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115 E College Ave Ste 13, Lompoc, CA 93436-5306
+1 805-736-9996
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Tue 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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vandenberg village, ca
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381 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been going to Tom's for many years and they continue to be excellent. The sausage and eggs are great. good coffee, good food and excellent service make for an enjoyable breakfast.

Thank billkathy88
Lompoc, California
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is hard to get a seat during lunchtime crowd, but you wouldn't be disappointed if you went early and tried the breakfast instead. Both are great. Good sausage! Friendly casual atmosphere. Service is good and quick. Any kind of burger you could want is available.

Thank Denise R
Ventura County Coast, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

I visit Lompoc a few times a year to see family and Tom's is always a must on our list. My father-in-law introduced us to this place. He is an old fashioned country boy that loves the homemade sausage patties. My husband is also a fan of the country gravy. I believe they make everything from scratch and the portions... More 

Thank MedeaLee
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

Lompoc has a couple of non chain burger places but Tom's is the original and the place my out of town friends want to visit. Tom's menu features a burger variation for each letter of the alphabet. My favorite is the "E" Burger with fries and onions rings combo.

Thank Mark H
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420 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

I went to meet up with family at Tom's for a late night meal. Tom's motto is "Home of the Educated Hamburger". I drove by Tom's a few times because it is on a side street strip-mall. Inside is small but packed, which is always a good sign. The menu lists items for breakfast, lunch/dinner. One third of the menu... More 

Thank Bgreenard
Walsenburg, Colorado
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Visiting family from Colorado we followed their recommendation to Tom's. I had the jalapeno burger and my husband had the double cheese. Both were delicious! We got the half order of sweet potato fries and they were enough for two. Best burgers in a very long time.

Thank sandyandskip
Arroyo Grande, California
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87 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited Lompoc, CA, to have something to do on a Saturday and were referred to Tom's by a local merchant. The restaurant isn't particularly easy to find since it's on a bit of a side street but it was definitely worth the effort to find it. The restaurant has a nice, open layout and there was... More 

Thank Bill C
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

You are in for a treat ! They literally 26 different burgers all with the letters of the Alphabet ! Mine is the Great Balls of fire , made with Japalenos . The C burger actually has Peanut Butter on it .so many Burgers to pick from! They also serve Breakfast and if burgers aren't your thing then you will... More 

Thank Patricia R
McGregor, Texas
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Tons of pre-existing amazing combinations. Have tried 2 and each was delicious. The food is fast the service is good. Just remember to get a 1/4 order of fries.... Great for us fried tater lovers!! Go you will enjoy the food.

Thank Sam M
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

We've tried all the burger places in Lompoc and this is our favorite. I took 1-star away only because it's the only burger place with servers. It's nice not to have to leave a tip, and not to wait for drink refills. Other than that-food is excellent! You get SO MANY FRIES! And the A - Z Burger Menu is... More 

Thank Nichole H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 E College Ave Ste 13, Lompoc, CA 93436-5306
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lompoc
  • Phone Number: +1 805-736-9996

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?