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Not Your Average Joe's

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55 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472-4404 (Church St.)
+1 617-926-9229
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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189 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here two days in a row. The first day I ordered the crunchy salad with salmon and it was excellent. My friend ordered the clam chowder and side salad and was quite pleased with her meal. The second day I ordered the coriander and crusted Salmon entree with brussel sprouts slaw and it was quite delicious. The... More 

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Thank Luv W
Watertown, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I continue to be impressed by how NJAJ's great food and good service is so consistent. What I really like about the restaurant in my neighborhood is that the ambiance is so warm and welcoming. Sitting at the bar for half price appetizers M-F before 6pm is a GREAT deal and if you like raw oysters, you can't beat their... More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I got the Waldorf salad and my dad got the swordfish. My salad was great but my dads swordfish had an off putting sauce and the sides were weird. We had drinks too and they were good. We ate at the bar cause there was a wait but it was a nice experience. I would go back if in the... More 

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

Hi Caitlin, I am glad to hear that you and your dad enjoyed your visit overall but I am disappointed to hear that he did not thoroughly enjoy our swordfish special. Please extend my apology to him. If you will reach out to me privately at guestrelations@nyajoes.com, I will try to make things right for you. Best regards, Jimmie More 

Weston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Quick lunch.Seated right away and service was excellent.Food was plentiful and yummy.Staff very attentive and checked on us multiple times

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

Thanks for the stellar review. I am so glad you enjoyed everything and I hope that we'll see you soon. Jimmie More 

Oregon
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Food is great, service good and they have many options for all different kinds of eaters. The gluten free rolls are wonderful.

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

Thanks! Glad you enjoyed everything - hope you'll be back to see us again real soon. Jimmie More 

Chatham, Massachusetts
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122 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Outstanding bread and oil but save room for the rest. Large portions, nice variety of pub foods with a twist. Fun and noisy space, good drink specials and a menu that changes with the seasons. This small restaurant chain is consistent, fun, reasonably priced, and a local favorite.

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

Thank you so much for the incredible review. I am so happy to hear that you have always enjoyed the food and our ever-changing menu. We definitely look forward to seeing you again real soon. Jimmie More 

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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Came for the bread and doing oil, loved the Waldorf Salad. Great service, consistent quality, always a favorite.

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

Hi Daniel, Thanks for the superb review. I am hoping that you'll come back in and see us again real soon. Jimmie More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We have eaten there several times, with for lunch and dinner. It is especially great for a family since they give the kids refill free for their drinks. The wood fired oven makes great pizza and any other selection, such as their chicken or fish is delicious Service is also excellent.

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

Thanks so much for the great review. looking forward to seeing you and the family again real soon. Jimmie More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Mind you, this place does not have the healthiest food, but it sure is delicious! Creative menu, lively atmosphere, decent cocktails. I'm never disappointed as I always know what I'm getting (a high calorie "comfort food" meal).

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

Hi Rubia, Thanks so much! Great comfort food and delicious cocktails - how can you go wrong? See you soon!!!! Jimmie More 

Methuen, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This review is for the Methuen,Ma. restaurant. This address was not on your list.Last week I ordered a chicken dish to go. There were 8 chicken tenders with a thick brown crust.The salad was small and not crisp. Lettuce,small balls of mozzarella and half frozen strawberries.Worst cook award. I used to eat here once a week. Always good,fresh and cooked... More 

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

Since this is not about Watertown, I am hoping you will contact me directly at guestrelations@nyajoes.com to try and make this right for you. I will need your full name and address and please cross-reference it with your name her. Thank you, Jimmie More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472-4404
    (Church St.)
  • Public Transportation: Mass Transit Bus: 70,71 and 59.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-926-9229

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?