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Betty's Parkway Restaurant

912 Riverside Dr, Columbia, TN 38401-2409
931-388-5570
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English first
Shelbyville, Tennessee, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

This has to be one of the best kept secrets in the area. My family and I found this by accident and stopped in only to discover one of the best steak restaurants ever. Everything has been wonderful so far, and the steaks are easily the best in town. Granted it doesn't look like much from the outside but do... More 

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Columbia, TN
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My wife & I went for dinner to Betty's after they were voted for the best steak in Columbia. I thought the steak was OK, but nothing special. It was a ribeye, which normally has a substantial amount of fat, but these steaks were simply not up to standards of a good ribeye cut of meat. Wait staff was not... More 

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Columbia, Tennessee, United States
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59 reviews 59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Service is terrible and the food isn't much better. I was not at all impressed with the setup either. The restrooms were in plain view. There was a table that could see right into the mens room whenever the door opened! It looks like they haven't done updates in decades and I can easily make better food at home. And... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stopped there for the first time today because we were in Columbia out for a Sunday drive. Our server was very nice, we were seated at a 6 person table for the two of us by the window looking over the Duck river. The windows needed a good dose of Windex inside and out. I ordered the steak sandwich... More 

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Gallatin, Tennessee
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I always heard about Betty's thought to try it tonight. My husband and son got the 12 oz ribeye steaks. Both were good and they were content. My steak tips were over done dry and mushrooms too salty. The waitress hardly came to our table. Had to get another server to get us butter, steak sauce and refill on tea.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

When i come thru Columbia, i usually like to get steak from Betty's to go. Usually a great experience, until recently. I reached my destination an my steak was tough and BURNT, so i called in. Thinking no big deal, im a loyal customer and i just want a good steak not the money. The lady whom i spoke to... More 

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Nashville
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9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Betty's has a great rib eye and fantastic burgers. The best for this area. Fair price for both.They also have a few tables with a nice view of the Duck River. Decor needs a bit of help though, which leans toward cool NASCAR pieces. Service is a tad slow, but they make up for the pace with their attentiveness. Overall,... More 

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Columbia, Tennessee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Food here is always good. Service is about average. The time spent waiting on food is easy longer than expected, and the pricing has also increased. This is average for the cost and time, but other options are available.

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Brentwood, Tennessee, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We went in April for the first time. Figured we'd try it since Betty's has been voted "Best Steak" in the Best of Columbia magazine. It was a great steak. Not a fancy restaurant which sometimes is a good thing. Just good food.

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Columbia, Tn
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53 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We have dined at Bettys parkway for a long time. The food is always good, the steaks are very good and cooked just right The staff is pleasant but when the restaurant is crowded they tend to get a little behind. The restaurant can get crowded, but overall the dinning experience is very good. I like to sit overlooking the... More 

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Additional Information about Betty's Parkway Restaurant

Address: 912 Riverside Dr, Columbia, TN 38401-2409
Phone Number: 931-388-5570
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Columbia
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Steakhouse

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