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Tom Sawyer

$$ - $$$
American, Greek, Diner
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98 E Ridgewood Ave, Paramus, NJ 07652-4025
+1 201-262-0111
6:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 12:00 am
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Woodland Park, New Jersey
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, hard to enter because of all the traffic moving on both sides, also a bit pricey. Very clean , over all not a bad place.

Thank yucarlis
Stamford, Connecticut
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134 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a great breakfast ranging from two eggs to pancakes and french toast. Service was great as well as the food and the portions. Would not hesitate to return to try other food options.

Thank h0ylandm
East Coast
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169 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Be prepared, dinner prices started at $17.99. We settled on soup and salad for $9.99 which was good but not as substantial a meal as we had hoped for. What ever happened to 'DINER' prices?

Thank Giggy
West Milford, New Jersey
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74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

Salads are always great here. Tonight it's just dessert. If you want a good diner to go to that's open late, or his is the place.

Thank yardleywang
Poughkeepsie, New York
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

We were passing thru Paramus and found this diner along the way. The portions were large, and food presented well and was the right temperature. Service was good. Slightly pricey but no complaints.

Thank SEM12533
New York City, New York
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1,557 reviews
791 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 685 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

New Jersey seems to specialize in diners. This one has been in the present location for many years and reopened about eight years ago after a major fire. It has carried its new iteration very lightly, and cleanliness is excellent. Service is fast and friendly, and lunch today was as good as I remember. It has a very loyal local... More 

Thank robcurtross
Blairstown, New Jersey
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100 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

Good for a quick meal with typical diner menu. Slightly higher prices than most other diners. friendly staff

Thank JTL07825
Wildwood Crest, New Jersey
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73 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

This is a typical diner where the food is good but you are paying the high prices for diner food. Their eggs Benedict are good.

Thank Angelo M
Cresskill NJ
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89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

The food was very good, the salads had fresh wholesome ingredients and the service was pleasant. Would definitely stop again.

Thank Larry112
Newton, MA
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357 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Having grown up in New Jersey, we try to get to an NJ diner any time we are back in the area. The menu of Tom Sawyer is typical of a diner. The variety is what you would expect. They have a very narrow price range for most menu items and it is fairly high. Portions are a good size.... More 

Thank Mark S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Greek, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 E Ridgewood Ave, Paramus, NJ 07652-4025
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Paramus
  • Phone Number: +1 201-262-0111

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?