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Tomlinson's Restaurant

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1400 Noble Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06610-1610
+1 203-368-3988
08:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 00:00
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70 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

A hot dog place is a hot dog place is a hot dog place. Except Tomlinson's. The food is always good and the staff reminds me of the way things used to be.

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Thank Restaurantguy51
Stamford, Connecticut
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132 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

One of the best places for hot dogs, hamburgers and fries. They also serve breakfast. When we visited the special was 2 hot dogs for $ 3 which was a treat. Eating the hot dogs brings back memories of visiting this place with my grandparent when it was just a small building with no indoor seating and you'd have to... More 

Thank h0ylandm
Marco Island, Florida
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173 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Came here after a ballgame at harbor yard for some lunch. The staff was very unhelpful and the restaurant itself was very unkempt. The food was ok the hot dogs where actually not bad, but the chillie on the dog was very bland and not flavorful and had a consistency as if they put it in a blender and turned... More 

Thank Riley J
Bridgeport, CT
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308 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

I've been going here for quite a few years and didn't realize I hadn't commented. Most recently I had a veggie burger (and fries...) and it was served quickly and it was good.

Thank Jeanette524
Seymour, Connecticut
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96 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

I have been coming here ever since I can remember, a least 50 years. I haven't lived in Bridgeport for 43 years, but whenever I drive by, I have to stop. It's a really good dog. Is it the best ever, no, probably not. It's a taste of childhood. It's an institution. That's what keeps bringing people back. The folks... More 

Thank B D
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138 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Everytime I pass Tomlinson's, I have to stop for either 2 dogs or 2 burgers with fries. It's always good. It's always clean. It's a pleasure because their staff are friendly. It's reasonable to the wallet too! And that's why I come back.

Thank Raymojay
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70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

Great hotdogs, service and prices are good, with the location was better and the area around it cleaner, but it's worth the trip for lunch or a quick dinner.

Thank Kishka2014
Stratford, Connecticut
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233 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Let's go back 42 years ago to 1973. I attended St Joe's HS in Trumbull and our hangout was The Greeks, a little building maybe 20 feet long. Delicious hot dogs to die for while us Seniors hung out during the year before our HS graduation. Now fast forward 42 years...a much bigger building. You could fit 5 The Greeks... More 

Thank BibleBobK
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138 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Tomlinson's has been here on Boston Ave in Bridgeport for years. I understand why. They have the best hot dogs in the area. These are as good as Frankie's or Blackies, but closer to my backyard. They have a really big menu and everything is always fresh and still relatively cheap! Most patrons are returning and it's because the food... More 

Thank Raymojay
Milford, Connecticut
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90 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

Simply the best. I'm talking comparisons to all the famous ones. Merritt Canteen, Mr. Mac's, The Greeks (now Goodys), Super Duper Weenie, Rawley's, Swanky Franks, Doogies, Newburgh Lunch, Pete's, Saints, Blackie's, Windmill.........

Thank Mike L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 Noble Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06610-1610
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Bridgeport
  • Phone Number: +1 203-368-3988

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