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TJ's Roadhouse

520 S Auburn St, Colfax, CA 95713-9051
+1 530-346-1040
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible9%
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“breakfast” (13 reviews)
“pancakes” (5 reviews)
“burgers” (8 reviews)
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520 S Auburn St, Colfax, CA 95713-9051
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came on the recommendation of our B&B owner and were very happy with our experience. It's nice to find places with good honest food at affordable prices. Sometimes it's satisfying to find simple food well cooked, plenty of it, and at an affordable price....More

Thank Elise A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanting to visit an old favorite, tracked to Colfax to find it closed. To my surprise, we found TJ' s. The place was packed with Lake Tahoe visitors on they way back to the Bay Area. Waited a bit, but it was well worth it....More

Thank Dave K
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Planned to meet a friend for lunch and, as always, it was very busy so I wasn't sure we would get a table very soon. Within minutes, staff came over to greet me and assure me that they would find a table for me and...More

Thank goldtown
Reviewed 8 August 2017

One of our favorites, it embodies everything that is Colfax and is worth the visit...Friendly, down-to-earth staff...speedy and effective service...fantastic steaks, awesome burgers and about everything is perfect...Authentic Garlic Fries...not cheap but not going to break the bank either...Great Eats!

Thank dPhilip61
Reviewed 24 July 2017

...This is the place! We pulled off Highway 80 and stopped in on a Sunday morning for breakfast before leaving for home after a long weekend. The plates themselves are huge, and they were filled with the entrees. The menu has egg, bacon, pancake, waffle,...More

Thank Kate B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Great place for breakfast, Tina and John (owners) do a great job, serving larger than normal plates at a reasonable price.You will never leave hungry. I highly recommend the breakfast burrito, it is the bomb!

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We shared a steak and eggs breakfast with home fries and pancakes... more than enough for 2 "big eaters." Coffee was strong, full flavored and fresh... not for wimps! Everything was fresh and perfectly prepared, good friendly service. Congenial attentive owners keeping a close eye...More

Thank VistaGina
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Have eaten here for years, I stop by for a late lunch and to work on my computer about once a week, have done so for years, my entire family has also eaten there for about 14 years. The food, sadly has gotten poor over...More

2  Thank victoria r
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Found by chance, located near motel. Was single, so sat at counter. A counter is a good sign. Very helpful waitress. Offered suggestions on the very impressive dinner menu. Went with a pasta dish and soup. Yum. Good draft beer selection. We will make this...More

Thank Bark M
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Would not have found if not for TripAdvisor, Quick on off I-80, friendly staff, good portions (we could have easily spit), sandwiches good I-80 Club I would have again. Nice Local Business.

Thank Jerry R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 S Auburn St, Colfax, CA 95713-9051
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Colfax
  • Phone Number: +1 530-346-1040
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