Not Your Average Joe's Ardmore

4.1
1573 reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Not Your Average Joe's Kitchen & Bar offers a menu inspired by American cuisine. Its menu is stylish, contemporary and includes fresh oysters, gourmet pizzas, rice bowls and a variety of burgers. During a daily Happy Hour, diners can also enjoy both drink and appetizer specials.

Along with an array of beers, its menu includes wines and a wide selection of specialty cocktails. You'll further enjoy a casual and pub-like experience. Its décor includes an open kitchen, bench seating and a separate bar area with mounted flat screen televisions all around for watching sporting events.

Not Your Average Joe’s Ardmore is located in the Suburban Square upscale open-air mall and farmers market. Conveniently close to Villanova University, Lower Merion High School, and Haverford College, our restaurant has dine-in, carry out, and delivery options to serve-up our creative cuisine any way you like it. 

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What 1573 People Are Saying
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4.1based on recent ratings
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4.2
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4.1
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3.9
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Noise · Moderate
81% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Took my brother out for his birthday. As always, the food was good, staff were friendly, and I love the area. You can do some shopping before or after your meal.

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vipSusiee
Philadelphia
34 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Did not mention bday celebration despite being informed
Small portion size

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall2food2service2ambience2

We were seated at the bar

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likestodineout
Philadelphia
22 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always enjoy the patio seating

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Hungry101
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for my husband's birthday and brought my grandson. It was very enjoyable. We felt well cared for as the hostess, other waiters and waitresses, etc. backed each other up.

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vipTtj215
Philadelphia
24 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall1food1service4ambience2

The wait was long. My children’s food was cold and had to be sent back. My food was nasty and poorly prepared. I got the chicken and shrimp rice bowl. I didn’t even send it back, I just didn’t eat it. I just ate the house bread and my sweet potato fries.

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ShannonF
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great dinner! Our server, Matt, was awesome. Good info and good recommendations. Everything was really delicious!

JK
JerryK
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on 27 July 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

I'm tired of writing reviews for the same restaurants

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CherylW
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 26 July 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Went there to celebrate our son’s 22nd birthday. Made reservations for 8 of us and was seated immediately. Ordered non-al drinks, 5 apps to share among us and 8 entrees, the total price was quite reasonable. Food was very good and enjoyed by all. Our waitress Tina was excellent and extremely attentive to us. Would definitely return

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AdamD
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 24 July 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience3

Food was not good, my wife got sick. Service was mediocre at best. Nice ambiance, but much more potential than what is in place now.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 24 July 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

It was very nice. Sat outside and the area is b autiful. It was as a beautiful night!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 24 July 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Server was wonderful. Very attentive and helpful. The ambiance was beautiful and the noise level was very moderate to quiet. Definitely loved this place.

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vipGorman
Philadelphia
19 reviews
Dined on 24 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was great!

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vipJoel
Philadelphia
76 reviews
Dined on 23 July 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great local place, good variety of food.

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CurtisP
1 review
Dined on 23 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome place, great food, great service! Highly recommend

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Blacnificent
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on 20 July 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Our server was very nice and personable. She was always around without being overbearing. She made good food and drink suggestions. Only real downside was multiple items I ordered were not available to be ordered. Other than that it was a good experience.

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John
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Food was good. Service was adequate. Waiter seemed distracted and not focused on our party of 4.

JM
JulieM
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on 17 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious, as usual. We were disappointed the took the lettuce wraps off the menu, but we had a nice time.

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vipSusiee
Philadelphia
35 reviews
Dined on 16 July 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

I had to send my salmon back as not cooked in middle to my desired doneness

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 15 July 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Everything about this restaurant was absolutely terrible. The atmosphere , service, and especially the food was disgusting!! I’m incredibly disappointed with my experience. Usually the food makes up for a lot however, the food was the worst part of our experience. I do not recommend anyone eating here. There were so many Gnats flying around and a sour odor in the restaurant. I doubt I could have enjoyed the food even if it wasn’t totally disgusting. We literally didn’t have two bites of our meal. The chicken on my salad tasted like rubber, my friends salmon was underdone, even the lettuce tasted sour!!Everything was absolutely Terrible! We wasted $100 dollars! Our kids had burgers, something they love and they couldn’t even eat it. At first I thought the food was so terrible because they were playing a practical joke on us. I’m not sure how this place is still in business.

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Irishlass
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on 13 July 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

I have been coming here because of your wonderful gluten free options. The rolls were always my favorite. The server was new. Never cleared used dishes. My super crunch salad was missing the quinoa and my rolls were not warm and I had to ask for the dip. We were given the check and not even asked if we want dessert. Prices were higher, knowing that most places did hike prices. Very disappointing experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 11 July 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience5

Horrible service waiter never came back to see was all ok no straws with drinks forgot ketchup when asked twice an napkins bland food overpriced

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MarcusS
1 review
Dined on 11 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my family's first time here and it was amazing. Kayla was very helpful and was able to answer any questions we had about the menu items. Everything arrived quickly and all the servers were very nice. The food was fantastic as well. We will definitely be back in the near future!

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Shae
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 9 July 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

First time at this restaurant and everything went well. Seated quickly (had reservations), great service, very good food.

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ChantalL
1 review
Dined on 7 July 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience3

Food was not tasty at all! For the price that I paid… very disappointed
Outside table…. Chairs are so uncomfortable

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LoganB
1 review
Dined on 5 July 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience3

The lobster roll was very dry $32 and didn’t even eat it. The service was terrible. Overall very disappointed.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
30 reviews
Dined on 3 July 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Always a good choice for lunch ! Service is friendly & food pretty consistent !

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 2 July 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Food wasn’t up to standard, I asked for medium steak, received well done so steak was tough. Staff was friendly and quick

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DanielK
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 2 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food great service would recommend. I will be going back soon@

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vipNat1
Philadelphia
75 reviews
Dined on 2 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great hamburger. Great service. Neighborhood Gem.
Love Joe's

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marandchet
Philadelphia
29 reviews
Dined on 2 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were great . Prices are a little high

MB
MacB
1 review
Dined on 1 July 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Nice mix of standard and more exotic offerings. Ahi tuna on cucumbers was very nicely done (although this is listed under wontons). Large portions and a good value.

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vipRuxton
Philadelphia
44 reviews
Dined on 29 June 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Pretty average food at Not Your Average Joe's. The baked almond crusted salmon was less than average.

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ElizabethF
Philadelphia
19 reviews
Dined on 28 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent outside dining experience. Requested outdoor dining because of Covid and were able to sit in the shade In front of the restaurant.We had very attentive servers!

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Amir
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 26 June 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

To be completely honest, the service was okay. The best thing was the salmon and chilled margaritas. It probably would have been a better evening if we had earlier reservations. However, it was 9:30pm and from the look of staff they just wanted to go home. I understand especially on a nice Saturday night.

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vipMegs13
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined on 26 June 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience1

We felt it was too dark inside this location. It’s an old movie theater so there are no windows. Also the tuna poke bowl is too dry. Your creators should rethink that recipe. Dry quinoa and brown rice is not good.

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DanielD
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 25 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Didn’t know what to expect but had a nice time.

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vipPatB
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on 25 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a great experience as always. Our server (his name escapes me) was fantastic offering help with making menu selections.

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vipfoodie
Philadelphia
58 reviews
Dined on 25 June 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience2

After the meal we noticed a clump of hair on the table which was not visible as it blended in with the table- the manager did reduce our bill but it was pretty gross- food was not up to what it used to be- waitress was just ok- would not go back

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JillB
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on 21 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fantastic! Our server was excellent. I will definitely be going back!

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Not Your Average Joe's Ardmore is rated 4.1 stars by 1573 OpenTable diners.

Not Your Average Joe's Ardmore does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.notyouraveragejoes.com/gift-cards/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.

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