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All 165 Mentor Restaurants

TJ's on the avenue

7485 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060
(440) 953-5959
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Ranked #7 of 165 Restaurants in Mentor
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I've been going to TJ's for about 20 years and I'm never disappointed. I used to live within a 20 minute drive of the restaurant and would go there at least a few times a year. Now that I live further away, I always make a point of at least picking up an order of their calamari to go, whenever... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My husband and I have passed by here so many times and finally decided to stop in. Wow! The portions were huge, the food was simple Italian yet delicious, and we had quick service. I'm pretty new to the east side and I'm so happy we can count this as one of our favorites!

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Leroy
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93 reviews 93 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I will say that at least it isn't commissary food like the Olive Garden serves! It has been many years since I was last at TJ's. The calamari wasn't bad. The garlic rolls were good and unlimited. The soup was supposed to be unlimited, but our waitress named Grace was far from being on her A game. As a matter... More 

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We've been to tj's many times. We are never disappointed!!! Great food & service & we love call ahead seating!

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Mentor, Ohio
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

I love this place. I have a few favorite Italian places and in mentor I will chose this place over the other Italian places. The bread is delicious and addictive (no joke my family downed 6 baskets) all the dinners I've had here I've never had a bad meal or had to send anything back. Service is always good :)

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Boca Raton
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Had a wonderful dinner with a large party last night at this restaurant in Mentor. Was very impressed with the hospitality there, as well as the food. The food seemed very fresh, and the menu options were terrific. In addition, the pizza and the home-made bread were to die for. Chicken Madison, their signature dish, was fantastic. We were touched... More 

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mentor
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129 reviews 129 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

It was okay. Nothing I would brag about. Portions were average size. Seems a little overpriced for the same food you would get another Italian place.

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Willoughby, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This was the second time at Tj's and it was wonderful. Kathy was our server and the service was great. Cold, crisp salad, warm rolls, and entrees that melted in your mouth. My daughter-in-law had the chicken alfredo and I had the veal parm. The meals came out hot and they were excellent. We got too full for the dessert... More 

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93 reviews 93 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Well this is place worth passing. Outdated and dirty needs a good cleaning (floors) and don't think the place has been painted in 20 years. May be offer a booster seat when you have toddler with you? Not here! Just keep driving!

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Chardon, Ohio
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91 reviews 91 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Ordered carryout zucchini tenders, chicken pecan salad, and chicken piccata. The tenders were hot and crispy with a nice ranch type dipping sauce. The chicken pecan salad was loaded with fruit and nuts and the poppyseed dressing is one of the best around. Perfect with the ingredients. The chicken piccata was moist and tender and the sauce was very rich... More 

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Additional Information about TJ's on the avenue

Address: 7485 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060
Phone Number: (440) 953-5959
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lake County  >  Mentor
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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