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1120 East Stone Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660
423-246-2309
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone must go to pals for the hot dogs. Its a local icon and their sweet tea is to die for. There are people that go everyday and get their sweet tea fix before work. Also the Chicken sandwich and fries are very tasty. You must go to Pals at least once while you visit. Dont be caught not knowing... More 

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Thank Bill Q
Kingsport, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This location is one of favorite Pal's. The staff is always professional in that they don't use condensing terms such as "honey" sweetie" or "sugar" and they service the customer in a timely manor. I have visited this location about once a week for many years and they have yet to mix-up an order. I love their tea and coffee... More 

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Thank Lisa S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

When we pulled up to place our order in the drive thru, we were thrown off by the names of the food/drink items and the condiments for each food item. It was our first time there. Example, There was a Frenchie Fry and a Sweetie Tea etc. On the menu. I ordered a chicken sandwich however the way it was... More 

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Thank brezzy89
Butner
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We try to visit Pal's when we are visiting the area. We only go for breakfast. The biscuits are good and my son loves the gravy biscuit. Personally, we don't care for the food after breakfast. Totally take out, although there are a couple of parking spots in the front so you can eat in your car.

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Thank M C
Kingsport, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

the staff are great the food is so fresh the hot dogs are very good we love the chill the drinks are very good

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Thank bkg491962
Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Tried this place for the first time this weekend. Reminds me of a mom and pop hamburger place which I heard was the roots of this place. The food was solidly good. I ordered to hamburgers with fries, sweet tea, and a chocolate shake. The sweet tea to me was not very sweet, which my friend loves, but I prefer... More 

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Thank MissBehavior81
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Good burgers and fries too. The peach tea is very good and not too sweet. Service is "sudden" as they advertise.

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Thank K-nine9
Kingsport, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The one and only fast food place where you don't need to double check their order. Their staff is fantastic and very professional. This place runs like a well oiled machine and is consistent throughout all of their locations.

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Thank Ryan P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

Everything was awesome on my last visit to Pal's Sudden Service in Kingsport. As always, I had my food within about a minute or two of ordering. Definitely recommend going if you are new to this area!

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Thank SammyB423
Easley, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Ordered a hotdog, small burger and fries. The hotdog was very good. The hamburger was above average. The fries were somewhat dried out. If they had been fresher would have been very good, also. Total was $5.89 which is more than I like to spend for a quick meal. I am cheap, what can I say. I would definitely stop... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 East Stone Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Kingsport
  • Phone Number: 423-246-2309

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