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Lois's Country Kitchen

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$$ - $$$
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708 Cosby Hwy, Newport, TN 37821-3424
+1 423-532-8132
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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French Lick, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lois's Country Kitchen a great place to eat! The people are wonderful and the pork chops were tender. All the buffet was great. A good place to stop and eat.

Thank revjoan1
Newport, Tennessee
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Great little mom and pops diner. Food is home cooked and the buffet is Amazing! Decent priced. Ample parking. Easy to get in and out of.

Thank amandasE8792ZK
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

We've eaten there a few times. The food was standard diner fare, neither bad nor outstanding. The staff is friendly. Free icecream!

Thank Connie O
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Lois's is a good non-corporate / non-fast food alternative between the mountains and Knoxville near the turnoff for Seiverville (sp?)/Dollywood turnoff. There is a buffet or you can order off the menu. Buffett is hit and miss -- the turkey and most vegies are pretty generic, school cafeteria fare. But the fried chicken was tasty and the soup obviously house-made... More 

Thank Elizabeth Z
Ashford, Connecticut
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

Me and my husband have been traveling to the Newport area for a couple of years. We gave stopped at Lois's quite a few times. Their breakfast is good and they have really good priced specials. Their buffet is good as well. The staff is always pleasant and helpful.

Thank Katgoo55
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I travel to TN several times a year and ALWAYS make it a point to stop in and eat here . Usually more than once . I have never been disappointed with the buffet. Food is HOT and fresh and there is something for everyone. The cobblers are just delicious topped with a scoop of ice cream... More 

Thank Christina W
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I got carryout I ever night. His fries weren't fully cooked and my chicken didn't have much flavor, very bland. The lady at the counter was friendly though. Overall, not really impressed with the food.

Thank TennesseeDoll
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

Happened by this restaurant, said lets try it. OH boy what a surprise we got. We were seated, given menus then I saw and went to look at the buffet--OH what a surprise, they had delicious fall off the bones ribs, I mean they were great along with many other items, salad bar and wonderful pecan pie.

Thank Paul D
Williamston, Michigan
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Not sure why Lois's shows $$- $$$ for the price as it is much more economical than that. Burgers are on the menu starting at 6.95. We were here on a Friday night and had the outstanding seafood buffet for 11.99. The buffet had popcorn shrimp, chilled shrimp, whitefish, hush puppies, frog legs and the best catfish we've had for... More 

Thank Joe R
Spartanburg, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Great food...good price...good service...not to far off the interstate..easy to pass though...it is buffet or you can order off a menu

Thank Tricia D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 708 Cosby Hwy, Newport, TN 37821-3424
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 423-532-8132

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