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213 S Sycamore St, Elizabethton, TN 37643
+1 423-547-0166
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Elizabethton, Tennessee
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been eating at Sycamore for at least 30 years. I bet they have the largest menu selection east of the big river. Not a huge dining area but adequate. Little nostalgia with old soft drink bottles and license plates. Orders are taken promptly and food served in reasonable amount of time as each meal is NOT pre-made. I'm... More 

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Thank Mcole2359
Johnson City, Tennessee
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140 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Delicious food! Everybody gets the meatloaf sandwich...$3.50......big enough for two! Huge ice cream cones for $1.25. The owner takes pride in quality and cleanliness. This place has been here for many years. Try it!

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Thank Ilovellamas
Elizabethton, Tennessee
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

If you want a great home made style cheeseburger, soup beans & cornbread, or a home cooked dinner plate, The Sycamore Drive-In is the place to go. This is great comfort food at it's best. For my money, I'll take the Sycamore over any Restaurant in Elizabethton. The place is really small and can only seat maybe 6-8 people, but,... More 

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Thank Jim S
Elizabethton, Tennessee
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Took my friend there to eat cause she has lived in Elizabethton for 20 some years and has never had a corn dog from Gary's. She loved it and has been several times since with her husband. Great food and great service..

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Thank Tnvols32
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Even though this looks like a hole in the wall, the food is great and the place is fun to visit. The burgers are super tasty and there are plenty of choices for everyone. Definitely worth the stop!

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Thank Brian A
Elizabethton, United States
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170 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We had a bologna burger, was great,also had onion rings can not say the same for them. My wife had a burger and she said it was good but the fries weren't.

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Thank Russell H
Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

One of the last drive ins, a great experience for the whole family. We saw The BFG, it was a great time. You need an AM radio, either in the car, or bring a portable radio. Super reasonable snack bar, but they close one hour after the start of the movie, so get your popcorn and snacks early. Great summer... More 

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Thank lorenfita
Johnson City, Tennessee
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136 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Good old fashion hamburgers...the meatloaf sandwich is also pretty tasty. Service is quick and always with smile....make sure to get you something different from the expansive soda selection.

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Thank John P
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

The food here is so good. I love there hamburgers and the fries are perfect also. There dinners are very good also. The prices are affordable also.

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Thank Jeffrey M
Gray, Tennessee
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275 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

I had been told by many people in the neighbor hood it was the place to go. I was not disappointed mid afternoon and it was really busy. I had the double cheese burger and a strawberry shake. One low price served with a smile just like it was when I was younger. I notice that all most all the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 S Sycamore St, Elizabethton, TN 37643
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Elizabethton
  • Phone Number: +1 423-547-0166

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