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Grill 73

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616 Highway 73, Newport, TN 37821-6023
423-623-0970
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Description: American - Russian Cuisine Eat In or Carry Out Tuesday - Saturday: 11 am...
American - Russian Cuisine Eat In or Carry Out Tuesday - Saturday: 11 am - 8 pm Sunday: 11 am - 3 pm Do you have a dinner to plan and nowhere to go? Do you need a place to go for a family outing? Need a place for a private dinner? Planning to host or throw a party? Or do you not ever have enough time to prepare for a party or event? Call Val for reservations or to schedule a catered meal.
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Russian food in a small East Tennessee town

I never expected to find Russian food in the small town of Newport. I thoroughly enjoyed my experience at Grill 73. It has a wonderful atmosphere, food, and management. I have eaten there twice and both times enjoyed wonderful food. So far I have had the borsch, pierogi, and the cabbage rolls... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
Anoria
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Morristown, Tennessee
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Morristown, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I never expected to find Russian food in the small town of Newport. I thoroughly enjoyed my experience at Grill 73. It has a wonderful atmosphere, food, and management. I have eaten there twice and both times enjoyed wonderful food. So far I have had the borsch, pierogi, and the cabbage rolls stuffed with lamb. The owners of the Grill... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Once in Newport we wanted to stop for dinner and got online for reccos. Ended up at Grill 73 -- an American Russian restaurant. We had potato piroschkes with homemade honey mustard sauce (wow!), I had cabbage rolls (chicken and rice with two mysterious and delicious sauces on top), M had a burger with fries that had some kind of... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I met my grown kids at the Grill 73 for lunch, as it is halfway between Nashville TN and Columbia SC, and had one of the most enjoyable experiences I've had in a while. The food was excellent. The owner/cook was extremely friendly and the menu though not vast had plenty of variety. This was my first experience eating Russian... More 

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Hot Springs, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Its a little off of the beaten path, but well worth it. Grill 73 is a small café with a toasty woodstove set into a river rock chimney, the décor was hand made by the Russian couple who own the restaurant...hand carved tables, door frames and walls; cozy, friendly and comfortable. The food is delicious, the spices are perfect. We... More 

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

What a great little place to eat!! The menu is small but the flavor is big! My husband and I had an appetizer, two dinners, two drinks AND dessert- ALL for $36. The stroganoff and cabbage rolls were outstanding! I can't remember the name of the appetizer, but the crepe for dessert- mouthwatering!! Can't wait to go back and try... More 

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Cosby, Tennessee
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Tiny place with a small menu, but it's authentic. The owner is Russian and she makes her food from scratch. It's worth stopping by! Also, the river is across the street and there are picnic tables out there as well. Note: This restaurant is seasonal and closes over the winter.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I more often look for high end non franchise restaurants when I travel. I am in Newport for business. I have been here for four days. Grill 73 had great reviews and so I decided to give them a try. I was not let down. The food was excellent. I had chicken stuffed cabbage and borscht soup. They service was... More 

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isle of palms,sc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

Staying in Cosby, We had dinner here last week instead of going to Gatlingburg. Great cabbage rolls,borscht,and salad. All very tasty. They even grind their own chicken for the cabbage rolls! The meal was an excellent experience, including chatting with the former Russian circus performer/owner. We will be back next visit to the area.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

I had the chicken saute. It was very good, served with pinto beans. Everything is homemade. Great flavor. Place isn't very big. My husband had a cheeseburger with everything and slaw with seasoned french fries. I am not sure what her seasoning but we are definitely glad we stopped. Very clean. Owner was pleasant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Awesome food and super service. If in the area it's worth a stop in. Be sure to try the ice tea. I've tried nearly everything. It's all delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 616 Highway 73, Newport, TN 37821-6023
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: 423-623-0970

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Russian

Description

American - Russian Cuisine Eat In or Carry Out Tuesday - Saturday: 11 am - 8 pm Sunday: 11 am - 3 pm Do you have a dinner to plan and nowhere to go? Do you need a place to go for a family outing? Need a place for a private dinner? Planning to host or throw a party? Or do you not ever have enough time to prepare for a party or event? Call Val for reservations or to schedule a catered meal.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?