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8 5th St, Bristol, TN 37620-5902
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 2 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago 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
Bristol, Tennessee
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Dined late, less than an hour to close on a week night but the staff did not seem put out at all, never felt rushed. We had a large pizza with caramelized onions and roasted red peppers The crust was thin and had a good flavor. It was absolutely delicious. We also had the spinach dip as an appetizer. The... More 

Thank leslcani
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Great pizza if you are not "into" chain type, red sauce blah pizza (which I am not, but my husband is) so I go here with friends! Love the Margherita Pizza Nice Greek salad and bruschetta. Pleasant atmosphere and easy to get too, Excellent location for dinner before attending an event at the Paramount Theater, because it is an easy... More 

Thank busyladyVirginia
Bristol, Virginia
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169 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

I get here several times a year and their pizza is the best (for my taste) in the world. The service has always been very good with polite young folks. I like the fact that the place is run by young entrepreneurs striving to offer a fun place to casually dine. Good show you guys!

Thank kaningryta
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Pizza is great. The service, however, is hit and miss. First visit service was very good, but the second visit, not so much. Not hateful service, just never around kind of service. So much so, that the nice hostess that seated us took it upon herself to check with our waiter to see if he had even taken our order... More 

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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
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?