TJ’s Restaurant & Drinkery | Paoli, Pennsylvania
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TJ’s Restaurant & Drinkery
Excellent based on 20 ratings
Type: Restaurant

35 Paoli Plaza
Paoli, Pennsylvania United States 19301 [ print map ]
610 725 0100

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Hours: 11:30am-2:00am, Everyday


Mayor: pilgrimoutlaw (5) | Affiliated user(s) here tjsbeer | Taps: 26 | Bottles: 100


TJ’s Restaurant & Drinkery

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Beer Available At TJ’s Restaurant & Drinkery (arranged by most recent)
Evil Twin Femme Fatale Yuzu Pale 99, Pizza Boy Blue Collar Lager 64, Hill Farmstead Abner 100, Southern Tier Goat Boy 97, Stone Go To IPA 97, Maine Beer MO 99, Local Option Bourbon Barrel Aged Kentucky Common 89, The Bruery Humulus Lager 99, Bar Harbor Cadillac Mountain Stout 98, Victory Hop Ticket #1 Session IPA 95, Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break 100, Gueuze Tilquin (Draft Version) 99, Evolution Craft Migration Series (Spring - Rum Barrel) 92, Ballast Point Black Marlin Porter - Cocoa Nibs and Oak , Firestone Walker 16 (XVI Sixteenth Anniversary Ale) 100, Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break Natale Pretty Please With A Cherry On Top 98, De Dolle Dulle Teve 10º (Mad Bitch) 99, Ommegang Three Philosophers 99, Port Brewing Hop 15 100, Reinaert Flemish Wild Ale
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20 reviews for TJ’s Restaurant & Drinkery
 Ambiance  78%
 Service  82%
 Selection  90%
 Food  79%
 Value  76%
 Overall  84%
 Rating  90%
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100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
poojer  (2) | May 8, 2010
Great place along the SEPTA main line. Beer Selection is always changing..one of the few places that gets both Pliny The Elder & Younger. Food is very good and they offer large and small portions.The waitstaff are always friendly. A must visit place in the philly area
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
YoBeer  (3) Pennsylvania | February 23, 2013
I go there at least once a month for a business lunch. My friends who are true “beer snobs” love this place. Very well rounded beer menu. Excellent, attentive staff. Good menu. The mac n cheese and bunny schnitzel are my favorites. Just to name a few beers … Kasteel Rogue, Troegs Dreamweaver, Avery’s Ellie’s Brown, Green Flash Palate Wrecker, 21st Amendment Bitter, Brooklyner Weisse, Sixpoint Resin, Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold, Great Divide Orabelle, Arcadia Hopmouth, Allagash Grand Cru and much, much more. The prices are very reasonable for the quality of beers. Between the beer selection, food quality and prices TJ’s beats all beer restaurant in Western Philly.
94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
delirium11  (27) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | June 7, 2010
Great place! The biggest selection of beer in suburban Philly, much cheaper than Teresa’s Next Door (much friendlier too) and great service. I’ve been here many times and will be going back.
94
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
NolanGTI  (1) | April 16, 2008
One of the best in the burbs. Great food and a killer selection. Sports bar meets beer bar meets gastropub style food. My kind of place. Some staff is more in tune with the beer selection than others, but even if you get a less knowledgeable server they have the most extensive beer menus I have ever seen, anywhere, in the whole world, really anywhere. Do you get my point about the menus yet?
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
jmm635  (89) Havertown, Pennsylvania | October 20, 2008| Updated July 9, 2012
Stopped in on a Saturday afternoon around 4. Obviously, the place wasn’t very busy, so we got some really nice service from the waiter. He really knew his stuff and made a few suggestions from the lengthy draft and bottle list. They had dogfish head 120 on tap and I got a free glass because it was the bottom of the keg and not an entirely full glass. Food was pretty good. Nearly everything is cooked with beer! I will definitely be going back soon. Been back many times since my first rating. Beer list is always spectacular and the food is great. Try the Boursin cheese burger!
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
jeff789  (9) West Chester, Pennsylvania | May 20, 2008
One of the top 2 or 3 beer bars in the Suburbs of Philly... Good food, and an amazing selection(esp bottles)... I agree about the beer menu’s, absolutely hands down every time i go i get lost trying to decide, and i think part of my indecision lays in the extensiveness of the beer menu... Great Bar..
92
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
regspeir  (18) Havertown, Pennsylvania | June 16, 2010
This is a very comfortable place that clearly cares about craft beer and its customers. The manager (Jeff?) is visible and approachable. Scott may be the best bartender in the area. While not all are as knowledgeable and friendly as he, most are very hard workers (they hustle!) and competent. Food is ok to good (go for the specials). Beer selection though is great (over 20 taps incl. hand pulled) and their special events are awesome.
92
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
roan22  (4) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | June 14, 2007| Updated February 19, 2009
TJ’s everyday is located in Paoli, in a shopping center set off Rt. 30, between the Paoli train station and the Burger King (same side of the street). You might blow right by it so be looking for these landmarks. The atmosphere in the bar is kind-of minimalist, renovated , clean but a bit too bright and cold for my taste( the stone tile floor adds to the draftyness). This bar’s strengths are its rotating tap selection...local and mega- beer geek lovin’ brands and choices abide (Founders, Weyerbacher, Bells, Sly Fox, Victory, Legacy, Rogue, Troegs, Russian River, etc.). Also the food is best I’ve ever had in a beerbar, or brewpub, anywhere, and that says a lot because I am P-I-C-K-Y. TJ’s offers a beer guidebook/menu and food/beer pairings on the menu. Cheers TJ’s!
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
callmemickey  (27) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | July 12, 2011
TJs is my favorite bar in the Philly area. Jeff, Kevin, and Scott keep everyone happy. The draft lift is always diverse and top notch. The food is pretty damn good for casual fair. The prices are right, they sell bottles and growlers to go, and you can take the train from center city out to the bar. All of those things add up.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
orangesol  (157) Pennsylvania | August 31, 2011
TJ’s is awesome for sure. The bar is a decent size with the current tap lists shown on big "chalk board" TV screens. The menu is a good size with lots of different tasty treats. Most recently I have had the buffalo chicken mac n cheese and a burger and bothwere great. I also tried some of the boneless chicken wings and they were very good as well. While the food was good, the beer list was even better. All different kinds of beer from all over the world. Keep an eye out for their events, the tap lists are even better, if that is even possible. The service was very good as well. They came to check on us every time our drinks got low. Overall a quality spot for sure. I will return for more very soon.

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