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TJ's on the avenue

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7485 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060-5405
+1 440-953-5959
12:00 - 22:00
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All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Concord, Ohio
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been going to TJ’s on the avenue for years. Have not had a bad meal yet. In fact all meals have been excellent. Could not ask for a better place to enjoy excellent Italian food, in a great atmosphere with great friendly service.

Thank Norm300
Sandpoint, Idaho
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There Veal Parm is top notch. The early bird menu is a great value. My husband never passes up on the specials. Always great service and good food.

Thank ladyphoxx
Rowley, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We were in from Boston visiting our son who is attending school in the area and I was craving italian food. We stopped in because we like trying mom and pop places instead of chain restaurants. It was awesome! The chicken parm and fresh pasta was absolutely delicious and my husband had a calzone which he could not even finish.... More 

Thank Judy W
Akron, Ohio
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife and I had great dining experience. I had spaghetti and meatballs which tasted like someones special family recipe brought from Italy. The meal also included a delicious salad and rolls. My wife enjoyed her salad (that's all she ordered). This is a very clean nice and nice restaurant which I DEFINITELY will return. The wait staff was attentive... More 

Thank rleng6162016
Willoughby Hills
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Discover this Italian Restaurant in Mentor, Ohio .Very close to Great Lakes Mall. Very Nice atmosphere .Plenty of choices. Enjoy..

Thank louisa125
leveland, OH
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Good basic Italian, not a bunch of money needed. For take out, grab a pizza or two.,one of the better ones in Lake county.

Thank retiredinwilloughby
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here at 5:30 on Saturday. Got right in even though the restaurant was full. The hostess and waitress and busing staff were all So very attentive. So great to see a restaurant this busy and the staff really working hard to get you in and out, not rushed by any means just very aware how to take care... More 

Thank 902patty
Cleveland, Ohio
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77 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Always been happy with my food and the service here. If you like Italian food the menu is good with variety and fair prices.

Thank Roballclean
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Best lasagna I've had in a very long time. Home made with lots of meat, topped off with a big meatball. We had a large group of about 12 at lunch and had great service.

Thank Terri L
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107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Stopped there tonight with my gf. We both split a pizza and was very delicious. Nice place, reasonably priced and good service. Saw lots of other dishes being served and all looked very nice. We'll be back for sure...

Thank Lezleefeetsgoddess

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?