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Not Your Average Joe's

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American, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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305 Main St, Acton, MA 01720-3718
+1 978-635-0101
12:00 - 21:00
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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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Charlemont, Massachusetts
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158 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It took 45 minutes for two burger plates and a cob salad to appear. There was an apology but very late during the wait. BTW, the place was half full and the grill personnel were all engaged in conversations. The cob salad wasn't much. Ingredients plopped in piles. Burgers were ok but definitely average fare. Given all the choices in... More 

1 Thank ijg1018
Westford, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience for lunch meeting. Excellent service, great quality food and was not rushed. Table available without having to wait which was great especially given time constraint at lunch hour.

1 Thank WestfordReview
Whitesboro, New York
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really cool place to grab drinks and a bite to eat. Went here with a large group of friends and had a great time. Food and service was really good. I would suggest making a reservation well in advance . We had one for 7pm and still waited another 30 minutes, place was really busy. Overall great experience

Thank JimL4816
Waltham, Massachusetts
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104 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had quesadilla, chicken soup, and shrimp taco. All were flavorful but needed more thermal heat. The quesadilla cheese was not melted through. The soup was very warm but not hot. We've eaten at other Joe's and they are all fairly good.

Thank kma5000
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

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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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 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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66 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

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
Reviewed 17 February 2017 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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107 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

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 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 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.

1 Thank Denson493

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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
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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?