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Not Your Average Joe's

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American, Bar, Contemporary, 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 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 11:30 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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345 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was good friendly and quick. Few tips for the managers The carrots wrestling not consistent some uncooked, some not cooked enough The dressing on chop steak salad...was drenched. Never put that much on a salad...waste and you taste dressing and not salad. 13 bucks for a burger is not fair to your dinners. And who ever developed the... More 

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Andover, Massachusetts
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79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very good to excellent. Especially noteworthy was steak frites; the meat was extremely tender and tasty. Our waiter recommended a cabaret sauvignon that was smooth and fruity, yet not as expensive as two other cabs. He was very efficient, clearing unused items with little fuss or commentary. Key lime pie was another standout: perfectly tart and tasty.

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Thank Allen P
Deerfield, New Hampshire
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

One of those trendy restaurants where you will wait to get seated. Our wait was about an hour. Good staff and service. And the quality of the food was very good. My only fault is it is too loud when enjoying a dinner with friends. Everything else was just fine and clean.

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Thank Mark W
East Hampstead, New Hampshire
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Always enjoy the food and service but our last visit the goat cheese salad was disappointing. We told our waitress,Lauren (I hope) about it and she sent the manager Ben over, she said he wants the feedback. He apologized and offered to take it off the bill and we said not necessary so he offered us a drink or desert... More 

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Thank Paul H
Not Your Averag... J, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Hello Paul, Thanks so much for your excellent review. I am so pleased to hear about the great service you received. When a guest is not pleased, our management team is always there to make things right for you. That's what we're all about. I'll be sharing your compliments about Lauren and Ben with their General Manager so they can... More 

Methuen, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We frequent the Methuen NYAJ as it is in the heart of the loop, and adjacent to the movie theatre. The staff is fantastic. The food is always superb, starting with the most delicious bread and dipping oil. Food is always fresh and home made. They offer some gluten free items, too.

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Thank 1bigwave
Not Your Averag... J, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

It's always nice to hear compliments from our regular guests and I happy that you keep coming back to see us. We'll be looking forward to your next visit. Jimmie More 

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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Even though this is a chain, I'm always happy whenever I eat here. They have some great appetizers on menu, brick oven pizzas are good, and every entree I've tried was great. My favorite thing about Joe's is their foccaccia bread and dipping oil they give you when your fist seated. Soooo good. I've only eaten at the methuen location... More 

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Thank Matthew G
Not Your Averag... J, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Hi Matthew, I am so glad we keep you coming back for me. See you soon! Jimmie More 

Francestown, New Hampshire
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The food was good quality, it was also unique. My family and I will be going back to enjoy this restaurant again. They also have a gluten free menu if you need one. I highly recommend this place! Thank you Jason

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Thank Jason T
Not Your Averag... J, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Hi Jason, I am very pleased that your family enjoyed everything. We will definitely be looking forward to seeing you again real soon. Jimmie More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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468 reviews
359 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

NYAJ's has been a favorite for years and we've been to many of their locations. This location is no exception. Service and staff are always friendly and do a fantastic job. The food is consistently good quality and the seasonal dishes always interestingly yummy. We tried their new reservation system on their website and it worked wonderfully. I like that... More 

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1 Thank plastx2
Not Your Averag... J, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the awesome review. I am very pleased that we have always provided you with such great food and service. Compliments like yours reinforce the fact that we are doing things the way they are supposed to be done. I am hoping that we'll see you again real soon. Jimmie More 

Hudson, New Hampshire
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

NYAJ has become one of my favorite restaurant since moving to the NorthEast. The food never disappoints, the service is always outstanding and I also enjoy seeing what the seasonal offerings are.

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1 Thank Tami H
Not Your Averag... J, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Hi Tami, Thanks so much for the super review. I am so pleased that you have always enjoyed everything and it's nice to know we've become your "go to" place. Come on back and see us again real soon. Jimmie More 

Boston, MA
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Went after a movie. The atmosphere was fun and the food was great! Nice menu, plenty of choices and the drinks were tasty.

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

Hi- Thanks for the great review. One more thing I can mention is that we do sell discounted movie tickets and if you come back after the movie and show your stub, we'll give you 15% off your food purchase! Hope we see you again real soon. Jimmie More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
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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