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Tom Sawyer

) #9 of 110 Restaurants in Paramus ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American,
98 E Ridgewood Ave, Paramus, NJ 07652-4025
+1 201-262-0111
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good50%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner
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98 E Ridgewood Ave, Paramus, NJ 07652-4025
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Reviews (86)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Met up with some old friends here for breakfast. The food was A mazing! I would drive by plenty of times but never ate here. But it was worth the long time of driving by and finally go in. Great Breakfast and I would come...More

Thank David J. T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While on business in Paramus I found this diner and had lunch and found it surprisingly good. Being from the West coast I don't frequent diners often however the burger and fries were very good here and service was prompt. The diner was clean as...More

Thank cadehoops
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's not much that is more eating fun than a new (to us) diner in a part of the world we do not know. Sometimes you get lucky and run the table (see Hartland Diner in Hartland, Vermont) and sometimes you ... don't. This place...More

Thank ccmccall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been going to the Tom Sawyer Diner for WELL over 30 years and have NEVER been disappointed. The food is ALWAYS bountiful, good and fresh. The selection is wonderful. No matter what time of the day, you can always count on getting a bite...More

Thank BergenLady
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We had a family event at a nearby cemetery. We needed a place to eat before heading home and we called these folks in advance and while they don't normally take reservations, they told us to calll 15 minutes ahead and they would see what...More

Thank SunshineFL221
Reviewed 15 May 2017

When you think diner you think huge menu, breakfast foods, large bakery case and large portions...this is what you get here. The food is all good but what stood out was the service. The waiter was very attentive and friendly. Also since it was mother's...More

1  Thank leneyB
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The breakfast is good. My husband likes this place. The kids like th pancakes. The service is excellent.

Thank Annamichelle S
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful recently redecorated diner that looks more like a restaurant than a diner. Greek family owned & operated for many years serving very good food. Excellent service & a sometime difficult parking lot.

Thank paul3776
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Paramus awaiting the birth of our first grandchild. After we left Valley Hospital, we were looking for a bite to eat and stopped in the Tom Sawyer. It was fantastic. Everything we ate was delicious. Service was very attentive. We had...More

Thank Maryann F
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Great old fashion diner. Great burgers, crispy fries. Spicy Bloody Mary goes well with anything you order.

Thank 303linas
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they still have the jukeboxes at the tables? This was my favorite part of the dining experience.
8 October 2015|
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Response from PriorSafety | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, no. There was a fire there several years ago and they redid the place to be more modern.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 E Ridgewood Ave, Paramus, NJ 07652-4025
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Paramus
  • Phone Number: +1 201-262-0111
  • E-mail
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