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TJ's on the avenue

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7485 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060
+1 440-953-5959
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Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 40
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Family's Favorite Restaurant

This has been a family favorite for over 20 years. Good and dependable service and food. My kids love the Mac N Cheese. My favorite is the Chicken Piccata. Everyone loves the garlic rolls.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Janna P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This has been a family favorite for over 20 years. Good and dependable service and food. My kids love the Mac N Cheese. My favorite is the Chicken Piccata. Everyone loves the garlic rolls.

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Van Wert, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is a friendly restaurant serving tasty Italian food at the most reasonable price. The service is excellent and the atmosphere is casual.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I visited for the first time on Thursday evening with my family who were in town. We all walked in and were greeted wonderfully. We all ordered pasta of different varieties (alfredo, lasgna, etc.) And we were all blown away by the end. It was quite good!! Is it the best ever, probably not... but it's worth many more visits!... More 

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Mentor, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I enjoy a restaurant that is good for conversation - this one fits the bill! It provides a pleasant dining experience. The food is good and wait staff are pleasant and do not pester you. I dislike having questions asked as soon as I put food in my mouth.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Waitress was great, kept on top of the garlic rolls and our drinks full. Food was okay, noodles were slightly under cooked. Nothing special, I personally think Olive Garden is better.

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Cleveland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This Italian style restaurant has fabulous food! The service is good and prices are reasonable. They have children's menus.

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Eastlake, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Have been going here for many years & have always enjoyed delicious meals. The sauce is very tasty & being siciliano I'm very picky about pasta sauce. Best Italian dining in Mentor.

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Painesville, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

With the pasta made daily in house, this is a dining experience you can't miss! The Chicken Madison is exemplary; just the right amount of cheese and white wine sauce to make your mouth happy. The marinara sauce is sweet and oh so good! The Chicken Mushroom Alfredo is delicious! You can tell the Alfredo sauce is the real deal... More 

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Mentor, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I go to TJs maybe 4 times a year. it is never disappointing. the service is very good, the food even better. I've tried a number of dishes, but they have a salad with fruit, that is huge and very fresh! its nearly a meal for 2! its a favorite of mine, my girlfriend and some of my other friends.... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I really love the food here. I love their mussels and calamari. Great Italian food and large quantities. Also the service is good. Every time I go to Mentor this is a restaurant I will stop at.

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Additional Information about TJ's on the avenue

Address: 7485 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060
Phone Number: +1 440-953-5959
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lake County  >  Mentor
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7485 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lake County  >  Mentor
  • Phone Number: +1 440-953-5959

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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