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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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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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
  • 15
    Excellent
  • 11
    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
A new family favorite

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

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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8 reviews 8 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
16 helpful votes 16 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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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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73 reviews 73 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Tremendous selection of delectables, family run and owned. Pizza to baked stuff cod to hot grinders you won't be disappointed

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CT
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49 reviews 49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I don't know what is going on with this place lately but the small flies/nats are very annoying while eating. The food is great and the staff is very personable but when your sitting in a booth and have naps everywhere it is very annoying. Been here a month ago and the same thing. Also - don't bother ordering a... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

My family and I enjoy ordering takeout here about once a week. The food is great and the prices are reasonable. We all have our favorite dishes and have had the pizza, wraps, and subs which are all delicious. But my personal fav is the stuffed mushrooms! If you are in the area this is a great place to eat... More 

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We live locally and enjoy TJ's weekly. It is consistently good, the prices are reasonable, the portions are generous and the owner/family is super friendly and funny. Great pizza, salads, entrees, etc.

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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?