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Collins River BBQ & Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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APPETIZERS
7.99
Fried Green Tomatoes
Hand breaded and served with house buffalo ranch
7.99
Fried Dill Pickle Spears
served with house ranch
7.99
Deep Fried Pepper - Jack Cheese Bites
served with marinara
4.99
Fresh Pork Rinds
Traditional or Spicy
9.49
Loaded 10.49
BBQ Nachos
House chips, queso cheese, pulled pork, and jalapenos or loaded with tomatoes, black beans jalapenos and onions
9.49
Loaded 10.49
BBQ Cheese Fries
French fries, pulled pork, queso cheese, and jalapenos or loaded with tomatoes, black beans, jalapenos and onions
(6) 6.99
(12) 12.99
Hickory Smoked Wings
Choose from: house buffalo (mild or hot), BBQ (mild or hot), Sweet Chili Dry Rub, Bourbon, Sriracha-Bourbon, Asian Flare or Traditional
FRESH LOCAL SALADS
Add pulled pork, fried chicken, roasted chicken or smoked turkey - $3; add brisket for $5. Dressings: House Ranch, House Buffalo Ranch, Blue Cheese, Honey Mustard, 1000 Island, Italian, Raspberry Vinaigrette
7.99
House Salad
Tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, apple smoked bacon, croutons, and shredded cheese on fresh greens
9.99
Mary Beth Salad
Tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, croutons, chopped baked potatoes, and black beans on fresh greens
COMBOS WITH TWO TRADITIONAL SIDES
Feeds Two 27.99
Smokehouse Trio Sampler
1/2 Rack of baby back ribs, hand pulled pork, and hickory smoked beef brisket
Half Rack 14.99
Full Rack 23.99
Hickory Smoked Baby Back Ribs
Ribs are double basted with bbq sauce and local honey
13.99
Double Your Beef for 18.99
Hickory Smoked Beef Brisket
with cornbread muffin or on a bun
9.99
Double Your Meat 14.49
Gluten Free Bun 1
Pulled Pork Plate
Your choice of hand pulled pork on a bun, or loose with a cornbread muffin
11.99
Signature Wings
Six wings hickory smoked then fried to perfection with your choice of: house buffalo (mild or hot), bbq (mild or hot), sweet chili dry rub, bourbon, sriracha bourbon, asian flare, or traditional
10.49
Chicken Tenders
Hand breaded and fried to perfection. Traditional or tossed in your favorite sauce
11.99
Hand Battered Mississippi Catfish
comes with house tarter sauce and hush puppies
10.99
Cheese 0.5
Bacon 1
Gluten Free Bun 1
Hickory Smoked Hamburger
Local ground beef from Willow Oak Farms McMinnville, TN. Comes with mayo and all the fixings
10.49
Ultimate BLT
Apple smoked bacon, fresh greens, tomato, and mayo on toasted bread (white or berry wheat)
12.49
Sub Brisket Add 2
Collins River Club
Smoked turkey breast, fresh greens, tomato, cheese, apple smoked bacon, and mayo on toasted bread (white or berry wheat)
LIGHTER SIDE COMBOS
8.99
Veggie Wrap with One Side
Black beans, onions, fresh greens, tomato, cucumber, and shredded cheese with your choice of dressing on a jalapeno-cheddar or wheat wrap
8.99
Chicken Wrap with One Side
Your choice of roasted chicken or fried chicken, black beans, onions, fresh greens, tomato, and shredded cheese with your choice of: honey mustard, house ranch, house buffalo, buffalo ranch, or Caribbean sauce on a jalapeno-cheddar or wheat wrap
8.99
BBQ Wrap with One Side
Pulled pork, baked beans, coleslaw, and fresh pickles with your choice of hot or mild bbq sauce on a jalapeno-cheddar or wheat wrap
9.99
Beef Brisket Wrap with One Side
Chopped beef brisket, black beans, onions, fresh greens, tomato, and shredded cheese with your choice of blue cheese, white bbq sauce, house ranch, house buffalo ranch, caribbean, mild bbq, or hot bbq sauce on a jalapeno-cheddar or wheat wrap
8.99
Fresh Chicken Salad with One Side (Seasonal)
Homemade chicken salad served with sliced tomatoes and fresh greens. Choose: on greens, as a sandwich - with toasted white or berry wheat bread, or on a buttery croissant
TRADITIONAL SIDES
2.49
Loaded Potato Salad
2.49
TN Baked Beans
2.49
Southern Coleslaw
2.49
Cornbread Salad
2.49
Cuban Black Beans
2.49
Crinkle Cut French Fries
2.49
Super Greens
SPECIALTY SIDES
Specialty sides are an additional charge with combos
2.99
Sweet Potato Fries
2.99
Onion Rings
2.99
Gouda Mac & Cheese
3.49
Baked Sweet Potato
3.49
Baked Potato
4.49
Loaded Baked Potato
4.49
Side Salad
A LA CARTE
Add any traditional side for only $2 Lunch only (10:30-2:00) pm
7.99
BBQ Baked Potato
1 lb baked potato stuffed with butter, cheese, pulled pork and topped with mild BBQ sauce
4.99
Pulled Pork Sandwich
Hand pulled pork with fresh pickles
7.49
Cheese 0.5
Bacon 1
Gluten Free Bun 1
Hickory Smoked Hamburger
Local ground beef served with mayo and all the fixings
6.49
Ultimate Bacon BLT
Apple smoked bacon, fresh greens, tomato, and mayo on toasted bread (white or berry wheat)
7.99
Sub Brisket 2
Collins River Club
Sliced turkey breast, fresh greens, tomato, cheese, apple smoked bacon, and mayo on toasted bread (white or berry wheat)
7.99
Brisket Wrap
Black beans, onion, fresh greens, tomato, and shredded cheese with your choice of dressing on a jalapeno-cheddar or wheat wrap
6.99
Chicken Wrap
Fried or roasted chicken, black beans, onion, fresh greens, tomato, and shredded cheese with your choice of dressing on a jalapeno-cheddar or wheat wrap
6.99
BBQ Wrap
Pulled pork, baked beans, coleslaw and fresh pickles with your choice of mild or hot bbq sauce on a jalapeno-cheddar or wheat wrap
6.99
Veggie Wrap
Black beans, onion, fresh greens, tomato, cucumber, and shredded cheese with your choice of dressing on a jalapeno-cheddar or wheat wrap
1/2 Rack 10.99
Full Rack 19.99
Baby Back Ribs
Double basted with bbq sauce and local honey
KIDS MENU
Comes with a kids drink (must be 12 or younger to get the free drink)
6.99
Kids Pulled Pork Sliders
with one traditional side
6.99
Crispy Chicken Sliders
with one traditional side
6.99
Two-Piece Chicken Tender
with one traditional side
6.99
Grilled Cheese
with one traditional side
6.99
Mini Corn Dogs
with one traditional side
HOMEMADE DESSERTS
Desserts are homemade and served warm with vanilla ice cream
5.99
Fried Moon Pie
4.99
Chocolate Cobbler
3.99
Seasonal Fruit Cobblers
2.99
Pecan Pie
2.99
Caramel Pie
DRINKS
Sundrop
Rc-Cola
Dr. Pepper
Diet Dr. Pepper
7-up
Sweet Tea
Unsweet Tea
Regular or Decaffeinated Tea
Hand - Squeezed Lemonade - No Refills
Arnold Palmer - No Refills
PRICE RANGE
$3 - $10
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Television
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I've had my eye on this place for quite some time, just never seemed to dedicate the time to head out there. This place has been around for 10 years…sadly this was my first but not last visit. The place is quaint and we were...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Joe L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our experience at Collins river bbq. Food was very tasty and plentyfull with a good variety to chose from.would highly recommend

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank cubsta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and Good service. Wonderful atmosphere. Great venue for a downtown gathering with friends and family

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Terrie K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have a very large selection of foods, been there several times, always top quality Often times have to wait for a table as it is very popular and becoming known as one of the top BBQ s in Tennessee.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank jag0524
Reviewed June 12, 2019 via mobile

Pickup of food for office members for lunch. Food and service was delicious. Would definitely recommend and will return.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Linda H
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

I LOVE Collin’s River! The food is always amazing, and the people are awesome! I cannot say enough of about this place! Try it all, but some of my favs are burnt ends, brisket and super greens. So good...

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Pinkcristy
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

I had a wonderful lunch today at Collins River BBQ. I got the Stuffed BBQ Potato. It was so good!!! Best BBQ in town. I even made a new friend while at lunch today.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 337kathieh
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

This place is #1 for a reason. Incredible wings and ribs. Service was awesome too! Friendly staff, a lot of food for the price. They were bringing the ribs and chicken in right off the charcoal grill.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Mnies
Reviewed April 13, 2019

Delicious BBQ and the menu is not your typical BBQ place. Service was average, was very busy so service was average for how many people were in there

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank VanessaLovesNewPlace
Reviewed April 4, 2019 via mobile

Was in town on business and asked for suggestions. A couple of locals recommended CRBBQ so that’s where we went. Great location, the staff was really down to earth and friendly and the catfish was great! Four big guys had a little trouble fitting into...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank wccope
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kayl0ng
May 2, 2017|
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Response from roncourt | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do!
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Blake B
October 10, 2016|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, beer on tap as well as bottles. The county approved wine sales fairly recently, but I'm not sure about spirits.
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HGAL2015
July 29, 2016|
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Response from fultsdebra | Reviewed this property |
Yes they certainly do. The servers are very nice and friendly. Prompt service. We always use our bank debit cards. All major credit cards are accepted.
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