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104 Martin St, Kingston, TN 37763-2529
+1 865-376-6766
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 20:00
Sat 07:30 - 19:00
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Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After hearing favorable reviews on local social media my wife and I decided to stop by for lunch. We both ordered the Italian Beef Sandwich. Having had Portillo's Italian beef were both very impressed with our orders. AWSOME!! We are plotting when we are going back to try out the other items on the menu!

Thank Gneissman61
Kingston, Tennessee
Level Contributor
17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The food was nasty. Their French Fries were cooked in old oil, you could tell by the taste & looks. The atmosphere was not enticing. I would not recommend this Restraunt.

Thank Kitten137
Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Best blueberry pancakes ever, and I don't say that lightly! I don't usually get pancakes at restaurants because they are never as good as my dad's. But I'd love to see Deb and my dad have a pancake cookoff, lol. Love the food and the atmosphere here! And totally dig the oldies music!

Thank Jessica T
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My husband, aunt and I love this 50's themed restaurant. They have something for everyone. My aunt loves their Chicago dog, hubby loves their Ditka beef sandwiches and I love their hamburgers. A great little hometown restaurant.

Thank Sharon W
Orlando, Florida
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

When we are visiting family we always stop in & have a hotdog! They are the best & love the Chicago Dog. The place is really small but has a large menu of sandwiches. The decor is a 50'd look. The owner is the cook & one nice lady & great cook. In the area stop by!

Thank Rasterguy
Kingston, Tennessee
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Food was good but limited menu--except home made potato chips. Owner had contact with movie stars. He Had a restaurant before.

Thank Michael M
Kingston, Tennessee
Level Contributor
37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

The chili dogs are delicious. And, the french fries, really, really good! Only negative thing is I think they need to pay more attention to the decor. Need improvement, inside and out.

Thank 2kay
Kingston, Tennessee
Level Contributor
12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

The atmosphere is very cozy and inviting and the food is very good! Chicago dogs are the best! Burgers are awesome and the wings are really good! Definitely will be back!

Thank Poncho-baby
Knoxville, Tennessee
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Copelands owner traveled here and there and brought back recipes for his favorites. You can get a Chicago hot dog or Italian Beef with even the buns imported from Chicago. He makes a killer Philly cheese steak and fries. I went to college in Philly and the cheese steak here is pretty close. The Italian beef wasn't the way I... More 

Thank Dennis L
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016

We are originally from Chicago so when we heard about a place in Kingston that had Chicago style food we had to try it out. The old time diner atmosphere was fun. We had an italian beef sandwich, Chicago style hot dog, fries and onion rings. All of them were tasty. We liked the Italian beef so much that we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Martin St, Kingston, TN 37763-2529
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 865-376-6766
60's styled diner/sandwich shop. Juke boxes, movie posters,music paraphanelia ie Elvis, Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, etc. Pleasantly surprised with the food when I first tried it a few months ago.

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