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Not Your Average Joe's

) #4 of 39 Restaurants in Acton €€ - €€€ American, ,
305 Main St, Acton, MA 01720-3718
+1 978-635-0101
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good48%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cobb salad” (5 reviews)
“jambalaya” (5 reviews)
“steak tips” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
305 Main St, Acton, MA 01720-3718
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Extensive selection of standard meals & pizza dishes that should appeal to most families. Can be very crowded at peak eating times.

Thank christopherbO9687MP
Reviewed 1 week ago

We good here every few months. They have one of the best Veggie burgers the State. They took it off the menu for a while but it's back. The bread is the best in the area as well. Many options for all people.

Thank DavidBrownRMPI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for their July lobster roll special. Lobster was prepared well with good seasoning choice. However, one of much fuller than the other. Also, although the fries were hand cut, they were undercooked and very greasy. The coleslaw was good but I prefer the sweeter...More

Thank TravelForLife54
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We (wife, daughter, and I) decided on the spur of the moment to go out for dinner, and quickly decided to go to NYAJ's, because we knew we'd get a good meal. Being a Friday evening, it was crowded, with a half-hour wait. The waiting...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 29 May 2017

The bread and dipping oil at NYAJ is delicious and Appetizers were just ok, lettuce wraps were a little blah, nachos were very good, but very small portion, chicken dumplings were very good but only 5 smallish ones in an order. Frutti di Mare dinner...More

Thank TheRunningMan83
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We had a great family dinner at Not Your Average Joe's in Acton. The service was excellent and the we had a great meal. My son had the marinated tips which he said was great and I had a wedge salad with steak which was...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Service very slow and very poor. No offer of water and the drink order took a lifetime. I thought she was brewing it. Having been in many restaurants in US; this waitress was totally useless.Meal was very average ; french fries were covered in salt,...More

Thank Damien G
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

It's been quite a while since I've been to this location and it's as good as I remember. Fabulous attentive service by Mary and the food didn't disappoint. Try the delicious strawberry sangria. Excellent steak tips on a wedge salad was very good and we...More

Thank NuclearMamma
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The bread and oil is seriously the best part about this place. Their menu is decent but we usually stick to apps. This particular visit wasn't the best. It was a busy Thursday and the bar had plenty of seats open so we opted to...More

Thank Kristinaceleste
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Been a couple of times. A quick lunch is OK but dinner is weak. Busy, slow service, food is unremarkable. Not great with kids. You'd do better elsewhere.

Thank JACProvidence
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
American, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 Main St, Acton, MA 01720-3718
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Acton
  • Phone Number: +1 978-635-0101
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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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