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Not Your Average Joe's

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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305 Main St, Acton, MA 01720-3718
+1 978-635-0101
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 11:30 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is very good (some is excellent). The staff is very accommodating, both of allergies and of personal taste. The risotto is amazing. Good for vegetarians as well.

Thank Jesse L
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ate lunch at the bar. The menu had a solid choice of entrees. The steak salad was good, but a little light on meat. The service was good. The price was a little expensive.

Thank Michael B
Acton, Massachusetts
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58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a Thursday night. Server was extremely efficient, at first seemed like overly friendly but realized he was focused on making sure people were taken care of timely. Never felt rushed, but also had very little down time, which was great when eating out with a 3 year old. Steak and cheese egg rolls are good, real sliced steak,... More 

Thank DrewH1974
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The meal was good. The Cobblestone Salad wasn't bad with grilled chicken, bacon, lettuce, cherry tomatoes, goat cheese, corn. Had to request additional dressing because original amount was very small. My wife had the grilled salmon w/ spaghetti squash & grilled carrots. The size of the salmon was small. Meals tasted alright. It's a chain restaurant so don't think of... More 

Thank Anthony B
Boston, Massachusetts
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72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've visited this Not Your Average Joe's several times and have never been disappointed. The food is consistently good and the service friendly, prompt, and efficient. The specials -- especially in the summer when sourced locally -- are always worth trying. The regular menu offers a good selection of appetizers, entrees, salads, soups, sandwiches, pizza and desserts. Portions are generous.... More 

Thank Cynthia E
Acton, Massachusetts
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We used to enjoy going to this restaurant, especially when it first opened. However, in the last few years the quality has suffered. I find their food to be very salty and every time I go there, I am veraciously thirsty for the rest of the evening.

Thank Denson493
Stow, Massachusetts
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130 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

If your in West Action, Rte 111/Rte2 area not a lot of restaurant choices Not Your Average Joe's just might be the best. Visited on a Friday night around 7:45PM and was pleasantly surprised that we were seated immediately. Wife and daughter had sirloin tips, future son-in-law the salmon and I opted for simply Buffalo Chicken pizza. Sirloin Tips charred... More 

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

Hi John, So glad that you stopped in and so glad to hear we'll be seeing you again. Best, Jimmie More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

We were there for a sisters birthday. 4 women just chillin and eating good food. Not one complaint! The burgers and salads were great. Yummy french fries to!

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

Hi Lisa, Thank you for letting us share in your sister's birthday celebration. I am very glad that everyone enjoyed everything. Best, Jimmie More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in and grabbed a bite to eat with my sister and our kids Food was good and pricey My salad was different and delicious Parmesan encrusted chicken,strawberrys and orange yum

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Not Your Averag... J, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed your lunch. The Mona Lisa Salad you had is one of our best sellers...and it's great! More 

Wesley Chapel, Florida
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24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Mac n Cheese was amazing. The summer we had was very nice. Amongst all the rude people in Boston I would say this is the best service we have had yet. Other entrees at the table were noted to be ok, nothing to smile about

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

Hi Johanna, Glad to hear you had such great service and that you enjoyed the Harvest Mac & Cheese.I hope we'll see you again real soon. Jimmie More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
American, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?