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Archers BBQ

5415 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5032
+1 865-394-9580
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“potato salad” (28 reviews)
“pulled pork” (28 reviews)
“ribs” (44 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
5415 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5032
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let's start with they were out of brisket at 6pm. No bake potatoes. No French fries. No pickles. No onions. Asked for bread and they said we don't have, only Texas toast. Then when I get my plate there is a slice of bread. As...More

Thank 713kevin2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very mediocre BBQ. The sides were pretty good, but I go to BBQ joints for the meat. I had the brisket and ribs. Both were just ok. I wouldn't go out of my way to eat here.

Thank James L
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided to try Archers BBQ out and we are glad we did! It was really delicious & fast! Worth stopping for some Memphis style BBQ!

Thank 5Marine
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We love going to Archers for their gluten free foods. The BBQ pork is tender and delicious. They have bbq sauces for all tastes. They’ve got a baked potato salad and some homemade sweet potato chips. We get a family pack to get a price...More

Thank csnj-ec
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

We like bar-b-q but didn’t love this. We saw it was cheaper so we thought we’d try it. It was actually fairly expensive for ribs. The chicken sandwich was good. Pulled pork good. Ribs didn’t have much meat but were so spicy that we couldn’t...More

Thank WPSClarksvegas
Reviewed June 25, 2018

First Time Eatting there. Good BBQ but the Potato Salad I just couldnot get enough of Salt. The weekend manager very nice but She plays with her hair which is a big NO NO even though she goes and puts gloves on. Will not return...More

Thank Greenidoll
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

On our way to Pigeon Forge we saw their sign on an I-75 road sign. BBQ sounded good, so we gave it try. Young woman at the counter was very helpful and answered all of our questions. We had the pulled pork sandwich and the...More

1  Thank OnTheRoadAgain23
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Stopped here on a drive back from Atlanta, GA and wanted a quick meal. This was a real find! Many options with every kind of BBQ sauce you can imagine and the pork and beef options were great. I will stop again the next time...More

Thank David R
Reviewed April 14, 2018

I wanted BBQ my host suggested Archers. I must say I was surprised to find it adjacent to a small motel. The food was good, nothing fancy, Lots of sauce choices. My sister doesn't eat BBQ and there weren't many other choices, she had a...More

Thank barbara b
Reviewed February 14, 2018

DELICIOUS! I live up North now, so was VERY excited to have BBQ while in town for my son's baseball tournament. We came back every day we were here, it is excellent Memphis style BBQ and was the highlight of our visit. Highly recommend!!

Thank kcarter1017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5415 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5032
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-394-9580
  • E-mail
When folks ask for the key to making moist, tender, drop-dead delicious barbeque, they expect us to ramble on about sauce, marinades and rubs. Those are all important, but what it really comes down to is selecting the best meat and then slowly cooking and smoking that meat to perfection. We know that if we take care of business on that end, the pork, ribs and chicken that we put on your plate will be the best you ever tasted.
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