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TJ's on the avenue

7485 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060
(440) 953-5959
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Ranked #5 of 164 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
Mentor, Ohio
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106 reviews 106 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Food is consistently good. This is not a gourmet restaurant, but there is a nice variety of dishes and all are good. The place is a little cramped and for some reason it always looks unclean due to the carpeting. It would look so much better with wood or tile floors,

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Mentor, Ohio
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We have been coming here for 30 years plus.The quality of the food is outstanding,the service is fast and friendly,and prices are reasonable. What more could you ask for? Spumoni what else.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This is an excellent Italian eatery. We had 15 guests, and the service was excellent. The rolls they have are unbelievably good. There is not a bad item on the menu. I made reservations for the group prior to coming in. If you visit on a Friday eveing, be prepared to wait. You can call ahead and they will put... More

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Geneva,Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We love this restaurant!!!! We've been coming here for about 15 years the owner is super nice the staff is always friendly!! We always leave full between the rolls,salad and our delicious meal! Prices for what you get are great! I tell everyone to go here!

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Mentor
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I've been dining at TJ's for over ten years and have always been satisfied each time I've eaten there. Their seafood dish with mussels is outstanding! Their seafood alfredo is awesome too! Their kid's menu is $4 per kid with nice serving sizes. Their kid's meal cheeseburger is big enough for an adult. Another awesome thing about TJ's is their... More

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Ohio
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stopped here on an early Saturday afternoon because we had a coupon and had never tried them before. We thought they were American type food, not realizing it was an Italian restaurant. A nicely decorated place with a theme of Italy. After the hostess seated us the waitress came and made a point to tell us that the coupon... More

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I have had several meals here and the food is average. Nothing great. The only redeeming factor is the garlic bread they put at each table. The service is always meh. People who are terribly bored and it shows. Spend your money and go to Bravo.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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112 reviews 112 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We fell in love with TJ's 20 years ago and have been going there ever since. The pasta is homemade and the sauce to thick and zesty. The salads are a good size with great Italian dressing and the warm garlic rolls are to die for. We have taken family and friends to TJ's and everyone raves about what an... More

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Mentor, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

TJ' S has the best Chicken Piccata around. I cannot leave any of the sauce on the plate. I drop bits of their garlic rolls onto the plate to retrieve it all. All of their meals are freshly prepared daily. You will not be disappointed if you enjoy fresh food. Very busy on weekends.

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Solon, Ohio
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Good Italian food at reasonable prices. A casual, family atmosphere with enough seating for maybe 100 people. Service is friendly and prompt. Full bar.

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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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