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Not Your Average Joe's

$$ - $$$American, ,
111 Pond St, Norwell, MA 02061-1601
+1 781-616-6160
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“bread” (26 reviews)
“jambalaya” (7 reviews)
“haddock” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
111 Pond St, Norwell, MA 02061-1601
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Reviewed March 29, 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 March 16, 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 February 27, 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 February 21, 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 mayamermaid
Reviewed February 13, 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 reviewResponded February 16, 2017

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

Reviewed January 4, 2017

The food is what you'd expect from a fine restaurant... i had scallops with rosemary, delectable and perfectly cooked. For an appetizer i shared the flatbread pizza with leeks and bacon, amazingly delicious. Everyone at our table New Year's Eve was delighted with the food....More

Thank ncm182
Not Your Averag... J, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2017

Thank you for a wonderful review. I'm glad you rang the New Year in with us and I hope that we'll continue to make it Happy and Healthy for you throughout 2017. Jimmie

Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

At the last minute, we decided to take the family out for a meal. Am I glad we selected NYAJs! Everything was spectacular. Starting with the service. Our server's name was Mike - he was polite, relaxed, and attentive. He answered our questions like we...More

Thank Matthew P
Not Your Averag... J, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2017

Hi Matthew - Thank you for an amazing review. I am so glad that the entire family enjoyed everything so much - from the food to the drinks to the staff - sounds like you couldn't go wrong. I'll be sharing your compliments with the...More

Reviewed November 30, 2016

I have now been there several times The waitstaff on all occasions has been great ! The food has been wonderful ! The prices can get up thereMore

Thank m35yellowbrickrd
Not Your Averag... J, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this reviewResponded December 28, 2016

I am glad to hear that you have always enjoyed the food and the service. While it can be pricey, depending on what you order, we always keep our prices competitive and always make sure we provide you with top quality ingredients and generous portions....More

Reviewed November 19, 2016

Food is always wonderful, great beer selection, and the seasonal options are always a hit Very friendly servers who have frequently gone above and beyond when my boyfriend and I have visited. Example: I ordered a specific dessert and the server came back to tell...More

Thank lesliehaasch
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2016

Hello, Going above and beyond fro every guest is what we are all about and i appreciate the fact that you shared your experience. We'll be looking forward to seeing you and your boyfriend again real soon. Jimmie

Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Went out to dinner to celebrate my daughter's birthday and this is the second time here. The first time we went there my sister's pork was raw. Gave them a second chance cause they apologized the first time and seemed very sincere. This time, the...More

Thank vicky n
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2016

Hello Vicky, I can't begin to tell you how disappointed I am after reading your review. I can 1000% assure you that we are not racist. If someone on our staff were to discriminate against anyone, for any reason, it would be grounds for immediate...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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
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