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TJ's Italian American Restaurant

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1315 E 16th Ave, Cordele, GA 31015-5328
+1 229-273-1160
11:00 - 21:00
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Cordele , Georgia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We have eaten at TJ's for many years. Our children loved it and now our grandchildren do, The menu is varied and the food is good. The service is excellent and you can get carry out if you want.

Thank Seadancer
Cordele, Georgia
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I love the Chicken Parmesan, and my wife and kids enjoy the pepporoni pizza. the salads are also very good!

Thank Gibbs W
Columbus, Ohio
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I'm sure to Georgian locals who grew up with this place, it's great. My husbands manicotti looked like it came from a school cafeteria. My lasagne was very good (credit the sauce) and the ribbed not fluted noodles in it were a welcome surprise - there just want much there. The salads were pre-made and boring "iceberg-cucumber-onion" - would have... More 

Thank locallogic
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Service good but food was mediocre. Close to motel. Portions were small. Small town. Stromboli wasn't great.

Thank Rita S
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142 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

What a find! An unassuming place with great dishes including individual pizzas where you choose the toppings. The chicken parmesan was also very good and we loved the brownie sundae for dessert, although the spumoni was tempting!.

Thank Turquoise2012
Cordele, GA
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125 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The parking lot is always crowded and locals rave about this place so every now and then we try it again, thinking we must be missing something. However, when we do try it again, we remember why we don't go often. The service is very friendly, fast, and responsive. However, the food is just average type Italian that tastes sort... More 

Thank SeanPsyD
Leesburg, Georgia
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

I have a soft spot for TJs because the lady who opened in over 20 years ago used to work at my favorite Italian restaurant, Gargano's in Albany, GA. The pizza at TJs is modeled after Gargano's pizza. Not quite as good, but still very good. Not a big fan of anything else on the menu and I've tried most... More 

1 Thank Brandon B
Cordele, Georgia
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Baked spaghetti is out of this world! Fresh breadsticks and salads! A Cordele favorite! Family owned! Very clean and friendly!

Thank candacerigsby
Jacksonville, Florida
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

I have traveled through this area numerous times and usually eat at Craker Barrel or 16 East. I thought I would change my habit and try this place. I walked in and noticed how old this place was and how much of Shoneys was left (it was a Shoneys before TJ's). I ordered a beer while looking over the menu... More 

Thank Len W
Fitzgerald, Georgia
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

We frequent TJS anytime we are in the area. The service is fast and the food quality is great. This is a wonderful place to get American style Italian food. They offer their entire menu as dine in or take out. This is a really enjoyable place to eat.

1 Thank John A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1315 E 16th Ave, Cordele, GA 31015-5328
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Cordele
  • Phone Number: +1 229-273-1160

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