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T J's Downtown Diner

American, Diner
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100 block of E. Main St., Farmington, NM
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Farmington, NM
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After my teenagers raved about TJ's we went here with them as a family with our 4 children. Let me first say that you will not leave hungry--the portions are big. The quality however didn't live up to expectations. I don't know if the biscuits and pancakes and waffles were homemade, but they sure tasted like they came out of... More 

Thank bobtbentley
Tsaile, AZ
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've come to Farmington to shop on weekends for years, but always just drove by because the place was packed, or was closed.They aren't open evenings or Sundays. That being said, I've eaten there twice in the last 6 weeks, and my only regret is not stopping in years ago!I've had "The Heap" and "The Pileup", both breakfasts kept me... More 

Thank Greg T
Pismo Beach, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, quick service, green chili on anything if you ask, corned beef worth eating, home made chicken dumplings once a week, and its clean. Classic diner with the family's war medals on the wall. Worth a stop.

Thank Brandtnm
Farmington, New Mexico, United States
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

They have everything from pancakes to oatmeal on a the menu. Great value and taste! Parking is difficult to find since it is on the main street. Service is great. Always get refills on water and coffee!

Thank Shaleen B
New Mexico mountains
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78 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

This is an "old school" diner with a typical diner menu, done well.Their motto is "Not Fast Food, Just Food Fast". They live up to their motto. Good food, prompt friendly service. Perfect for lunch. If you are hankering for French Fries, this is your place!!!

Thank ecolinter
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5 reviews
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed the food, atmosphere and employees at this restaurant. Delicious hamburgers!! Highly recommend.

Thank Mike M
Farmington, New Mexico
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

My previous experience at TJ's Downtown Diner in Farmington was frustrating. I actually needed help to figure out the menu and how to order...I mean, really, who needs that? However, I was one of three people who held a business meeting over lunch at the above-described diner, and what a pleasant surprise. There were lots of choices on the very-readable... More 

Thank Edie F
Aztec, New Mexico
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118 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent service. Fast food. Lots of food. Low cost. Breakfast and lunch. What more needs to be said?

1 Thank Shannon L
Roswell, New Mexico
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Simple food but very good. We enjoyed the experience and would probably eat there again if and when we travel through Farming again.

Thank bettychancey
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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131 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Hanker for the good 'ole days? You'll love this place. Right downtown (hence the name) on Main Street, this place really covers all the marks for service, food and homey-ness. We didn't see Barney Fife eating there but it wouldn't have surprised me. We were in town to attend a conference and stopped by for lunch.my wife and I both... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 block of E. Main St., Farmington, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Farmington
Had breakfast here on a Saturday morning. They may serve lunch also.

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