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Pal's Sudden Service

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2011 N Roan St Ste 35, Johnson City, TN 37601-3118
+1 423-283-4514
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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Fastest drive-thru around! Great food and service! If your coming through Johnson City, TN, stop at one of Pals locations. My husband loves their hot dogs, believes they are the best in town!

Thank Douglas W
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a Local favorite. Kingsport Tn is the home of this sudden service restaurant. New locations in Bristol, and Johnson City, Tn. Great hamburgers, frenchy fries and tea, take you back to the good ol days :)

Thank mkknb4
Jacksonville, Florida
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Great burger, they didn't ask me how I wanted it cooked though, which is a sign of a great burger. Fries were good, again, they didn't ask if I wanted their in house seasoning or not. Great potential in this 'local favorite' to cater to a higher end clientele.

Thank TheHappyMillerFamily
Cordele, Georgia
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We didn't get it. Based on the line-ups we saw at the drive-thrus, backed up out into the streets causing traffic problems (at 3:30 pm even!), we thought it must be amazing. The buildings are fun. Service was quick and friendly. Burger was good, but nothing to write home about. Fries okay, but again nothing special. Hot dog was awful.... More 

Thank Amy R
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I can't complain. The food was good. I got a bacon burger, fries and a shake. Worth the money. My kids enjoyed as well. We will be having Pals again!

Thank Deez0803
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Pal's is a fantastic fast food place! They have been around for a while is always consistently fresh and fast. Great for breakfast, lunch, and dinner! Big Pal with Cheese is fantastic!

Thank Jason D
Asheville, North Carolina
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271 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Go to Pal's any time around lunch and notice at the long line of cars waiting for their turn at the delightful chili dogs. The line moves quickly and the choices are limited. Score a couple of chili dog's and find a nice place to sit to eat them, Pal's is certainly not gourmet fare, but if you have a... More 

Thank Frank E
Johnson City, Tennessee
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Not sure what the fuss is. The burgers are just okay. Sort of like school burgers. Same with the chili dogs. The frenchie fries seem to be frozen crinkle cut and the strawberry milkshake is a disgusting blend of pink chemicals in ice milk. People rave about the food and wait in long lines to get it and for the... More 

Thank Deselle
Kingsport, Tennessee
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Seemingly popular. Usually long auto lines. Sort of slow service. Food not a culinary delight. Just another fast food. No indoor eating.

Thank John H
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4 reviews
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Good Food! Especially when they have the Bar b dogs! Love this place! Their beef is good quality! 85/15

Thank Scott C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2011 N Roan St Ste 35, Johnson City, TN 37601-3118
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 423-283-4514

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