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T J's Downtown Diner

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100 block of E. Main St., Farmington, NM
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New Mexico mountains
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75 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an "old school" diner with a typical diner menu, done well.Their motto is "Not Fast Food, Just Food Fast". They live up to their motto. Good food, prompt friendly service. Perfect for lunch. If you are hankering for French Fries, this is your place!!!

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Thank ecolinter
Novato
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed the food, atmosphere and employees at this restaurant. Delicious hamburgers!! Highly recommend.

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Thank Mike M
Farmington, New Mexico
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

My previous experience at TJ's Downtown Diner in Farmington was frustrating. I actually needed help to figure out the menu and how to order...I mean, really, who needs that? However, I was one of three people who held a business meeting over lunch at the above-described diner, and what a pleasant surprise. There were lots of choices on the very-readable... More 

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Thank Edie F
Aztec, New Mexico
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106 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent service. Fast food. Lots of food. Low cost. Breakfast and lunch. What more needs to be said?

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Thank Shannon L
Roswell, New Mexico
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Simple food but very good. We enjoyed the experience and would probably eat there again if and when we travel through Farming again.

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Thank bettychancey
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Hanker for the good 'ole days? You'll love this place. Right downtown (hence the name) on Main Street, this place really covers all the marks for service, food and homey-ness. We didn't see Barney Fife eating there but it wouldn't have surprised me. We were in town to attend a conference and stopped by for lunch.my wife and I both... More 

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Thank RolandFinn
Farmington, New Mexico, United States
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140 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

We have been eating here for years. Breakfast is still my favorite meal here...you HAVE to try the Heap! Lots of food, well cooked and the staff are absolutely the best. Saturday mornings are quite busy so go early.

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Thank Karen B
Farmington, New Mexico
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

TJ's is family run and it shows. The staff are unfailingly warm and welcoming, attentive without being overbearing and just plain nice people. The food is good wholesome diner fare with a New Mexico twist. I usually eat breakfast here but I have had lunch. Lunch was up to the usual high standard so no hesitation in recommending you eat... More 

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Thank George J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

I LOVE going here for breakfast! Yummy eggs, pancakes, crispy hash browns, and amazing biscuits and gravy! This is the go to place for my family and I. Nice waitresses, good prices and great food. Can't beat it!

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Thank Srwarner117
Berkshire, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

We'd hoped to come here the previous day too, but it was resolutely closed on a Sunday morning, and more's the pity since both food and service were well ahead of what we found instead. Enjoyable despite the fact that its difficult to make a traditional place and menu stand out .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 block of E. Main St., Farmington, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Farmington
Description
Had breakfast here on a Saturday morning. They may serve lunch also.

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