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Clarence's Drive-In

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner
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CUISINES
American, Diner
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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meals, features

Menu

SIDE ORDERS & APPETIZERS
Regular $1.99
Large $3.89
Fries
choose from: regular, krinkle, curly
Regular $2.69
Large $4.99
Add Chili $0.99
Add Bacon $1.6
Cheese Fries
Regular $2.79
Large $3.79
Onions Rings
Regular $2.99
Large $5.99
Cheese Sticks
Regular $3.5
Large $4.99
Mushrooms
$1.99
$2.59
Chips & Salsa
Chips & Nacho Cheese
$1.99
Baked Potato
$3.59
Loaded Potato
bacon, cheese, sour cream, & butter
$1.0
Brown Gravy
$1.0
Potato Chips
SALADS & SOUP
$2.99
W/ Ham & Cheese $3.99
Add Shredded Cheese $0.79
Add Crumbled Bacon $1.6
Dinner Salad
W/ Ham OR Turkey $6.59
W/ Grilled Chicken Or Chicken Planks $6.99
W/ Ham & Turkey $7.99
Chef Salad W/ Ham Or Turkey
mixed lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, onions, peas, hard boiled egg, croutons & cheese
$6.99
Taco Salad
seasoned ground beef w/ lettuce, tomatoes, onions, cheese, salsa & sour cream over tortilla chips
DINNERS - BEEF
dinners served w/ a choice of 2 of the following items: french fries, pinto beans, mashed potatoes, grilled mushrooms, green beans, corn nuggets, fried okra, coleslaw, fried green tomatoes, grilled peppers & onions, baked apples, *baked potatoes, *dinner salad, macaroni & cheese bites. Vegetables purchased separately are $1.99, except for the ones indicated with an '*'
$6.5
Chuckwagon
w/ gravy
$8.59
Country Fried Steak
w/gravy
$6.99
W/ Grilled Peppers &/or Onions $7.99
8 Oz. Hamburger Steak
w/gravy
$8.99
W/ Grilled Peppers &/or Onions $9.99
12 Oz. Hamburger Steak
w/gravy
$6.29
Roast Beef Plate
on white bread w/ mashed potatoes & gravy only
$7.99
Homemade Meatloaf
DINNERS - CHICKEN
dinners served w/ a choice of 2 of the following items: french fries, pinto beans, mashed potatoes, grilled mushrooms, green beans, fried okra, coleslaw,* fried green tomatoes, grilled peppers & onions, baked apples, *baked potatoes, *dinner salad, macaroni & cheese bites. Vegetables purchased separately are $1.99, except for the ones indicated with an '*'
$6.99
Chicken Planks
$8.99
Grilled Chicken
$7.99
Pan Fried Chicken Breast (2)
DINNERS - PORK
dinners served w/ a choice of 2 of the following items: french fries, pinto beans, mashed potatoes, grilled mushrooms, green beans, *corn nuggets, fried okra, coleslaw, *fried green tomatoes, grilled peppers & onions, baked apples, *baked potatoes, *dinner salad, macaroni & cheese bites, watergate salad. Vegetables purchased separately are $1.99, except for the ones indicated with an '*'
$7.99
Country Ham (center Cut)
$7.69
Bbq (pulled Pork)
DINNERS - SEAFOOD
dinners served w/ a choice of 2 of the following items: french fries, pinto beans, mashed potatoes, grilled mushrooms, green beans, *corn nuggets, fried okra, coleslaw, *fried green tomatoes, grilled peppers & onions, baked apples, *baked potatoes, *dinner salad, macaroni & cheese bites. Vegetables purchased separately are $1.99, except for the ones indicated with an '*'
$9.79
Popcorn Shrimp
1 Piece $6.59
2 Pieces $9.99
Catfish Fillet
DINNERS - PINTO BEAN SPECIAL
$2.99
Pinto Bean Special
large bowl of beans, chopped onions & corn muffins
DINNERS - PREMIUM SIDES
$1.0
Onion Rings
$1.4
Cheese Stix
$1.99
Chili Cheese Fries
$1.79
Loaded Potato
$1.25
Fried Mushrooms
$0.8
Cheese Fries
SANDWICHES
choice of cheeses: american or swiss. bread: bun, white, wheat, rye bread, raisin or gluten free (add $0.80) Gluten free bun add 1.00
1/4 Lb. $2.99
W/ Cheese $3.39
Hamburger
$4.99
W/ Cheese $5.79
Double Hamburger
1/2 Lb. $5.49
W/ Cheese $6.29
Deluxe Hamburger
$1.69
Corndog
$1.69
Hotdog
$1.69
Grilled Cheese
$3.39
Shaved Ham
$4.99
BBQ pulled pork
$3.49
Blt
$4.99
Homemade Veggie Burger
SANDWICHES - ADD-ONS
$0.99
Grilled Onions, Mushrooms, Chili, Kraut Or Slaw
$0.4
Cheese
2 Pieces $1.6
Bacon
Bread: Bun, White, Wheat, Rye, Raisin or Gluten Free (add .80) Gluten Free Bun Add 1.00
Choice of Cheese: American or Swiss
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All reviews biscuits and gravy donuts burger served all day all day breakfast my dad gluten free family atmosphere service was great great local place country desert hands tn erwin
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

I live nearby. Place is almost always FULL! Great homestyle cooking! Make sure to show up hungry! You will Love the food!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank frankUnicoi
Reviewed August 2, 2018

We have family that work in Erwin, and they said we needed to try Clarence's. Well, on a recent road trip we did just that. It's obviously well supported by the local families. People were on a first name basis. Our food was delicious, typical...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Daniel T
Reviewed July 9, 2018

If i could eat here all day, I would, son! The gluten free toast is as bomb as can be and the desert is quality. Would recommend.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank emileee66777
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Came here for breakfast with friends while on a trip. It was quite packed and continued to be busy while we were eating. This was our first trip to this part of TN and it didn’t look like there’s much going on in Unicoi. That...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank jpharkey
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Love this place ! Great Food - great price ! You leave here Hungry....that's Your fault ! Original place - Burnt down...few Months back . In a Temporary Building , for now !

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Bonnie K
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Great food, great service, cheap eats. Ive been coming here for 10 years for all day breakfast. I'm so glad this Unicoi jewel is still here.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank jamieamazon
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Nothing fancy but the quality of the beef, soft, fresh hamburger bun, crisp lettuce and a delicious tomato, even in February, make this, hands down, the best place to get a burger. We had the crinkle cut French fries which were also very good. They...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank charjean
Reviewed December 22, 2017

1 Was charged $9.63 for a Cheeseburger and a glass of water, not the first time I have been over charged there by a dishonest waitress/cashier. When asked to recheck she stated that's correct $6.29 for CB and water was same price as iced tea...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank bustechman2000
Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

First visit with friends and was very glad we went. We had all got something different from the menu from breakfast to appetizers to dinners. The only thing we had later tried to order and was unable to was onion rings, which was fine probably...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank stacyg668
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Food was great, service was great, loved the family atmosphere. We met our son there who is in college at Mars Hill, so that's a great halfway point and we will definitely go again. Keep up the good work

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank MAHall2013
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MadKat_30549
April 4, 2016|
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Response from indigoking | Reviewed this property |
I had "breakfast" at 2pm so would conclude that the answer is yes! If you plan to visit on a Sunday - be warned it gets VERY busy at lunchtime. The biscuits and gravy are wonderful. Hope that helps.
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