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Dinner Bell

576 Oakland Rd, Sweetwater, TN 37874-1749
+1 423-337-5825
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“dessert bar” (15 reviews)
“fried chicken” (22 reviews)
“biscuits” (13 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
576 Oakland Rd, Sweetwater, TN 37874-1749
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited as a couple and both had the lunch time buffet. Food choices were numerous. I had fried fish and hush puppies and my hubby had a chicken dish. I'm not a huge fan of buffets but the dishes we had were average -...More

Thank Dobbs312
Dinnerbell-Tennessee, Public Relations Manager at Dinner Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comment. We are glad you were really happy with the dessert bar. Did you know that you can choose from a full menu as well if you are not a big fan of a buffet? You don't need to go for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite places to visit after a day at the Dentist office.the whole family was hungry so off we went to the I'll0a555tff Bell. The salad bar was well furnished with about anything you could want.The food bar had fresh salmon,chicken stripes,chicken and...More

Thank sonny547889
Dinnerbell-Tennessee, Public Relations Manager at Dinner Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comment. We are glad you and your family liked it. We pay special attention to the children. We want that everybody leaves happy and full. Everybody should be able to find his/her favorite dish either on the buffet or out of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by to grab a quick bite with my wife while we were on the road for our honeymoon. The food was delicous and the staff was great. One even took a couple minutes to chat with my wife because my wife liked her boots....More

Thank Rb R
Dinnerbell-Tennessee, General Manager at Dinner Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comment. We are happy that you chose Dinner Bell for your honeymoon. When you come back make sure you mention that you are on your honeymoon and that you stopped here before. We want to treat you with a free cup...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Purposely went to the Dinner Bell after searching Trip Advisor. The restaurant lived up to the positive comments on this site. Good food and prompt, friendly service.

Thank Carlen01
Dinnerbell-Tennessee, Public Relations Manager at Dinner Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are glad you found us on Tripadvisor. We are happy if we can make our customers happy with our food, Southern Country Style. We make sure that your glass of Ice-tea never gets empty.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good salad bar with iceberg and mixed greens, mushrooms, cranberries, potato salad and good blue cheese dressing. Fried fish was good as well as the chicken Alfredo. Spice cake and ice cream were a nice finish. Gift shop had wide variety of merchandise.

Thank R S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, food, and atmosphere! We absolutely love The Dinner Bell! It’s like a homegrown Cracker Barrel but 100% better!

Thank Seth L
Dinnerbell-Tennessee, Public Relations Manager at Dinner Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are glad you enjoyed your visit. We serve homemade food like our Grandma's used to cook it. Come back and see us.

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

It doesn't have all the bells and whistles. The one things you can always count on is good food. No matter if you get the buffet or order off the menu you are guaranteed it will taste just like momma made it.

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Like a mom and pop cracker barrel. The breakfast buffet was very good. Had a little bit of everything. No, it had a lot of everything! Nothing bad. Great service.

Thank sd316
Reviewed 16 September 2017

If you like Southern food, then you don't want to miss this restaurant if you're in the area. I have eaten at the Dinner Bell many times, usually at lunch. If you have been to Lizard's Thicket and liked it, you will probably like this...More

Thank clinchjohn2017
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Great atmosphere,great service. Food was very good and served hot,fresh. Desserts was excellent, homemade and good portions. Fine drinks,refills.

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Response from Dinnerbell-Tennessee | Property representative |
It depends on the time of the day. Just give us a call and we see if we can accomodate you at that time and date you want
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$14
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 576 Oakland Rd, Sweetwater, TN 37874-1749
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sweetwater
  • Phone Number: +1 423-337-5825
  • E-mail
We love to offer you good old time country cooking. Choose our breakfast buffet or lunch and dinner buffet or order from the menu. You can have breakfast all day. Or you can take a to go order. Additionally we have lunch and dinner specials. Come in and meet some friends. We offer Truck parking. Buses are welcome as well as Bikers. Afterwards shop in our candy store and gift shop.
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