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Not Your Average Joe's

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245 Kentlands Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-5446
+1 240-477-1040
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 11:30 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Kensington, Maryland
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100 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was very cold inside. Noise level was low. Bread and dip were fantastic. My salmon was done just right for me. Hubby had meatloaf. Service was slow even though it wasn't crowded. Including tip $42 without alcohol

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Thank BLMerce
Montgomery Village, Maryland
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322 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food is delicious, the table service impeccable, and the bar scene is fun. For drinks, try the half bottle of sparkling Italian Prosecco Brut for $12, because it is an excellent value buy. Ask the wait person to chill your glasses before the Prosecco is poured. House selection wines by the glass are also top value choices, yes, both... More 

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Thank Hanschen
boston, MA
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164 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to this chain in Massachusetts, but we don't have Happy HOur, so tried in Maryland. Waitstaff was slow to wait on us, but after we ordered, things went smoother. Good Sangria and Pineapple Painkiller. Ordered the burger and chicken sliders, a little dry, but good. Chicken wings very good as was the butternut squash and brussell sprouts flatbread... More 

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Thank vaca32
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

I am glad to hear that service turned out to be good and I am also happy that you enjoyed Happy Hour. We'll be looking forward to that next visit. Jimmie More 

Frderick, MD
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to Not Your Average Joe's three times in probably the last 6 months, the wait staff has been consistently rude each time! I was severed an under cooked turkey burger the first time, waitress told me it was they way they serve their turkey burgers, rare poultry no thanks! She really had a hard time fixing the problem... More 

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Thank vclyne
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Hello, I am very disappointed to hear about the service issues you have had at this location. I am hoping that you will be able to provide some additional information that I can share with the General Manager. The service you described is definitely not up to our usual standards and I would like to be able to make things... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good place to meet friends for lunch. I was terribly disappointed that they have taken their turkey burger off the menu - a total mistake as it was extremely delicious and my usual "go-to" if nothing else caught my eye. The mustard crusted Chicken sandwich was quite good but, also, as good as the bread is, it... More 

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Thank Btravele2013
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the food and very pleased that the manager turned the music down for you. I'll pass along your suggestion about bringing the turkey burger back the next time we change the menu. Jimmie More 

Olney, Maryland
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great food, tremendous service - all reasonably priced. We eat here fairly often and have NEVER been disappointed. They keep their menu staples available to choose from but interject monthly/seasonal options that are always pleasing. Bar, restaurant and patio seating are available; it is always nice to have options. One bit of advice...don't fill-up on their flavorful bread with [olive... More 

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Thank John S
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Hi John, Thanks so much for the tremendous endorsement. I really don't have much to add, except to say, "Thank You" for being such a loyal guest. Jimmie More 

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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

When we first got there, there was no hostess so we waited for almost 5 mins before anyone showed up to seat us. Luckily this was the only bad experience. When you first sit down you get bread cubes and a small plate of olive oil, Parmesan, and red pepper flakes and it is soooooo good. It fills you up... More 

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Thank Taylor S
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Hi Taylor, We'll definitely be looking forward to seeing you again real soon. There's plenty more bread waiting for you! Jimmie More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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100 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Have eaten here a few times but just every now and then and whenever we go my wife says , now you remember why we don't eat here often? An example is the other night we went and there were maybe just 5-8 tables filled-- we sat down and waited a long time to get served and then a MUCH... More 

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Thank manos6232
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Hello, I am disappointed to hear that your experience was just alright. That is never good enough for us so I would like to make things right for you. I'll be contacting you privately to discuss this further. Best regards, Jimmie More 

Gaithersburg, Maryland
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I come here all the time and the food is always good. The chefs are terrific about catering to special requests which I appreciate. The staff is a mixed bag. The management is great as are some servers but some go missing for 30-45 minutes and don't ask about food. Still, I'm a regular because it is so good. Bread... More 

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Thank Selica1
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Hello, I am really glad you enjoy our food so much and I am glad that keeps you coming back for more. As for service, it should be consistently excellent. If you have any problems in the future, please contact me directly at guestrelations@nyajoes and I will try to make things right for you. Best regards, Jimmie More 

Gaithersburg
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131 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

What I love about the food here is that if I want something made 'sans' an item it is never a problem. Leave out the onions, sure. Everything is fresh and made the way you want it. They have a unique menu with items you won't find anywhere else. Worth the trip from anywhere around.

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Thank Pampar
NYAJoes, Guest Relations Manager at Not Your Average Joe's, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the superb review. I hope that you'll be coming back to see us again real soon. Jimmie More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Kentlands Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-5446
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Gaithersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 240-477-1040

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?