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Not Your Average Joe's
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Ranked #2 of 72 Restaurants in Randolph
Price range: US$12 - US$24
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: What does creative casual cuisine mean? Exactly what it says. We"re creative, because we reject the same-old-same-old in favor of tastes that are interesting and unique. We're casual because while our food may be worth getting dressed up for, we invite you to come as you are. We're all about cuisine in the sense that our chefs apply high standards of culinary art. There it is. Creative. Casual. Cuisine. If it sounds like your kind of place, then you – like us- are not your average Joe.
Reviewed 4 March 2014

We often eat at NYAJ in Randolph and Norwell. Both restaurants are usually very busy so if you don't want to wait, make a reservation on Open Table. The staff is always peasant, the atmosphere humming, the food excellent, and they have a great bar. The food is always varied but they are always willing to adjust or personalize a menus choice. Vegetables are fresh tasting and well cooked. Bread is dip is yummy! Their wine list is large, varied, and well priced. Mixed drinks are tasty. We love their Wednesday "Winesday". Dinner for two with a bottle of wine for about $40 is a steal!

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Thank zogrand
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Reviewed 25 January 2014

the food here is generally very good, but not worth the hour and a half wait that we had last saturday night. Granted, they were very busy, and it was prime time on a Saturday night, but they could have done much better. The waiter never checked if we needed anything after serving dinner (another drink would have been nice!) and forgot to give our kids the desert that went with their dinners (all 4 of them). We all were also surprised and how small the servings were. We expected better.

Thank NHTraveler03301
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Reviewed 21 January 2014

We eat at NYAJ in Dartmouth quite frequently and have visited other locations as well.
On our trip back from the hospital district in Boston we always make the Randolph location our stop for a late lunch. Because this is the site of the chain's test kitchen.there are usually some new items on the menu but we were in the mood for a couple of our standard favorites.
Of course it goes without saying that Joe's dellicious bread and oil is addictive!! For his entree' my husband chose the chicken enchiladas with poblano crema pulled chicken with pepper jack, caramelized onions and fresh corn, wrapped in handmade tortillas, sprinkled with cotija cheese and pepita seeds and served with yellow rice with black beans. Just the right amount of spice and a good hearty dish. I can't resist the almond crusted goat cheese salad with fresh raspberries and peppered pecans and always order it with double goat cheese. YUM, YUM, YUM!!!
As it were, my daughter had her free birthday dinner coupon with her so she chose the fish taco offered on the menu. 3 tortillias filled with crispy fried fish accompanied by grilled plantains satisfied her craving for one of her favorite dishes. For her "birthday dessert" we all tasted the lovely creme brulee' cheesecake and my husband enjoyed a freshly brewed cup of black coffee. Our server was efficient, friendly and attentive. It's always a pleasurable experience to dine at Not Your Average Joe's no matter which location. They are always busy which speaks well for the restaurant. It is helpful that they now accept reservations and not just "call ahead". Great place to eat so if you haven't tried it you should do so!

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Thank FQRB
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Reviewed 4 November 2013

Took a colleague here for lunch, and it was a terrific experience. We were seated quickly, which was surprising because of the lunch crowd. Our server was quick and courteous. He immediately arrived at our table with bread, then took our drink order, which also arrived quickly. The meals were hot and tasty. There was enough in each serving, and we actually had food left over to bring back to the office. One thing that really stood out for us was the fact that our server kept our glasses filled during our entire lunch. He was on top of things!

Overall, the food is reasonably priced, and there are many options on the menu - beef, chicken, pizza, salad, pasta - so it would appeal to a large group.

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Thank SavvyFamilyTraveler
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

Our service was friendly and excellent but the food was mediocre. I oredered the meatloaf and it was dry, overcooked and a far smaller portion than I had received on previous visits. I believe this chain has declined in overall quality. However, it is a safe, predictable spot, reasonably priced and convenient.

Thank Philip R
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