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Jenkins Deli

2390 Spring Creek Blvd NE, Cleveland, TN 37311-5955
+1 423-478-1648
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“chicken salad” (66 reviews)
“french dip” (13 reviews)
“texas toast” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 22:00 Hours
American, Deli, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2390 Spring Creek Blvd NE, Cleveland, TN 37311-5955
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a late lunch on way to Smoky Mountains!!! The food was excellent. We tried famous chicken salad and enjoyed it very much!!! The chilli was tasty!! Loved the house potato chips!! The grilled cheese sandwich with 4 cheeses was yummy. The fresh...More

Thank Janice V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are new to Cleveland you need to try this place out. Atmosphere energy of the staff and the food are all amazing!!! A must try is their chicken salad best chicken salad in Cleveland.

Thank kingdesrie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great social get together. Friendly staff, very good, reasonably priced. If you like to socialize and you like an atmosphere that encourages conversation you’ll love this place. It’s very popular and unique. You’ll want to go back! They have an extensive menu...More

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Read about the chicken salad, which I love. Have never had it with lemon before, quite a different take. Service was excellent.

Thank LooneyLiz
Reviewed 16 September 2018

The restaurant is very nice and clean. The service of the food takes to long. Wait is at least 20 minutes. Price of the food is high....

Thank Susieq6980
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Jenkins, Cleveland, TN. is the thing to do in our community. It is a family owned, long standing community restaurant. It is the place to go to meet and greet as well as enjoy a good meal. They are known for their chicken salad sandwiches....More

Thank _mo2go3
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Love this place for a consistent, friendly, hot lunch with no hassle and a great price. Recommended for any occasion. Thank you.

Thank T5781MWrobertd
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We had lunch at Jenkins on Sept 1st, 2018. The atmosphere was casual and comfortable. We were greeted by waitress, Malaysia, who was most friendly and attentive. Our sandwiches were great, and the service was wonderful! Would definitely make a return trip to this establishment!!

Thank A9573RMmaryd
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

I ordered a 8oz chopped steak, what I got was a 8 oz. Sirloin steak. Since I was on a tight schedule I didn't send it back. My mistake, shoe leather would have been just as good. The owners need to try and eat this...More

Thank slideone1
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This is a nice family restaurant which has been a Landmark for years. Has good reputation for chicken salad at very reasonable prices. All types folks here from seminary professors to business folks and local judges. Has open salad bar but chicken salad and big...More

Thank rinehartjshepherd
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25 January 2018|
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Response from barryfagan10 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they have a banquet room
19 January 2016|
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Response from Deanna F | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't deliver. They have carry out. They have "TOGO" places to park near the building.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2390 Spring Creek Blvd NE, Cleveland, TN 37311-5955
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 423-478-1648
  • E-mail
Jenkins Restaurant and Deli has been family owned and operated since March 15, 1976, serving many generations over the past 39 years. Recognized in National Geographic, Southern Living, Guns and Gardens, Tennessee Tourism website, and many local and regional publications. Known for our outstanding cuisine, long standing excellent service, warm hospitality, and community involvement. The all-time favorites are still on the menu; Jenkins' famous chicken salad, French dip, buffalo burger, and specialty soups and market items. New to the menu is a much-requested large fresh salad bar that has something for everyone. Our new location has a fun family atmosphere featuring a large model 'G' gauge train circling the dinning, a two sided fireplace with covered patio, and tons of local memorabilia tucked into every corner. Ask about our party room that seats up to 40 people, perfect for business or club meetings, wedding or baby showers, birthday parties or a social gathering.
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