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Not Your Average Joe's

111 Pond St, Norwell, MA 02061-1601
+1 781-616-6160
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
6 days ago
“After Theater dinner”
1 week ago
“Consistently Good with a varied menu”
Closed Now
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American, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
111 Pond St, Norwell, MA 02061-1601
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an excellent casual dining restaurant. There is an eclectic menu, the meals are made to order, and we've never had a bad experience here. We started with the Philly Cheese steak eggrolls. These are one of the better versions of this I have...More

Thank Philip G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We happened across this restaurant last year on business and made it the choice for dinner 3 of our 4 night is the area. The menu has a nice selection of American fare, and the staff is friendly and efficient. Prices are modest and the...More

Thank Shawn F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for lunch on a Tuesday. We were seated right away and had a little wait for the waitress but sometimes that happens. She served us our drinks right away and we placed our order. It came promptly and was it was delicious....More

Thank shkelley187
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bread was hard and barely edible the bartender said oh the bread didnt come out right well if that is the case don't serve it. The bartender was never engaged with her customers. The food was average at best. The couple next to us...More

Thank John_Paul02904
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I ordered the chicken quesadilla for lunch with mango salsa. The mango salsa was the perfect accompaniment to the quesadilla. I enjoyed it very much as well as the bread and olive oil dipping sauce that is served before the meal arrives. I handed my...More

Thank Mistymfn
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in after a hockey game with the kids. We were seated promptly. My kids had the steak tips. Wife had the meatloaf and I had the jambalaya. The steak tips were cooked perfectly but the portion was rather small. The meatloaf was average...More

Thank Kentrosi
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Food at NYAJ's is always delicious, and this visit was no exception. However, dinner for 3 took 90 minutes - both kitchen and server seemed very slow. Nachos and Paella were both exceptionally good

Thank GeorgiaLucy41
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Taking my 80 year old father to lunch is a challenge but being that we were in Norwell had to go to Not Your Average Joe's for their great food and that to die for bread they serve! Was trying to figure out how to...More

Thank kathycccc5
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I had the shrimp tacos. The flavor was wonderful but they used corn tortillas which fell apart. I couldn't pick the tacos as they crumbed in my hands. Suggest that they use flour tortillas so that you can handle the tacos better or just figure...More

Thank donnapD8152HN
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We really like not your average Joe's but it can sometimes be hit or miss, depending on who's cooking it seems, which is a real disappointment. For someone who's gluten free, they gave so many options. They have amazing gf rolls for your wait, our...More

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

Hello Natalie, First and foremost, I am so pleased that we are able to provide you with such a great gluten-free menu. We're really proud of it. I am disappointed to hear that the food has not always met your expectations and I would love...More

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Do you have "Early Bird" specials?
30 April 2017|
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Response from dcep2 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. Maybe you can find the answer on their website
Do you accept Phantom Gourmet gift certificates?
19 August 2016|
Response from Kathy R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know.
Do you accept Phantom Gourmet gift certificates?
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Response from papajoe323 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
American, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Pond St, Norwell, MA 02061-1601
    (Route 53)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Norwell
  • Phone Number: +1 781-616-6160
  • E-mail