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Tom's Restaurant
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Reviewed December 22, 2011

Tom's whole operation is flawed from the start. You're greeted by Tom's miserable demeanor as he stands over his greasy grill letting who knows what kind of skin or hair follicles fall into your food. I'm surprised he can still notice when someone walks into the place. It's dark inside, and dirty. You're expected to coordinate with every other customer to figure out who gets their food next and if you don't do that Tom just gets mad at you. Then you throw your money in a pile on the counter after you eat. Seriously? And if you need change then good luck, Tom wouldn't help you if his life depended on it. Local high school girls love this place, but unless you're headed over to burn the place down and start a business that actually cares about its customers, stay away from Tom's.

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Reviewed July 26, 2011

Not only were the bacon egg and cheeses amazing and so large and wonderful, but the owner, Tom is just as great. The cost of a bacon egg and cheese is $2.50 and worth every penny and more. Tom is definitely absolutely adorable and the greatest chef in Wallingford,Connecticut. The low maintenance of the restaurant makes you feel really at home and you always enter with a smile no matter what the mood you're in. Much love Tom's

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Thank danielleeeeee
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Reviewed January 18, 2011

What nice people and great food and a great value. Highly recommend it!

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Thank lsonoma
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Reviewed October 5, 2008

The Bacon Egg and Cheese isn't called famous for nothing. It's the size of your face, less than $3.00, and soo good you can't help but go back for more. The regulars are always quick to strike up a conversation or help you learn the ropes of the shoppe if it's your first time. Especially good if you're taking an early morning train: Tom's opens around 4 or 5 am. He's sometimes like the soup nazi from seinfeld in that if you don't know the rules, you might not get served....but it's totally worth it and a lot less scary. try the food and let everyone else know the reviews weren't lying.

Thank meemz4
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Reviewed January 17, 2008

Having gone to school in this town and spending many a weekend morning at Tom's debating world issues or just catching up on gossip, I might be a bit biased. However, you will never have a better bacon or sausage, egg and cheese than what you will get here. Portions are great and Tom is the only person "officially" running the place. He enjoys a casual relationship with the locals and you might even find a local student volunteering to help bus tables or serve customers.

With the walls being covered by framed photos of famous and not-so-famous patrons, you might even find someone you recognize.

The food is good, the price is extremely reasonable and the atmosphere is even better.

Thank FlyboyPA151
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