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Philadelphia Grill & Bar-B-Q

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725 Bluff City Hwy, Bristol, TN 37620-4609
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Seminole, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Based on the name and the positive reviews we went anticipating a good barbecue dinner. Big mistake! First it is now Backyard Grill, making it difficult to find. Secondly, there was only one barbecue dinner on the menu. We both ordered it and were very disappointed. It was bland and even the sides were average at best. On a positive... More 

Thank Larry B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

This little restaurant has very good food at reasonable prices. Everything I have tried on the menu has been good. On my last visit, I had smoked turkey, peas, and mashed potatoes. The potatoes were the real thing, and the turkey was tender, moist, and flavorful. I am really surprised this place isn't always packed. Glad I discovered it!

Thank Beth P
Charlottesville, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Had dinner at "The Backyard Grill", formerly known as the Philadelphia Grill. Good comfort food restaurant. Modest prices, excellent service. Pretty good beer selection. I had a pulled pork barbecue platter- barbecue is like politics and religion, but this was pretty good- sort of a mild tomato based sauce. The location seems a bit out of the way- I am... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

They have a wonderful outside deck. The service was very good and the food was great. Get the homemade chips!!! They are are wonderful. If it would have been just a little closer to the hotel we would have stayed for hours and had lots of cocktails.

Thank Valerie M
Piney Flats, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

If you haven't been here lately, it's time to come back and give it a try. They have dramatically remodeled the inside of the restaurant and have updated the menu. They have really good BBQ, but not as good as some of the other restaurants in the area. The service is always friendly and good.

Thank HiddenGem18
Bristol, Tennessee
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Whether you eat inside, or out on the patio, you will enjoy the warm and inviting atmosphere here. Good quality food and very reasonable prices.

Thank lmblake
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Patio seating is warm weather is nice the food is great as well.Try the hambergers,yum

Thank bumpy41
Bristol, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2011

I was looking for a local cafe with vegetables and a plate lunch. I was hot and tired and lunch had come at 3 p.m. When I dropped in I never knew they served beer and a cold Corona in a cold mug hit the spot. I was a bad girl and had a barbeque sandwich with a side of... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 725 Bluff City Hwy, Bristol, TN 37620-4609
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: 423-764-6632

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?