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8 5th St, Bristol, TN 37620-5902
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The service was very good, and attentive. In the mood for appetizers as my meal, I ordered the sun-dried tomato hummus with homemade chips and the rotisserie chicken wings. The wings take 20 min to cook -- but they're juicy, taste great and it's worth it. The homemade chips were very different, but very tasty -- think pita chips --... More 

Thank Erin H
Delran, New Jersey
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were in town for a NASCAR event and ate here during the street fair. The food was very good, my wife and I had an appetizer of stuffed mushrooms followed by a pizza ,both were great. I had a couple of beers and my wife had a glass of wine. The bill was very reasonable . The server was... More 

Thank choc33
Bristol, Virginia
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a place for Great Mediterranean food. Machiavelli's is mostly a Italian Resturant but is the first place I have found that truly knows how to serve a real Greek Salad. The pizza is amazing and if you stop by try the Italian nachos. It is a placed love by locals and visitors a like. So next time your on... More 

Thank bkayers
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were there visiting family and heard the pizza was good....we were seated right away, ordered 2 pies right away and the place was not very crowded....it took an hour to get our food! The waitress never gave a reason for the delay, just kept saying " order will be out in a few minutes ".... When the pies came... More 

Thank Maryellen V
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We had went to Machiavelli's expecting a great experience in food but that is not what happened.. The pasta were really dry. We ordered a white pizza and the items that were supposed to be on the pizza were not on the pizza were told it was under cheese but we couldn't fin them.. Let me say that the service... More 

Thank lovetenn
Johnson City, Tennessee
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Machiavelli's is locally owned and operated. Food is delicious and reasonably priced. Great atmosphere. Friendly and casual

Thank tammycarter2016
Fort Worth, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

We are from out of town. We had the jerk chicken pizza and it was really good. Great environment and welcomed our two kids. Service was a bit slow. Overall good.

Thank Brent F
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

We enjoyed a dinner here and will go back. It is located in the downtown area near the train station. It seems to be a local resident favorite. The dinner was good homemade Italian cuisine.

1 Thank Robert H
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed Machiavelli's. The atmosphere is laid back. Good music, and great food! I got a starter salad and a pizza for the main course. I could immediately tell after ordering a simple pizza that I should have ordered additional toppings. I'm just a picky eater so I wasn't sure at first. We will definitely be back, though! Highly... More 

Thank Jeremey B
Bristol, Virginia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

They are a wonderful thin butter crust and the sauce.....I crave. They have a wonderful selection of beer and one of the best Greek salads I've ever had.

Thank NLE4245

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 5th St, Bristol, TN 37620-5902
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: 423-573-9955

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