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Tom & Joe's Restaurant

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1201 13th Ave, Altoona, PA 16601-3433
814-943-3423
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7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery

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  • 52
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Classic Breakfast Diner

Classic diner experience. Tom and Joe's in inexpensive and the food is delicious. You can sit at the bar and watch the food being made. I would recommend this diner to anyone and everyone. They serve breakfast and lunch. Tom & Joe's closes at 2 PM.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Kristina22Snyder
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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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English first
Altoona, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Classic diner experience. Tom and Joe's in inexpensive and the food is delicious. You can sit at the bar and watch the food being made. I would recommend this diner to anyone and everyone. They serve breakfast and lunch. Tom & Joe's closes at 2 PM.

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Altoona, Pa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

There is no better throwback to days of old than a good Restaurant like Tom & Joe's Restaurant if you Live or Visit Altoona, PA!! you feel like you've gone Back to the Past as you sit in a booth where the small jukebox's actually work! The Food is Good, the Service is Wonderful, and the Prices are Right! Where... More 

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Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Seriously, just go! You will love the food. The atmosphere is captivating. The service is the show! Order the "Greek Omlet" you won't be disappointed.

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southeast, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

servers will make you feel right at home if your mom yelled at you for putting elbows on the table. This place smells good, sounds good and the food eats. Wait if you must - it's worth it. We will go back :-)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

I haven`t been here in years. I had a coupon and decided to try out their lunch. I only had breakfast in the past. My meatloaf and mashed potatoes were homemade. The roll was a basic sandwhich bun. The neighborhood is a little seedy, lock your car doors. It is run by a family. A gem in altoona.

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Mississauga
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Stayed at the Super 8 in Altoona, and saw an ad in the room for Tom & Joe's. Decided to check it out. Was worth the visit. Had a Greek omelette with home fries. The cook made it right in front of me as I was sitting on a stool. The coffee was fresh and hot. It was a busy... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Had breakfast here with family recently. One had "the mess", which was a concoction of stuff. Someone else had pancakes that they couldn't eat. Another had French toast, which was okay. Food wasn't exciting, but it was nice to visit the place.

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Bellwood, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Friday morning we took our grandchildren in to treat them for breakfast. Well it wasn't a treat. Georgie the owner got mad b/c someone (a worker) sat bottles near a door. He started to scream and swear in front of a whole restaurant of customers. Used the "F" word several times, slammed and banged and made a scene. We thought... More 

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Great place for breakfast. The omelets are awesome. The servers are funny with somewhat adult humor, but it's a good place to take your family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

It is not much to look at but the food speaks for itself,husband recently took his 90 year old mother she was so excited it has good memories to her.

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Additional Information about Tom & Joe's Restaurant

Address: 1201 13th Ave, Altoona, PA 16601-3433
Phone Number: 814-943-3423
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Altoona
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1201 13th Ave, Altoona, PA 16601-3433
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: 814-943-3423

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm

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