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Lefty's Barbeque

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2565 Genesis Rd, ............Tennessee Orange Roof next too Pilot Fuel.... I-40 --- EXIT 320, Crossville, TN 38571-1150
+1 931-484-4205
11:00 - 20:00
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this small BBQ restaurant driving down the highway using the GPS to locate nearby eats. What a great find! It should be on 'Diner's, Drive-Ins, and Dives'. Excellent smoked brisket on a bun with a side of cole slaw. My wife had the slow cooked hearty stew, with pork, brisket, and chicken. She mopped up every last drop... More 

Thank Richard H
La Vergne
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is wonderful. I've been here 6 times and always the staff and food are great. When close you should always stop.

Thank William H
Royse City, Texas
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best bar b que I have ever had and I travel a lot, as well as I'm from TEXAS and we know our bar b que! My pork ribs were so delicious I regret not ordering more! Great, from scratch everything! Delicious sweet bar b que sauce with a great hot kick

Thank mary v
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We were on vacation and found this place on trip advisor. The food was very good and reasonably priced. The place was very clean and simple and the staff was very friendly. Loved the message that our waitress, Bailey, wrote on our check, "have a blessed day"! I will recommend this place to anyone who likes BBQ.

Thank Mariaele123
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We were looking for a place to have dinner and enjoy barbecue so we found Lefty's on Trip Advisor. The place is very simple and very clean. Great Southern hospitality and great barbecue. We ordered the Sampler and shared, there was plenty we even had leftovers to take. The price was very reasonable as well. I would recommend this restaurant... More 

Thank Robert E
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This is your down home country BBQ place. The staff is friendly. The food is great. The place is clean.

Thank Heather B
Asheville, North Carolina
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I had the chicken. Very good. He served with yummy green beans homemade chips & bread. Highly recommended! Prompt friendly service

Thank lindasay
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The ribs are on the pricey side, but sandwiches and some of the other entrees are affordable. There are a variety of side dishes and homemade cobbler for dessert. The service was good.

Thank Queencoco30
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

One of many stops we have made on our trip around the US and this is at the top of our list. Friendly service, good food and reasonable prices. We were impressed with the option of serving sizes, regular or large. All food is prepared and cooked on site, had a personal inspection of the smokehouse.

Thank Murray R
Bradenton Beach, Florida
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51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Hello, Lefty's moved a few years ago from it's low ceiling'd, long tabled, original location in Fairfield, to a new building off the highway in Crossville. While I miss the intimacy of the older establishment, Lefty's is still a good example of Tennessee barbeque, and they still have the oil-cloth, gingham covered tables, with portions big enough to share at... More 

Thank Mary Jo W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2565 Genesis Rd, ............Tennessee Orange Roof next too Pilot Fuel.... I-40 --- EXIT 320, Crossville, TN 38571-1150
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Crossville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-484-4205

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?