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Cafe Alona

1154 Highway 126, Bristol, TN 37620-3226
+1 423-574-3333
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“prime rib” (6 reviews)
“primavera” (4 reviews)
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American, International, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1154 Highway 126, Bristol, TN 37620-3226
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They feature a different Country every week to choose food from, however if you do not like that, you may order off regular menu. We were a large group in a small restaurant. No tablecloths, but Food was WONDERFUL and the service great. We had...More

Thank darumorrell
Jeffrey S, Owner at Cafe Alona, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review.

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

After reading reviews I guess I had high expectations. First, it is BYOB! So that's good to know before you do. Check their weekly international highlight. The night we went it was German. We didn't opt for that but did enjoy the German Chocolate cake...More

Thank MommaWoody
Jeffrey S, Owner at Cafe Alona, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you for your constructive criticism. It helps us to stay grounded and striving for excellence. We hope that you will give us another opportunity in which that we can wow you.Jeff and Alona

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Was amazed at the taste and quality of the food. The black bean cakes are great as with all other food served.

Thank jryjry
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Bristol, VA?!? Really?? What a find! Such a unique repertoire of culinary experiential skills this Chef brings to America. Alona, hails from the Philippines and honed her skills in Dubai restaurants. After going to college for an unrelated degree in agriculture and not finding fulfillment...More

Thank Scigris
Jeffrey S, Owner at Cafe Alona, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thanks again for your time to write this wonderful review. It is alway nice to have pleased guests. Made our day. Thanks Jeff and Alona

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Dropped into Cafe Alona's for a late lunch and discovered a gem! Fresh food, made from scratch. We ordered the Vegatable Primavera and it was amazing! (Yes, Alona even with the beets!) Brittany provided perfect service. We looked at desserts and got the Stitch Cake...More

Thank BeachFoxx
Jeffrey S, Owner at Cafe Alona, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Glad you stopped in and hope to see you soon! Thank you for the fantastic review. We love to make new foodies. thanks again Jeff and Alona.

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Salad was very unique but so delicious. Blackbean cakes was something I had never heard of but they came highly recommended. Mwah! So tasty and topped with the best salsa. Prime Rib ordered medium rare and it is rare it comes out perfect and this...More

Thank Melinda G
Jeffrey S, Owner at Cafe Alona, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

First Thank you for taking time to tell other foodies about us. So glad you had a good experience. It make our job after all it takes in the restaurant business easy and fulfilling because of review like this. Our doors are open and busy...More

Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We were traveling through Bristol and chose this restaurant based on TA reviews. I ordered the international special (Irish!) while my husband ordered the smoked salmon and angel hair pasta from the menu. I cannot say enough about how delectable everything was. The prices were...More

Thank lhread1
Jeffrey S, Owner at Cafe Alona, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

It was a pleasure to meet you both on your travels. We hope we become a stop for you both ways. Foodies always welcome. Thank you for the review. Bless you both and thanks again. Jeff And Alona

Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Wow! I was amazed at Cafe Alona's! The variety of cuisines 'visited' in the kitchen is impressive. The five course special dinner is described on their website. We were there on 'Cajun' night. The portions were very generous and well prepared. You'll be glad you...More

Thank Buffypita
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Wow! Great service. Great environment. Fantastic Food . Make sure you bring your wine with you. We had oysters Rockefeller, salmon crepe, chicken marsala, prime rib, death by chocolate and of course creme brulee

Thank Deano D
Jeffrey S, Owner at Cafe Alona, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

First we would love to thank you for the great review. Next we would love to have you guys as regular foodies. Travel the world by taste under one roof! A new country each week. Jeff & Alona

Reviewed 8 February 2017

We have eaten at Cafe Alona four of five times now. I have never eaten anywhere that does not need salt and pepper added. The owner is charming as well as a genius cook! She plays pictures on tvs with music that coincides with the...More

Thank Sheilaallen
Jeffrey S, Owner at Cafe Alona, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2017

Thank You, The review was very spirit lifting for our team and Chef Alona. Thanks for getting the word out. Love to have you as regular foodies to travel the world by taste under one roof with a new country's food featured each week. Thank...More

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26 June 2016|
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Response from Jeffrey S | Property representative |
Sorry not to answer on time but we post every Monday our market fresh menu of International cuisine on Facebook and cafealona website
Jeffrey S
21 May 2016|
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Response from Jeffrey S | Property representative |
Sure you will be.
20 May 2016|
Response from Jeffrey S | Property representative |
w-f lunch 11am-3pm t-s dinner 5pm-9pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1154 Highway 126, Bristol, TN 37620-3226
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 423-574-3333
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Warm cozy environment designed for a true Dining Experience different from any in our area. Secured parking lot small outside dinning with fresh herd gardens and tulip and landscaping beds.Most of all trained warm service that cares.
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