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Mike's Bar-B-Q & Sub Shop

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2591 S Shady St, Mountain City, TN 37683-2000
+1 423-727-9732
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11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Butler, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had a bbq platter at Mike's BBQ which comes with 1/2lb of pork, fries, slaw, and rolls, it was delicious and way to much food for one person to eat at one time. Will be back soon to try the subs. Highly recommended.

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Thank Lovesbbq
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great 'que and outstanding fries. Worth the drive. Be aware that there is no seating except for a picnic pavilion. Since the day was only in the forties and windy we dined in our car-still a treat.

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Thank Anne W
Dover, Flo
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch and got a pulled pork sandwich n fries. I have a vacation home in Butler TN , I have driven past this place several times on the way to Boone.. I'm glad I did. Excellent pulled pork, good smoke flavor. Bun is 5 in across so it was tasty n filling fries were good, some kinda... More 

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Thank CMBAKER
St. Croix
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Smoked to heavens sake pulled pork sandwich on toasted bun, slaw, chopped onion, and a satisfying hot dog with tangy meat sauce topped with mustard and chopped onions.........the pulled pork is so tender, leave your teeth in your shirt pocket. The hot dog is so tangy and saucy it's almost sassy. Giddy up.....

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

I was traveling in the area and looking for bbq. A local person suggested Mike's. The pulled pork was amazing as were the sides. Highly recommend!

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1 Thank Kathie2006
Hudson, North Carolina
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I travel all over the southeast trying BBQ places and this lil' drive up restaurant serves the real deal...great BBQ with good sides

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1 Thank BillGoldman
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Bring a pair of disposable gloves if you get the BBQ pork sandwich. It's big and messy. Awesome sandwiches, fries, onion rings, and sweet tea. These folks to a great job. Enjoy!

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1 Thank Jaime G
Bristol, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We were in Mountain City TN on Business and saw this B-B-Que place who has an authentic pit in the ground with hickory smoked pork. The sauce is homemade. And delicious. Not only the B-B-QUE, you MUST try the other big one. A superbly made Angus beef meat on a 5inch bun. All their buns are 5in. They use the... More 

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1 Thank Jan H
Wilmington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This bar-b-q shop is a one of a kind. The bbq is sliced and topped with good, sweet bbq sauce. My husband normally does not even taste bbq but last week at Mike's he ordered a plate and ohhh and ahhhed the whole time he was eating. He liked it so much that we went back today for the very... More 

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1 Thank Anne B
Mountain City, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful smoked flavor in the pork, better smoked than most. Great flavor in the BBQ sauce. This and of course Ridgewood outside Elizabethton, Tennessse is the best BBQ in around.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2591 S Shady St, Mountain City, TN 37683-2000
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Mountain City
  • Phone Number: +1 423-727-9732

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