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2390 Spring Creek Boulevard, Cleveland, TN 37311
14234781648
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Families with children
Description: Jenkins Restaurant and Deli has been family owned and operated since March...
Jenkins Restaurant and Deli has been family owned and operated since March 15, 1976, serving many generations over the past 39 years. Recognized in National Geographic, Southern Living, Guns and Gardens, Tennessee Tourism website, and many local and regional publications. Known for our outstanding cuisine, long standing excellent service, warm hospitality, and community involvement. 

The all-time favorites are still on the menu; Jenkins' famous chicken salad, French dip, buffalo burger, and specialty soups and market items. New to the menu is a much-requested large fresh salad bar that has something for everyone. 

Our new location has a fun family atmosphere featuring a large model 'G' gauge train circling the dinning, a two sided fireplace with covered patio, and tons of local memorabilia tucked into every corner. Ask about our party room that seats up to 40 people, perfect for business or club meetings, wedding or baby showers, birthday parties or a social gathering.
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  • 66
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very good lunch with wonderful service

Loved the atmosphere and our service was wonderful. Food was very good, not exceptional. LOVED the fried pickles!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
disneymom8
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Cleveland, Tennessee
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ya know, i did a review on here for this place in 2013. A lot has changed, the new building is much larger, i dont see the same faces or the local items. The food isnt as large of a portion (plus its tasteless) & the price went up. Ive eaten there three times. And now, unfortantly, they are on... More 

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Thank Jen_Chatt_TN
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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73 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the atmosphere and our service was wonderful. Food was very good, not exceptional. LOVED the fried pickles!

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Thank disneymom8
Cleveland, Tennessee, United States
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Their known for their famous chicken salad but their chicken fingers are some of the best too! And I love their Reuben sandwich. The atmosphere and wait staff are great. It's definitely a must if your in Cleveland.

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Thank Teddie B
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97 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Wait staff were courteous and helpful. Burgers were prepared as ordered and were very good. Prefer their bison burger and Kobe burger over their regular burger, but these are quite pricey. Sweet potato waffle fries and fried pickles are really good. Family friendly and neat decor. Would return.

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Thank becca83-TN
Cleveland, Tennessee
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69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

While on business stopped here twice. Once in November 2015 and again in December 2015. Both visits were simply superb. Great food, prompt, friendly service, plentiful portions and an "on site" owner who makes it a real pleasure to visit. Good, down home, environment that makes one desire to return just for the conversation. Extremely well done! Thank you!

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1 Thank Robert D
Sumter, South Carolina
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is a very good place to stop by for lunch or dinner when a sandwich or shrimp basket will suffice. The bar area with TVs is adequate and the beer selection is adequate. The food is good and is usually served quickly. The service is good. It can get really crowded at 6:00 pm so plan accordingly.

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1 Thank Brian S
Cleveland, Tennessee
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Jenkins is a go-to for residents of Cleveland. Whether you order something once or one hundred times, you know what to expect. Always crowded, whether afternoon or evening.

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1 Thank Deanna F
Athens
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141 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Local fav for Cleveland. Can't go wrong with chicken salad sandwich. They also serve great soups and Ruben is also another favorite.

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1 Thank Bradboy2014
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

We eat here several times a year and have always been pleased with both food and service. Burgers here are good and don't appear to be a frozen patty but rather a 'real' burger. Chicken salad is a favorite, too. Good beer selection. The price is reasonable and less than many similar eateries. Not surprisingly, there can be waits at... More 

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1 Thank Rob C
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

We had been told by a lot of people how good Jenkins it was well the Service was okay the food was ok the restaurant was busy a little noisy it will probably be a long time before I go back I just wasn't very impressed at all

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2390 Spring Creek Boulevard, Cleveland, TN 37311
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: 14234781648

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Jenkins Restaurant and Deli has been family owned and operated since March 15, 1976, serving many generations over the past 39 years. Recognized in National Geographic, Southern Living, Guns and Gardens, Tennessee Tourism website, and many local and regional publications. Known for our outstanding cuisine, long standing excellent service, warm hospitality, and community involvement. 

The all-time favorites are still on the menu; Jenkins' famous chicken salad, French dip, buffalo burger, and specialty soups and market items. New to the menu is a much-requested large fresh salad bar that has something for everyone. 

Our new location has a fun family atmosphere featuring a large model 'G' gauge train circling the dinning, a two sided fireplace with covered patio, and tons of local memorabilia tucked into every corner. Ask about our party room that seats up to 40 people, perfect for business or club meetings, wedding or baby showers, birthday parties or a social gathering.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?