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1648 E Stone Dr, Kingsport, TN 37660-4610
423-245-1707
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 33
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  • 9
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Tasty Food at Great Prices

If you're willing to wait, you can choose from a variety of tasty food at great prices. There's almost always a line at Purple Cow. The only downside is that many of their entrees are packed with calories. But, you can find some healthier options such as salads. Huge menu. Tacky décor with no place... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Jonesborough, Tennessee
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Jonesborough, Tennessee
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

If you're willing to wait, you can choose from a variety of tasty food at great prices. There's almost always a line at Purple Cow. The only downside is that many of their entrees are packed with calories. But, you can find some healthier options such as salads. Huge menu. Tacky décor with no place to eat indoors. But, it's... More 

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Anybody who passes the Purple Cow on Stone Drive in Kingsport, Tennessee will notice the vehicles lined up on Stone Drive waiting to have their orders taken. Yes, it is not easy to get into or out of this place, but the food and their prices will convince you it is worth all the wait. We found the food to... More 

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

we eat here all the time.. Usually the half hawaiian, fried green tomatoes and cheese bacon ranch fries excellent. The garden salads ate HUGE, you get a whole egg, big pieces of peppers, its best to add cheese and bacon as well lol. They have anything you want and it is fairly quick. The ribs are also amazing. My daughters... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Worth any wait. Might also be worth a drive around to check out the menu. You might need to take a few photos to know what the options are. There are many. They are helpful and patient at the window though and can walk you through it. This place is closed Sundays.

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Bristol, Virginia
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The food is excellent and the milk shakes awesome. The only down side here is the lines are long at times so I have often passed on by to someplace less crowded depending on the time of day. If the crowd is low or you have the time its certainly worth the stop.

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Cedar Bluff, Virginia, United States
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Purple Cow has great food at dirt cheap prices. The wait is usually ridiculous because the line is so long. I would recommend this place to anyone who genuinely enjoys the taste of food.

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Christiansburg, United States
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This place is fantastic! It is a drive through with an expansive menu. Not a bad thang' on the menu. Try the Burger or Hot Dog Combo Special shown on the billboard for a filling and cheap meal. Priced right to feed hungry families. Located in the middle of yuppy Restaurant Row. You will turn Purple with passion for this... More 

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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80 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

cheap prices great food great people. great shakes and burgers. overall would eat here more often but live on other side of town

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Keokee, Virginia
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The food is always perfect and everything on the menu that we have tried I'd absolutely delicious. This place literally has it all from Burgers, Steaks, Wings even Soup Beans & Cornbread. And the Milkshakes are awesome with many different flavors. The staff is always very friendly and very helpful with any questions about the menu. And my favorite part... More 

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

You can't beat the value of the Burger combo! Always fresh and made to order. We also like their subs and fried pickles. Those are the items we order most often. We lived in Kingsport for years before someone told us about Purple Cow. We've been regular customers ever since!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1648 E Stone Dr, Kingsport, TN 37660-4610
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Kingsport
  • Phone Number: 423-245-1707

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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