We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

PALS

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1200 E Jackson Blvd, Jonesborough, TN 37659-4771
423-788-0020
Today
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

47 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 47: English reviews
Jonesborough, Tennessee
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I like Pals because the food is great, the service is fast, and the employees are always nice and courteous...I love their chipped ham sandwich...

Helpful?
Thank pjcarebear
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I always eat Pals gravy biscuit, but this morning the sausage is HOT (spicy). I cannot eat spicy food because of my stomach problems (colitis). My husband agreed that it was hot. Maybe they changed their sausage. I will not go back for breakfast. They have great frnchie fries, I hope they don't change that recipe!

Helpful?
Thank Cathy B
Smyrna, Tennessee
Level Contributor
12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pal's originated in neighboring Kingsport TN and has been a local tradition dating back nearly 50 years. Being a native of Kingsport, Pal's has always been the go to place for great food fast. Having moved away from the area Pal's has been sorely missed so it is one of my first stops when I visit.

Helpful?
Thank Rick B
Burnsville, North Carolina
Level Contributor
45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter took me out to lunch at Pals. She eats there often and told me I would like it. I got a cheeseburger, fries and ice tea. I was pleasantly surprised at how good the quality and taste were. I really liked it.

Helpful?
Thank Mootheart
Richmond, Virginia
Level Contributor
435 reviews
331 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

How can you resist a place with a giant hotdog and burger on the roof? Probably not the healthiest stuff to eat but enjoyable all the same. Yummy fries and onion rings too.

Helpful?
Thank Jeff S
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by and tried Pals Hot dogs..They were good enough to have a second order of them..Which I did!

Helpful?
Thank Debra B
Jonesborough, Tennessee, United States
Level Contributor
17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Yes!! It's East TN's exclusive fast food exclusivePal's!! You HAVE TO EAT AT PAL's!! Best chipped ham ever! Go for breakfast, get the cheddar rounds and add salt!! WOW!! Love the big chicken! The milk shakes aren't very good but the frenchie fries more than make up for it!!!

Helpful?
Thank Prissy T
Level Contributor
49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Growing up Pals was a weekly meal in our house! Now I live away but it is my first stop each and every time! If only cheddar rounds could be shipped!!

Helpful?
Thank Mary B
Jonesborough, Tennessee, United States
Level Contributor
64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

The first Pals was originally opened in Kingsport, TN and has expanded in the Tri-Cities, TN and SW VA area. Pal Barger wanted a simple menu, fast food and good service. The Pals in Jonesborough holds these values still. We love their Frenchie Fries and tea. I usually get a "plain" (unsweet) tea and a large Frenchie Fry. My daughters... More 

Helpful?
Thank Doug C
Level Contributor
62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Last night on the way home from church my wife and I stopped at Pal's in Colonial Height (Kingsport, TN) and purchased two orange shakes. It was a hot evening and these shakes hit the spot. Pal's has quick and friendly service.

Helpful?
Thank Marlin J

Travelers who viewed PALS also viewed

 

Been to PALS? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 E Jackson Blvd, Jonesborough, TN 37659-4771
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Jonesborough
  • Phone Number: 423-788-0020

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from PALS staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?