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576 Oakland Rd, Sweetwater, TN 37874-1749
+1 423-337-5825
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06:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 21:00
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i love to eat on the buffet,ate several times therebefore,me and my sister readly enjoy their food,if it don't please you,then maybe you are hard to please,and like to complain,i ate several times,comfortable place,people sweet,food on the buffet reasonable and great taste and plenty of it,it's a keeper place to eat

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Thank Connie S
Dinnerbell-TN, Manager at Dinner Bell, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate it. Our staff is trained to serve you as quick as possible. Your glasses will never go empty. We offer buffet all day, but you can also order from our menu. You can come alone or in a large group. We are always happy to serve you. And don't forget to check out... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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69 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome. Like Cracker Barrel but with a buffet, and the old frozen ice cream machine. Loved it. Fair prices. Great service. Great food. Great country store. They are just off I75 south of Knoxville at Oakland Rd (Exit 62). I'll be going back.

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Thank James M
Dinnerbell-TN, Manager at Dinner Bell, responded to this review

yes, plan your visit at Dinner Bell into your travel plans. It is worth it. And check out our gift shop and candy corner. You will find almost always something you might take with you. More 

Lincolnton, Georgia
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138 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

The service was quick, pleasant and efficient. Tea and water glasses were never allowed to get empty. Choice of menu or buffet. serves breakfast buffet until 11:00 AM

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Thank griff83147
Etowah, North Carolina
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

All of the food was delicious and hot! We had lots to pick from the bar. The service was excellent and the price was very reasonable.

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Thank K F
andersonville, tn
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is a good, country style restaurant. The waitress was very attentive, and the food was fresh. A plus for us, was the availability of truck parking.

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Thank mizzfrizz
Kodak
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stopped here on our way back from Atlanta. It was New Year's Day and the other places we had wanted to stop at were closed. We were very pleased with our meals for the most part. They had fried chicken which was very good but they only had wings and legs. One of us got a breast (which was... More 

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Thank Ragerdy
Sterling Heights, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

We stayed overnight at the Quality Inn and this was a short ride for a very good dinner. There was a great variety of food to choose from. Very large salad bar. There was fried chicken, country pork, and very good ham, and so many other meats, I can't remember. Great mac and cheese. All you can eat for approx.... More 

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Thank Maryann B
tennessee
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Server was attentive. There were a few good things but the overall impression we were left with was ..... a one time visit and never again and the quality of the food presented is not worth the $. Most "vegetable" items tasted as though they are straight from a can. Mac n' cheese did not taste homemade/from scratch, thusly, nothing... More 

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Thank sharkteethhunter
Dinnerbell-TN, Public Relations Manager at Dinner Bell, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear that you weren't pleased with our food. We always strive to cook our food that way that everybody is pleased with it. You can order from our menu as well and we are eager to fulfill extra wishes. Please come back and we will be happy to serve you with great food. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

This was the old Cracker Barrel that permanently closed. The buffet for breakfast was awesome and the price was less that $8.00 a person! Good food and fantastic for the price! Can't wait to return!

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Thank Dana G
Enterprise, Alabama
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288 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I had the buffet .fried chicken was excellent .Country steak was good .but them mashed taters and mac &cheese mmmmmm.and the bread pudding is excellent

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 576 Oakland Rd, Sweetwater, TN 37874-1749
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sweetwater
  • Phone Number: +1 423-337-5825
Description
We offer good old time country cooking. A buffet and orders from the menu are served as well as we accept to go orders. We have lunch specials.

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