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Tom's Depot

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991 Fremont Ave, Los Altos, CA 94024
+1 650-948-8515
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07:00 - 15:00
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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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83 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Right off Foothill Expressway, nice selection of food. Parking in back, they are tied to a couple other stores. Very nice Ice Cream.

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Thank Jon R
San Francisco, California
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278 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

For a long time, Tom's Depot was just getting by with greasy & mediocre American Classics. A few years ago, new owner took over & revamped the service as well as the menu. Now it features both classic American as well as some Tex-mex favorites. As they only open for breakfast & lunch, breakfast is their business. Eggs are always... More 

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Thank Minnie Y
Los Altos, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Blueberry pancakes. Bacon, eggs, hashbrowns, toast. Coffee, with frequent refills. If our newspaper was better, it would be a perfect morning. Service is fast and friendly. It's nothing fancy, which is just right. I see my neighbors here. It's fun. The traffic is a little funky with the bridge reconstruction underway, but it doesn't really affect parking or access.

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Thank Brian S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Good traditional family diner.Everything was hot and fresh. Easy parking in back. I would come back again. Bridge being redone across foothill expressway, does not affect access.

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Thank William S
Sun City Center, Florida
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262 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

usually go there for breakfast when visiting the grandkids(which is great), but went for lunch this time and had a great chef salad. My wife wasn't that hungry so she got a grilled cheese sandwich and she said it was very good.

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Thank ninetyninevette
Mountain View, California, United States
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Very good food and served fast by attentive servers. Friendly comfortable like eating with family. These are people who you want to be friends with and know there names, Straight forward well prepared food, You can sit and read your paper and relax and smell the roses.. I recommend you try the French toast its the bomb.

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Thank Susanne L
San Francisco
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

Delicious omlettes and French toast. Service was efficient and warm. Great family restaurant for quality food.

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Thank GelatoSF
Los Altos
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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2015

Take a step back in time and head to Tom's but in a good way. All traditional fare including burgers, club sandwiches, and a ton of breakfast items. This continues to be a Los Altos treasure.

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Thank Craig J
San Francisco
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2014

Everything here is good. I love the blueberry pancakes and my wife always has an egg choice. The servings are generous. Their omelets are delicious and huge. Having lived in Los Altos for a long time we've seen this space be many things. This is probably the most successful incarnation since its early days as a soda fountain.

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Thank gardennoodge
Sunnyvale, California
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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

Local joint, very clean and easy access. Breakfast is always good, cost about $10 for a decent meal. Staff are friendly and attentive, or not as you prefer. Breakfast is OK, nothing spectacular, but how can breakfast be? Easy, clean, and tasty, that sums up a good breakfast, eh?

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Thank Robert R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 991 Fremont Ave, Los Altos, CA 94024
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Altos
  • Phone Number: +1 650-948-8515

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?