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Not Your Average Joe's

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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1 Market Sq, Ste 2, Newburyport, MA 01950-2596
+1 978-462-3808
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12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there on a busy Saturday night with a $15 birthday discount coupon, which I lost on my iPhone. But the super efficient waitperson helped me to retrieve it. And, the next day, returned a lost earring! Anyway, the food was very good, especially the baked haddock, and the drinks, too. As I said, service was excellent. She served... More 

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Thank 944S2
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us share in your Birthday festivities! I am glad that you had such great food and excellent service as well. We'll be looking forward to seeing you again real soon. Jimmie More 

Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Joe's has a casual and warm atmosphere. The pizza is fantastic and there's plenty of American entrées to suit everyone. I particularly love the gluten-free options as well as homemade gluten-free bread and dipping oil's. The front patio is great for people watching, and the back deck overlooks the water front park. The seasonal drink specials are good here as... More 

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Thank Leeza_12
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Hello Leeza, I am very pleased that it sounds like you enjoy everything about this location. I appreciate the review and I hope that we'll see you again real soon. Jimmie More 

Hopedale, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stopped in for lunch on a Saturday. Love this spot in Westboro for lunch. Years ago we used to stop for dinner in the Needham location for dinner 1-2X per month on our way home from work. Service is always good, as is the food. Best apps!

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

Hi Patricia, Thanks for the great review. No matter which location you visit we are always going to provide the best food and service anywhere. See you soon! Jimmie More 

Pocono Mountains Region, Pennsylvania
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158 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

First time visit to this place, which I had never even heard of. Service was prompt, prices were extremely reasonable, varied and interesting menu and great location. I had the jambalaya and it was damn near perfect. Definitely recommend going! Oh, and the bread and the garlic dipping sauce? That is a meal unto itself!

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

Hi Christopher - Glad you stopped in! It sounds like the first time won't be your last time so we are looking forward to seeing you again real soon. Jimmie More 

Newport, Rhode Island
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Had a great lunch here. It was a beautiful day so we ate outside on the square. The Thai Chicken Wraps were delicious as was the tomato basil soup. Looking forward to a return visit.

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

Hi Barbara, I am so glad you enjoyed everything. Come on back and see us again real soon! Jimmie More 

Newburyport, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We used to be frequent visitors here, as long as we stuck to a few key things. Then they started playing with the menu too much and some of the best favorites left the menu. Servers are variable, with some that are awesome - you just have to ask to get seated in their area. Honestly, the thing that has... More 

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

Sorry to hear you feel that way. $15 towards any purchase still seems like a pretty good deal to me. More 

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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Been here many times. Always good service. Great for before or after a show at the Firehouse theater. Love the fish wrap appetizer. No one in the family has ever had a bad meal here.

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

Hi Robin, I am thrilled to hear that you and your family have always enjoyed the delicious food and excellent service. We'll be looking forward to your next visit. Jimmie More 

Newburyport, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Nice dining room, good staff, interesting menu choices, and reasonably priced. In the summer patio dining is available. Located in downtown Newburyport with plenty of parking in nearby lots.

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Thank DAWGMA17
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Hello, I am glad you enjoyed everything and I hope that whenever you're in downtown Newburyport you'll come and see us. Jimmie More 

Davie, Florida
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126 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We sat on the back patio. I was disappointed the hedges were so high as to obscure the view of the river. The service was below average as they appeared very understaffed for the lunch hour. The entire process took longer. I was disappointed that the menu seemed to be limited in choices. The prices were also high, especially for... More 

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

Hello, I am sorry to hear that you seem disappointed by your entire visit. I would like to make things right for you so I hope you'll contact me directly at guestrelations@nyajoes.com Thank you, Jimmie More 

Portsmouth, NH
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136 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

TERRIBLE service full of disorder, confusion, attitude, and even a healthy dose of fresh cigarette smell (must have managed a smoke break while we were waiting FOREVER for our food.) This used to be a favorite place and clearly is popular with the city, but the server was severely subpar to the many we've experienced in the past. The only... More 

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

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Cuisine
American, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
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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