Not Your Average Joe's

4.0 stars 4.0 out of 5 15 ratings

305 Main St, Acton, MA 01720

(978) 635-0101
80% of 10 votes say it's Celiac friendly
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    5 ratingFebruary 13, 2016

    This was a gluten free paradise, especially since they had a deprecate gluten free menu. The food was delicious and the service was wonderful. I would DEFINITELY go back!

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    5 ratingDecember 16, 2015

    They really went out their way to accommodate & they were very careful. The chef even turned on the dedicated fryer just to make me fries. Really impressed.

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    5 ratingNovember 22, 2015

    Separate gf menu. I had the Vietnamese salmon. Groan, it was sooo good. They do have a gf bread while your friends eat their focaccia, but from what I heard it's more of a roll, and it contains dairy.

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    4 ratingJune 28, 2015

    Food was okay and waiters were very helpful. A lot of gluten free options.

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    2 ratingJune 22, 2015

    Have been to this chain before and had excellent service and food, however, this location lacks. Our server was very careless about me being gluten free. He thought I could use the same dip plate for my bread as the rest of my party and overall just provided bad service. I would try a different NYAJ.

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    2 ratingMay 10, 2015

    We told the server my daughter had Celiac and she just said ok, manager never came over. They do have a good size GF menu but because it felt too relaxed about her Celiac I am nervous about how it was prepared.

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    5 ratingSeptember 13, 2014

    The service was outstanding! The manager came right out after we where seated and went over their gluten policy. the food was excellent and they have the best carrot cake for desert

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    1 ratingAugust 30, 2014

    Chef serves the gluten free per their menu NOT! Gluten free burger served with non gluten free fries. Burger moved to new plate to avoid contamination too late! The fries were already in contact with that burger. Horrible experience and manager voicing nothing but oh my that's bad!

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    5 ratingJanuary 10, 2014

    Wonderful GF menu. Loved the Gluten free Mac and cheese!

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    5 ratingAugust 29, 2013

    So good! First, it was nice to have my own roll and oil to dip in, instead if having to watch everyone eat their rolls! I had a chicken sandwich with a side salad. The chicken sandwich was flavorful and the roll was onion and tasted great!! The salad with Italian dressing was also good! I'd go back again:-)

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    4 ratingJanuary 23, 2013

    Decent Gf menu. Well trained in Gf needs. The roll that they offer isn't great, but the rest of the meal usually is

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    5 ratingApril 23, 2011

    We go here a lot and recently discovered NYAJs is a great place for GF. My mother in law was in town and thought the meal was great. The manager also told us the product names so we could buy them at WholeFoods.

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    5 ratingDecember 07, 2016

    221 Daniel Webster Highway, Nashua, NH 03060

    Extensive GF menu, fast service and my husband loved the GF roll and separate dipping sauce! Highly recommend.

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    5 ratingDecember 04, 2016

    221 Daniel Webster Highway, Nashua, NH 03060

    amazing menu, you feel like a person when you eat here. love the bass dip

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    5 ratingNovember 26, 2016

    70 University Ave, Westwood, MA 02090

    love the large gf menu that seasonally changes!

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    4 ratingNovember 19, 2016

    291 Turnpike Rd, Westborough, MA 01581

    So, I did get glutened here, but I really don't think it is something that normally happens. That is why I am still giving them a 4 star. Ordered the Ahi Tuna Wontons. Someone in the kitchen made a mistake and they put regular soy sauce on it. They actually caught the error, but not in time. The manager came out asked me how sensitive I was. I have celiac, so, pretty sensitive. He was very upset that it happened. Our whole meal was free and he took my number to call me the next day to see how I was. We are always taking chances when we go to any restaurant. I really appreciated their honesty and they really could have not said anything to me at all, butnthey made a point to come and talk to me and I was really disappointed, but I could tell they were all very disappointed too. Even the server was so apologetic. I would still recommend this place, but if you get any Asian flavored food, make sure it is GF soy sauce. Side note: The GF onion bread and oil dip is amazing.

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    5 ratingNovember 13, 2016

    10400 Old Georgetown Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814

    Food was good and staff was knowledgable. The manager brought our our daughters food and talked to us about gluten free preparation. it was great and she didn't get sick!

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    1 ratingNovember 13, 2016

    109 Chapel St, Needham, MA 02492

    I've been twice, both times the food was raw and bland. Once they legitimately served me wheat pasta and I looked at it and told them it wasn't GF. They changed it out of course and apologized, but it shouldn't have happened.

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    5 ratingNovember 08, 2016

    8661 Colesville Road, Suite C-153, Silver Spring, MD 20910

    Good variety, knowledgeable about allergies, meal delivered by the manager. Food was good for GF and non-GF diners. Great GF bread.

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    1 ratingOctober 25, 2016

    10400 Old Georgetown Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814

    I got a carry-out and the pasta was already cold when I got it and the chicken was just a big over-cooked slab. The sauce was really salty and they put the potatoes in the same compartment so it was drowning in salty, lemon sauce.

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    5 ratingOctober 19, 2016

    793 Iyannough Rd, Barnstable Town, MA 02601

    Great service! Sat at the bar and he understood gluten-free menu, being celiac himself! loved it, can't wait to be back!

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    5 ratingOctober 15, 2016

    55 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472

    They are very knowledgeable about gluten, and their onion rolls are delicious.

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    5 ratingOctober 13, 2016

    793 Iyannough Rd, Barnstable Town, MA 02601

    Very good service!!! Most delicious GF dedicated menu.

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    2 ratingOctober 08, 2016

    19307 Promenade Dr, Leesburg, VA 20176

    My son was given regular pasta. He took 3 bites before we realized. Terrible experience.

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    5 ratingSeptember 30, 2016

    70 University Ave, Westwood, MA 02090

    Been here several times without incident with my daughter who has Celiac. Staff is knowledgeable. They always bring out GF rolls with the bread with separate dipping bowl.

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    5 ratingSeptember 20, 2016

    1125 Fall River Ave, Seekonk, MA 02771

    great menu and great food

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    1 ratingSeptember 19, 2016

    645 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476

    Waitress was helpful, but food came from a teenage food runner, not the manager or my waitress who I think said "no soy included" and ran away. I had to flag down my waitress to make sure the kitchen got the gluten allergy. She did, but still no manager. Food was gross. Chicken was like rubber. This is the first time I've ever sent my food back in a restaurant and it was my birthday. I've been to other locations and had better luck, but I won't be returning here.

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    5 ratingSeptember 13, 2016

    19307 Promenade Dr, Leesburg, VA 20176

    Fantastic bread and oil for the table. Plus clear GF options that they take seriously. Been there 3 times and will keep going back.

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    5 ratingSeptember 11, 2016

    49 Saint James Place, Ardmore, PA 19003

    My very first restaurant experience after my celiac diagnosis was at the Glen Mills, PA location. Our server immediately noticed my GF menu and was kind, knowledgable, and helpful. He made recommendations (which I followed) and the food was delicious. I had the grilled chicken caprese. The food runner delivered my food by saying "here is your GF chicken caprese," which I appreciated. From start to finish I felt as though my allergy was being considered and taken seriously.

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    4 ratingSeptember 07, 2016

    49 Saint James Place, Ardmore, PA 19003

    NYAJ is one of the few chains I feel confident eating at when traveling. This location was no exception; friendly staff and seamless accommodation. Waiter brought gf bread to the table with a separate dipping sauce dish without being asked, and a different person brought out the gf meals separate from the regular ones. Would have been five stars if the sandwich was as good as I've had at other locations. The grilled chicken was a bit dry and there was a single pale tomato slice instead of the sundried tomatoes advertised. Still, I'm always happy to be eating somewhere safe!

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    5 ratingSeptember 05, 2016

    1125 Fall River Ave, Seekonk, MA 02771

    Large GF menu. Delicious food.

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    5 ratingSeptember 02, 2016

    Warwick Mall, 400 Bald Hill Road, Warwick, RI 02886

    They have a separate gluten free menu. Great selection :) I was a very happy diner. Definitely recommend, I'd love to try more from the menu!

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    4 ratingSeptember 02, 2016

    561 Glen Eagle Square, Glen Mills, PA 19342

    We go to the Glen Mills, PA location. They really try here. We don't usually like chain restaurants but we have found they really try to provide fresh, imaginatively prepared food suitable for those with celiac. I have celiac and have eaten there numerous times and have never had any problems afterwards.

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    5 ratingAugust 29, 2016

    645 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476

    Best GF dining experience since having to go gluten-free! Wonderful waitress, too.

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    5 ratingAugust 20, 2016

    111 Pond St, Norwell, MA 02061

    The management was absolutely phenomenal with accommodating my husband's low fodmap diet which includes gluten, onions, garlic and peppers among other things. White glove treatment!

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    1 ratingAugust 15, 2016

    239-245 Kentlands Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878

    The one time I ate here, the gluten free bread on my sandwich crumbled like dust and they gave me a side of regular bread with my gluten free order.

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    5 ratingAugust 13, 2016

    793 Iyannough Rd, Barnstable Town, MA 02601

    My family has been eating at Not Your Average Joes for years, and when I was recently diagnosed with a gluten intolerance, we found out about the gluten free menu! There are so many great options and even some you won't find on the regular menu! They also give you a really good gluten free roll. I'd highly recommend the salads, the gluten free chicken picatta, or the pesto gnocchi (not sure if this was a summer special or not.)

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    1 ratingAugust 10, 2016

    561 Glen Eagle Square, Glen Mills, PA 19342

    I'm a celiac and not your average joes claims to be gluten free however they gave me bread with gluten in it and the manager and wait staff both assured me in person it was indeed gluten free however an hour after eating it, I was sick for days. They are not celiac friendly.

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    4 ratingAugust 09, 2016

    90 Pleasant Valley St, Methuen, MA 01844

    I was here in October 2015 for an exchange and they have a GF menu and they know a lot about celiac disease. Staff was very kind.

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    5 ratingAugust 04, 2016

    291 Turnpike Rd, Westborough, MA 01581

    Dedicated gluten free food area Very safe for celiac

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    5 ratingJuly 30, 2016

    Warwick Mall, 400 Bald Hill Road, Warwick, RI 02886

    Many gluten free options. Separate menu. Really good food.

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    5 ratingJuly 27, 2016

    239-245 Kentlands Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878

    Best GF local restaurant hands down! Our group ordered 2 Jambalaya's and mine came out as GF-prepared. I will be going to NYA Joe's often.

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    5 ratingJuly 26, 2016

    561 Glen Eagle Square, Glen Mills, PA 19342

    My go to. Best gluten free restaurant in the area.

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    5 ratingJuly 26, 2016

    16 Mazzeo Dr, Randolph, MA 02368

    I've never had a bad meal there! Options are great. Rolls are delicious! And they are aware of cross contamination issues. They offer seasonal options. Nothing boring about their GF menu!

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    5 ratingJuly 22, 2016

    1125 Fall River Ave, Seekonk, MA 02771

    They have great food choices! We are repeat customers. They have an entire menu that is specifically gluten free. They are very accommodating - I cannot recommend them highly enough!

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    5 ratingJuly 20, 2016

    291 Turnpike Rd, Westborough, MA 01581

    We were visiting the area and found the this great restaurant. They have gluten free onion roll bread and an olive oil/Parmesan dip that is awesome. I would come back just for the bread/dip. I ordered the Burger and green beans. Burger was great the green beans were fair. I also ordered a GF Carrot Cake to take home. Friends that did not eat GF eat the Mustard Crusted Chicken and said it was great. Will definitely come back if ever in the area.

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    5 ratingJuly 10, 2016

    19307 Promenade Dr, Leesburg, VA 20176

    love it. had the bread first. then chicken lettuce wraps and a salad. it was delicious! can't wait to go back.

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    4 ratingJuly 07, 2016

    291 Turnpike Rd, Westborough, MA 01581

    The food was great! I am gluten sensitive and got a plate of Mac and cheese with grilled chicken which was terrific and my brother who has celiac had a burger with a side of Mac and cheese. The only reason I'm giving a 4/5 is because the service was pretty slow considering it was later and their were very few others in the restaurant. 👍👍

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    4 ratingJune 25, 2016

    Potomac Town Pl, Woodbridge, VA 22191

    I ate there twice in the span of two days and also got a to go order. First time in three years I've been able to have bread to dip in oil and it was the best! The bun didn't hold up but it was the best tasting and even reheated well in the microwave. After eating a basket of bread I could only eat half my sandwiches. One of the best burgers I've ever had and the bacon so good! The main thing I liked about the chicken was the bread. They had to cut the chicken in half and double it up. Four stars is because I

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    5 ratingJune 23, 2016

    Warwick Mall, 400 Bald Hill Road, Warwick, RI 02886

    Very accommodating.....gluten free menu and they can adapt other items. no dedicated fryer but they have GF rolls. Great service and food. Made me feel at ease. Glutenberg beer too!

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    5 ratingJune 16, 2016

    793 Iyannough Rd, Barnstable Town, MA 02601

    Great choice for those needing gf Manager delivers the gf food separately and our waiter was so knowledgable and efficient. They start you with gf bread and dipping oil which was very good. Scallops are perfectly cooked. Finished evening with carrot cake that although waiter said was from outside vendor was Delish and we had no issues. Highly recommend!

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    5 ratingJune 13, 2016

    Potomac Town Pl, Woodbridge, VA 22191

    I've been gluten free for about a year but my mom has been gluten free for over a decade so I've been aware and experiencing gluten free for a while, Not Your Average Joe's has, by far, THE best gluten free bread I have ever tasted. All of the food is super fresh and abounds with flavor. They are also VERY accommodating with any food allergy, wheat, dairy, etc. I wish we had one in my home town in Florida, but good thing they don't, my kitchen would fall into disuse.

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    5 ratingJune 13, 2016

    239-245 Kentlands Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878

    Great service and the best GF bread! I highly recommend it. We had the chicken caprese and the steak wedge--both delicious.

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    5 ratingJune 12, 2016

    561 Glen Eagle Square, Glen Mills, PA 19342

    The gluten free carrot cake is worth it alone! Their gluten free menu has a lot of variety and the staff is knowledgable.

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    5 ratingJune 10, 2016

    561 Glen Eagle Square, Glen Mills, PA 19342

    Loved the GF bread with the dipping sauce! I found this place from the app while I was traveling on business. Great GF options!

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    3 ratingMay 30, 2016

    49 Saint James Place, Ardmore, PA 19003

    Kudos for having a GF menu, but very confusing when I ordered off it and the waitress told me someone might come out to tell me they can't make the meal. Luckily that didn't happen, but stressful and embarrassing when eating with non-GF diners... Don't want to draw extra attention to my dietary limitations. The chicken caprese I had was good, but left me hungry. As a very small woman, that never happens to me.

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    5 ratingMay 28, 2016

    49 Saint James Place, Ardmore, PA 19003

    Amazing gf bread!!!! Gf menu was very large and I didn't feel limited at all.

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    5 ratingMay 22, 2016

    111 Pond St, Norwell, MA 02061

    They make a very good effort!! I am GF/DF/Soy free, nightshade free and they have always given me very carefully prepared food without rolling their eyes!

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    3 ratingMay 22, 2016

    291 Turnpike Rd, Westborough, MA 01581

    The bread with the dipping oil was worth the visit. I had the scallops which were very good but if it wasn't for the bread I would have left hungry as it was a very small meal. The other diners with me weren't as happy with their meals (not gluten free meals). The salmon was dry (which I have had before and I agree) and I was told the beef dish was tough.

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    5 ratingMay 08, 2016

    10400 Old Georgetown Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814

    The food was great, plenty of gluten free options, including dessert. The waitstaff was knowledgeable and very considerate about Celiac. They brought out gluten free bread to start with--it was awesome. My young daughter is the one who has Celiac, so she was disappointed not to see gf fries, but they said they could make some for us in a pan. It was very busy, yet the manager came over and let us know he knew we were eating from the gf menu and they would take it seriously and pay special attention to our food preparation. The combination of their attention to gf needs and delicious food means we will definitely be back!

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    5 ratingApril 23, 2016

    Potomac Town Pl, Woodbridge, VA 22191

    Always an enjoyable meal! Many options.

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    5 ratingApril 16, 2016

    70 University Ave, Westwood, MA 02090

    Awesome gluten free menu !!! Very celiac friendly

Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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