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2011 N Roan St Ste 35, Johnson City, TN 37601
(423) 283-4514
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
FAST FOOD!!!

Our first time to Pals was on graduation weekend and it was FAST food! The speed with which they take orders and prepare them amazed us. The food was good food too! And the sweet tea was just how us Southern folks like it..a lil tea with our sugar! I just wish we had these little gems in our area!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Athens, Tennessee
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Athens, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Our first time to Pals was on graduation weekend and it was FAST food! The speed with which they take orders and prepare them amazed us. The food was good food too! And the sweet tea was just how us Southern folks like it..a lil tea with our sugar! I just wish we had these little gems in our area!

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I first visited Pals back in the late 70s when I was under 5 years old. All I really remember about back then was the really good milkshakes. Somewhere around the early 90s, I started college at ETSU and became a regular Pal's Tea customer. It just didn't feel right walking to class without my Pal's tea. I'll say some... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Anyone and everyone should have the experience of eating at Pal's; I just moved my 'other mother' to Johnson City, from Savannah, GA; I took her through the Boones Creek Pal's and she had a double cheeseburger that she swears is the best burger she has ever eaten! Now, let me explain this lady will only eat at places that... More 

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Surburbs of Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My girlfriend from Kingsport TN. was constantly raving about this burger spot. My thoughts its a fast food burger joint, no big deal. How wrong was I !! Not only did the freshness of their food and the cleanliness of the free standing as well as Johnson City Mall food court location clean but always delivered hot quick service. The... More 

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Gray, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

By far the worst burger you can get through a pick up window. I know people love fast, quick and simple but why give up on taste. Hot dogs and chili no way, chipped ham ok only if it is a good lean ham day which is rare. I gave up on this restaurant log ago, even with it being... More 

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Tri Cities, TN
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63 reviews 63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Pal's is really a well-oiled machine. They churn out good, cheap food in a super clean environment. Pal Barger really knows how to run restaurants. Try to the cheddar rounds and you will be instantly addicted.

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Jacksonville, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

If you are old enough to recall the 50's burgers and fries, this is the place. I have traveled to foreign countries and about half of the US, and Pal's burgers are the best I have encountered. The special chili that goes on the burgers is what sets it off. I guarantee you will like it if you will eat... More 

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North Carolina
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221 reviews 221 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Always quick, always good, always cheap, always there for you! Not a fan of fast food.....BUT.....if in the east Tennessee area and need something quick, then Pal's is the place. Easy to order, very friendly, and sudden service! Pal's is the place!

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Deltona, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Pals is a fast food place that has stuff like Hamburgers and hotdogs! Tha hamburgers are yummy and the sweet tea is great! Take my family here every time we visit!

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Fast service is really correct, they have very efficient service and friendly workers. I like the sauce burger and the Big Pal. The fries are usually good too but like others have said have too much salt. The milk shakes are tasty.

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  • Address: 2011 N Roan St Ste 35, Johnson City, TN 37601
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: (423) 283-4514

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