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128 Bank St, Tellico Plains, TN 37385-4901
+1 423-253-2880
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“prime rib” (16 reviews)
“country ham” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
128 Bank St, Tellico Plains, TN 37385-4901
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate at Tellicafe on a Sunday afternoon and on arrival it was crowded. Had to wait just a few minutes for a table, then was seated by a great waitress, who was very attentive and friendly. Food was good, fresh and hot. They had some...More

Thank Hallhouse38
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were seated immediately, and got our drinks right away. That was the best part of the experience. After our orders were taken, we sat for 40 minutes while others who came in after us were served and finishing their meals, with our food nowhere...More

1  Thank Daydream26685
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here after arriving in to town late and nothing much else being open. I ordered the 7 pepper steak. The steak was amazing and one of the best I've had. It was a thinner piece of steak so if you generally order well...More

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t judge a book by its cover like we did. This place has delicious home town food prepared by their Chef of 30 yrs and southern hospitality to boot!

Thank Dangland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We been coming here for years via motorcycle, convertible or Porsce this is the best place for lunch or dinner prior to or after a great drive on the skyway and dragons tail. Chicken fried steak mashed potatoes and gravy along with fried okra is...More

Thank Vacation-Advocates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The meat, prime rib was tasty but slightly on the tough side. It was edible as were the vegetables. For the area this probably is relatively good.

Thank Guide613954
Reviewed September 28, 2018

My husband and I found this restaurant last year while visiting Tellico Plains. We could not believe how wonderful this little unassuming restaurant was! We just visited this past week and it's still as wonderful as ever! If you are visiting Tellico Plains, you owe...More

Thank Terri W
Rich L, Owner at Tellicafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank You, We all appreciate you and your wonderful comment. RICH

Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

This was the only sit-down place open on Sunday evening so we didnt have much of a choice, but that didnt matter much...it was a great choice. Very reasonable prices, generous portions, and excellent quality. Lots of menu choices, but I ended up with the...More

Thank eatbread
Rich L, Owner at Tellicafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank so much for your very nice comments. We are so glad you found us and we all hope to see and serve you again Rich

Reviewed August 29, 2018

The food was great, service was amazing. even had a great time with the locals of who was going to get the last piece of carrot cake. Thanks

Thank michael m
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

There were four of us. We had grilled chicken salad and chicken fried steak. Everything was delicious, you could cut the steak with a fork. Great service too.

Thank nbkda64
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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 - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Bank St, Tellico Plains, TN 37385-4901
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Tellico Plains
  • Phone Number: +1 423-253-2880
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