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About Not Your Average Joe's Burlington
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, tacos and a variety of burgers.
During a daily Happy Hour at Not Your Average Joe's Kitchen & Bar, 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 at Not Your Average Joe's Kitchen & Bar. Its décor includes an open kitchen, bench seating and a separate bar area with mounted flat screen televisions all around for watching sporting events.
Burlington, MA 01803
Contemporary American, American, Burgers
Hours of Operation:
Sunday 11:30a 9:00p
Monday 11:00a 9:00p
Tuesday 11:00a 10:00p
Wednesday 11:00a 10:00p
Thursday 11:00a 10:00p
Friday 11:00a 10:30p
Saturday 11:30a 10:30p
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Ample parking is available in front of the building.
Private Party Facilities:
Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate event, Not Your Average Joe's - Burlington can accommodate all of your special event needs. Choose from three different Prix Fixe lunch and dinner menus, or order à La Carte!
Private Party Contact:
Bobb Beliveau: (855) 519-8818
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Not Your Average Joe's Burlington Ratings and Reviews
Table too close to door as they don’t have a very effective separation from reception area to dining. Cold air rushed in every time door was opened and when wait got longer people waiting forced to stand nearly over top of table. It does show they are popular place. Service was pleasant and very helpful
We waited a long time to get our food, something must have been off in the kitchen. The host offered us dessert comps, but we aren’t much for dessert and would have preferred a coupon for drinks or apps.
Our server was attentive and apologetic. Lucky, we like to talk.
We took our grand-daughter out for special treat to NYAJs We all love the onion bread and dipping oil. Grand-daughter had the Mustard Crusted Chicken which she liked. Wife and I had Waldorf Salads with balsamic vinaigrette dressing. We miss the lo-cal Raspberry vinaigrette dressing that used to be available. We shared a Peanut-butter Thing 3 ways for dessert
We have been to this NYAJ location in Burlington about 50 times over the years. The food is consistently great, with a staple of regular items augmented by seasonal menu of specials using local ingredients. The service is very friendly and we are almost always visited at our table by the manager who genuinely wants to hear our feedback and who knows us as regulars.
We went on a very busy evening with lots of large parties. Our waitress was great and took our order quickly, as we had a small child with us. Food and service were very good and came quickly even though the kitchen was busy. Only complaint is that it is very noisy when there are large parties.
Reserved a table for 10. Upon arrival, we found we'd been stuck in a back corner at two small tables that should have been for 6 or maybe 8 at most, not 10. We had to tell them to add an additional table top. Once settled we placed our order (drinks, salads/soups + entrees). We waited for quite a while and then all of the food arrived at once. I questioned the waitress as to why we didn't receive the soups/salads first and she just apologized casually and said the kitchen was overwhelmed. That's great except we didn't have room for all of the plates on the table. Overall it was a poor showing for the restaurant and a poor experience for our group. The waitress was as attentive as she could be but obviously overwhelmed as she was running around like a headless chicken. This was my first visit to this Not Your Average Joe's location and I don't think I'll be returning or recommending it. Parking was also a challenge with no spots available.
We had a wonderful experience. I called ahead to advise of my nieces food allergies which are many. The mgmt, chef, and waitress went out of their way to make sure my niece had a great dining experience. She has had several horrible ones so I was nervous about trying this new restaurant for her. She is from Maine and now she is very hopeful that you may open a restaurant in the Portland Maine area soon. I couldn't have been happier with the experience and we all loved our meals too!
Portion sizes have been reduced, prices have increased and although it was not crowded at all we seldom saw our waitress; the bread was very doughy (undercooked), we needed to look for our waitress to get a spoon for our coffee; I went to bar to get change for the bill as she was no where to be seen! Overall we were consistently kept waiting. She was pleasant and our order was correct but the meal dragged on and on and on.
We husband and I dined here on Friday night 11/10 for my birthday. Our waitress has another waitress trainee shadowing her, and the service was lacking. We had asked for bread and oil when they took our orders but it didn't come until our meals were served. We had wanted to enjoy the bread/oil while we were waiting for our meals. I ordered the seafood fettucine which I thought was pretty good, although there was no color (they're supposed to be grilled/seared) on the scallops and they seemed barely cooked. My husband got the new steak & cheese eggrolls dish, and he didn't care for them at all and he usually loves steak and cheese anything. He ate 1 eggroll and left the rest. While I was still eating the waitresses appeared and just grabbed his plate and left without even asking how his meal was. Didn't she wonder why the plate was still mostly full?? Later I had barely put down my fork after my last bite of food when again they appeared and grabbed my plate without even asking if I was finished. We asked for the check, and when it came it was incorrect (I had a coupon) so we had to flag her down and have it corrected. All in all it was a bit of a disappointment.
We had a terrific time at not your average Joe’s. The food was excellent and the service was wonderful too. Liz the manager was extremely friendly and helpful and out server Claudine did an excellent job with our table. Claudine checked in on us multiple times but not overbearing by any means. We will be back to the restaurant for another meal!!
We go quite often and the food is always good. We tried the new menu (pesto salmon was excellent) and had a number of choices. The drink service is always the slowest of the meal, even when the restaurant is not that busy. One note for Open Table users: make sure they indicate that you're seated. This is the second time they did not give me credit from OT and I'm still waiting after notifying OT.
Service was EXCELLENT and they had many gluten-free options, which was appreciated! The complimentary bread/garlic butter is a nice touch. They even had a gluten-free roll just for me, and it was scrumptious! I wouldn't recommend the pan-crusted haddock in gluten-free version, as the breading wasn't very good, but the fish was super fresh. Overall, great place for some good food, great service, and fun atmosphere!
We love this restaurant. The menu options change with the seasons and the service is always top-notch. My wife has significant food allergies to gluten, onions, and garlic. Our server was a rock star, making suggestions and coordinating with the kitchen to ensure my wife's entrée tasted great and did not make her sick. I enjoyed the BBQ meatloaf and my wife enjoyed the chicken parmesan. We also enjoyed the vegetable and shrimp tempura. The food was hot and delicious.
Not only was our reservation honored on time, but our table was already set with the famous NYAJ bread and dipping oil. And, as we had requested our favorite server, Melanie, our usual drinks were already on the table. (good thing we weren't late!!) I had the barbecued meatloaf, a new item and it was excellent. My wife had small Waldorf salad with grilled shrimp added. That was good, too.The only thing we find fault with is that there is no longer a low-calorie salad dressing offered. We miss the old raspberry vinaigrette. We were told that the supplier has been changed, but I would think a lo-cal alternative could be offered. Other than that we enjoyed our visit.
Service was very good; attentive but not overly so. We ordered small salads to start (I like this feature since you can get a creative salad to start in a small size). They were very good. The goat cheese salad is def a favorite since it's been on the menu for years. I ordered the proscuitto arugula pizza and this was a C- at best. The size was decent for $12.59 but the toppings were meh. There was plenty of proscuitto and that's the best I can say about the pizza. The greens were a bunch of different greens with very little arugula . There was shaved parmesan that was a bit rubbery. The crust was stiff, dry and tasteless. It had very little cheese and sauce on it and was supposed to. I tried using the bread dipping oil to liven it up andthat worked a bit, but it was just not a good pizza. Management did take it off the check...kudos to them. Another diner ordered a burger and that was tasty and cooked the way she ordered it. A quick note to Joe's, the bun is waaaaayyyy to big. She ended up taking thebun off and eating the burger like a steak. All in all, some good things about Joe's but nothing that makes me want to go running back there. Too many restaurants to choose from to go back to a C+ place.
The food is always great. On this occasion, we were there at the height of lunchtime, so it was very busy and incredibly loud. We found it hard to converse. Not a fault of NYAJ, of course.
Our only complaint could be that it was too cool. We didn’t say anything, though, because we were sure the servers really appreciated it.
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