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Reviewed September 17, 2021

We stopped in for breakfast at this restaurant which has great signage and is right off the highway. They have plenty of paved parking and had ample dining space, even with socially distanced tables. The breakfast menu is complete and what you would expect. The...prices were reasonable and the food was well prepared. The staff was especially nice which made our experience pleasant. We will surely stop again.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed May 4, 2021

Best gravy I've ever had. Fried fish was very good. Otherwise, just okay. Very nice wait staff on this visit.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed February 28, 2021 via mobile

We stopped here on the way to Pigeon Forge and the food and service was awesome. It is great home cooking. My fried chicken was perfect, the country fried steak breakfast was out of this world and my son had the open faced roast beef...with mashed potatoes and he cleaned his plate. Great home cooking. Fantastic!!!!!!More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed January 25, 2021 via mobile

Stop at this restaurant on our way back to Tennessee. The man that greeted us at the door was very rude what's not nice at all very unprofessional. I have eat all over this world. And this is the worst place ever. Don't waste your...time stopping here.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed October 27, 2020

This was the best food I have eaten in a long time. We were headed home from.Pigeon Forge, and trust me, better than anything I ate there! Berea Ky. Stop and eat, you will.LOVE IT! I had the best salmon patties, turnips and sweet potatoes..absolutely...fabulous.. Terrie R.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 10, 2020

Would almost think it was a Cracker Barrel... set up a lot the same with items for sale in the lobby area. Stopped for lunch. Husband had Turkey and dressing with corn; states it was very good, decent sized portion. I had Country Fried Steak....Niced sized portion, was really a steak type meat and not a hamburger type meat. Were socially distancing tables. One person came in without a mask, and one of the employees quickly told him he needed a mask; he was later walking around without it, though. Think he was a politican, or a politician want to be by comments that were made.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 24, 2020

Good old fashioned down home eats that will leave your stomach full and your pocket book not empty. Do not be fooled by the Cracker Barrel facade, this is a locals joint that also caters to the passing traveler on I-75. Has a full menu...for breakfast, lunch and dinner with daily specials. We came just before closing at approximately 8:15 PM and was warmly greeted. The food was served fast and piping hot. Exceptional was the corn bread and the sweet tea served with just enough sweetness that will have you begging for more. The service is down home friendly and made me feel like a local. Also felt safe in the current Covid environment. I would gladly go back for another meal.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 21, 2020

We loved this place. Clearly not a corporate restaurant clone. This is owned and loved locally. Good specials and home cooked meals. Server was SOOO sweet, wish I had her name to mention her. We were clearly not from there and that made her welcome...us all the more. Dinner Bell had the nicest waitress and a delicious meal. Not fancy or snooty, just friendly and delicious home-style eats.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed June 20, 2020

Good food. Good Pricing. Besides cheeky waitress that was rude when asking for more butter since my cups were empty (manufacturing error) stating when she brought back only one small cup, that if it was empty I was "just tough out of luck" in a...rude tone, and person with us receiving stone-cold baked potato, the service was fine and rest of our meals were fresh and reasonable temperature. Would liked more than one cup (extra requested and gladly pay extra if required), but felt was too much to ask since she acted like we were a great inconvenience to her. Still left tip as normal, figured must had rough day and maybe help improved her negative outlook. Still recommend for a good meal. Would not down a good restaurant due to one employee's lack in great customer service.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 23, 2020

This is a nice family restaurant with a little gift shop. Service was good and our server was friendly. Restaurant was very clean. Ordered sandwiches and not too bad priced. We would come here again when traveling.

Date of visit: February 2020
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I don't know if they're open on Labor Day; however, their location close to I-75 makes that a possibility. I'd suggest calling them to ask.
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Yes, Dinner Bell Restaurant offers takeout services.

Dinner Bell Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4