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Ole Barn Restaurant

440 Okolona Rd, Johnson City, TN 37601-5602
+1 828-385-2675
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good25%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible12%
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440 Okolona Rd, Johnson City, TN 37601-5602
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The first time we went here the food was great and we loved it but that's been a few years ago. We were in the area and decided to go here and eat, it wasn't busy and was seated quickly. Ordered our food and probably...More

Thank Russell F
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We arrived after 2 pm & the place was really slow for a Sunday. I noticed on the sign going in they advertised on the menu , local fresh green beans & corn on the Cobb. I love veggies. Especially fresh ones. But I did...More

1  Thank tn5mom
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

First visit was very enjoyable. Tried the Family Style option with 2 meats (fried chicken and country steak) and 6 sides and was impressed. Chicken was tasty and country steak (sort of like Salisbury) was very tender and flavorful. Veggies all seemed fresh and the...More

Thank GoWestTraveller
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We love fish, so we went to Ole Barn Restaurant for the Friday Fish Fry. It was good. The fish fry was in the "pavilion" across from the restaurant. It was a nice atmosphere. The fish fry was served buffet style. There was only two...More

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

So glad we came from Mars Hill to have supper!! It was so good!!! Clean plate club!! Fried chicken, fried fish, chicken and dumplings, mashed potatoes, sweet tea!!

Thank Jacque B
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I was in town for the weekend and wanted country cooking. This place is wonderful. Seated quickly. The server was exceptional and very attentive. She kept us informed of the status of our meal. I ordered fried chicken and it was delicious. The collards are...More

Thank Keel S
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Was expecting much better... We went during a slow time of the day and perhaps that is why the chicken was left over and rather dry. They did have very good corn and cornbread salad. Sorry, I was just disappointed in the food for the...More

Thank Shelia H
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Home cooked. Real biscuits. Food was great. Server was wonderful. Enjoyed our visit. Did not have to wait but visited during off time on a Saturday.

Thank stonelady1999
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I will start with the worst part of our visit. The waitress was young and handed us a piece of chicken and a biscuit with her fingers. Yuck! Deal killer for me! If it is not a deal killer for you, read on as there...More

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We went there for Thanksgiving Lunch. They seated us quickly due to reservation. Although the food was as good as previous visits, they had hired a lot of young help who were not prepared for this large of a crowd. You have 8 veggies of...More

Thank rmalone7425
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 Okolona Rd, Johnson City, TN 37601-5602
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 828-385-2675
All you can eat served "family style" in a restored 19th century log barn located off I 26.
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