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T J's Downtown Diner

American, Diner
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100 block of E. Main St., Farmington, NM
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Mount Vernon, Washington
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178 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been trying to find a good breakfast place in Farmington ever since we started visiting family in town. We hadn't tried TJ's yet, so we gave it a try based on other reviews. First impressions are important, so when we walked in we noticed the place was clean which is important. Our server was very friendly and efficient. We... More 

Thank Fisheggs44
Farmington, NM
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2017

After my teenagers raved about TJ's we went here with them as a family with our 4 children. Let me first say that you will not leave hungry--the portions are big. The quality however didn't live up to expectations. I don't know if the biscuits and pancakes and waffles were homemade, but they sure tasted like they came out of... More 

Thank bobtbentley
Tsaile, AZ
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

I've come to Farmington to shop on weekends for years, but always just drove by because the place was packed, or was closed.They aren't open evenings or Sundays. That being said, I've eaten there twice in the last 6 weeks, and my only regret is not stopping in years ago!I've had "The Heap" and "The Pileup", both breakfasts kept me... More 

Thank Greg T
Pismo Beach, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 25, 2017

Great food, quick service, green chili on anything if you ask, corned beef worth eating, home made chicken dumplings once a week, and its clean. Classic diner with the family's war medals on the wall. Worth a stop.

Thank Brandtnm
Farmington, New Mexico, United States
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed December 4, 2016

They have everything from pancakes to oatmeal on a the menu. Great value and taste! Parking is difficult to find since it is on the main street. Service is great. Always get refills on water and coffee!

Thank Shaleen B
New Mexico mountains
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83 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed November 19, 2016

This is an "old school" diner with a typical diner menu, done well.Their motto is "Not Fast Food, Just Food Fast". They live up to their motto. Good food, prompt friendly service. Perfect for lunch. If you are hankering for French Fries, this is your place!!!

Thank ecolinter
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5 reviews
Reviewed September 30, 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed the food, atmosphere and employees at this restaurant. Delicious hamburgers!! Highly recommend.

Thank Mike M
Farmington, New Mexico
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016

My previous experience at TJ's Downtown Diner in Farmington was frustrating. I actually needed help to figure out the menu and how to order...I mean, really, who needs that? However, I was one of three people who held a business meeting over lunch at the above-described diner, and what a pleasant surprise. There were lots of choices on the very-readable... More 

Thank Edie F
Aztec, New Mexico
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130 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Excellent service. Fast food. Lots of food. Low cost. Breakfast and lunch. What more needs to be said?

1 Thank Shannon L
Roswell, New Mexico
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 30, 2016

Simple food but very good. We enjoyed the experience and would probably eat there again if and when we travel through Farming again.

Thank bettychancey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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American, Diner
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 block of E. Main St., Farmington, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Farmington
Had breakfast here on a Saturday morning. They may serve lunch also.

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