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122 Depot Street, Townsend, TN 37882
+1 865-448-1924
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Today
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Description: Comfortable setting that welcomes all ages. Outside picnic area, inside...
Comfortable setting that welcomes all ages. Outside picnic area, inside wooden "cabin style room" and tearoom area. Private red room with fireplace for small parties. Also we have an off site banquet room available for large parties up to 65 people.
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 178
    Excellent
  • 96
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Homely!

The only problem was we had to wait (it was Valentines Day!!) and it would have been nice to have the opportunity to have a glass of wine. However the staff were kind, the menu local and the food, very much as described, homely. It was actually just what we wanted and we had a great evening in a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Michael W
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Munxar
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Dessert
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335 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Dayton, Ohio
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I ordered shepherd's pie which cost $13.95 & was special of day. It was mostly mashed potatoes with a few carrots, pototoes & maybe three small pieces of beef short ribs & that was it...very disappointing! My husband ordered the fried chicken which was also a daily special & it was completely overcooked. Sorry...the place was not that busy...it was... More 

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Livonia, New York, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Found this cute little place to eat. We have eaten here twice. Great meals both times. Find it and enjoy

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Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We ate here while on our way to Cades Cove on March 7, 2015. The building was nice with limited parking, but thankfully they were not crowded so parking wasn't a problem. We were seated RIGHT next to another couple. So close that we could have easily participated in their conversation, it made for a very awkward lunch. To make... More 

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Munxar
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The only problem was we had to wait (it was Valentines Day!!) and it would have been nice to have the opportunity to have a glass of wine. However the staff were kind, the menu local and the food, very much as described, homely. It was actually just what we wanted and we had a great evening in a happy... More 

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Severn, Maryland
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I stopped by here with a friend while we were in the area. The food was good, with decent portions, and the prices were reasonable for a sit down place. Our server was excellent, and my friend was able to get a nice glass of wine while I had a beer. I really enjoyed the burger I had and my... More 

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Biloxi, Mississippi
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The good: Quality delicious food..decent prices. Quaint dining area. I had the pulled pork sandwich (great roll) which had awesome bbq sauce, crisp hot fries and close slaw. Husband enjoyed his burger. The not so good: limited winter lunch menu had 4 apps, 3 salads, and 6 sandwich choices. It was about noon and there were 7 tables, mostly deuces... More 

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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

Delicious food and friendly staff. Off the road but don't miss it. Try the fish tacos. They are good.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

It was good but not as many southern food choices as we are accustomed to. The staff were friendly, and courteous.

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

Some of the best bbq Ive ever heard. I love the sauce!!! I'm from NC but I have to say this may be better than the NC bbq.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Two families traveling together with hungry and parents. Imagine the scene and the sounds inside those minivans... Then, what luck, an inviting rustic cabin restaurant with a flashing "OPEN" sign. Your wife turns to you and smiles. Yes. You did it. You found the solution. Miss Lily's was good. A reuben sandwich, some fish and grits, a hamburger, some chicken... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 122 Depot Street, Townsend, TN 37882
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 865-448-1924

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Comfortable setting that welcomes all ages. Outside picnic area, inside wooden "cabin style room" and tearoom area. Private red room with fireplace for small parties. Also we have an off site banquet room available for large parties up to 65 people.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?