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“Nice cafe”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Creek Cafe

The Creek Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $9
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Soups
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Good for: Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: We are located in the Historic Mossy Creek District of downtown Jefferson City, Tennessee, two blocks from Carson-Newman College. Come enjoy our relaxing atmosphere and great food, including specialty coffee drinks, tea, grilled sandwiches, wraps, soups, and handmade ice cream.
Jefferson City, Tennessee
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78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Nice cafe”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2013 via mobile

Just recently found this place while driving through downtown. There sandwiches are made fresh and there panini sandwiches are great. But the best thing on the menu is the homemade soups. Especially the white chicken chili. After a delicious sandwich I like to finish with a fresh baked cookie and coffee or an ice cream cone. Free wifi and delicious food at a very reasonable price.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Bud M
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Spencer J, Owner at The Creek Cafe, responded to this review, October 1, 2013
Thank you for your comments about our food! My wife came up with the white chicken chili recipe, so I love getting to pass on compliments. We push for fresh, local ingredients whenever possible - it really makes a difference. Thank you!
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Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Charming and Delicious!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2013

Hoping to help revitalize the shabby little downtown of Jefferson City, The Creek Cafe is doing more than it's fair share! It has a super charming and delightful interior with all original wood flooring and a beautifully tiled ceiling. It's clean, neatly decorated and the high ceilings make it feel so light and airy. The food is great, as everything we had (soups and sandwiches) were hearty, hot and made with high quality ingredients. It was fresh and smelled good inside and it didn't stink like cleaner or fried foods like some small cafes do. The staff is warm and friendly and make you feel right at home. The owners have done a fantastic job to make this new establishment an enjoyable hangout with great food in a super pleasant atmosphere. I hope it brings even more life and vitality to this downtown area.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank globetrotter132
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Spencer J, Owner at The Creek Cafe, responded to this review, March 18, 2015
Your words are humbling, and we really appreciate them! The idea from the beginning was to create a community space and pick food that makes that happen. Thanks for spending time with us!
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Jefferson City, Tennessee
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211 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Good food in interesting building.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2013

The Creek is in an old building and decorated with photos of scenes around Jefferson City. The soup and sandwiches are always good.

Visited December 2012
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Thank bugandmuscles
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Smoky Mountains Tennessee
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Super Place!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2012

Great little hide-away place on Old Andrew Johnson Hwy (across from the U.S.Post Ofc) where you can enjoy a good sit down lunch (or take out too!) ... sandwich, soup, fixins ($5-$8) in a charming restored old building in old Jeff City. Free WiFi and wonderful variety of ice cream flavors for dessert. Staff is friendly, helpful and ready to serve. We go as often as we can, and are never disappointed that we chose The Creek!

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank Joyous_One
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Talbott, Tennessee
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29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great Food, Great atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2012

The food is great! The chicken, bacon, ranch wrap is my favorite. The ices cream and coffee are also great. It is a really nice little place to hang out. They will even let you reserve a room for events. Free Wifi

Visited November 2012
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Thank Lemonstravel
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