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TJ's on the avenue

7485 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060-5405
+1 440-953-5959
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“garlic rolls” (13 reviews)
“pasta” (27 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30 Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
7485 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060-5405
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped here for lunch on our way to the President Garfield National Historic Site. Good variety on the menu and very helpful staff! Left full and satisfied.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Flashpick
Reviewed 16 December 2018

Our hotel recommended TJs and it did not disappoint. I had the seafood pasta and it was amazing and plentiful. Our waitress, Angelina, was very attentive and friendly. Will definitely return when in the Mentor area agian.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ajholden63
Reviewed 15 November 2018

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 16 November 2018

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 8 November 2018

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 20 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 10 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 2 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 2 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 2 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
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Questions & Answers
16 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
16 October 2018|
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Response from Julie R | Reviewed this property |
I am sure TJ's on the Avenue would help!
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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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