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Tommy's Diner

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American, Greek, Diner
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914 W Broad St, Columbus, OH 43222-1444
614-224-2422
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5:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 5:30 am - 2:30 pm
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

I visited this spot because I love a good home cooked meal w a family friendly atmosphere. The staff was friendly and I got my food in a timely manner. Food taste like it's made w love. Check it out if u love to try new things and love a good home cooked meal.

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Thank KARATE K
New Albany, Ohio
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

I am a former restaurant owner and have been searching dozens of restaurants for the best breakfast in columbus. I found it, Tommy's Diner on W Broad St. Large eggs, real home fried potatoes and two large sausage paddies. Excellent coffee. The service was great. All at a competitive price. I cannot believe this place has been there for twenty... More 

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1 Thank William L
Springfield, Ohio
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited Tommy's this morning while in Cbus. Everything was great; I had the Big Breakfast while my wife got the Western Omelette. Food was terrific; not processed like a chain would give you. Staff was great..spot on service and personable. Can't wait to visit again to try the lunch menu!!!

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1 Thank jwholland73
New Castle, Indiana
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Walking in to Tommy's you are instantly taken back into a 1950s style Diner. Classic decor and set up. My wife had the pancakes and they were amazing. I had the eggs Benedict. 2 thumbs up. Our waitress at the bar was outstanding. Highly recommend this place for anyone wanting a classic diner feel and great food.

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1 Thank Dsadlerlaw
Katy, Texas
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

In town for business and find this great place. It is everything you would hope for in a genuine, old school diner. Great food, atmosphere, prices, personalities and local flavor. This is no tourist destination. The neighborhood is not the greatest, but I was treated very well and will be back.

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1 Thank Brett R
Dayton, Ohio
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Tommy's is a family-run diner on the near west side of Columbus (W. Broad St), in the Franklinton neighborhood. The food is quite good, excellent selection of breakfast and lunch items, with typical 50's/60's type decoration. Although the food is always delicious, the service can be somewhat disjointed, i.e., if you get a great server it's fantastic, if not, well... More 

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Thank Rich0490
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Looking for a great breakfast close to downtown Columbus look no more. Great food and a bustling atmosphere. Just a fun place to eat. We had the big breakfast which included eggs, potatoes, bacon and toast along with a waffle. Very good. My son had the special eggs benedict also great. I really liked the home fries with cheese and... More 

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Thank Richard S
Dover, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

My family and I ate at Tommy's last Friday morning, and had a great diner breakfast at a reasonable price. The location is good - about a mile and a half from the Arena district - so we could walk back to the hotel after eating a hearty breakfast. The restaurant is decorated with lots of vintage photos and the... More 

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Thank Cindy D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Had the ham & cheese omelet and it was easily one of the best I've ever had. The service was prompt and friendly and I would definitely go back. The decor was and added bonus.

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Thank Jeff H
Columbus, Ohio
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Rightly qualifying as a Columbus landmark (look at the pictures on the wall on your left as you enter the restaurant - Woody Hayes, past Columbus Mayors and a number of other local celebs) all date back over the past 50 plus years. The stainless steel walls, red vinyl booths, black and white tile floor and the assortment of pictures... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Greek, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
5:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
5:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 914 W Broad St, Columbus, OH 43222-1444
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: 614-224-2422

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