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1648 E Stone Dr, Kingsport, TN 37660-4610
423-245-1707
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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
awesome food service and speed

this place was amazing best food ever they should open more the service was great. food was cheap and fast awesome....

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2014
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

this place was amazing best food ever they should open more the service was great. food was cheap and fast awesome....

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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

It's worth it if you are looking for something fast and economical and want to try something new. The decor is tacky and the colors are tired but the food was decent. We didn't know what to order because the menu is huge so we just went with the basics. If you get a jumbo soft drink ask for little... More 

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Leavenworth, Kansas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

They have a friendly competition with Pal's, I think both are great, They have excellent hot dogs and the cheesy hash browns are to die for. Cheap and fast cant wait to try other menu items, wish they had these in kansas

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

After sitting in line forever, my family and I ordered our food. After we left we discovered a dead roach in the fold of the paper in the wing box. Ewww! Just ewww! We returned again to set in line to talk to the manager (who had somewhat of an attitude). He gave us a refund for the wings, but... More 

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Kingsport tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This place has not changed in years, but it needs to ASAP! You can expect to kill at least 20 minutes in line waiting to get your order, and that's on a slow day! The food is average at best, and when you consider all the time wasted just to get it,there are much better options available in town. The... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We got the Margarita Milkshake and it was good. This was my 3rd or 4th time at the Purple Cow. Their food is good. Service is almost always friendly. The old man can be rude sometimes, but that's the only negative thing I can say about that.

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Kingsport
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Seems more like a novelty to do once or twice and experience such a big menu. But, it's not worth 30+ minutes in that drive thru. Food is so-so and staff is not so friendly.

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Arlington, Virginia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

we jus ordered our food from a huge menu and waited for someone to bring out our food just like the old carhop food is very inexpensive

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Braselton, Georgia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

A line out into the street is the telltale sign of a fabulous drive-thru and Purple Cow does not disappoint. The PB-banana milkshake is a MUST for me every time we are in town!

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Pawhuska, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My sister, Dad and myself drove from Oklahoma to the races in Bristol and had to stop at this place. The staff are very nice and since we were able to look at the menu on FB we were able to decide fairly quickly what we wanted. So after the Hawaiian, Fried Bologna sandwich, and a Philly Cheese steak we... More 

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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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