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3002 E Oakland Ave, Johnson City, TN 37601
(423) 283-7685
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12:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 52
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good country food

I always forget about this place because it is slightly off the beaten path for me. They have wonderful chicken tenders and waffles. Everything we got was very good and it is great to have something to choose from that most restaurants don't have. The portions are good and the staff is very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
HiddenGem18
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Piney Flats, Tennessee
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Piney Flats, Tennessee
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I always forget about this place because it is slightly off the beaten path for me. They have wonderful chicken tenders and waffles. Everything we got was very good and it is great to have something to choose from that most restaurants don't have. The portions are good and the staff is very friendly.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

The food at Salt-n-Pepper was absolutely fantastic. My friends had the chicken and waffles, and swore they were some of the best they've ever had. I had a chicken dinner with Mac-n-cheese and greens, and was blown away. That fried chicken just hit the spot and the sides were excellent. All served in a friendly, cute, but no-frills atmosphere. I... More 

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East Tennessee
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Good comfort food. Chicken and waffles, good burgers. Service was a little lacking last time I was there. Decor could use some help.

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Big Stone Gap, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This place was wonderful. It was like going back to my childhood and eating at my grandmothers . We tried the chicken, mac n cheese, soup beans, mushrooms, and mouthwatering fried green tomatoes. Everything was exceptionally wonderful.Can't wait to go back and sample more of the food. It was a blast from the past.

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Love this place! Yummy home cooked country food. They even have koolaid on their menu! Lots of choices of vegetables and great specials. Love the chicken and waffles. Great place to eat for lunch or dinner but can get busy on weekends. Family owned so they sometimes have different hours or are closed for some holidays. Definitely worth a visit!

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TROUTDALE
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We had a family get together and decided to eat at Salt N' Pepper at the last minute. The food was amazing and the prices are cheaper than a lot of chain restaurants. I would recommend this place to everyone and if I lived closer, would eat there all the time.

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We had seen people from the restaurant on a local TV program and we anxious to try it out.. Service was very slow and the waitress didn't check back for beverage refills etc. I had the fried chicken livers with Mac and cheese and a cucumber tomato salad as the sides with corn bread. The food was very good and... More 

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Kingsport, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I was there on Thursday afternoon, nice atmoshpere, the chicken liver were great, we enjoyed the home made sides as well, the corn bread was very dry and over cooked, the pork chop dinner, the chop its self was tender but the breading was very salty.

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Elizabethton, Tennessee
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

ONION RINGS: ($5.99 for about 9 or so) Excellent, pipin' hot (I thought it would be like the Bloomin' Onion for the price and business). GRITS: Did not meet expectations (Included with the Fish & Grits) slightly lower than room temp and too buttery. A step below the Waffle/Huddle House quality). Cole Slaw: Did not meet expectations; room temp. My... More 

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

I love salt so when I say it's too much it is way too much. The batter for fried chicken and livers was so so salty. Real mashed potatoes were good. Collard greens and sweet cornbread tasted burnt (use lard next time and not oil). The cabbage was awesome!!! Sweet tea not too sweet. Mac and cheese pretty good. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3002 E Oakland Ave, Johnson City, TN 37601
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: (423) 283-7685

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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