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Tom's Diner

Diner, American, Greek
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2935 W Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15216-2525
+1 412-531-2350
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Pittsburgh
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were seated at 6 pm and received our food at 7. Then another 15 minute wait for ketchup and refills on drinks. Waitress said they were busy but there were empty tables. She even said my sandwich went to another customer. The food was average at best. It was a frustrating experience and I stood at the counter for... More 

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Thank Bigdaddy8
Ligonier, Pennsylvania
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94 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have fond memories of Tom's Diner on the South Side so I was excited to try the original store. The atmosphere is tired. Food is hit or miss. The fish sandwich was good, the coleslaw too sweet, gyro salad just okay, lemon soup good. Might want to come back to try breakfast. Service was okay.

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Thank DianeCips
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Tom's Diner has average, but cheap, food, but Tom's Diner holds a special place in the South Hills of Pittsburgh. It is so centrally located in Dormont, and open through the night, that it has evolved into a great around the clock hang out. A friend of mine informed me that Tom's spectacular pile of gyro meat and french fries... More 

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Thank Kristin D
Eldersville, PA
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My wife and I stopped here after a football game. She ordered a wrap and I ordered a salad. The food was decent but the diner has lost its way. Hard to explain it, but I will probably look elsewhere for my late night eats (this place used to be 24 hours but no longer).

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Thank Kurt T
Apollo, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The building is run down, and service was slow. A family of regulars (I asume as the waitress knew their names), that ordered their food after us was finished before we were served ours. The iceberg salad was about 50 percent core. A little pricey as a chicken sandwich and chicken parm with 2 drinks was $30.

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Thank Sheila B
Big Sky, Montana
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I ate breakfast and lunch here on different days. Breakfast was great, eggs bacon toast, perfect diner food! Gyro for lunch was fantastic, tender spiced lamb with a well made taziki sauce!

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Thank Philip F
Rockville, Maryland
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67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Tom's Diner in Dormont has been a tradition for me to stop by for years. The meals are always fast, the service friendly and the prices reasonable. We stopped by on Sunday morning while passing another Dormont breakfast restaurant with a long line out front. Tom's was waiting for us to arrive with an open booth and a nice hot... More 

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Thank lookinforlinks
Pittsburgh
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I have mostly just eaten late night breakfast food here and I have 2 words for you...Gyro Omelet. Actually, all the breakfasts are diner-great. They do a decent take on a "Primanti's Sandwich" ripoff but I haven't tried any other lunch/dinner food.

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Thank Jimbo_Pittsburgh
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102 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Since I work nearby, whenever I get a hankering for breakfast for lunch I eat at Tom's. The service is generally pretty fast and the food is decent. It's a little pricier than it used to be, but what isn't, except for gas? To my disappointment, they have eliminated the Seniors menu.

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Thank MaritaGodfrey
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Excellent service, excellent soup, greek salad and sampler platter. Breakfast always tasty. Gyro meat could have used some flavor. Fries looked good. Nice atmosphere. Just a good place to eat, day or night.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Diner, American, Greek
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2935 W Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15216-2525
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-531-2350

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