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33 Hall Ave, Wallingford, CT 06492-3549
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great for greasy!

if you want a great bacon, egg & cheese on a hardroll... this is the place. small place near train station. A bit smelly, from the grill, but you will enjoy the food. Eat In, Tom does not like take out orders

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2013
Stan C
Wallingford, Connecticut, United States
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Wallingford, Connecticut, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

if you want a great bacon, egg & cheese on a hardroll... this is the place. small place near train station. A bit smelly, from the grill, but you will enjoy the food. Eat In, Tom does not like take out orders

Thank Stan C
Wallingford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

Tom makes the very best bacon egg and cheese on a hard roll that you will ever have. It cost about what you would have paid 20 years ago. No table service, you must go to the back and ask Tom (no spring chicken) for what you want. its a scene right out of seinfeld and the soup guy.I hope... More 

Thank 33959Dan555golf
Wallingford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

To know Tom is to love him. I am a regular, 4 or 5 times a week for years. Yes, he is surly at times. He is also Mr. Milk Toast at times. He runs a tight ship and does things his way. That is what makes it Tom's. He has been in the restaurant business all his life and... More 

Thank threeonthree
Hartford, Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

This is a self serve type of place. The owner stands at the grill, you walk over tell him what you want, and after its done he just puts it up on this little shelf and you have to go get it. You make your own coffee and are expected to fill it up if its empty. Every customer sort... More 

Thank MATTfromCT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

Tom's whole operation is flawed from the start. You're greeted by Tom's miserable demeanor as he stands over his greasy grill letting who knows what kind of skin or hair follicles fall into your food. I'm surprised he can still notice when someone walks into the place. It's dark inside, and dirty. You're expected to coordinate with every other customer... More 

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2011

Not only were the bacon egg and cheeses amazing and so large and wonderful, but the owner, Tom is just as great. The cost of a bacon egg and cheese is $2.50 and worth every penny and more. Tom is definitely absolutely adorable and the greatest chef in Wallingford,Connecticut. The low maintenance of the restaurant makes you feel really at... More 

Thank danielleeeeee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2011

What nice people and great food and a great value. Highly recommend it!

Thank lsonoma
New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2008

The Bacon Egg and Cheese isn't called famous for nothing. It's the size of your face, less than $3.00, and soo good you can't help but go back for more. The regulars are always quick to strike up a conversation or help you learn the ropes of the shoppe if it's your first time. Especially good if you're taking an... More 

Thank meemz4
New London, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2008

Having gone to school in this town and spending many a weekend morning at Tom's debating world issues or just catching up on gossip, I might be a bit biased. However, you will never have a better bacon or sausage, egg and cheese than what you will get here. Portions are great and Tom is the only person "officially" running... More 

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  • Address: 33 Hall Ave, Wallingford, CT 06492-3549
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Wallingford
  • Phone Number: 203-949-8077

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