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Harrow Road Cafe

Highway 52, Central Avenue, Rugby, TN 37733
+1 423-628-2350
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
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“shepherd's pie” (14 reviews)
“sausage soup” (2 reviews)
“meatloaf” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
Highway 52, Central Avenue, Rugby, TN 37733
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We must have ordered the wrong thing for lunch. We ordered the chicken salad and it was a ground up yellow looking concoction. We ate here because it was the only place to eat in Rugby and we wanted to tour the town. Service was...More

Thank gkops
Reviewed October 31, 2017

Superb service and the food was excellent! All menu items ordered from our party of 8 were thoroughly enjoyed! The pumpkin cake for dessert was the best I have had. The cafe staff was very friendly and the cafe itself was clean and comfortable. Our...More

Thank natter66
Reviewed October 27, 2017

We were surprised that we were seated right away. Getting waited on was something else I should have kept time as it was at least 45 minutes before our food was delivered. My wife had the Shepherds Pie which was delicious while I had the...More

Thank GrandPenguins
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Harrow Road Cafe provided us with a delicious meal. The meat loaf was moist and flavorful, mashed potatoes as good as grandma would make. Service was good and we received our meal quickly If blackberry cobbler is on the menu, do not miss it We...More

Thank Lee H
Reviewed September 30, 2017

Loved this quaint cafe. The architecture is really nice! The food was good but the service was just so-so. Our waitress looked like she was having a bad day and didn't want to be there. Other than that, the food was excellent!

Thank natalieh2006
Reviewed September 11, 2017

I am sure it is difficult operating a small café in a remote tourist area with no assurance of visitors from day to day. It must be difficult to schedule staff and have food available and prepped without a good knowledge of how many customers...More

Thank BruceTENN
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

It was the only restaurant in town. Food was okay, the server could have a least smiled once during our time there.

Thank James N
Reviewed August 27, 2017

I will start by telling you that my husband and I had decided on a day trip and ended up in Rugby. I had never eaten here before so when we drove by on a Thursday early afternoon and found it open, we stopped for...More

Thank gemcityer
Reviewed May 28, 2017

We drove up for a Sunday drive to the quaint historical city of Rugby TN. We looked over the small village, visitors center, church and the commissary. Lovely place. We then went to a late lunch at the Harrow Rd Cafe. Good Food. I had...More

Thank Sharon S
HistoricRugbyInc, Manager at Harrow Road Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2017

Thank you for you kind words! We always strive to make everyone's experience wonderful and unique. We are glad you enjoyed your meal and hope to see you back in the future!

Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

Harrow Road is a long time favorite of visitors to Historic Rugby. For breakfast, I love the whole wheat pancakes. For lunch, my favorite is the Coronation Chicken Salad and for dinner there is usually a yummy special. Tip- for a insider's experience, go to...More

Thank HYH1
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Robert C
May 4, 2017|
Response from HistoricRugbyInc | Property representative |
We are open Thursday 11am - 4pm, Friday & Saturday 8:30am - 4pm, 5 - 9pm, Sunday 8:30am - 5pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 52, Central Avenue, Rugby, TN 37733
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Rugby
  • Phone Number: +1 423-628-2350
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