Not Your Average Joe's

4.5 stars 4.5 out of 5 23 ratings

19307 Promenade Dr, Leesburg, VA 20176

(571) 333-5637
90% of 10 votes say it's Celiac friendly
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    2 ratingOctober 08, 2016

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

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    5 ratingSeptember 13, 2016

    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 ratingJuly 10, 2016

    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 ratingMarch 27, 2016

    NYAJ has an extensive GF menu. My daughter did not like the pasta dish, but liked the GF bread brought to the table for her. Will probably try a different item for her next time.

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    5 ratingNovember 22, 2015

    Dedicated GF menu with many tasty options. Brought my daughter her own GF bread basket with separate dipping sauce. Was nice to see their concern for cross contamination.

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    5 ratingAugust 31, 2015

    Great food with great options. Yummy fresh made onion bread with a dipping sauce. Had the burger which was served on a freshly made onion roll. The roll was Soft and tasty. They even had gf carrot cake but I was too full to try it.

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    5 ratingJune 16, 2015

    Thoroughly enjoyed my meal & was reassured from the start when our server came with gluten free bread & dip for both normal & gluten free bread showing their awareness of cross contamination risks. Definitely celiac friendly can't wait to go back!

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    5 ratingJune 01, 2015

    This is my favorite restaurant. I have never been sick from eating there & they have an amazing menu. (You also get GF bread and your own dipping sauce as an appetizer.

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    5 ratingJanuary 25, 2015

    We have been here 4 times and the staff is well-trained and thorough. No issues for our celiac child.

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    2 ratingDecember 11, 2014

    This did not go well for me. At all :(

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    5 ratingNovember 23, 2014

    First time visiting this chain, and I will definitely go back! Good food and good service. The server brought out gluten-free bread at the beginning of the meal, and the turkey blt with roasted root veggies was delicious.

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    5 ratingOctober 26, 2014

    very well trained staff. tons of options. GF bread and dip upon arrival. All burgers and sandwiches on GF buns. Grilled chicken sandwich was great.

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    3 ratingAugust 15, 2014

    Been here a handful of times. Sometimes the food is great; others not as good.

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    5 ratingJune 28, 2014

    The 5 stars are based on food only. I really enjoy the gluten free bread as a starter. I had the burger and was delicious. Server took a min to warm up to us. He may have been having a bad day. All in all great place.

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    5 ratingOctober 22, 2013

    Extensive gluten free menu and very well trained and knowledgeable staff. They will ask you if you want gluten free bread brought to the table. Never had a problem there. Try the cobb salad with horseradish mustard dressing or the quesadilla appetizer which is big enough to share or eat as an entree. They have Angry Orchard Hard Cider, too, which is a great substitute for gluten-laden beers. Yum!

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    5 ratingAugust 12, 2013

    Awesome they will customize anything, staff is very knowledgable and they have gf bread to start you off.

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    5 ratingJune 12, 2013

    Awesome GF menu with LOTs of options! Great bread before dinner! Really helpful staff! We can't wait to come back!

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    5 ratingMarch 24, 2013

    Awesome GF bread before meal with olive oil. Then had GF pasta corbornara. So yummy. I am definitely going back for the cheeseburger!

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    4 ratingSeptember 19, 2012

    Our first time. Pleasant atmosphere and great service. Waitress made note of my son's allergies the minute we mentioned it. I've never felt so worry-free eating out with my son before. The waitress was knowledgeable and if she want sure, she made sure to check for us. I didn't notice any allergic reactions - unfortunately my son's reactions are delayed so they are hard to pick up on. They did have a gf menu (with a kids menu section) and gf bread that was served while we ate the regular bread - I thought the gf bread tasted pretty good. The kid's menu also came with ice cream for dessert. It was gf & ef. Only four stars since it was our first time and we'll just have to keep trying to find out if my son's allergies are ok with it.

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    5 ratingJuly 02, 2012

    Very nice place, I do like their bread and the burger was pretty good as well. I must say its best hot and fresh, when I warmed it up later it just wasn't the same. Great GF menu!

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    5 ratingDecember 17, 2011

    Great menu with lots of options. The gluten free bread before the meal is to die for. You don't feel deprived eating here, and the staff is very knowledgeable about allergies.

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    5 ratingFebruary 24, 2017

    90 Pleasant Valley St, Methuen, MA 01844

    Being new to the Gluten free world, I've been afraid to go out to eat. I came here and instantly felt at ease with the knowledgeable and caring staff. They brought out gluten free bread and dipping oil for me, I was thrilled. I highly recommend Not your average Joe's.

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    5 ratingFebruary 12, 2017

    561 Glen Eagle Square, Glen Mills, PA 19342

    I'm new to the gluten free world. I don't have celiac but I'm very gluten sensitive/intolerant. Who knew. This place is great. Decent options on the menu from bread with a dipping sauce at your table through dessert. I just finished eating so I don't know about any cross contamination issues. They were very knowledgeable and friendly.

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    1 ratingFebruary 04, 2017

    239-245 Kentlands Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878

    GLUTENED! We have the Nima and tested the Gluten Free Jambalaya. Positive for gluten! Terrible service to boot! Will never be going back! BEWARE!

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    1 ratingFebruary 04, 2017

    239-245 Kentlands Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878

    Been there a few times. Last time, my wife who has Celiac got violently sick from gluten.

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    5 ratingJanuary 27, 2017

    561 Glen Eagle Square, Glen Mills, PA 19342

    Love the place! They actually have a menu that has quite a few choices. They seem to understand about celiac and gluten intolerance. Each time my meal was brought out separately.

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    5 ratingJanuary 26, 2017

    291 Turnpike Rd, Westborough, MA 01581

    Come here all the time without any reaction. They seem to really have a good understanding of Celiac and cross contamination.

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    5 ratingJanuary 25, 2017

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

    gf menu, beer, trained staff. love this place

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    5 ratingJanuary 15, 2017

    111 Pond St, Norwell, MA 02061

    They were very cautious and helpful!

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    5 ratingJanuary 14, 2017

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

    amazing food. they give gluten free bread and dip with every meal; the bread is soft and delicious. if you get a salad, get the dressing on the side.

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    5 ratingJanuary 10, 2017

    291 Turnpike Rd, Westborough, MA 01581

    Just moved here a week ago and LOVE this place! Delicious rolls (you can purchase a pack if you want), food and great service. They are extremely careful.

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    5 ratingJanuary 03, 2017

    49 Saint James Place, Ardmore, PA 19003

    Amazing bread food and service !!! It's gluten free heaven .

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    5 ratingDecember 29, 2016

    49 Saint James Place, Ardmore, PA 19003

    LOVE NYAJs! It's one of the very few places that offer GF bread (and its caramelized onion bread that's served warm with my own dipping sauce). Their menu changes which gives new foods to try. I attended a GF 6 course wine pairing at the Glen Mills site and loved sampling more foods with other Celiacs and those with NCGS. I rave about this place at the NJ Celiac Support Association #9 support group.

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    1 ratingDecember 27, 2016

    10400 Old Georgetown Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814

    The quality of the food has gone down a lot.

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    5 ratingDecember 22, 2016

    793 Iyannough Rd, Barnstable Town, MA 02601

    just had my first lunch out after celiac diagnosis and luckily picked this restaurant! The manager was so positive and helpful about selecting from their many choices on the gluten free menu. The waiter Daniel was also cheerful, helpful and attentive. will definitely go there again.

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    5 ratingDecember 13, 2016

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

    Excellent GF menu, attentive and well-trained servers, consistently safe for me (Celiac). Servers remember and confirm at every stage GF. I am comforted by their consistency and professionalism; even when in Philadelphia tried the experience there and was consistent and delicious! Great to feel safe and enjoy well prepared meal.

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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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    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 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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    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!

Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 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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