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Ruby Tuesdays

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State of Franklin Dr., Johnson City, TN
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Description: GREAT Salad bar! Awesome Ribs, located right across from East Tennessee...
GREAT Salad bar! Awesome Ribs, located right across from East Tennessee State University ETSU. FUN and friendly, most of the staff College students. We go everytime in town when visitng our daughter. Best restaurant and best value!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Close to the Hotel

We didn't want to spend a lot of time looking for restaurants so we were only down the street from this establishment. Food was good...waitress attentive and pleasant. What more do you want? The only thing is that they were out of the cheesecake - looked yummy!

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2014
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Nashville
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Vale, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Shared a meal with my husband for a late dinner. Waited a long time for food. Waitress was very nice, refilled tea and water often and a nice environment but still hungry after the meal which we normally share.

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Nashville
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112 reviews 112 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We didn't want to spend a lot of time looking for restaurants so we were only down the street from this establishment. Food was good...waitress attentive and pleasant. What more do you want? The only thing is that they were out of the cheesecake - looked yummy!

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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177 reviews 177 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife and I stopped by for lunch. I ordered a hamburger medium to well done. When it came red juices where leaking all over the plate. I took one bit and that was it. The burger had no taste. Left without having lunch.

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Harleston, United Kingdom
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287 reviews 287 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
509 helpful votes 509 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

4 of us stopped here for a meal as nothing much around on a Sunday. We were all very surprised with the quality of our meals, between us Steak, Ribs and Fish and all of it was of good quality and taste. About $25 each for food and drinks, good value. Try it I think you will like.

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77 reviews 77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Say what you will about chains but when they are working they deliver consistency. This Ruby delivered respectable fresh ingredients for a pleasant meal. Wait staff was prompt and efficient. This spot in Johnson City was no different than LA or Houston but after a long flight, it was no nonsense nutrition. Thanks

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

It wasn't very busy when we went in, maybe 10 tables at most and that's stretching it. The waiter came, looked absolutely thrilled to be there. He took our drink order, bought drinks later without straws. Went to another table, did business, then brought straws. He took the order. We waited and waited and it wasn't something that takes a... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

I always get the salad bar when I visit. The croutons themselves are second to none. The mango iced tea is delicious. Not a huge fan of the little biscuits they bring to the table. The ambiance is nice and the servers are always professional.

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Johnson City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

Manager suggested a hearty vegetarian burger to my husband, including zuccini, peppers and cheese. He went out of his way to make the dining experience exceptional for a vegetarian at a restaurant that doesn't serve specific vegetarian dishes. Food was simple and delicious. Only complaint I have is that the mushrooms weren't cleaned in the salad bar

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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179 reviews 179 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

The food at Ruby's is good and the prices are very reasonable.

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Morristown, Tennessee
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

My friend & I have eaten at all the area ruby's. The last time we ate at this one I reviewed it as the best one. We wanted to try it again to make sure it was still the best one we have eaten at. I have never had a horrible experience at any ruby's just some better than others.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: State of Franklin Dr., Johnson City, TN
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

GREAT Salad bar! Awesome Ribs, located right across from East Tennessee State University ETSU. FUN and friendly, most of the staff College students. We go everytime in town when visitng our daughter. Best restaurant and best value!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?