Not Your Average Joe's Reston

4.4
538 reviews
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$30 and under
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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.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, American, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
Sunday 11:00a 9:00p
Monday 11:00a 9:00p
Tuesday 11:00a 10:00p
Wednesday 11:00a 10:00p
Thursday 11:00a 11:00p
Friday 11:00a 11:00p
Saturday 12:00p 11:00p
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Phone number
(571) 234-8200
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jeff Rodger
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Catering
We over our XL Style Party menu for large orders for the office, team, or whole family! Visit us online to see all of our menus, including our Party Menu!
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Reston Parkway
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Parking details
Parking is FREE and public. Turn down Fountain Drive off of New Dominion Parkway, and you'll see us in the corner of the lot across from The Container Store.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 538 People Are Saying
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VH
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Our meal was just okay. Service was quite slow at times. It took the waiter a good 10-15 minutes to stop by our table after we were seated to get drink orders. Some of the food was good, but 2 dishes were undercooked.

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NY
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

great gluten free menu! we highly recommend this restaurant.

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LS
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of our favorite spots in Reston, you know the choices and quality of the food is going to be excellent! Always a pleasant experience with friendly staff.

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MH
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were visiting with family and had a delightful time. Our wait person was fun and lighthearted, humorous, attentive! She was great!

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CK
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Everything was great. Only thing that was a little iffy was that the entrees came out about 45 seconds after the appetizer. But I guess that’s better than it sitting in the window getting cold.

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M
Richmond
13 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I went there with my family the day after thanksgiving, friendly environment great food and pleasant waiter.

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BK
Washington DC
20 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

It was our nieces 15 th birthday. We asked for a booth Which we did not get bit it was explained to us that five people Don’t really fit into a booth & we were seated at a lovely round table.

Our waitress was very patient as we had some first timers. The food was delivered promptly and everyone loved their meals. All special requests were accommodated and our gluten free guest loved all the choices!!

Our birthday girl was thrilled with the handmade card and cake.

A great night. We thank you!!!

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OT
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We ate in the bar area in order to get the happy hour drink specials. Unfortunately they do not apply in the regular dining area so we ended up moving tables. The server was very friendly but busy (as is expected in the bar area) so we saw him in passing more often then we would have liked so we waited a little longer for certain items but we made the decision to move there so it was okay.

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MS
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good food and great sangria.

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k
Washington DC
52 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Terrific steak wedge salad, Ashley F. was a great server!

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MA
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, service, value and atmosphere.

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AH
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and great service as always!

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BJ
Washington DC
22 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amber was a great server. Just the right amount of attention!! And so pleasant!!

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CB
Washington DC
114 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Happy hour was the perfect start for the end of a holiday weekend. Andrew was attentive and friendly.
Dinner was perfect with enough options to please specialty diets.
The crusted mustard chicken was a nice alternative to standard entrees. Seafood pasta Alfredo was delicious. Be sure to try the desserts.
Service by Charles was excellent.
This was our first visit and we will return.

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BF
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 1

After making a reservation a week in advance for party of four, we were seated in the crowded bar area. It was the second time I’ve been seated there and the ambience is not great when people are standing around your table as your trying to enjoy your dinner.

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CT
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

The only problem I had was the energetic children behind me who kept bouncing on their seats causing mine to be uncomfortable.

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SG
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 3food 1service 2ambience 3

We were 2 couples. My wife and I ordered hamburger because the waitress said their meat is good. The burgers were both burned on the edge and absolutely tasteless. The bun was so regular. For $13 or $14 burger you expect a more delicate bun. It took a while till our plates were removed for desert and took more to get our desert menu. Our first and last time for my wife and I!!

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KA
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Thursday night and packed. Highly recommend making a reservation. Food, atmosphere and service all excellent. 4 stars because I think the food is a big overpriced.

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DP
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good vegetarian options.

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OT
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The staff was extremely helpful, and my companion, who is vegan, appreciated the Kitchen whipping up a custom meal for her. I had the super crunch salad, minus the quinoa, and it was delicious! Great, casual ambiance, but not too noisy. Highly recommend!

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food as always!!

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s
Richmond
11 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food we were surprised it’s not rated higher in culinary circles. We’re foodie people.

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FS
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Food was great, but there was an initial problem with service. Our assigned server was swamped. When another waiter took over, type customary good service ensued.

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RT
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistently good food and friendly service! I go back often for favorites!

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DW
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server, Michael, was great too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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LE
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a fresh great meal at NYAJOE'S!!!! Had the salmon with spinach and green beans and it was just so tasty!
Wait staff is just so friendly and on top of things!
Managers are the BEST!!!!!

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MB
Washington DC
20 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 3

Not Your Average Joe’s was just that, average. They were out of 1 of their 3 soups (let us know when the other soup was brought to the table), had trouble understanding dietary restrictions, and had generally slow service. On the other hand, the food we did get was consistently, well, Average. Spend your dining dollars elsewhere.

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OT
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Babies night out

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DL
Washington DC
37 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good as usual. We had the Salmon with pesto, Jambalaya, and Chicken Piccata. Portions were good size except that the salmon portion could have been larger considering the price. Only down side was that the first first round of foccacia was cold and hard.

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R
Washington DC
58 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Pleasant experience, good food, reasonable prices, great waiter and friendly, accommodating wait staff.

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SW
London
38 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Excellent soup for s cold day & attentive service

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BH
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Always consistent, great value. The Reston, VA location is a great alternative to paying for parking at Reston Town Center.

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KH
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

A little too much garlic on the Caesar salad. Otherwise, everything was fine as always.

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H
Washington DC
28 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was wonderful - scallops were perfectly cooked which is very hard to find! The burger, enchiladas and haddock were also delicious.

Special thanks to our server who was very attentive and nice. He made sure my customized iced tea was exactly what I wanted and our meals arrived quickly since we had to catch a flight out of Dulles. Overall, we couldn't have asked for a better experience.

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RL
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

I always enjoy eating here. The bread with seasoned cheesy olive oil is wonderful but I'm always tempted to eat too much. I love the rosemary skewered scallops, the simply grilled salmon, the sirloin tips, among others. The peanut butter thing is amazing, if a waistline buster. The service is usually good.

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B
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

I have been going to NYAJ for several years now and one thing that I absolutely love is the chef will usually accomodate something even if it is not on the menu. I asked the server about the Harvest Mac N Cheese and she said that the October Fest menu had just ended the week before. Not sure why she was telling me that as this particular item is a Fall Menu offering they do each year. I was waiting for her to offer to check with the chef to see if he could make, but she never did. Highly disappointed as that was the reason I came there that evening. Not sure I will be returning.

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JB
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Have always felt at home each time i have been there.

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L
Washington DC
38 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Crowded restaurant with consistently good food. Waiters are friendly. Parking can be a problem is the restaurant is busy.

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DL
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lunch for Boss's Day with five of us. Everything was great!

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R
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Reliably good food and great service. The noise level is moderate allowing easy conversations.

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