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Mike's Bar-B-Q & Sub Shop

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2591 S Shady St, Mountain City, TN 37683-2000
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Bristol, Virginia
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Mountain City TN on Business and saw this B-B-Que place who has an authentic pit in the ground with hickory smoked pork. The sauce is homemade. And delicious. Not only the B-B-QUE, you MUST try the other big one. A superbly made Angus beef meat on a 5inch bun. All their buns are 5in. They use the... More 

Thank Jan H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This bar-b-q shop is a one of a kind. The bbq is sliced and topped with good, sweet bbq sauce. My husband normally does not even taste bbq but last week at Mike's he ordered a plate and ohhh and ahhhed the whole time he was eating. He liked it so much that we went back today for the very... More 

Thank Anne B
Mountain City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful smoked flavor in the pork, better smoked than most. Great flavor in the BBQ sauce. This and of course Ridgewood outside Elizabethton, Tennessse is the best BBQ in around.

Thank 2015BMWX5
Johnson City, Tennessee
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Sandwich and fries for about $8.50. Large sandwiches. Great flavor. Phone in order for quicker service as it is crowded at meal time.

Thank james p
Mountain City, Georgia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Great OWNERS and wonderful employees ! The best sub and BBQ in Northeast Tennessee ! A must have when you come to Mountain City , TN !

Thank 995rebeccae
Augusta, Georgia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I have never ever been willing to eat pork barbecue in any form made by anyone for the past 52 years of my life. I bought a Pork BBQ sandwich for my wife from Mike's BBQ and she made me taste it. I have now been turned to the PORK side of BBQ. I don't know about the rest of... More 

Thank Bruce M
Butler, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Just ate at Mike's BBQ in mountain city Tennessee. Great service and excellent food. I had a bbq sandwich and a tea will eat there again.

Thank Lovesbbq
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63 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Food is always good and portions are also. Outdoor seating only and getting old and run down and tables usually dirty.

Thank brew1dude
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Nice little place with good food. Be certain to check out the specials which look great (we overlooked them).

Thank LtRogerWilco
Brooksville, Florida
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Do not like any of the food. It was not Barbecue at all. Was served boar meat. ate their in the 1980's gave them a try in the 1990's and never went back.

1 Thank Pam P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Fast Food, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
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 - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2591 S Shady St, Mountain City, TN 37683-2000
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Mountain City
  • Phone Number: 423-727-9732

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?