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Smokehouse Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner
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Since 1960 Authentic Regional Fresh Food. Breakfast all day Lunch&Dinner OPEN EVERYDAY All Holidays 6:30AM-9PM Sun-TR & 10PM Fri&Sat. Full menu Meat&3 entrées Burgers Sandwiches Sides Desserts and Large all you can eat Buffet&Fresh Salad Bar Homemade Beef-Veg soup.Fried Chicken Catfish our own Smoked Meats BBQ Rack of Ribs,Brisket Smoked Chicken, Turkey Hand pulled BBQ Pork Smoked Country Ham.Homemade Hot&cold vegetable Sides Farm to Table. Homemade Fried Pies & Bread pudding & Ice Cream. Family friendly selections. Kids menu.Lg selection of Nostalgic glass bottled & fountain soft drinks, The best Coffee & Sweet Tea on the road, Lg Beer Selection. Great Singer-Songwriter Live Music Fri&Sat nights,
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
FEATURES
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Buffet
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food here was excellent. I had the smoked ribs which fell right off the bone. My Wife and daughter had the fried chicken. Great salad bar. Homey store with tons of BBQ sauces and great fudge. We liked it so much we came back...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank maz091967
HeGoneWithBuddy, Owner at Smokehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Max, wow! Thank you so much for your 5 star review, we certainly do appreciate that! Most of all we appreciate your business and taking the time to stop in with your family to give us a try. Those ribs are really good, it's hard...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Great atmosphere, great food ,great service. Wife had pulled pork sandwich with onion rings All where great. More than you can eat at one siting had chopped steak with a baked potato (loaded and the size of a small football,) Included a trip to the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank chuckd536
HeGoneWithBuddy, Owner at Smokehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hey Chuck, thank you so much for your 4 star review! And thank you most of all for your business, stopping in to see us here at the Smoke House, we appreciate that you get what we're doing here and have become one of our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in at 12:00 for lunch. Husband and I had buffet. It was average, at best. Maybe my expectations were too high. Other points - this whole building is a jumbled up maze. They have lots of “stuff” you have to walk thru to even...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Ninniedah
HeGoneWithBuddy, Owner at Smokehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ninniedah, so sorry we did not meet your expectations, we apologize. Our property does have lots of artifacts through out and this is part of our decor. Perhaps the floor had a recent spill, causing the sticky floor, lots of people and summer time traffic...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch buffet has 3 meats and many vegetables. Well worth it and pretty fresh. Plentiful if you want. However the waitress said drink was included but actually it's not. This was disappointing and cost nearly $5 extra with tax for 2.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank DaveofBlueRidge
HeGoneWithBuddy, Owner at Smokehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dave, thank you so much for your four star review, and stopping in most of all we appreciate your business!. Sorry for the confusion about the drink, we've never included the drink in the buffet price. It's such a great deal as it is, includes...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always stop here when passing through. The food is delicious. And we enjoy looking around the the old time country store.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 1960TN
HeGoneWithBuddy, Owner at Smokehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

1960TN, thank you so much for your five star review, and most of all thank you for your business we appreciate you stopping in!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love the Smokehouse and we made a special trip just to go there from Indiana. We were there Friday evening, so we were able to enjoy the catfish on the buffet. This is the best catfish I have had. The batter is light and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank BethP823
HeGoneWithBuddy, Owner at Smokehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Beth, thank you so much for your 5 star review, we really appreciate it! But most of all we appreciate your business here at the Smoke House, thanks for traveling all the way from Indiana to come here. Thank you for your comments, and hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking so forward to eating at the restaurant but unfortunately did not get the service we expected. We waited too long for a waitress to come to our table. We ordered waters and ate our salad from the salad bar before we even...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Lisa K
HeGoneWithBuddy, Owner at Smokehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

LisaK, thank you for your business and so sorry that we did not measure up to your expectations. We're not on top of our game for every customer, every day, every ticket, sometimes we do make mistakes and looks like we did make a few...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Smokehouse Restaurant has interesting aspects. The shop has nice selections of meat rubs, BBQ sauces, fudge, fried pies and timeless items ( wooden toys). Our group had a late breakfast and the food was good with standard biscuits, eggs, bacon and hash browns. Our...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Haloblonde
HeGoneWithBuddy, Owner at Smokehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Haloblond, thank you for your 3 Star rating, we appreciate your comments and we do take all of these things to heart. On busy weekends with lots of children, you can expect glass to have lots of handprints and fingerprints on them no matter where...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch on our way to the caverns. They had both a buffet and a menu. We ordered from the menu. The fried chicken reminded me of my grandmothers. The mashed potatoes and fried green tomatoes was just as great. My husband enjoyed...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Mayturtle
HeGoneWithBuddy, Owner at Smokehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

MayTurtle, wow thank you so much for your five star review! Most of all we appreciate your business and we certainly appreciate your comments about our business and our food, and we're glad your husband liked it too! Come back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely an interesting place. Part gift shop, part smokehouse, part restaurant. We stopped for lunch on the way to Nashville and were delighted to find that breakfast is served all day. Our bacon, egg and cheese biscuits were very good. The biscuits were light and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank WGJ49
HeGoneWithBuddy, Owner at Smokehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

WGJ49, thank you so much for your comments, and we especially appreciate your business! It's folks like you who have made our business the success that is over the years since 1960. We thank you! And I will pass your comments on to the staff....More

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