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Catherine Downes

Toms Burgers & Grill

Catherine Downes
Tom’s Burgers and Grill is everything you want from your neighborhood diner -- if you happen to live in Arlington, that is. Those of us in Dallas should consider the restaurant a must when driving to Fort Worth or otherwise headed west. Built in an old Classic Style Denny’s building, Tom's sports the clichéd 1950s-diner motif, but what’s served inside is anything but stale. Try a chicken-fried steak encrusted with Ruffles potato chips or onion rings so delicious they’re like halos for diner angels. Want a quick trick for picking out the best food Tom’s has to offer on any given day? Talk to the staff. They’re young, energetic and completely unafraid to admit the queso is past its prime on any given night. You wish you had a diner this good in your backyard.

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