TJ's Restaurant & Drinkery

TJ's Restaurant & DrinkeryTJ's Restaurant & Drinkery
BA SCORE
97.4%
Liked This Place
4.49 w/ 117 ratings
TJ's Restaurant & DrinkeryTJ's Restaurant & Drinkery
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

35 Paoli Plz
Paoli, Pennsylvania, 19301-1303
United States

(610) 725-0100 | map
tjsbeer.com

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Added by ggaughan on 05-22-2006

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
77
Ratings:
117
Liked:
114
Avg:
4.49/5
pDev:
7.35%
 
 
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Ratings: 117 |  Reviews: 77
Reviews by DefenCorps:
Photo of DefenCorps
4.63/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I don't review too many places anymore, unless they leave a strong impression. TJ's is one of those places. And it's not because of the beer selection - which has been excellent both times I've been there, dangerously so. And not the food either, which has been very satisfying, along with probably the best sweet potato fries. The service has been impeccable as well, but ultimately, TJ's is in the highest echelon of beer bars that I've been to because the atmosphere that Teresa and Jeff have created at their bar. Downright friendly and relaxing, this place more than any other I've been to makes me feel like I'm at a close friend's home as a welcome guest, even though I'm far from a regular. This place comes with highest recommendations.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of heddar33
4.9/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of biker2679
4.35/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.75

Always a solid, well thought out tap selection with something to please everyone. They seem to have good relationships with distributors/brewers and pull a fair number of harder to find brews. Weeknight events are fun. I wish the menu was a bit more inventive, but the specials are usually pretty decent.

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Photo of ssimpson89
4.26/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of jackrodgers77
4.86/5  rDev +8.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of trapper2408
4.84/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Shnanign
4.63/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of cjohns73
4.66/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Upscale place that had both a bar area and a more formal restaurant area. Obviously we were there for the draft list -- I remember something on the order of 20 lines. From the looks of it they have specials on Mondays to kick kegs from that weekend and get new stuff on. When we visited there were 5 options from Hill Farmstead, which was amazing. Apparently they will always have something on tap from HF going forward, and I will also always be there as I move to the area. Oh yeah, food. Very nice, gastropub+ type fare.

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Photo of shaemmerle
4.45/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Great variety of dishes, all are executed well. Bar has a nice ambiance, as does the dining room. Best tap list west of Philadelphia. A favorite stop for my wife and I.

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Photo of dfhhead25
4.08/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Fat_Maul
5/5  rDev +11.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

No crap on tap sign says it all. Always something new here I haven't tried. Food is bangin.

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Photo of Aaron_Jones
5/5  rDev +11.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Fcip78
4.79/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of blassor
4.05/5  rDev -9.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of Bill69
4.2/5  rDev -6.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of TipsyKitty
4.89/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Lurkerson
4.45/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of little_star
4.21/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Newbyjam
4.56/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of baybum
4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of ccapurso
4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of jimbomill
4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

TJ's has a consistently fine beer list coupled with fine cuisine. What's not to like? Their Anniversary events are top-notch, too.

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Photo of JackNip
4/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of Sean_King
4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of pwoody11
4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

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TJ's Restaurant & Drinkery in Paoli, PA
Place rating: 97.4% out of 100 with 117 ratings
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