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Tom's of Seinfeld Sued for Not Being Handicap Accessible

Bess Adler

The legendary Tom's Restaurant, the fictional Seinfeld hangout and real Upper West Side favorite, is being sued for not being handicapped accessible, reports the Post. Carolyn Coleman, who has been in a wheelchair for almost 20 years, is suing the diner for $30,000 in damages and a court order that would force Tom's to make itself handicapped accessible. According to the suit, the diner has 42 ADA violations including a front entrance that is inaccessible for wheelchairs and scooters and bathrooms that aren't up to ADA standards. But it doesn't look like changes will come very soon. When Manuel Papas, a manager at Tom's, was asked if the place would remodel to accommodate handicapped diners he responded: "Maybe. Someday."
· 'Seinfeld' diner sued for not being handicap-friendly [NYP]
· Tom's Restaurant Sued For Not Being Handicap Accessible [Gothamist]
· All Coverage of Tom's [~ENY~]


264 Elizabeth Street, New York , NY

Tom's Restaurant

2880 Broadway, New York, NY