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Tom Sawyer

98 E Ridgewood Ave, Paramus, NJ 07652-4025
+1 201-262-0111
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good50%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tuna melt” (2 reviews)
“home fries” (2 reviews)
“finger food” (4 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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98 E Ridgewood Ave, Paramus, NJ 07652-4025
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Reviewed yesterday

I've been to Tom Sawyer almost twice a month for a long time. There breakfast is tops and many times I pick up a soup for my daughter. However, I've never had a more then average lunch or dinner. Definitely go there for breakfast

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Robert F
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Tom Sawyer Diner is a large place with a very friendly staff. The menu is pretty extensive and every meal that I have had there has been filling and delicious.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank victoriasilko
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Met a former colleague and friend for lunch one day. One of the better Dinners in NJ. Nice experience, good meal, prompt service. It was clear that have a consistent and dedicated customer base. You can't go wrong.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rodnellw
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We were a party of 10. No problem for a late lunch. The food was good, with huge portions. No one complained of being hungry. My burger was huge and very good. My wife’s salad was also big and she liked it. Most importantly, they...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rogerjm
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We were in the area for a wedding and we went looking for a diner with something for everyone. We found Tom Sawyers Diner on Google maps and gave it a try. We were seated promptly and coffee was poured before we even got through...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Regina W
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Upon entering we were quickly greeted and brought to our table. Menus were presented.I was in the mood for a pastrami sandwich, and the menu offered that corned beed, or a combo of the two. The combination of the two was even a better choice....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mikecarstop
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Clean and neat well managed diner; wait staff well dressed in neck ties, long sleeve shirts and dress pants. Plating very attractive, see my pics of how nice wrap and burger are brought out. Even drinks presented well in large glasses with lime wedge and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Traffic-safety
Reviewed 7 July 2018

We stopped here on our way back from Boston to Maryland with no idea how the food was. This place was super clean and the service was outstanding. The food was yummy too!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Shannon J
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Love the coconut shrimp salad so much, that’s all I ever get there. Friends order different things and have enjoyed all.

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank elizabeth s
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Located near route 17 in Paramus, typical diner fare, but prices a bit higher- maybe cause it’s near Ridgewood and it’s Bergen County. Food was good, service friendly, parking is in lot.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank rexerazo
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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
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