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Southern Cafe and Such

American, Cafe, Diner
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408 East Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643
+1 423-542-6736
06:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun 06:00 - 14:00
Tue - Fri 06:00 - 19:00
Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere, amazingly delicious southern food. This is the closest to my own home cooking I have found. My husband and I were both pleasantly surprised with the quality of the food and the friendliness of the staff. I ordered the skillet scramble type thing and it was way more than I could eat! Luckily we live nearby so we... More 

Thank Lauren C
Daphne, Alabama
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Went on Sunday and the turkey and dressing with 2 sides and a biscuit as big as a cat's head was very good with large portions. Came with choice of dessert chocolate cake or apple cobbler and both were good. Could not eat all of it. $8.99 without a drink, $1.79 additional. Tea is too sweet for my taste but... More 

Thank mrb9393
Kingston Springs, Tennessee
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1,101 reviews
1,095 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 303 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Enjoyed a great breakfast here this morning. Two eggs, two slices of very good ham, a huge portion of hash brown potatoes w/onions, toast and coffee was filling to say the least. Service was fast and friendly. Colorful decor with local historic items. Low prices. Look forward to a return visit.

Thank 4bird1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The service was good. They have a great down home feel. My mother and I had lunch...we were very happy with our experience.

Thank stangbabe
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

My husband and myself and son and his family went here for breakfast. BIG MISTAKE!!! As we were waiting for our order a man was paying his bill. I heard him tell the girl that he never did get the eggs he ordered. About that time someone came out with a plate and set it on the table he had... More 

1 Thank dazeedog
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59 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

My friend and I met here for lunch. We both had the daily special which was Chicken and Dumplings with two sides and bread for $7.99. it was a great deal. The Chicken and Dumplings were some of the best I've ever had. The waitress was attentive and friendly. My friend and I both chose a double serving of fried... More 

Thank Ellen R
Loveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

I love local joints and this one was a treat. We arrived about 10a Sunday expecting a wait but were seated right away. They even had outdoor seating. It was a cute country place. The service was very accommodating, and the portions were huge. The biscuits and gravy, pancakes, and fries were good. Great coffee too with plenty of refills.... More 

1 Thank Gina R
Gray, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

I was out for a walk this moring with the purpose of finding a different place for breakfast. I had walked by the Southern Cafe several times this week. Well today was the day. I was welcomed by Regina with a warm and friendly Hi. I went with the Satuday special, two eggs, sauage, biscuits and gravywith coffee included. It... More 

1 Thank J T
Elizabethton, Tennessee
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

great breakfast, good service really good place to eat u will feel at home here. just a really good café that visitors and locals will enjoy.

Thank greatfood53
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55 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is cute and clean. The staff is friendly and helpful. The food arrived in a timely manner and was very good. I had the BLT Club which is as expected but with the treat of two over hard eggs. Very good and filling. The fried okra was good, but nothing special. The tea tasted fresh. A nice lunch... More 

Thank Ellen R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 408 East Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Elizabethton
  • Phone Number: +1 423-542-6736
New Management, New Look, and good Southern home cooking with a bit of Louisiana flavor. Come out and try us soon!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?