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TJ's Restaurant and Pizza

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735 Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT 06475
860-388-2400
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: When you are here, you can enjoy dinner in our full-service dining room or...
When you are here, you can enjoy dinner in our full-service dining room or a quick bite in our front seating area. Our selection of fresh salads, homemade soups, specialty sandwiches and delicious dinners are sure to please everyone's taste. Weather permitting, we also offer outside patio dining. You can accompany your meal with our selection of beer and wines, soft drinks and milk or hot chocolate. Of course, a meal is not complete without a delicious dessert and a cup of hot coffee or tea.
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Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food, good lunch spot

We decided to grab lunch at TJ's today. They had outdoor seating which was nice. The food was great, the server was attentive, and the value was definitely there. I would recommend checking TJ's out if you're in the Old Saybrook area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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76 reviews 76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We decided to grab lunch at TJ's today. They had outdoor seating which was nice. The food was great, the server was attentive, and the value was definitely there. I would recommend checking TJ's out if you're in the Old Saybrook area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I've visited this restaurant several times and have never been disappointed. The service is always fast and friendly and the food is consistently fantastic!!!! I will definitely keep coming back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We are regular customers at TJ's, the food is consistently great, the customer service is outstanding! This is our go to restaurant, one of the best on the Shoreline!

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Eastpoint, FL
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

Been by this place a number of times but never stopped. Read a TripAdvisor review and decided to stop. Glad I did. Not fancy but good food at reasonable prices. Big portions. The Eggplant Parmigiana is more than enough for two.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We live in the area and had been hearing about this new restaurant. Finally we decided to give it a try. The good was excellent! The kids loved the homemade mozzarella sticks and bread rolls made fresh daily. The pizza and service was excellent. Kids have dubbed this the new favorite family pizza place.

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Hadlyme, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

So, was looking for dinner but had an appointment to keep so figured "why not!?" Typical pizza joint but the food was really not bad. Which is actually saying a lot.

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Connecticut
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My daughter and I went to TJs after shopping, and had a late lunch. She ordered a Rueben Sandwich with fries and I had salad with chicken and artichokes. We started with a seafood stuffed mushroom appetizer. The food was served quickly, and was very good. I enjoy stopping at TJs for lunch, never had dinner there, but will try... More 

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nyc
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Today we stopped for lunch at T.J.'s (clearly a place known and loved by the locals). We had meatball, chicken parm and eggplant parm grinders on bread freshly imported that day from a special bakery in NYC. Nick, our waiter, told me what made the eggplant so delicious (baked not fried) and the marinara sauce was clearly homemade.Service was cheerful... More 

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East Lyme, Connecticut
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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Been here three times for dinner. Casual, friendly. Small, not quiet, but not overly noisy. A little hungry to famished menu items. Greek salad with gyro meat, baked scallops, chicken tenders, cheeseburger, Caesar salad, onion rings, specialty pizza, dinner specials, all excellent. Attentive, nice, flexible staff. Reasonable wait for food, given that the place was crowded each visit. Would prefer... More 

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Austin, Texas
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80 reviews 80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Based upon my brother's recommendation, we went to TJ's. Bad move. Disappointed. (Brother worked in a NY pizzeria) I am a pizza snob. I admit it readily. Drove up and it was crowded. Thought that was a good sign. We had phoned in a take out order for 2 pizzas, a cheese pie and a clam pie. General, while the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 735 Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT 06475
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: 860-388-2400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Pizza, Greek

Description

When you are here, you can enjoy dinner in our full-service dining room or a quick bite in our front seating area. Our selection of fresh salads, homemade soups, specialty sandwiches and delicious dinners are sure to please everyone's taste. Weather permitting, we also offer outside patio dining. You can accompany your meal with our selection of beer and wines, soft drinks and milk or hot chocolate. Of course, a meal is not complete without a delicious dessert and a cup of hot coffee or tea.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?