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TJ's on the avenue

7485 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060-5405
+1 440-953-5959
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“garlic rolls” (13 reviews)
“pasta” (27 reviews)
“shrimp” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
7485 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060-5405
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been going to TJ's since 1990 and it has always been our favorite Italian restaurant for fresh pasta. Well that is no longer the case. We went here in July 2018 and for the first time were disappointed. Their delicious homemade fresh pasta...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank HootieToo
MarzMan88, Owner at TJ's on the avenue, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are very sorry to hear about your disappointment with our new pasta machine. I promise you, no one was more disappointed then us when the old machine broke and we were forced to replace the machine which costs more than most new cars. We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anything you get here is amazing! I always try to get in here when I visit from Florida. This place has been around for years and you can see why. The best eggplant parm, pizza, chicken cacciatore, pasta...you can't lose!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has an old school family style feel. When choosing a restaurant to dine at this evening, I told my husband let's not judge a book by its cover. The service was very good however the food left little to be desired. A little...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank HSTravelGal
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Encouraged to try TJ's on the Avenue for dinner tonight. They're located on Mentor Avenue in Mentor. I got a house salad with Blue Cheese Crumbles and French dressing. They serve up a huge portion and it was delicious! I got the Eggplant Parmesan appetizer...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank markdouglasobenour
MarzMan88, Manager at TJ's on the avenue, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you for the positive review! Gotta wonder how to earn your 5-Star approval :) Regardless, we appreciate you giving us a try and look forward to serving you delicious meals in the future! -MP

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Food was near excellent! Staff was memorable and we will definitely be back for another visit soon Thanks!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mr R
Reviewed 3 October 2018

She force me into her Restaurant !! Kept pinching me , my wife was upset.. But the food was good ! Just a thought !!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank michael w
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Less expensive s is all c lo ean friendly good average service nothing remarkable but good p lo scr for lunch or family

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gary C
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for dinner. We had to wait a bit because it was homecoming but the wait was worth it. From the bread to the soup and salad to the main meal, everything was excellent. As we were from out of town, we split the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Laura5798
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Loved this place. Food was fantastic. Service exceptional. Price was reasonable. Would definitely return when back in area.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Terri G
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

I could not say a single bad thing about TJ's on the Avenue. The food is amazing and not expensive like most other Italian restaurants. The owner is always there helping with anything he possibly can to make sure you have a good visit. This...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank vmg440
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SandyLarry92
17 October 2018|
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Response from DJMLN | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if they would take a standing reservation - guess the best thing to do is give them a call
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SandyLarry92
17 October 2018|
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Response from Julie R | Reviewed this property |
I am sure TJ's on the Avenue would help!
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Sue O
11 August 2017|
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Response from dawsonvld2 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, they have a bar there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
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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