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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: Breakfast, Delivery

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    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
Family Tradition

Great homemade food. This restaurant has been there for over 50 years and is still family owned and operated. If you want an

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
myrt1975
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Cresson, Pennsylvania
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79 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Cresson, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Great homemade food. This restaurant has been there for over 50 years and is still family owned and operated. If you want an

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Locals love this place. I go for breakfast. The Special-Special is my favorite. I recommend Tom & Joe's to everyone. They are only open for breakfast & lunch. Prices are very reasonable.

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If you like old time breakfasts this is the place to eat.The food is great and the staff is very friendy

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a unique old diner with lots of local color. The food is delicious, and the experience is unique!

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Annandale, Virginia
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

My wife and I stopped by this diner to meet a friend. We were very satisfied with the breakfast. I had banana pancakes and my wife had "The Mess", which was eggs and potatoes mixed together with many other options to choose from. The coffee was good. The food is better than the average diner. If you like a loud... More 

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Average food, great entertainment, and fair prices. All ways worth a visit when you are in downtown Altoona.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

For those that don't get it. The sometimes loud and brash waitresses is their shtick. Food is always good and hot. It comes off the grill and to your table in under a minute. Lighten up people. Enjoy the show !

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Bay Village, Ohio
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Any time I get into Altoona to visit family I make an effort to have breakfast at this wonderful diner. This is the kind of place where the waitress already knows what the regulars will order and make sure the coffee cup is always full. If you sit at the counter you will get to see your food being cooked.... More 

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Ebensburg, Pennsylvania
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207 reviews 207 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Definite Mom and Pop diner with a standard menu and basic meals. We both had the hot turkey sandwich with mashed potatoes and gravy. Very tasty and filling. The coffee wasn't the best but okay. This is a nice local restaurant. Clean and friendly.

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Pennsylvania
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102 reviews 102 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

If you love diner breakfast, this is the place for you. Definitely order the "mess!" Fresh cut home fries, eggs, meat, and cheese mixed into a pile of yummy! Third generation family place. We met mom and son today. Nickel jukeboxes still hang on the wall. Don't miss this experience!

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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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