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The Troutdale

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Steakhouse, Seafood, International, Pub
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412 6TH St, Bristol, TN 37620-2203
423-968-9099
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Serving Lunch Monday - Friday, 11:00-2:00pm and Dinner Tuesday - Saturday...
Serving Lunch Monday - Friday, 11:00-2:00pm and Dinner Tuesday - Saturday 5:00-10:00pm. Exceeding Your Expectations. The Troutdale, situated in a completely restored, elegant 1850 Victorian house, the Troutdale offers a unique dining experience. The house itself is rich in history, having been built by the Vance family of Bristol, lost during the Civil War, and later returned to the family.Make your reservation today and come see why the Troutdale Dining Room has been awarded the prestigious DiRoNa International Award of Excellence for fourteen years running.
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Troutdale is no longer open

Troutdale is no longer open. The website says closed temporarily, but hopefully it will reopen again. The former owner's financial troubles caused this restaurant to have to close. VERY UNFORTUNATE

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
Chillingandgrilling
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Tennessee
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Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Troutdale is no longer open. The website says closed temporarily, but hopefully it will reopen again. The former owner's financial troubles caused this restaurant to have to close. VERY UNFORTUNATE

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Bristol, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

I've been to Troutdale for lunch and dinner. Both experiences were great. Lunch was on the veranda,and the meal was delicious. Dinner was with a group,and it was an extraordinary value for a four course meal. The trout is as fresh as you can get. There is a tank with live fish on the premises. Loved it!

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Thomasville, Georgia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Visited The Troutdale this week and had the chicken schnitzel. I was not traditional by any means but not too bad. They are known for their fish dishes but the schnitzel sounded interesting so I went for it. Wish I had tried the fish. The restaurant is in an old house - very cool atmosphere!

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This place is like having a great meal at a relative or friends. What a wonderful thing to be traveling and have the luxury of being able to stop here and not a chain restaurant with thawed frozen "delicacies". Trout dale has old fashion food and a wonderful staff and you really do fell like you are visiting friends!!! What... More 

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Trussville, Alabama
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71 reviews 71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Our friends from Bristol took us to The Troutdale during our visit. It is a beautiful old house that has apparently been home to the restaurant for some time now. We had cocktails in the bar before being seated. Chris was our bartender, and made us feel right at home. He was very pleasant and engaged us in nice conversation.... More 

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Belvidere, Illinois
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This resturant in a little neighborhood is a don't miss in Bristol Tn. I had the 11 oz filet, my wife the scallops and the filet was melt in your mouth. The menu is a delight with lamb , salmon, steak. Our service was excellent. The wine menu had a nice variety of wines with a small price tag .... More 

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Wytheville, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Dinner at The Troutdale was a great birthday experience. The food was delicious and the service by Heather was outstanding. We also appreciated the personal attention by the wine steward/bartender. We look forward to dining there more often.

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Bristol, TN
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We had vowed to never go back to The Troutdale after experiencing several bad meals & horrible service, but when we heard it had changed ownership & head chef, we decided to give it another try. We were not disappointed. The food was delicious & the service was impeccable. We highly recommend it & we will be back many times.

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

This is a four star restaurant. If you have a drink or two expect to pay about $75 for a meal. Excellent service, Linen, glassware, flowers. and decor in keeping with the room you are seated. Not your every day meal.

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tennessee
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

The Troutdale has been a favorite of ours for the last 20 years. It changed hands about 5 years ago with disastrous results. I'm happy to say that there are now new owners and a new head chef, trained by the original owners. And it shows! The food is delicious and FRESH again. The service is impeccable. Many old favorites... More 

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Address: 412 6TH St, Bristol, TN 37620-2203
Phone Number: 423-968-9099
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Bristol
Average Prices: USD 11 - 44
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, International, Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 412 6TH St, Bristol, TN 37620-2203
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: 423-968-9099

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 44
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, International, Pub

Description

Serving Lunch Monday - Friday, 11:00-2:00pm and Dinner Tuesday - Saturday 5:00-10:00pm. Exceeding Your Expectations. The Troutdale, situated in a completely restored, elegant 1850 Victorian house, the Troutdale offers a unique dining experience. The house itself is rich in history, having been built by the Vance family of Bristol, lost during the Civil War, and later returned to the family.Make your reservation today and come see why the Troutdale Dining Room has been awarded the prestigious DiRoNa International Award of Excellence for fourteen years running.

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