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Peerless Restaurant

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2531 N Roan St, Ste 1, Johnson City, TN 37601-1760
+1 423-282-2351
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Atlanta, United States
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62 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You must forgive me if I love the Peerless, but I think it is THE BEST there is. I first went there it's a kid with my parents n the early 1950s when Jim Kalogeros' steak house was still on Market Street. In the 1970s I took my future wife to their newer North Roan location on a date. You... More 

Thank NathanD D
Charleston, South Carolina
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for wife's birthday. It is about 4 the visit since Jan 2015. With each visit service and food quality declined as prices of menus climb. They are always under staffed especially so on this visit. Our waiter did his best but had too many tables. He did not know the menu and admitted there was much he had... More 

Thank Joseph D
Cookeville, Tennessee
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Meal big portions Great steak, shrimp, dessert, nice staff too. Would really recommend it to anyone staying in Johnson city TN

Thank J M
Unicoi, Tennessee
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The peerless is just a name now, the food is average at best, prices are really high. I will not return.

1 Thank P H
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81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best prime rib ever put in my mouth! Their oysters are juicy and not heavily breaded. The house salad with peas and Grecian dressing is one that I crave! My little girl was entranced when an older couple stood up and danced! Very wonderful place.

Thank Sonya W
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Very overrated. Should have known when I walked in and the average in the bar was 70. The food was mediocre at best and way overpriced. I know this is a landmark but its heyday is over.

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EatOutInc, Owner at Peerless Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello, I would like to know what menu selection you found to be overrated. It is our goal to make everyone 100% happy when they go out the door and I'm sorry that you were not pleased with our food and service. If you would like to tell me something specific that you were unhappy with, I can check on... More 

Sevierville, Tennessee
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92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

I met family and ate in a private room. All food was superb. Beautiful presentation on each plate. I got shrimp and a Grecian salad (only $4.95 extra and worth it!). Everyone enjoyed their meals. Will come again.

Thank Deborah S
Watkins Glen, New York
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

we were sat at a table the inexperienced waitress gave us the menus and asked if we knew what we wanted to drink before we even got a chance to look at the drink menu.After we ordered our drinks, she asked us if we were ready to order when we had not looked at the menu, ordered steak medium rare... More 

Thank foot1952
Greeneville, Tennessee
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Fine dining at its best in Johnson City. Relaxed atmosphere, intimate lighting, best steaks in town.

Thank hillivie
Boone, North Carolina
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

I had the prime rib cooked to perfection a beautiful cut of beef. My wife had the seafood medley and it was fresh and also cooked to perfection. Our waiter was Logan and he was entertaining and very friendly. I also met Rich the GM, he told us stories about the area and offered some great suggestions of things to... More 

Thank jeffstanley

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $35
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2531 N Roan St, Ste 1, Johnson City, TN 37601-1760
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 423-282-2351

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?