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Bush's Family Cafe

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HWY 411, Dandridge, TN 37725
+1 865-509-3485
11:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 16:00
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in on way to Pigeon Forge. Have eaten here before, food is always good, as is service. Today we parked,as we were approaching the cafe a tour bus pulled in. As we were being seated the drive came in, overheard he had 31 on bus. Was told to have the passengers come on in. We were already seated, the... More 

Thank toolmerc
Fort Smith
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff. Food was very good. Good ole home style cooking. Oh! Don't forget about dessert! Many to choose from. But you have got to try their signature Pinto Bean pie. So good!! They even gave me the recipe!!

Thank Leigh N
New Richmond, Ohio
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241 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a Monday for lunch. Be forewarned their hours are limited and they are closed on Sundays. I ate here in April with my family and walked right in. We had a 20 min wait as there were several church buses and lots of people waiting. My friend had the chili and the ruben. I got the daily... More 

Thank Christy C
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a pretty remote business trip and thought I wouldn't have many food choices but boy this place fixed that! It's such a wonderful find, little did I know there are lots of tour groups that frequent it! We have been three times this week and loved everything we ordered. But above all the service and pies were incredible. Our... More 

Thank Carolyn G
Brazil, Indiana
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145 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here after touring the museum/visitors center. Great specials. Sweet potato fries sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar. Catfish was perfect. Very interesting desserts: We had Bush's Pinto Bean Pecan Pie. I would go again

Thank Rita R
Naples, Florida
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for all ages ,learn how Bushes started . See your weight in beans , learn how beans canned . The food next door is very good . Try the Bean pie ( a lot better ) then it sounds . A sample of the bean for the day is served . A great ride out into the country... More 

Thank nomore087
Augusta, GA
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70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Headed home from Pigeon Forge... Stop there just to see what it was. We decided to have lunch and boy am I glad we got there as early as we did... 30 minutes later the line was out the door and I'm sure it would have been quite a wait. The food was good the service was pretty quick and... More 

Thank Andrettisky
Portsmouth, Ohio
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74 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great opportunity to have some good food and to sample some of the Bush's products. We had the Ruben Sandwich and it was excellent.

Thank mgampp
Newport, Tennessee
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did have a long wait due to a bus arriving before us.....we enjoyed the food and service. My husband had the fried fish which was perfectly cooked and it was lightly breaded and not greasy. All the sides were good country favorites and very good. Excellent iced tea !! Too full to try dessert but they have a good... More 

Thank gablew2016
Geneva, Oh
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After visiting the Bush's Visitor's Center we decided to have lunch at the Cafe. Great food at reasonable prices. I had the Chili Cheese dog, but made the mistake of ordering the 2 dog combo, I was stuffed when done. The dogs are grilled nicely and loaded with toppings. My wife had the pulled pork sandwich, also a great choice.... More 

Thank Geneva_Dave

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: HWY 411, Dandridge, TN 37725
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Dandridge
  • Phone Number: +1 865-509-3485

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?