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By-Pass Deli

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1323 S James Campbell Blvd, Columbia, TN 38401-5182
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Fayetteville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good food and great people they get our order ready in just minutes and ready for us when I go to pick it up

Thank Kent G
Tullahoma, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely the best burger in Columbia. The family that owns it takes pride in their business and it shows through the service and food you receive. Maybe the best sweet tea too. You can also buy package beer and bottled drinks. Great place for a family meal.

Thank JRockTN
Columbia, Tennessee
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

This is a local establishment that has been around for a while and still provides excellent food and excellent atmosphere. This is the place for a cheeseburger and fries. They are the best. The chef hand pats out each burger from fresh ground chuck and cooks it to order. The fries are always hot and fresh, ready for a little... More 

Thank chsmpsn
Columbia, Tennessee, Usa
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

Had a great lunch here with a friend. Burgers were very good and the service was good as well. We had nothing to complain about and found it to be very well worth the money.

Thank Robert T
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch one day, was not disappointed! Good, greasy burgers and the curly fries were good as well! My mom had the reuben sandwich and it was good. Enjoyed all of the local news articles on the walls throughout the joint. Cool little place worth a stop if you're hungry for a burger in Columbia!

Thank PC524
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We always have a great time, service, and food when we go here. Greasy spoon kinda place. These are the suggestions you get when you ask the locals what's good to eat around here.

Thank DAWN J
Columbia, Tn
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175 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Great burgers, fries, drinks. Place can get crowded at times but food makes up for crowding and noises. Not a lot of parking so we try to be early for whatever meal we are going for.

Thank Richard R
Centerville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The first time I ate at By-Pass Deli I really didn't know what to expect. People said the food was great. The building is pretty old and not much to look at. I ordered my food and went to pay for it and the Lady behind the counter said you pay when you leave. She said "you might not like... More 

2 Thank PatrickStevens
Nashville, Tennessee
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I read in the local paper that this had been voted best burger in town a few years in a row. We decided to check it out. The first impression when you walk in is that this place is on the dirty side and hasn't been cleaned in quite some time. We ordered cheese burgers and fries. As I was... More 

2 Thank TLM64
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

I stopped here with a friend who told me these were the best burgers in town. I'd eat McDonalds before eating here again. If you like meat that is starting to turn grey and fried frozen mushrooms, then this fly infested hole in the wall is for you.

Thank Pearce H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
American, Delicatessen, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1323 S James Campbell Blvd, Columbia, TN 38401-5182
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 19313819634
This is a local favorite established in 1966. A place to have a great burger, reuben, club or sandwich. Voted best burger of maury county many years. Its more than a burger joint, its a place to see friendly faces in a friendly atmosphere. It is an older place but is kept very clean and holds a health inspection grade of 100.

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