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“One of our favorite places” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Tommy's Restaurant

Tommy's Restaurant
Ranked #45 of 99 Restaurants in McMinnville
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
McMinnville, Oregon
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110 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“One of our favorite places”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

We visit Tommy's at least once a month. It offers a unique atmosphere, friendly service and consistently good meals.

Visited April 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Wilsonville, Oregon
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89 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Country cafe that is so so at best”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2013

The locals must love it...they were there in numbers. We were disappointed especially compared to other places in the area.

Visited July 2013
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Comox, Canada
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great find for breakfast”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2013

10 am on a Friday and the parking lot was packed...definitely a good sign. Friendly efficient waitresses, good coffee and great food at very low prices. I had two eggs, sausages, hash browns and toast for $6.60 before tip. They are open strange hours but definitely worth a stop.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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McMinnville, Oregon
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110 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“We're regulars”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2013

Even when the place is packed, it's appropriately staffed. The employees are great and the food is almost too affordable and always tasty.

Visited May 2013
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McMinnville, Oregon
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Tommy's Restaurant - Gold standard for hash browns.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2012

I've eaten at Tommy's since before Tommy and it was John's. I've taken my kids there many times over the years though it's not a "directed at kids" kind of place.

On the one hand, Tommy's is a quintessential American greasy spoon. I'd describe it as a blue collar restaurant but this is McMinnville and it draws a variety of clientele. I seldom have eaten lunch there so my review is effectively limited to breakfast.

Tommy's hash browns are the ones I measure all other restaurants against. They are excellent, particularly with fresh bell peppers and green onions added. The bacon is excellent and the only restaurant I've ever eaten in that serves six pieces of bacon for an order, three for a half order which is plenty for me. May it always be so. Omelots are large and tasty with a decent variety.

Prices are low, service is good and the gals there waiting tables work as hard as any I've seen and are personable to boot.

Don't expect fancy, expect a good breakfast, served in a reasonable amount of time, decent, hard working folks around you, for less money than it's worth.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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