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TJ's on the avenue

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7485 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060-5405
+1 440-953-5959
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped there tonight with my gf. We both split a pizza and was very delicious. Nice place, reasonably priced and good service. Saw lots of other dishes being served and all looked very nice. We'll be back for sure...

Thank Lezleefeetsgoddess
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211 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Back in the day this place was awesome. My chicken had huge chunks if fat in it and the sauce was so bland. The salad was good as well as the Cavalli pasta. Service was horrible. We waited 15 mins just to be seated cause the girl kept getting tables messed up. Defently won't be back, waste of money.

1 Thank gingerriss
Cleveland, Ohio
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great family Italian, homemade sauces, pastas and very friendly. Only problem: my wife says too many choices!

Thank Clint F
Uniontown, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After visiting another local attraction we had lunch at T J's. Since there was a group of us we knew that a little extra time was involved, but they did a great job serving us. Everyone loved their food, and that is saying a lot when you have a larger group of people. Glad we chose T J's.

Thank kellyskeys
Dayton, Ohio
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Eggplant parmigiana , garlic rolls and manicotti amazing. Order ready when promised and carry out check out easily completed. Will return.

Thank Donna Z
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The drinks were awesome.y husband had the strawberry daiquiris and I had the long island iced teas? He also had the chicken Santa Fe and I had the chicken Madison. It was delish!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic seafood with angel hair pasta and top drawer service. Prices are awesome too. Close to the interstate and a unique local eatery. 100 per cent pure Italian. This place rocks. Super glad I stopped here.

Thank George C
Mentor, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

The BEST Linguini White Clam Sauce around. Their Chicken Tasca also very good and it's nice that you have the option of soup or salad to accompany your meal. It is also nice that they have alcohol service. Most of the servers have been there a long time and are very nice and accommodating.

Thank MDLJ7512
Cleveland, Ohio
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

Been going here for years. The soups are all home made and excellent. I have never had anything that was very-very good here. I suggest the Chicken Pecan Salad, its loaded with fruit and fresh grilled chicken.

Thank DaveZ111
Eastlake, Ohio
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Consistently good food. Actually ordered the salad with chicken and it was the best salad I've had in a long time. Perfect amount of items. This is always our go to place for Italian.

Thank 80souths

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7485 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060-5405
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lake County  >  Mentor
  • Phone Number: +1 440-953-5959

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