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Not Watsons Kitchen + Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Bar
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed today via mobile

Great place to grab any meal of the day the food is always delicious ask for Washington he is an amazing server I consider him the best server in Market Square literally he is amazing !!! You will leave happy & full try the Philly...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank mammarmas
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

4 old friends having apps and drinks on the patio. What a great time. The fried green tomatoes are some of the best we have ever had and pork belly tacos were great. Good craft beer selection. Catherine, our server was AWESOME! She was there...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank DebbieGoVols
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Four of us went here. We all ordered different and shared. Calmari appetizer was great and came with jalapenos that were also breaded and fried. Chili Mac&cheese burger was good could have used more chili and we thought it'd be a little bigger. Chicken and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank thankg0d
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Vibrant atmosphere and great food! Market Square is the place to be for eating, people watching, and strolling. Not Watson is just the place to be!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank makeitso1981
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We perused the menus of a few of the restaurants in Market Square and decided on Not Watsons. The wait, which wasn’t as long as we expected for a Friday night, was made easy as they will text you when the table is ready. This...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 4TsTrips
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my husband for dinner. At first we were seated in the area next to the bar. I asked to be moved because of the noise. They readily agreed and moved us to the quietest part of the restaurant. The decibel Level was still...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Nothappy37725
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time to eat at NotWatson’s. The food was delicious. We both had steaks (two different kinds) and they were cooked perfectly. This was an anniversary getaway for us and this was the perfect place for a date night. The staff were...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank albrst
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked over for lunch with co-workers. Quickly seated (I had called ahead) and drinks arrived promptly. Had the Cheeseburger from the lunch menu, cooked to perfection in a delicious bun. Fries were great too. Best of all: under $10!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank carlosy361
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch today with my husband, daughter, her husband and our 3 pre-school aged grandchildren. We were seated right away by combining 2 tables to accommodate our large party. Excellent service provided by Kerian (sp?) Great kids menu. Everyone loved their food. From a wedge salad...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank TravelDiva001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time at Not Watsons last night. Food a 4! Service and atmosphere a 3. Great variety, including Vegetarian options on the menu. Pricing was reasonable. We asked to sit outside as the air inside was very hot. We had two tables for 8 people...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Shelby N
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Response from james k | Reviewed this property |
I beleive they take reservations but maybe only for large groups
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