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333 Bluff City Hwy, Bristol, TN 37620-4601
423-764-4732
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7:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Bristol Classic

I've been eating Blue Circle all my life and it's as good as ever. I like the little burgers, but is actually one of my favorite places for hot dogs. The staff is friendly and service is quick. Well worth the visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I've been eating Blue Circle all my life and it's as good as ever. I like the little burgers, but is actually one of my favorite places for hot dogs. The staff is friendly and service is quick. Well worth the visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Husband grew up with Blue Circle and I have had their burgers. Tried here for breakfast and was pleasantly surprised. Most everything is a la carte but worth it. High recommendations for the omelet and pancakes-made from scratch.

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We've had blue circle a couple of times over the years...the burgers are always tasty and our most recent visit they did not disappoint. They are tiny mini burgers. Emphasis on tiny. I have a small appetite and I polished off 3 and still had fries as well. I agree with the sentiment a previous diner expressed that the prices... More 

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This is an nostalgic restaurant in this area. I always like taking a step back in time to visit this drive in. The food is pretty good too!

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Bristol, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

my wife and I decided to go there one last time as we were in the area.....sorry Blue boys... the food was too greasy and it took forever to get our order I guess time changes everything,,disappointed at best; confused at the least I guess they were in a hurry; the cheeseburgers were almost slimey; and the patties were like... More 

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Bristol, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Blue Circle has great food. I especially like my burger with grilled onions. I highly recommend this restaurant. As a side note, the Putt-Putt miniature golf course is next door so you can play mini-golf before or after your meal.

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Gray, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I am from Bristol. I have been eating at Blue Circle my entire life. It looks the same as it did years ago! They have the best mini burgers! Great Service too! Average price for 2 people would be about $10-$14 with drinks and fries. I always tip at the drive up service. You actually order from your car( kind... More 

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Bristol, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Have been going to Blue Circle for about 10 years and it is a staple of Bristol. The burgers are fantastic! A locally owned restaurant which you can order straight from your car or go in to place your order. Would recommend for anyone visiting Bristol for a quick bite.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013 via mobile

Blue Circle is a required stop anytime I am in Bristol. I have been visiting this establishment for over 30 years. Same great burgers and a great price. They now use a computer register and plates , which has not always been the case. I will take my children when they visit with me. Order 5 circle cheeseburgers go start... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

The worst burger i have ever had and that includes jail food.. Do not waste you money here. The food was extra greasy with day old bread and the soda price is outrageous.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 333 Bluff City Hwy, Bristol, TN 37620-4601
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: 423-764-4732
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm

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