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Not Your Average Joe's Watertown

839 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Top Tags:
  • Casual (27)
  • Comfort Food (19)
  • Great for Lunch (18)
From our famous focaccia and dipping oil, to our legendary pizza, salads, and sandwiches, we offer something for everyone at Not Your Average Joe's. Come in for fan favorites like our Mustard Crusted Chicken or Steak Tips, stay for the extended list of wines, craft beer, and crafted cocktails. We serve an extensive gluten free menu, happy hour, weekend brunch, and have full-service lunch and dinner 7 days a week in the dining room or bar area.

Not Your Average Joe's Watertown is located on Main Street in Watertown, MA. We are steps from the Watertown Free Public Library, and minutes from the Arsenal Mall and Charles River.

We are conveniently located up the road from Athena Health's expansive campus, the Perkins School for the Blind, and Watertown High School. Nearby lodging includes the Super 8 Watertown/Cambridge/Boston Area, Crowne Plaza Boston -Newton, and the Residence Inn by Marriot Boston Watertown.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Contemporary American, Comfort Food, Dining Bar
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Hours of operation
Sunday 11:30a 10:00p
Monday 11:30a 10:00p
Tuesday 11:30a 10:00p
Wednesday 11:30a 10:00p
Thursday 11:30a 10:00p
Friday 11:30a 11:00p
Saturday 11:30a 11:00p
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Phone number
(617) 926-9229 ext. 4
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Raphael Fihlo
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Private party facilities
Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate event, Not Your Average Joe's - Watertown can accommodate all of your special event needs. Choose from three different Prix Fixe lunch and dinner menus, or order à La Carte!
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Private party contact
Sara Murtagh: (855) 433-8216
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We over our XL Style Party menu for large orders for the office, team, or whole family! Visit us online to see all of our menus, including our Party Menu!
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Cross street
Church St.
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Parking details
Ample parking is available behind the building. The lots are metered from 9am-6pm, Monday thru Saturday.
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Public transit
Mass Transit Bus: 70,71 and 59.
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Special events & promotions
We host all different events for the Watertown community! Happy hours? Check. Baby shower? Done. Engagement party? You got it! Give us a call, and let us know what you're looking for, and we'll figure out how we can help. We offer catering, are great for birthdays, and have a host of allergy-friendly options for anyone in your group.

We also host our own special events throughout the year as well! From wine dinners to fundraisers, beer dinners to brunches, we have it all. Check back on our website event page or on here to stay up to date on all of our upcoming special events!
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Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 839 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.4  based on recent ratings
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

Overall great options and menu

vipmaggie (New England)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

It was a Valentine's Day/birthday celebration. It was a pleasant evening the wait staff was friendly and considering how busy they were did a good job getting thereThe food out.

5.0  Dined 3 days ago

NYAJ's is my favorite place to eat. Food is consistently great! Keep up the good work!

Outonthetown (New England)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

Had a nice pre-Valentine's day Dinner at Joe's. Full Valentine's menu was available and we beat the crowds. I had Crab-stuffed flounder which was very flavorful. My Valentine had the chicken which he said was good. Our server Kendra was awesome, as usual. Joe's is right in our neighborhood so we always feel comfortable there. We'll be back soon!

OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

Enjoy Monday night oysters We always request Chuck great waitstaff

vipcars0153 (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

I was a bit annoyed the lunch menu was not available on Sundays. Don't recall online them stating that.
Server was very good and friendly.
I ordered the grilled salmon filet and took about half home. Upon eating it tonight the remainder of the fish had many bones in it. This was upsetting as it was supposed to be a filet.

OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Very accommodating to alterations in the menu items (no potatoes so could substitute carrots for example. Like the GF options too!

OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

We were able to linger for a few hours without feeling rushed!

vipMayme (New England)
5.0  Dined on January 29, 2018

We sat at the pizza bar. It is very entertaining to watch the food prepared. The food and the service were great

JWMC (New England)
4.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

After being seated in a booth as we requested, we had an enjoyable dinner with an excellent waitress!