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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.

4C Wayside Road
Burlington, MA 01803
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
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

Cross Street:
Route 3A

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(781) 505-1303

Website:
http://www.nyajoes.com/

Parking Details:
Ample parking is available in front of the building.

Executive Chef:
Manny Garcia

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

Additional:
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

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4.0

service

4.2

ambience

3.9

value

3.9

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Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (32)
Good for a Date (11)
Comfort Food (10)
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Great for Lunch (10)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Fun (10)
Creative Cuisine (9)
Gluten Free Options (9)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Great for Outdoor Dining (8)
Seasonal (8)
Good for Groups (7)
Bar Seating (7)
Healthy (7)
Quick Bite (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Business Meals (6)
Cozy (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Hot Spot (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
People Watching (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Special Occasion (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Happy Hour (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Great Beer (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Live Sports (2)
Organic (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Romantic (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Spicy (1)
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 (New England)·Dined 2 days ago

Very nice. Good food snd service. A very mice evening

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 (New England)·Dined 2 days ago

Fall menu items very good. 2nd visit trying them.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 12, 2017

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.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 11, 2017

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.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 10, 2017

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!!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Quick Bite, Gluten Free Options
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 (New England)·Dined on November 10, 2017

As usual great value!! Love the new fall/ winter menu!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on November 10, 2017

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.

Tags: Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New England)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We went for brunch (Sundays 11 am--4pm) and there were only two brunch items to choose from, plus the regular menu. Maybe Joe's is testing the idea of brunch?

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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Great evening with the folks and had a great waitress which makes for a good evening

Tags: Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Cozy
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on November 1, 2017

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!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Great for Lunch, Gluten Free Options
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 (New England)·Dined on October 28, 2017

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.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Worth the Drive, People Watching, Comfort Food, Casual
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

Great food served in a nice clean environment
Service was punctual and friendly

Tags: Healthy, Organic, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 25, 2017

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.

Tags: Quick Bite, Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups
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 (New England)·Dined on October 25, 2017

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.

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·Dined on October 24, 2017

Always a first choice! We are always treated well when we dine here.

Tags: Casual, Local Ingredients, Hot Spot, Cozy, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Business Meals, Quick Bite
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 (New England)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Service was great; food was delivered very quickly and was excellent. Good value meal too.

Tags: Quick Bite, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on October 21, 2017

I ordered steak tips to be cooked medium well and they were served medium rare. Did not appreciate that.

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 (New England)·Dined on October 20, 2017

One of the entrees that we ordered was well over done which unfortunately affected our overall evening.

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 (New England)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Service was amazing. We were late to be seated and the manager and our server more than made up for it with wonderful service, appropriate attention, a comp'ed appetizer and good humor. We will be back. Great for a casual family dinner.

Tags: Fun, Casual, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Comfort Food
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 (New England)·Dined on October 20, 2017

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.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Overall a great experience. The only complaint was we received our appetizer and our meal at the same time.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Business Meals
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 (New England)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Food choices are varied, large portions. The bread and dipping oil is always a hit! Never rushed so it's a great location to get together with friends.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Met friends for lunch at Not Your Average Joe's in Burlington and once again was not disappointed. Good food, great service. One friend was very happy that they brought back the Chicken Mona Lisa Salad...delish!

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (New England)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Not Your Average Joe's is one of our favorite go-to restaurants.
Always consistantly good food and great selection.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great Beer, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

My husband and I usually come here without the children. Brought some friends from out of town who had never been here before and they enjoyed it too. The service was good, as usual, and the bread and dipping oil was excellent!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Great place to relax and have a great meal, server suggestions was on the money

Tags: Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on October 7, 2017

I have never had a bad experience at Joe's , but unfortunately 2 people from our party who had the same salad have been sick since late Saturday night, I have never had anything like this happen at joes before, we had a great time otherwise, our appetizer was forgotten but was given to us for free due to the mistake which was very nice. Hopefully my mom and husband are feeling better tomorrow, both are still feeling pretty awful.

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 (New England)·Dined on October 6, 2017

As usual the food was excellent! Server was friendly and attentive. Only complaint we had was that it was obvious that she smoked a cigarette on her break as the smell of smoke was overwhelming. Manager stopped by a few times and was extremely accommodating!

Tags: Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on October 4, 2017

We were seated promptly. I ordered the Mustard Crusted Chicken which was good as usual. My wife ordered the small Waldorf Salad, which was a little disappointing in that the salad dressings being offered now no longer include the low-calorie Raspberry Vinaigrette. For that matter there are NO lo-cal dressings offered anymore and part of the appeal of the Waldorf salad was it's taste when combined with the red grapes, cranberries, apple cubes and candied pecans. My understanding is they changed suppliers of the dressing. Not as good as it used to be.

Tags: Healthy, Handcrafted Cocktails, People Watching, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Quick Bite, Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Fun, Spicy, Great Beer, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, Good Vegetarian Options, Local Ingredients, Disabled Access, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Live Sports, Casual, Vegan, Comfort Food, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Organic, Afternoon Tea, Afternoon Coffee, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Attended the "Beer Dinner" special. Wait staff was friendly and efficient. It was a set menu so food was prepared ahead of time. For the most part, it was a great menu and the food was good, pork was a little dried out but overall well worth the trip

Tags: Late-night Find, Great for Lunch, Seasonal, Local Ingredients
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 (New England)·Dined on October 3, 2017

We went for an Oktoberfest 5 course tasting menu with craft beer pairings. The food was excellent and well matched with the beers. The portions were perfect - big enough so you got the full jist of the meal but not so big that you felt stuffed after 5 courses. I would definitely attend another event there.

Tags: Seasonal, Bar Seating, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on October 1, 2017

we selected due to diet restrictions of our party. 10 minutes after we ordered they came back to tell us that they did not have what was ordered.

No other menu options so they decided to do a pan fried and it was SALTY to the point where could not really eat it. Our server kept forgetting the little things, like side plates, lemon for water and oil without hot pepper flakes.

Tags: Quick Bite
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 (New England)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Good food, reasonable prices, good service, not too crowded.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (New England)·Dined on September 23, 2017

For the first time after many, many meals we were extremely disappointed in our meals. Service was extremely slow- and this was at 5:30. Burger had no flavor- fries were greasy and the pesto pasta was floating in the pesto. Overall a ver disapointing meal. We will be taking a break from this restaurant.

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 (Naples)·Dined on September 23, 2017

There are lots of good options on their menu and I especially LOVE their veggie burger!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Great as usual ,service and food are both great.can count on this location for a great night out

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (New England)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Food was good, portions generous. Great about food allergies. Waitress was in the weeds our entire time there so service was very slow. Not sure that is the usual case.

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·Dined on September 13, 2017

Lunch mtg. Fresh food and outstanding service.

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·Dined on September 11, 2017

Ordered a tuna steak dinner which was dry despite being requesting that it be cooked medium rare and it was crusted so heavily in a spicy rub as to be the only thing I could taste the entire meal (and I like spicy foods). The salmon my dinner partner had was also over cooked and dry and the potatoes and asparagus were cooked to mush as well. Overall the meal was very substandard all the way around. I am not inclined to return as there are many other dining choices in the area.

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·Dined on September 9, 2017

Have been to NYAJ's many times - unfortunately the food was a bit lacking this time pasta was pasty & the mashed potatoes very dry - service was fabulous though!

Tags: Comfort Food, Kid-friendly
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