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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Delivery

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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 10
    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
Love the banter between the front and back rooms of the restaurant!

My husband and I had breakfast at Tom & Joe's after reading about how great this restaurant is on Facebook. It did not disappoint! The place was packed yet the waitress handled it without a glitch! Food was excellent! Will definitely be back!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
672lindam
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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English first
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My husband and I had breakfast at Tom & Joe's after reading about how great this restaurant is on Facebook. It did not disappoint! The place was packed yet the waitress handled it without a glitch! Food was excellent! Will definitely be back!

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Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My husband and I go to Tom & Joe's for breakfast every Sunday morning. We love their ham & cheese omelet and home fries with onions - the best in the area.

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San Antonio, Texas
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My mother has lived in the Altoona area for about 50 years and had never been there. We went there with my son and his wife and we all loved what we got. My son loved the steak and eggs so much he picked up the tab. I need to go back there soon (with my son).

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

If you want the real diner experience in altoona, have breakfast or lunch here. Cooks yelling orders, sassy waitresses and good food! My husband told the waitress that his food was awful ( teasing of course) and she said choke on it. Great banter! Today they had ham pot pie -- mouth was watering, looked just like my moms.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

As someone who travels the country with construction industry. This is one of the best places in the country to eat breakfast and the lunch specials are outstanding.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We came here looking for your typical diner experience and got so much more. The place was packed and every employee was hustling. Our server was friendly and talkative. The breakfast was well above average. We ate every bite. I'd definitely stop by again.

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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

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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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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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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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Restaurant Details

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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