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Peerless Restaurant

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2531 N Roan St, Ste 1, Johnson City, TN 37601-1759
+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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Kingsport, Tennessee
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63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

At best this place is average, but it was a great place to go for dinner at one time. I took my wife for dinner over the past weekend for her birthday. the service was good, but the dinner was not as ordered. ordered two rib-eye steaks and received one rib-eye and one new York strip. the quality has gone... More 

Thank doug c
Kingston Springs, Tennessee
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1,073 reviews
1,067 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 297 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In business since 1938 this is a formidable restaurant. The menu is comprehensive. Crab cakes with an outstanding remoulade, baked potato, slaw, hot rolls and a great local stout made for a memorable supper. Service, by a very young lady, was enthusiastic but not very knowledgable. Being called "Honey, Sweetie, Darling, Dear, etc" was trying. Even so, I enjoyed my... More 

Thank 4bird1
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you love steak, chops, burgers, and seafood then this is where you will get the best you ever ate. Their salads are always fresh & crisp with all dressings home-made. The menu is extensive and there is a full bar. Private rooms are available which seat up to 10 and are perfect for a special occasion. My family has... More 

Thank Jane D
Morristown, Tennessee
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98 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When I'm craving a good steak I know I can count on Peerless. Be sure to order the Grecian salad. All the steaks are cooked to perfection. This is a great place to take special guests, too. The wait staff are knowledgeable and service is simply top notch. Head on out to Peerless fog fine dining in Johnson City.

Thank tenntravelerofmtown
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was once the best restaurant in East Tennessee. My how the once great have fallen. The Grecian salad remains superb, but the quality of entrees has really fallen.

1 Thank James G
Johnson City, Tennessee
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

My wife and I have a love/hate relationship with Peerless. We like the food very much, especially the steaks, prime rib and the Greek salad, and we often run into friends there. The hate part comes from our experience with the wife of the owner (he recently passed away). She actually kicked us out when our girls were younger. They... More 

Thank krc37615
Johnson City, Tennessee
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133 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner. Hannah took very good care of us. We had the Grecian salads, filet mignon and baked potatoes. Everything cooked to perfection, topped off with a shared coconut cake. Great dinner.

Thank Patty S
Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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333 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Been many years since being here, and our meal was Delicious...as we remembered ! Prime Rib, Filet , and sides....and let's not forget their signature Salads.. I am now a Sr and I remember coming with my Dad and he Loved Your Salads....I do too. Love the Peas. Everything was very good.. Our waitress, Paige was superb.. Only thing, missed... More 

Thank cm_woods
Chuckey, Tennessee
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

I have been going to the Peerless Restaurant for over 40 years (I promise I'm not that old, just been going since I was a child) but had not been there for several years. My wife and I decided to try it out again to see if anything had changed. Luckily for us, the atmosphere, service and food quality was... More 

1 Thank Royce F
Johnson City, Tennessee
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

My first ever visit to this well known and long established restaurant exceeded expectations. My companion & I started the meal off with prime rib sliders. She likes her meat well done, me medium rare. We ordered to her taste and I expected the worst. Boy was I wrong! Sliders were amazing! Next came main course, a NY Strip that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $35
American, Steakhouse
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
Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings
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 37601-1759
  • 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?