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Main Street Cafe & Catering

117 W Main St, Jonesborough, TN 37659-1227
+1 423-753-2460
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (43 reviews)
“quiche” (17 reviews)
“soups” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
117 W Main St, Jonesborough, TN 37659-1227
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went for lunch because we heard that the food was excellent. The selection and food were okay, but the service was excruciating slow. I would have given it another chance except my daughter and her family had a much worse experience....More

1  Thank Henry P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had brunch here with my mom last week and it was delicious! I had a quiche and a salad with a wedge of blue cheese. The blue cheese wasn't as strong as I usually like, but everything else was delicious. I was excited to...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We landed in Jonesborough hungry, and The Main Street Cafe did not disappoint! It is THE place to eat lunch in the Borough!

Thank Bo Q
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

My grandson and I run by The Main Street Cafe several times a year when we're near Johnson City. The burgers are wonderful as well as the coconut crime pie. The only suggestion I would make is use leaf lettuce rather than shredded. Atmosphere is...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

After Beverly and Herbert retired I was afraid they would sell the place to someone that didn't take the time to offer the same fresh food like they did for years. Well, their kids have taken over and they haven't disappointed. In fact, the spouses...More

Thank Doug C
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Main Street cafe catered our group workshop for lunch and was such a pleasant surprise! They brought a variety of different sandwiches and wraps with a couple vegetarian options as well. The veggie soup they brought was delicious and still hot. We had a variety...More

Thank southernsweetie2016
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Great soup n sandwiches also there desserts are yummy too. Staff is always on the A game . Ate there dozen of times never a problem. Restaurant always clean . A true classic downtown Jonesborough restaurant gem .

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Try the quiche. You can't go wrong. Local micro brew is also a treat. This is one of the special Jonesborough haunts.

Thank 69edwardp
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Selection of beers from local brewery. Menu is varied in choices. Quiche and black bean burger were good choices. Dessert case was loaded with choices. Service was great and personal. Highly recommend.

Thank grinch4
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Not handicap friendly, food is so-so. The setting was nice in the old post office.A visit to Johannesburg is always nice , but just eat some where different.

Thank ellisbrojim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 W Main St, Jonesborough, TN 37659-1227
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Jonesborough
  • Phone Number: +1 423-753-2460
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