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The Chef

126 Keith St SW, Cleveland, TN 37311-5803
+1 423-478-2668
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“biscuits” (17 reviews)
“hoagies” (2 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 6:00 PMAll hours
American, Fast food
126 Keith St SW, Cleveland, TN 37311-5803
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

After fifteen years in Cleveland, I finally had my first biscuit from The Chef. Now I see what all of the fuss was about! It was delicious!

2  Thank ecbronze
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The Chef has been a local favorite in Cleveland, TN for many, many years. In all that tie the food has never been better! My family visits every Saturday morning that we're in town. My wife gets the tenderloin biscuit, I get the steak &...More

2  Thank Rodney M
Reviewed 22 February 2017

If you liked the burgers you had when in high school then this is the place for you. I tried it for the first time today and for sure the last unless I come back for the chicken biscuits for breakfast that everyone raves about...More

Thank bamatide12
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Best biscuits you will ever get your hands on. I could make this post a mile long about The Chef. Just do yourself a favor an try all the biscuits. Chicken gravy is a life changer. Every biscuit I've ever had just says "I'm the...More

3  Thank Ross W
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Ate lunch at The Chef today and it reminded me of long ago days when you stopped at a "mom & pop" hamburger joint and got a filling sandwich, with great onion rings and refreshing shakes. Great place! Wish I had visited sooner. I swear...More

3  Thank Y8922WLsusank
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This place has the best of the best chicken biscuit. I was so so amazed at good the chicken was and the biscuit was soft and fluffy. It was the best start of my morning by far. The only issue is the wait time, but...More

2  Thank hewitt4life
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Chicken and Gravy Biscuit is the best! I will go across town just to get it! If you go through the drive thru, they dont speak clearly, but this is a locals type of place.

2  Thank heathernicolehnc
Reviewed 4 April 2016

The Chef has an excellent lost if choices for a breakfast on the fly. I love the ham biscuits and the biscuit and gravy. The lunch menu is also packed with delicious items.

4  Thank Kirk G
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

My wife and I tried this place out this morning based on the reviews. We are still trying to find out go to breakfast spot in town. The service was friendly and the food was ok. We both got the breakfast platter, one with ham...More

Thank iampaidfor
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I can eat here every morning! I Love the biscuits, they are fresh hand homemade every morning! I recommend anyone to go try this restaurant if you haven't yet! Lunch is great also. But I'm a breakfast person and just love there breakfast! Order any...More

2  Thank Tamara H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Keith St SW, Cleveland, TN 37311-5803
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 423-478-2668
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