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Machiavelli's

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8 5th St, Bristol, TN 37620-5902
423-573-9955
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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My husband and I visited Machiavelli's because of the name. I'm a fan of The Prince and wanted to check out a restaurant that also appreciated fine literature. It isn't anything like what I expected! It's not snooty or pretentious, but casual and inviting. I had the Greek salad and was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
weddingwife
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Lake Worth, Florida
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Bristol, Tennessee
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I love the pizza and the meatballs at Machiavelli's. This is not your average pizza place. This restaurant is great for date night, for a night out with friends, or to listen to your favorite local band. The food is always delicious too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Machiavelli's has a great atmosphere, friendly staff, and excellent food. The Greek Salad is different, no lettuce, but really good. I always have one. The pizza is phenomenal. Try the jerk chicken pizza or the white pizza. Definitely my favorite Pizza in Bristol.

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Lake Worth, Florida
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My husband and I visited Machiavelli's because of the name. I'm a fan of The Prince and wanted to check out a restaurant that also appreciated fine literature. It isn't anything like what I expected! It's not snooty or pretentious, but casual and inviting. I had the Greek salad and was surprised to see that it had no lettuce. The... More 

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TENNESSEE
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42 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This washout first visit and we went because we had some coupons we had purchased from some students. We did not use them this visit. The Food was delicious. Server great. Music and ambience fantastic

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

We eat at Machiavelli's often. We've tried just about everything on the menu and we've never been disappointed! The staff is wonderful! They are always courteous & they get the food out fast! This is my favorite restaurant in either Bristol!

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Bristol, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

recently had lunch here w a friend...shared a pizza and each had a salad. Arrived early so it wasn't crowded but there was one server and it could've easily overwhelmed her if it had been crowded. Food was very good and fresh. Really like their pizza. Service was friendly and quick. Will return

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Bristol, Tennessee
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65 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We went for a work Christmas party with a large group. The food was good. I thought their should have been more than one server. I didn't like that the server was working so hard he was literally dripping the sweat, that was gross. The food was good and came quickly especially with as many people as we had. Don't... More 

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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90 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We tried this place as we found it on Tripadvisor and was actually pretty good. We had their pizza and calzones which were made in their brick oven pizza and were pretty good. The pizza is made on really thin crust and the calzone was pretty big. Would love to try their grinders or pitas if I ever am in... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This place is the best for Italian fare. My wife and I visited for lunch. Fast service, and great food.

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Tennessee
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We have a group of 6 couples who often get together for dinner at a local restaurant. It was our turn to choose the place and make reservations. We chose Machiavelli’s mainly because we love their food and also because they have a private room. It worked out even better than we had thought. I stopped by in the afternoon... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 5th St, Bristol, TN 37620-5902
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: 423-573-9955

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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