counter that its the bday, and if we can get some kind of celebration. We reached the table, ordered food. I ordered some cucumber drink and kids menu for kids. While we were waiting,... More 

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

Hello, I am very pleased that you enjoyed the food but I am sorry that service sounds like it was lacking. I'll be contacting you privately to discuss this. Best regards, Jimmie More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
American, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 291 Turnpike Rd, Westborough, MA 01581-2807
    (Ottis Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Westborough
  • Phone Number: +1 508-986-2350
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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