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New York City Restaurants

Tom's Restaurant

  • 782 Washington Ave. Map It
  • Prospect Heights

Updated 02/25/2014

Fodor's Review

Fans of Suzanne Vega may want to make a pilgrimage to this diner, as the crooner supposedly named her most popular song after it (for the record, there's some dispute that this is the place). Whatever the case, for friendly service and great old-school fare—especially the excellent fluffy lemon-ricotta pancakes served with homemade flavored butters—head three blocks north of the Brooklyn Museum to this family-owned restaurant, which opened in 1936. Expect long lines on weekends.

Restaurant Information


782 Washington Ave., at Sterling Pl., Brooklyn, New York, 11238, United States

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Restaurant Details:

  • No credit cards
  • No dinner
  • Reservations not accepted

Updated 02/25/2014


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