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Tributary Restaurant

118 West Main Street, Mountain City, TN 37683
+1 423-727-4150
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“ribs” (7 reviews)
“sirloin tips” (2 reviews)
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American, International, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
118 West Main Street, Mountain City, TN 37683
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

unable to eat at location since it now appears to be closed have heard good things about food but it appears to be closed and uncertain when it will opne

Thank lenniej2015
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Call ahead to make sure they are open. Website said open until 2:30, arrived at 2pm were told they had seated last guests. Very rude when we told them what their website said. Owner allowed us to come in wait staff was very rude and...More

Thank Willie940
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Stopped in after seeing the fish farm/hydroponic gardening in Mountain City. Planned on having fish and chips but the sirloin tips sounded too enticing. Had them, properly cooked in a delicious gravy with a side of good mashed potatoes. One diner had the vegetarian sub...More

Thank nvguygirl
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere was friendly, the food was delicious and the portions were generous. Also the prices are low!

Thank rick r
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent Food and Service. Generous portions of delicious food and friendly staff make this restaurant a place to visit. We will be back!

Thank roxanner563
Reviewed 15 March 2017

had lunch there yesterday. And as always the food was excellent as was the service. I make this a regular stop whenever I'm in the area because i can always count on a great meal at a fair price. The homemade desserts are especially awesome,...More

Thank james p
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Love the spinach artichoke dip, the beer fries and the desserts. Always worth the stop on our way through Mountain City.

Thank TFlaherty
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Really, really great! I drive from North Carolina just to go here! Would definitely recommend and the service is great!

Thank Tierney F
Reviewed 18 January 2017

A varied menu with many different items, including several salads. We ran out of drinks twice and had to stop the waitress to get a refill.

Thank TNDauksch
frugged, Manager at Tributary Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2017

I appreciate your candor regarding service, when I eat out I expect the same! It Will Be adresses! Please stop by again!

Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Converted store from on Main. Really good soup and salad bar. Interesting menu, though maybe too varied to cover all dishes to their best. I like the atmosphere and the service was good.

Thank DontQuitYourDayJob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 West Main Street, Mountain City, TN 37683
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Mountain City
  • Phone Number: +1 423-727-4150
  • E-mail
Full Service Lunch Bistro featuring oversized sandwiches Burgers, and salads with gourmet soup and salad bar variety of quesadillas also available with gluten free / whole grain tortillas! From scratch desserts are what we are also known for.... Try our newest "french beignet" basket with caramel and chocolate dipping sauces! enjoy here with free wifi, or take out! Affordable Lunch for Foodies!
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