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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 - 10:00 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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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 11
    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
TJs, when you want to count on the quality

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
jim m
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Mentor, Ohio
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Cleveland
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163 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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36 reviews
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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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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

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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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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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97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 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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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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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 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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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?