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Tom & Joe's Restaurant

1201 13th Ave, Altoona, PA 16601-3433
+1 814-943-3423
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“home fries” (16 reviews)
“greek omelet” (8 reviews)
“scrapple” (3 reviews)
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American, Diner
1201 13th Ave, Altoona, PA 16601-3433
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for breakfast on a Saturday morning. Very busy place, but they managed to seat 8 of us quickly. The atmosphere is old diner style so if you are looking for a fine dining experience this is not the place. However, if it is...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a real old fashioned diner then this is a must. This is the real deal that has been around since the 1930's. Plenty of food, get the ham! Lively atmosphere! Get there early. We only go for breakfast but they...More

1  Thank susanspaulding4
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and two grandkids stopped here after a visit to the Railroaders Museum. We were able to park on the street, but there is also a lot next door. This is an old school diner with the owner on site. The waiters are friendly...More

Thank D0ug88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On top of the mediocre food, the waitresses are rude walk around like it's their world and you're just living in it. They seem to think people enjoy being treated badly and yelled at. It's their shtick. However, if you can't combine that with good,...More

Thank Emily V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Third generation family eatery since 1933 has breakfast and lunch down pat. Great friendly service combined with good, large portions of food is a unbeatable combination. For a downtown location, there is lots of free parking. Wish it was in my hometown.

Thank 4bird1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has been in Altoona forever great enviroment great prices good food and you will make new friends

Thank littleharp2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five years ago, I took my eldest daughter here for a special lunch after she finished 3rd grade theater camp at the Altoona Community Theatre next door. We were hooked right away. Starting that school year, we came for theatre camp and the first meal...More

Thank philboydstudge73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great find in Altoona...near train station. Home fries were rockin and I had cream chipped beef over toast. Definitely homemade. Wonderful atmosphere. Has been here since 1933 and I would say best breakfast in town.

Thank leecyleecy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Headed here while visiting and on business in Altoona. Third generation owner was busy behind the counter cooking and giving orders to chefs in back. Had the hot turkey sandwich which was okay and husband had hogie sandwich which was the same. Atmosphere was upbeat...More

Thank CBonn57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing and reminded me of a NJ diner. The atmosphere is friendly and upbeat. The food is fresh and tasty. The white bread has to be one of the best I've ever had. We ordered the egg sandwich and it was delicious....More

Thank SO194
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 13th Ave, Altoona, PA 16601-3433
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: +1 814-943-3423
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