Not Your Average Joe's Reston

4.4
1149 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
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 Reston is located just outside of Reston Town Center at the intersection of Reston Parkway and New Dominion Parkway. We offer free parking, an expansive patio, an open kitchen, bench seating and a separate bar area with mounted flat screen televisions all around for watching sporting events.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 1149 people are saying
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Colin
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Family dinner. Great food and great service

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ToddC
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food3service2ambience3

I used to dine here a few years back and was always happy with the quality of service and food, but this is not the same Not Your Average Joes anymore. I’m afraid it is quite average. Very disappointed. Will not be back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good all around though the menu looks a lot smaller after covid. will definitely dine again.

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vipMeme508
Richmond
21 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Came because of their reputation for Gluten free options. Not disappointed

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MartinG
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Ate outdoors. Food was decent. Service fine!................

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Hyfi18
San Joaquin
2 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fantastic food and excellent service. Value was outstanding. We will be back soon!!

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SusanN
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Taste of food was good but my wife had sweet potato fries was bit over cook and my fish and chip was unbalance portion. Two thin piece of fish was not right portion along with tons of French fries. Other than bit of disappoint of food, staff was great and enjoy the time

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Preston
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service and the food was really good but they sat us next to the server tables where a bunch of servers were just chilling and rolling silverware and talking (mind you this was at 6pm hours before they closed). Definitely odd considering there were so many available seats but our server was amazing and she was always on top of our refills.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Restaurant was packed.

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vipramosc
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

The chicken parmigiana was over cooked and had a taste like it was fried in old oil. Disappointing

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Coops
Key West
7 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of favorite places when we visit Reston. Have eaten there numerous times. Never disappoints!

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vipHappyOne
Washington DC
53 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was wonderful. The food was awesome and the service impeccable. We really enjoyed it and will be back.

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rose
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Our meal was fine but definitely overpriced for the quality. Also we were given a used small plate for our appetizer (like someone ate a chicken wing on it and left some sauce). Maybe it got skipped in the kitchen wash, but it wasn’t a big deal so we just set it aside. We had a kind server. Overall I’d say this is a mid-tier restaurant charging high-tier prices

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sharonS
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Joe's continues to have efficient friendly servers and delicious food. It's a great combo!

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SharonD
Richmond
8 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

No matter what we order, the food is always good at NYAJ’s.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an amazing time here. Our server, Margo, was the best waitress. She was super sweet and personable. She made sure we had everything and there were absolutely no issues. I love this place and Margo!

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Kand3Js
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always good food. Our waitress was great. Will keep returning!

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Blkjack711
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Grilled haddock and veal parmigiana were good. Avoid the lobster roll. Overpriced and little lobster. Service and atmosphere were good as expected.

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Laurien
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

More than I could eat..tasted delicious, esp the sweet potato fries. Focaccia bread and dip is always fantastic

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vipUvajillybean
Washington DC
38 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great service. We came with a larger party just for dessert and loved that we were able to reserve an outdoor table.

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Fishlover
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time at NYAJ's last night! The weather was perfect for sitting on their outdoor patio. The cement wall blocked most of the Reston Parkway traffic noise; the only noise that penetrated was a fire truck passing by. The service Lucas provided was above and beyond (he even brought a cushioned chair from inside for my elderly mother to be more comfortable)! The food was delicious; particular recommendations from our party: the great Ahi wontons, burgers, poke bowls, salads and ESPECIALLY the desserts! Everyone thought theirs was the best! We had the peanut butter thing, the key lime cheesecake and the chocolate mousse cake! We will certainly be visiting again and asking to sit in Lucas' section!

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BobS
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server, CAROLINE, was an absolute gem. It was my wife's birthday and we returned for some of our favorites — the Chicken Dumplings for starters, then the Herb-Crusted Haddock (for her) and the Chicken & Shrimp Rice Bowl (for me), and we finished with Joe's Chocolate Mousse Cake. It was an absolutely fabulous meal, perfectly prepared and paced, and we are definitely going to be returning, soon.

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vipremop
Washington DC
45 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Not Your Average Joe's Reston is above average. Good stuff.

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vipDuke
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The waiter was great. Social distancing was perfect and we had a nice enjoyable lunch with extended family.

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Rick
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience3

We had great food, good service and the seating inside seemed nice but the outdoor seating was just ok. Chairs were not the most comfortable. That plus the restaurant’s location on the corner of 1 busy street and 1 slightly less busy made the outdoor dining less fun than we had hoped. Overall really like Joe’s.

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Foodie41
Baltimore
14 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Always a great experience

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vipRdgelman
Richmond
26 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

The server was fantastic, I had the best Kentucky Mule I’ve had in a long time, but the sautéed spinach was so salty I couldn’t eat it (the server brought me broccoli no charge, which was delicious). That never used to happen before

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KNair
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was excellent. Eagerly waiting for the Happy Hour to commence!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

...enjoyed dinner. Options, dinner & drinks, for each of us from picky eater to vegetarian. Lucas, our server, was a bonus - friendly and attentive.

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vipEnjoygoodfood2
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Big thanks to John for making this a fun evening and for the great food and beverage suggestions!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the focaccia and the fish and chips… lobster roll and wine a little pricey

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Terrible experience. Will never go back again

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vipLauraS
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Food mediocre

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vipEoin
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great value. Excellent food and service, with a good variety of choices on the menu. The General Manager, Matt, always gives a friendly greeting and makes sure the patrons are well taken care of.

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maikew
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Casual dinner experience. Food was mediocre and sitting near the bar caused there to be an increased noise level. Service was good and servers were attentive.

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Tony
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Food was just ok. Really dry chicken on my salad. Service also not great.

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Happymeal
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience1

Things have significantly changed due to COVID. Atmosphere is much more subdued and less personal. Close coffee bar by 8pm, wow!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good experience!

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vipSetpoint
Richmond
66 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience4

The restaurant was out of straws and there were no draft beers as their machines were broken.

FAQs

Not Your Average Joe's Reston offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (571) 234-8200.

Not Your Average Joe's Reston is rated 4.4 stars by 1149 OpenTable diners.

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

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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