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Fishtales Pigtales Cafe

2131 Volunteer Pkwy, Bristol, TN 37620-6708
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Ranked #35 of 73 restaurants in Bristol
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Dessert, Seafood
Most recent review
- May 17, 2014
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14 reviews from our community

50% Recommend
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English first
Bristol, Tennessee
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

My mother and I went on Friday May 16th, 2014. We got there by 12:15pm right in what should have been the Lunch hour to make sure we didn't the "leftovers" at a later hour. There was no lettuce or little else to make a salad. The mother said the corn tasted like it was straight out of a can.... More

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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81 reviews 81 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

The atmosphere is dated; it feels like it was last decorated in the 1950s. It is a huge restaurant, but surprisingly hardly anyone was there for Sunday night dinner. The food is good and served in large quantities. The entree comes with a big salad, plus a side. My scallops were bland and luke warm, and my veggie kebabs were... More

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jacksonville beach
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

A good find Bristol! Hush puppies were very good! Hubby LOVED the Catfish! The jumbo fried shrimp were done well. Like the fried corn on the cob!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

the owner comming by to each table was wonderful! what a sweetheart! we always eat here and will continue

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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 March 1, 2013

Great food, great service, great prices. Known for their great seafood dishes and barbeque plus their fresh, never frozen chicken.

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

very cute atmosphere and great service. our server was very polite and we got everything we needed quickly. the food was surprisingly very tasty and the presentation was nice too. The prices were very reasonable, too. we'll definitely go back next time we visit Bristol.

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Erwin, TN
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012 via mobile

Mediocre food. I think they boil their ribs and then just put bbq sauce on them. I'm a snob when it comes to bbq and should have known better when I didn't smell any smoke outside. The calabash shrimp was good but nothing special. They did have tiny hushpuppies that were tummy.

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Elizabethton, Tennessee
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65 reviews 65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

No real atmosphere. Food is good, not great and portions are large. Moderately priced but not cheap, by any means.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

We have been going here for many years now and never have been disappointed.The fish and chicken strips are great and the Sweet BBQ chicken is my fav.They have been offering a buffet M-W .All u can eat.

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North East TN
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2011

The last two times We entered this place I was hit in the face with the smell of a soured dish towel. on our last trip, we got a waitress that had no business working with the public. WE LEFT. We used to see the owner on every visit, and he made sure everything was top notch. I hate to... More

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FishtalesPigtalesCaf, Owner at Fishtales Pigtales Cafe, responded to this review

After reading your review, we are concerned and have taken some further steps in correcting the issue that you have addressed here on TripAdvisor. We still want to be your restaurant of choice and invite you to come back. Please feel free to send us any other suggestions that might concern you to CustomerService@FishtalesPigtalesCafe.com. We hope to see you soon.... More

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