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Ole Barn Restaurant

440 Okolona Rd, Johnson City, TN 37601-5602
+1 828-385-2675
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good23%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
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“white fish” (4 reviews)
“country ham” (4 reviews)
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440 Okolona Rd, Johnson City, TN 37601-5602
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was overall good. Nothing spectacular in my opinion. The fried chicken was the driest chicken and tasted like it was old. My favorite part was the ambiance of the Barn. Service was good. We went at 5pm on a Sunday and there was only...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

The service is excellent. The food is great. It is family style so they bring out all types of food to feed your family.

Thank Hollatip
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We were very disappointed as we had heard good things about The Ole Barn. First off the soda seemed to be diluted-more seltzer than syrup, even after we ordered a different kind. The food was just so so. We had the fried chicken which was...More

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We’re lucky enough to go there several times a year. Everything is excellent. If I had to name a few of our favorite dishes I’d have to go with the fried chicken, cornbread salad and country ham. The portions are huge, the service is great....More

Thank Dwayne T
Reviewed 19 December 2017

When we ate here a few years ago we loved it so when we were in the area this time we decided to try it again and were a little disappointed. The first chicken they gave us was so dry you couldn't hardly eat it...More

Thank Russell F
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Family cut a Christmas tree and then stopped and ate great country style food. Chicken and dumplings were cooked very well.

Thank ScienceguyofTN
Reviewed 16 November 2017

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

1  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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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