Not Your Average Joe's Ardmore

4.2
1642 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Not Your Average Joe's Kitchen & Bar offers a menu inspired by American cuisine. Its menu is stylish, contemporary and includes fresh oysters, gourmet pizzas, rice bowls and a variety of burgers. During a daily Happy Hour, diners can also enjoy both drink and appetizer specials.

Along with an array of beers, its menu includes wines and a wide selection of specialty cocktails. You'll further enjoy a casual and pub-like experience. Its décor includes an open kitchen, bench seating and a separate bar area with mounted flat screen televisions all around for watching sporting events.

Not Your Average Joe’s Ardmore is located in the Suburban Square upscale open-air mall and farmers market. Conveniently close to Villanova University, Lower Merion High School, and Haverford College, our restaurant has dine-in, carry out, and delivery options to serve-up our creative cuisine any way you like it. 
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CaroleR
Atlantic City
23 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was abundant and good. Wait staff was attentive.

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vipSusiee
Philadelphia
35 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall2food2service1ambience2

Please have a manager contact me

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ShawnW
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Value was great for a family of five.

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Khooy
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hi
The place was nice
Plentiful

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Nancy
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant was a great place to meet our grandson who attends Villanova. Two of us are gluten free and the variety of foods from which we could select was much appreciated. Convenient parking garage meant no parking nightmares.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food,drinks, and servers were great

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience1

The interior needs a facelift. My seat was ripped and something would occasionally drip from the ceiling which had duct tape on it.

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vipmainlinediner
Philadelphia
31 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Enjoyed the flatbread & sangria from the fall menu!

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vipMaryV
Philadelphia
60 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We dined with our daughter and had a wonderful experience. We were seated promptly, had an attentive waitress and the meals were fresh and delicious!! The butternut squash flatbread was large and delicious. The tuna poke bowl and pork special were also great. I had an lovely rose and my husband enjoyed the Octoberfest on tap and my daughter the Fall Sangria! Samantha was excellent as well!! Kudos, we will be back...

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NotMikey
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Food was delicious as always. Server was a bit overwhelmed as they were short staffed. Surprised there wasn't a lunch menu or smaller portions for lunch. A bit steep at $60 plus tip for 2 entrees, 1 dessert and no drinks.

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vipLisaMack
Philadelphia
60 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing. The service was incredible and the food so delicious

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vipLewisW
Philadelphia
57 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Good bar-type food. We ate outside on the second story deck. It drizzled, and the umbrellas didn't really cover the seating. Otherwise, the food and service was very good. Nothing special, but well-prepared, tasty dinners.

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heatherh
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great service, great starters, but would have liked more options in the entrees.

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Naomi
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Waitress/Server was very polite and accurate. Food options were plentiful and the food was pretty good.

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OpenTable Diner
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Service was slow but very friendly!

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LenS
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience2

Had a 7pm reservation, hoping for outdoor dining. Arrived 2 hours earlier than reservation and requested outside seating, but was denied, with manager noting that those tables were “reserved “. Settled for indoor dining. Observed NUMEROUS empty outdoor tables during the 70 minutes spent at restaurant! I believe the manager could have made a little more effort to accommodate our request for outside seating.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Chicken was over cooked - disappointing ☹️

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vipNotforbusiness
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience1

This restaurant needs to be mindful of the idea that people don't want to spend 1.5-2 hours at lunch. I've had multiple experiences here for business meetings that have dragged on with awkward conversation because our server had forgotten all about us. Not wanting to appear impatient or rude in front of a client, I was unable to do much about it. I really think management needs to do better here. I won't be going back.

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Lori
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The bread they served was not hot or even warm and did not seem fresh. The bread was not exactly stale but close to it. The top 2 pieces of bread were sort of OK. The pieces underneath looked like they had been smashed with a rolling pin or something, and were hard and stale. The dip was OK . Pizza was so salty I couldn’t eat it. The sauce tasted like it came from a can. The crust was flabby. Sever never came around until my husband was mostly finished with his dinner so I couldn’t even tell him. There really wasn’t time to re-order at that point. Husband’s dinner looked burnt and wasn’t hot. It was also too salty but he ate it. My salad was good except server told me they were “out of vinegar” and he had to “go find some”. Long wait but he did find some. Table was sticky. Yuk. Very terrible experience. Not going back. It’s a shame because the food has always been really good in the past. Not sure what’s happened but this restaurant has really gone downhill in just about every way. They did take the pizza off the bill.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great outdoor dining - perfect for a family

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vipTamT
Philadelphia
23 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came in for quick lunch. Shamar our server was excellent! Impossible burger and meatloaf are a must have. Restaurant was light which allowed for us to also enjoy the music. Good food and service coming back soon. Paid tab online which was extra cool and easy

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall1food1service5ambience5

The cheesesteak rolls were salty and they were out of both of the beers I drink

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Susan
Indiana
4 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good food and good service. Our waiter was very good.

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vipDiningaround
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Our dinner was fine, nothing special. More average than not.

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vipAnneMarieS
Philadelphia
21 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Server was really nice and professional.

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Charlie
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

It was my first time there, was recommended by my daughter, Service was outstanding and the food was very good, I will definitely recommend it to my friends and other people.

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NancyP
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Not Your Average Joe’s seems average these days. Nice water and good service.

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LexH
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was very good and our server, Nicole, was fantastic!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this place good food

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vipFoodiegirl93
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently great food and service

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vipMeganG
Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Service was great. Food was just okay. It was very dark in the restaurant.

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LoriW
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Definitely average. The outdoor deck was nice but there were no heat lamps and it was pretty chilly . Most ppl dining outside were shivering like us . Service was fine and we were greeted warmly and seated promptly. My husband got fish and chips and I got the simply salmon and greens which was overcooked and dry despite asking for it to be medium. Not a lot of options for special diets however they do have a gluten sensitive menu .

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vipMlondon
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Food was good but after our mains, the bartender handed us the check. We planned on ordering dessert and more drinks but I guess she wanted to go home.

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vipMargot
Atlantic City
21 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Better than average! Good neighborhood spot

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ChrisH
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Family took me out for my birthday

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful outdoor deck on roof! Service and food were terrific. Super-fresh salmon was perfectly cooked. Server was terrific.

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oldgoat
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Went there during parents weekend at my sons college and was not disappointed. Food was fresh and service fine.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Great gluten-free options

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vipLoves
Philadelphia
125 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Could use more service personnel. A little slow

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Kerry
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great variety of food, wonderful staff, awesome atmosphere

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Not Your Average Joe's Ardmore is rated 4.2 stars by 1642 OpenTable diners.

Not Your Average Joe's Ardmore does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.notyouraveragejoes.com/gift-cards/.

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