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Lamppost Restaurant

American, Diner
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4218 Highway 411, Madisonville, TN 37354-1562
+1 423-420-0026
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07:00 - 15:00
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Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Madisonville, Tennessee
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good breakfast , good service , prices not bad, small town USA atmosphere , older restaurant but very clean and nice

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Thank Kathy P
Tellico Plains, Tennessee
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134 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This has been in business in the Madisonville area longer than I've been alive. They have good, old fashioned fry cook food that is hard to come by these days. Remember.... this is an old, established diner. Treat your visit as such, you won't regret it.

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Thank tnguitarguy6
Madisonville, Tennessee
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119 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The best place to get old fashioned beans and cornbread. They have great burgers too. Prices are reasonable and service is good.

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Thank bkent7604
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This Madisonville landmark is where natives go for burgers. Always friendly service and always good for breakfast too.

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Thank Holley J
Brunswick, Georgia
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This is a local place where every one knows each other. My husband and I ordered the Surfer Bacon Cheeseburgers. We were told that these do take longer. We were in the restaurant for an hour and a half. The burgers were great!! Service is super slow.

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Thank Jennifer A
Blue Ridge, Georgia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped on our way through to Pigeon Forge for breakfast. When traveling we always look for ems or police cars in the parking lots at smaller restaurants. Always a sign of good food. Biscuits were huge and gravy was loaded with sausage. My boys had cheeseburgers and fries. Be sure to bring an appetite. Staff was super pleasant and on... More 

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Thank StacyFamily
Madisonville, Tennessee
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Nothing fancy. Good food. Very popular with locals. Homey atmosphere. Big portions of food no matter which meal.

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Thank angelone471
Knoxville, Tennessee
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732 reviews
505 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is a VERY casual little small town restaurant, that serves a good breakfast, plus lunch and dinner. The food is pretty good, the decor is minimal, and the surroundings are kind of shabby.

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Thank Gatorgolfer
Madisonville, Tennessee
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119 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Best burger I've had in a while. Surfer burger with bacon and cheese. So big I was afraid to lay it down. Just held on with one hand and gnawed away. Definitely a 3-4 napkin affair. Paired with fries you can't go wrong.

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Thank bkent7604
Madisonville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This restaurant has been in business for over 50 years. They serve country style vegetables. The meat and vegetables change daily. They always have steak and gravy, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, potato salad, cottage cheese and cornbread. Make great hamburgers. We eat breakfast there often. They serve breakfast all day. Great country style gravy.

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Thank Mary H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4218 Highway 411, Madisonville, TN 37354-1562
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Madisonville
  • Phone Number: +1 423-420-0026

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?