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Clarence's Drive-In

4021 Unicoi Dr, Unicoi, TN 37692-6852
+1 423-743-7200
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible8%
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“burger” (5 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
4021 Unicoi Dr, Unicoi, TN 37692-6852
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

I live nearby. Place is almost always FULL! Great homestyle cooking! Make sure to show up hungry! You will Love the food!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank frankUnicoi
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We have family that work in Erwin, and they said we needed to try Clarence's. Well, on a recent road trip we did just that. It's obviously well supported by the local families. People were on a first name basis. Our food was delicious, typical...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Daniel T
Reviewed 9 July 2018

If i could eat here all day, I would, son! The gluten free toast is as bomb as can be and the desert is quality. Would recommend.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank emileee66777
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Came here for breakfast with friends while on a trip. It was quite packed and continued to be busy while we were eating. This was our first trip to this part of TN and it didn’t look like there’s much going on in Unicoi. That...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank jpharkey
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Love this place ! Great Food - great price ! You leave here Hungry....that's Your fault ! Original place - Burnt down...few Months back . In a Temporary Building , for now !

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Bonnie K
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Great food, great service, cheap eats. Ive been coming here for 10 years for all day breakfast. I'm so glad this Unicoi jewel is still here.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank jamieamazon
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Nothing fancy but the quality of the beef, soft, fresh hamburger bun, crisp lettuce and a delicious tomato, even in February, make this, hands down, the best place to get a burger. We had the crinkle cut French fries which were also very good. They...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank charjean
Reviewed 22 December 2017

1 Was charged $9.63 for a Cheeseburger and a glass of water, not the first time I have been over charged there by a dishonest waitress/cashier. When asked to recheck she stated that's correct $6.29 for CB and water was same price as iced tea...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank bustechman2000
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

First visit with friends and was very glad we went. We had all got something different from the menu from breakfast to appetizers to dinners. The only thing we had later tried to order and was unable to was onion rings, which was fine probably...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Stacy G
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Food was great, service was great, loved the family atmosphere. We met our son there who is in college at Mars Hill, so that's a great halfway point and we will definitely go again. Keep up the good work

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank MAHall2013
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4 April 2016|
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Response from indigoking | Reviewed this property |
I had "breakfast" at 2pm so would conclude that the answer is yes! If you plan to visit on a Sunday - be warned it gets VERY busy at lunchtime. The biscuits and gravy are wonderful. Hope that helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4021 Unicoi Dr, Unicoi, TN 37692-6852
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Unicoi
  • Phone Number: +1 423-743-7200
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