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So. Trade Street, Tryon, NC 28782
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast breakfast breakfast

They are open for lunch but we always get (you guessed it) breakfast. Everything is good, but blueberry pancakes are outstanding. Hubby actually asks for LESS blueberries. Service is prompt, and attentive. Atmosphere is definitely 'local', no cups match, and more than one booth is held together... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 25, 2014
sophiegirl04
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Western NC
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Tryon, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lots of local go for breakfast. Foor is well prepared but with poor quality ingredients. Friendly atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

They are open for lunch but we always get (you guessed it) breakfast. Everything is good, but blueberry pancakes are outstanding. Hubby actually asks for LESS blueberries. Service is prompt, and attentive. Atmosphere is definitely 'local', no cups match, and more than one booth is held together with duct tape. But the portions are huge, cooked correctly to order -... More 

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Tryon, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

TJ's is a typical diner serving good food for breakfast and lunch for not a lot of money. It is popular for breakfast, in no small part to their delicious blueberry pancakes. You get good value for your money here.

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Tryon, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Very good place to have breakfast. Convenient location, early morning specials, good coffee and large menu. Food is very good and prepared with care. Service is quick and very friendly.

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Tryon, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We have eaten breakfasts and lunches here for years. The staff is amazingly hard-working to produce wonderful selection of egg breakfasts with all the sides. My favorite is the spinach feta with biscuit and baked apples. The lunches are a good variety of hot plates with large selection of sides as well as the usual sandwiches. It is unpretentious café/diner... More 

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Tryon, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We discovered T.J.'s Cafe the morning we moved here. Went looking for someplace to eat a good breakfast. Locals love it. Fantastic coffee, VERY reasonably priced. It's only open for breakfast and lunch.

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  • Address: So. Trade Street, Tryon, NC 28782
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Tryon

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