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Full service Family Restaurant Burgers and Sandwiches Fresh Roast Prime Rib Chicken, Pasta, Seafood. Monroe Counties Premier Restaurant. Lunch and Dinner Specials
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can’t say enough good about this restaurant. The owner always comes into the dining room and asks each table how they liked what they ordered. The menu is broad and well priced. The wait staff is very good and friendly. Everyone seems to enjoy...More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The host was delightful and the food was so good...and a LOT!!! Our server was busy as the place was as full as “social distancing” allowed but kept her smile!

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Open again. Our absolute favorite restaurant in Tellico Plains. Friendly, slightly uptown, casual dining. Menu selection covers it all. Why are the French fries so good, I don’t know. I do favor them. They have fried pepper rings, that are outstanding. Love the burgers, half...More

Date of visit: May 2020
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marionl278, Owner at Tellicafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank You SO VERY much for coming to Tellicafe as often as you do. Its always a pleasure to see and serve you. Our Fried Banana Peppers are getting to be a very popular item and we do get a lot of compliments on them...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of our favorite destination restaurants. It has a casual atmosphere, with excellent food. Many items on the menu are chef specials. They were able to accommodate diners while maintaining the current recommended social distancing guidelines. It's a great place to go!More

Date of visit: May 2020
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marionl278, Owner at Tellicafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank You SO very much, We all appreciate your visit to Tellicafe and thanks for letting us know that we have once again accomplished our goal of providing another truly memorable dining experience for another guest. We all work hard every day to see to...More

Reviewed March 3, 2020

My husband and I had a late lunch/early dinner here and had a very good experience. There was a very diverse menu to choose from. We started our meal by sharing a bowl of Green Tomato and Ham Soup. The main ingredients were chunks of...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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marionl278, Owner at Tellicafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2020

Thank You VERY much for your visit to Tellicafe. We appreciate your GREAT rating and wonderful comments. So glad you enjoyed your meal and we all hope to see you again soon. Stay Healthy and safe Rich

Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

This was a nice restaurant. Service was good. We have moved into the area and are scouting out restaurants. I liked my burger. It was well done. The lady at the other table had pink on hers so she sent it back. Pork potato and...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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marionl278, Owner at Tellicafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2020

Thank you so very for for your visit to Tellicafe. We all work hard to provide a memorable dining experience for all our patrons and thank you for letting us know we achieved our goal. Rich

Reviewed January 25, 2020 via mobile

My husband and I live in Maryville and come here often for their country fried steak (best I've ever had), prime rib (fantastic), and death by chocolate (amazing) or apple pie with ice cream (soooo good)! Don't let the humble outside appearance fool you -...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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marionl278, Owner at Tellicafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2020

Cindy, Thanks for coming it's always a pleasure to see you after church. Looking forward to seeing you soon Rich

Reviewed January 9, 2020

We enjoyed a nice lunch at the Tellicafe. I had the barbecued chicken plate and it was reasonably priced and very good. Spouse had the huge brisket sandwich. Servers and manager were most attentive.

Date of visit: January 2020
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490taylorc, Owner at Tellicafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2020

Thank for stopping at Tellicafe. I am so glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again Rich

Reviewed December 10, 2019 via mobile

Tellicafe has the best angus burgers. Cooked to perfection. The French fries are outstanding. Reasonable prices. Highly recommend

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 10, 2019 via mobile

Very good chicken, dumplings, hamburgers and country fried steak which all were amazing! Tellico Plains is a cute town.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Tellacafe has beer on sight, this is a new offering. Town approved a beer permit
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