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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
Today
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner

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  • 9
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    Very good
  • 5
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  • 6
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Very Good Food - Stressed Service

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
JD S
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Limestone, Tennessee
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Limestone, Tennessee
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89 reviews 89 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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56 reviews 56 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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122 reviews 122 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This place serves really good quality BBQ in beef, chicken and pork but not the best BBQ. They serve a huge helping amount. Not so clean as I would like to see but just ok. It is very similar in taste to Ridgewood BBQ. Ridgewood is the BEST I EVER HAD (and is about 7 miles from this restaurant). The... More 

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Watauga, Tennessee
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This is what I got for $6.25...a somewhat scrambled egg, two pieces of cold toast and 3 strips of bacon you could read through. Husband got biscuits and gravy and the gravy was so so. I at least felt that a side of grits or hashbrowns should have come with the egg. There may be other items on the menu... More 

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Piney Flats, Tennessee
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Pardners recently underwent a renovation and menu expansion. Still the best pork bbq around in our opinion. Grilled items also good. Huge breakfasts, too. Very good value.

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Additional Information about Pardner's Bar-B-Que & Steak

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

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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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