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Pardner's Bar-B-Que & Steak

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5444 Hwy 11 E, Piney Flats, TN 37686
(423) 538-5539
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Not the best!

The BBQ is not bad but it's sure not great. Service has gone down over the years and it's usually dirty. Someone always ends up getting sick after our visit. We will not be going back.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
stacy c
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Blountville, Tennessee
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Blountville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The BBQ is not bad but it's sure not great. Service has gone down over the years and it's usually dirty. Someone always ends up getting sick after our visit. We will not be going back.

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Oxford, Alabama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Placed order to go. Got it 45 minutes later. Drive 15 miles to hotel, only to learn that the bbq salad ordered (and paid for) was just a garden salad! NO MEAT! Could have gotten that at Wendys a mile away for a lot less money!!!

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Inman, South Carolina, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We go to Pardner's everytime we are in TN. The breakfast is always fantastic. The servers are super friendly and very attentive! The gravy is one of our favorites and the french toast is to die for. I've only had their bbq a couple of times but it is great too. We usually come up on the weekends and s

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Limestone, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

I went for lunch. The restaurant was less than 1/4 full. The server on my side of the restaurant was running like crazy - for no apparent reason. She was having trouble with the 5 or 6 tables she was handling. But I was there for the food. The brisket sandwich was very good. Nicely marbled beef perfectly seasoned. The... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Pardners has been around for as long as I can remember. I keep it pretty simple when we go here to eat and have the BBQ Beef platter (no pork, bad on my blood pressure), usually get the french fries as they're very good dipped in the BBQ sauce and cole slaw. It's a good southern BBQ restaurant. Onto the... More 

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I do like BBQ, I wasn't inpressed at all. The time I was there I thought to taste was so so, the servers where talking to the regulars but we were ignored. Woodridge is much better and one of the few BBQ places that offer BBQ beef, besure to get the cole slaw for the top of your sandwich. Expect... More 

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Piney Flats, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I prefer pulled pork BBQ, but their sliced pork BBQ is among the best you will ever eat. I wish they would take responsibility for their carry-outs though. I would really prefer to not have to dig through and check my order before leaving or risk not getting what I paid for. Their breakfast is good.

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PINEY FLATS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

If you're looking for a fantastic country breakfast, this is the place in the tri-cities area. They have the best country ham or pork tenderloin I have ever eaten. The biscuits and gravy are also a big hit! The barbeque is sweet and tangy. The menu is extensive and everything I have eaten has been delicious! You won't leave hungry!!!!!!

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Piney Flats, Tennessee
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Thought I would give them another try. Last time I was here service was slow and food was cold, I thought maybe they were having a bad day. This time service was faster but food was cold and pork was overly dry, you could tell it had been sitting for quite some time. Place has really gone downhill and it... More 

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Bristol, Tennessee
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The clatter of the dishes is loud, cost a touch high and the food is not as good a Ridgewood. The only plus for Pardners’s is their parking lot is nicer.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5444 Hwy 11 E, Piney Flats, TN 37686
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Piney Flats
  • Phone Number: (423) 538-5539

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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