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Choo-Choo Cafe

111 S. Main Street, Erwin, TN 37650
+1 423-743-0700
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Jul 11, 2017
“Cool Atmosphere”
Feb 1, 2017
“A real hidden gem. ”
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American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
111 S. Main Street, Erwin, TN 37650
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

We liked the place that looked like an old building from the 1800's with antique decor everywhere. The atmosphere was unique and cool. We enjoyed our food, and even more so the desserts. We had a nice visit here.

Thank Radrev
Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

This is my second time at the Choo Choo. Went here Sunday after church h once and it was wonderful. Came back today for a business lunch and it was excellent. The menu us a bit limited, but I had two different soups and a...More

Thank medicineman2014
Reviewed August 18, 2016

Unfortunately, it doesn't look like this place will be in business much longer! It is a combination cafe/antique shop/gift shop. We stopped in Erwin while traveling on I-26 partially to visit the Choo-Choo Cafe on a Tuesday at noon. I had read several reviews complaining...More

1  Thank grandmomx3
Reviewed June 23, 2016

Sadly, I cannot write a review of the food. On June 18th I called the phone number and got a generic "We cannot answer your call - leave a message" recording. I left a message and never heard back from anyone. When passing through Erwin...More

2  Thank annU9647FG
Reviewed May 3, 2016

Very limited menu, desserts, but my sandwich was burnt. Why even bring it to the table. Autmosphere is great, alot of people use it for meetings and parties.

Thank Jamie T
Reviewed January 9, 2016

A very special place with simple, but good food. We had delicious Reubens and potato and cheese soup. A pot of Earl Grey and Orange Delight cake added a tasty and satisfying touch to our lunch. The proprietors were welcoming and gracious. While the food...More

Thank TravelerFrankfort_NY
Reviewed October 18, 2015

We happened by this charming restaurant last week while we were in Erwin. The atmosphere screams history. It doubles as a antique store and the food while simple was amazing. The menu consists of soups and sandwiches but everything we tasted was delicious. The staff...More

Thank Wine_Family4
Reviewed February 18, 2015

Unique place. Home cooked goodness. Weekly or Sunday lunch its all great. Its a one of a kind special place. The little village set up is beautiful to look at and enjoy as well all the other items she has for sale. Her cakes and...More

1  Thank Re1977
Reviewed January 5, 2015

We stopped for the Sunday buffet, $10.00 a person. It was lasagna, a pasta, green beans, carrots, mashed taters and corn with coleslaw and rolls. You are served it is not self service. The plates are small without compartments which made it hard for someone...More

1  Thank strollingbonez
Reviewed December 5, 2014

Fairly new restaurant in an older furniture store, Food is properly prepared and served professionally. Owner is also the chef and is always on the premises

1  Thank jwTN
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 S. Main Street, Erwin, TN 37650
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Erwin
  • Phone Number: +1 423-743-0700
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Choo Choo Café is located inside Market Square Antique Gallery in beautiful downtown Erwin Tennessee. Fresh, made from scratch soups, sandwiches and desserts served daily, a buffet served on Sunday, as well as craft and domestic beer and wine coolers. Dinner available by reservation only. Choo Choo Café is a great place for meetings, birthday parties, weddings and special events. With a 598 person capacity we can assist you in making any event spectacular, whether its lunch, dinner or a party or event. Everyone is invited to this charming gem in beautiful downtown Erwin.
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