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Machiavelli's

8 5th St, Bristol, TN 37620-5902
423-573-9955
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Ranked #12 of 73 Restaurants in Bristol
Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Aug 21, 2014
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English first
Belvidere, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We had lunch and dined outside. Our service was great and the pizza pita was excellent. Nice menu and pretty decor inside. I would return here for the evening menu. It looks so wonderful.

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

As soon as we walked into the place the atmosphere was welcoming we where seated right away at the table we wanted as normal we got our beers and drinks in while we chose the starter which was spinach and ricotta cheese on flat bread gorgeous then it was time for the sides everyone else went for salads and I... More

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Bristol
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Whether you are dining for lunch, dinner or looking for late night entertainment, Machiavelli's is THE PLACE to be in Bristol!! I have never had a disappointing meal here & always have a great time when we visit to see the live entertainment.

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Bristol, Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Fresh Italian food, really enjoyed the stuffed mushrooms. Good meal value. Never had a bad meal there, maybe 25 times

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Bristol, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Dirty, poor service and vile food! - Never again!!! It was noisy although there were very few patrons, grimy and poor lighting- unappealing in all ways!

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Rome, Italy
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301 reviews 301 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Love the make-your-own pizza here. It's tasty and has a nice crust (white or wheat available). Pizzas are featured in 10" and 13" (?) sizes. Machiavelli's offers lots of gourmet topping choices except for grilled eggplant. I found that surprising. The kids' menu is adequate and includes a drink and dessert. Service was passable. Being new isn't an excuse for... More

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Eastern Tennessee
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85 reviews 85 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

TRY THEIR ITALIAN NACHOS! We love Machiavelli's. Great food (especially their Italian Nachos), a large eclectic assortment of beers (over 50 I think), and live music (which Bristol is becoming known for). Machiavelli's atmosphere is unique and very comfortable... oh, and did I mention how GREAT, TERRIFIC, and WONDERFUL their Italian Nachos are?

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Bristol, Tennessee
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Great atmosphere, great food (their pizza is sooo goood!), great service. Live music on the weekends. A fun place.

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Bristol, Tennessee
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

Using prices and the quality of food, Machiavelli's passes the test. Service was good and the pizza was delightful!

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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145 reviews 145 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Good Pizza, good service and good beer. I have eaten here regularly and I have enjoyed it every time. They have live entertainment on the weekends.

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