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Smokehouse Restaurant

850 W Main St, Monteagle, TN 37356-7027
+1 800-489-2091
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“cornbread” (58 reviews)
“pulled pork” (67 reviews)
“homemade fudge” (13 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
850 W Main St, Monteagle, TN 37356-7027
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent 5 days in the cabins and ate many times in the restaurant over those days. We had our son and his family with us and their was food that all ages could enjoy, whether ordering from the menu or eating from the buffet....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tim T
Jim Oliver's S, Owner at Smokehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your business, and especially for your 5 STAR review! We sincerely appreciate the comments about the food, the lodging, and the whole experience while you were here. Hope you will bring your family back to the Smoke House again for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped in for dinner. Dinner was not very good considering they call themselves a smoke House. The place was also not clean. Fortunately by myself so I ate there had my significant other been with me we would have had to leave without eating....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ken41960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have truly enjoyed our 3 night visit to the Smokehouse Lodge. The restaurant was nice, a comfortable rustic feel and the meals were delicious. We can’t say enough about the staff in the restaurant and lodge. Each went above and beyond to make our...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KansKy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since moving out of state we havent had many opportunities to visit here. It was always one of our favorites when traveling thru the area. For Christmas this year we did a family trip with everyone from TX, OK, CA and TN. We specifically wanted...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SandS1984
Jim Oliver's S, Owner at Smokehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

SandS1984, we apologize for the inconvenience of your booking your party of 28. Impromptu Christmas party reservations can be hectic. We do appreciate large parties and have lots of them. But we ask our wait staff who answer the phone in the restaurant to refer...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place Cracker Barrel wishes they were. My family of four all had something different. My daughter had the buffet. The mac and cheese was delicious. The cornbread was the best I ever had. My son had a burger - it was standard....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sgregory711
Jim Oliver's S, Owner at Smokehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sgregory711, thank you so much for your your great comments and especially your five star review. We appreciate your business and glad you like the food, hope you can come back and see us again on your next trip over Monteagle Mountain, we apologize for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant offers a full buffet - salad bar, soup, and a variety of meats and vegetables. You can also order off the menu. They have a wide variety of barbecue sauces at the table to try and the smoked chicken was great. They have fried...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank F3040BJsarahm
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

LOVED this place. We went for the Sunday Buffet (although you could order off the menu as well) and I loved every bite! It’s a very large place and lots to see. A lot of originality and variety. This will be a “must go” place...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dana6332
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the lodge so came over for dinner and music. Food was good!! Fried green tomatoes, YUM ! But the Best was our waitress Holly. Funny and very pleasant. I love it when someone picks on my grumpy husband!!!More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank marysewandsew
Jim Oliver's S, Owner at Smokehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

Marysewandsew, Thank you so much for your five star review, we appreciate your business so much! Yes, Holly is a character! She's a real attraction of her own right here in the Smoke House. We appreciate your comments about Holly and will pass it on...More

Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

The ambiance is nice. The staff was super friendly but the food was old and greasy. The green beans tasted like they had been around a week old. We ordered onion rings and pretty sure they were re-fried. Pricing was cheap and some of the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bonnie S
Jim Oliver's S, Owner at Smokehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Bonnie, so sorry for the food experience, we apologize. I can assure you that our food is not old, we've been so busy we've had no left overs to re-serve. Maybe our seasoning is not to your liking, we do use seasoning stock made every...More

Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

My mom and I were looking at the fall foliage and decided to eat lunch at Jim Oliver’s Smokehouse. The restaurant was busy for lunch but the staff was quickly able to clear the tables and seat everybody in line. I had the buffet while...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank akt85
Jim Oliver's S, Owner at Smokehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

akt85, thanks so much for your comments and your 4 Star Review. We appreciate your business and glad you liked the pulled BBQ pork. On the food temps, always go to the bottom of the pans when dipping food from a buffet, it is the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 850 W Main St, Monteagle, TN 37356-7027
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Monteagle
  • Phone Number: +1 800-489-2091
  • E-mail
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