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3002 E Oakland Ave, Johnson City, TN 37601
(423) 283-7685
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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
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    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 11
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  • 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
Comfort food

This place is a 'soulful' trip home with generous portions, laid back atmosphere, and friendly service. Signature sauce is tasty on hamburgers, fries or anything.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2013
MomTN5
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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013 via mobile

This place is a 'soulful' trip home with generous portions, laid back atmosphere, and friendly service. Signature sauce is tasty on hamburgers, fries or anything.

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

I went to Salt N' Pepper today to try out this restaurant that I have been hearing some good reviews about. My wife and I drove 30 minutes to Johnson City at about 4 o'clock on a Saturday and were promptly seated in the dining area where it seemed to be about 2/3 full. Our drink order was taken after... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

I was traveling through Johnson City, and was suggested to try S n P. First off, the little blonde hostess is too cute. Very polite, well mannered young lady young and extremely helpful to a out of towner. The service staff seemed to not be as attentive, but good enough. Food, although slow to receive is awesome. I had the... More 

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Jonesborough, TN
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

This is a funky little restaurant trying to make a go of it. This location has seen many eateries come and go. We had a bit of a wait on a Saturday night, but shorter than at the chains. Can't say enough about the fried green tomatoes appetizer - the tomatoes were still firm, but not too tart. They were... More 

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Unicoi, TN
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Liked the decor of the place but not that impressed with the food. Wait staff just average. Do not plan to eat there again.

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Unicoi, Tennessee
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

My husband and I went on a Sunday. He ordered tilapia and grits and I ordered shrimp and grits. We asked the waitress if we could substitute the beans for the cole slaw. She nodded her head. When the food came, they had given us the beans and the slaw. We left the slaw untouched. When our bill came, the... More 

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Jonesborough
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105 reviews 105 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

We went for lunch this week to Salt n' Pepper. The decor is full of music memorabilia with old vinyl 45's and 33's dominating the space. An electic mix of music mostly 80's vintage while we were there played from the stereo. We got the onion rings for an appetizer $5. My husband got them for me mostly since I... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

I got chicken and waffles which amounted to two chicken wings on half a waffle. I have never been anywhere that served chicken wings as a part of this meal...always tenders or breast. My date got shrimp and grits which were like 4 shrimp in a tiny bowl of grits. We both loved the food, but felt like we had... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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157 reviews 157 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

The clerk at our hotel recommended Salt and Pepper so we thought we would give it a try. My friend wanted to try the chicken and waffles. Neither of us particularly think they compliment each other, but that was some of the best homemade fried chicken either of us have ever tasted. We had an appetizer of fried chicken livers... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013 via mobile

Staff was friendly and helpful. Food was excellent. I had the pork and mushroom soup which was rich and flavorful. There were perfectly tender pieces of juicy pork, button mushrooms and onion in a velvety rich broth. On the side was a yummy johnny cake. We also had the hand breaded chicken tenders with delicious collards and creamy potato cakes.... 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?