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Clarence's Drive-In

4021 Unicoi Dr, Unicoi, TN 37692-6852
+1 423-743-7200
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible8%
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American, Diner
4021 Unicoi Dr, Unicoi, TN 37692-6852
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mt tourguide took me here and I enjoyed a really good meal. The service was better than a fancy restaurant and the portion quite large, I was surprised at the low prices because we'd pay more where live and It wouldn't be as good.

Thank donna c
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went for Mothers Day weekend and as always they were busy but there was room and the service was prompt and great as well was the food we go back everytime were in town

Thank mamieh2017
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Had dinner with family here. We ordered cat fish and was so hard like a bone and disgusting. The kids didn't eat it.

Thank dimaaa88
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We eat at Clarence's often and we go back because of the great food and friendly service. On our last visit I had the cheeseburger. This burger is enormous and delicious. They will customize it with your choice of tomato, lettuce, onion, etc. The crinkle...More

Thank CarolinaBroncoLady
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Recommended by locals, so you know it's good! On a Saturday morning, it's busy with groups of friends and family starting the day off right! Very friendly service, and good value food. You can pick and choose from the menu to make your own breakfast...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had a great meal at Clarence's today. We live about 45 minutes away but we were in the area today and decided to eat there. Our waitress was very friendly and did an excellent job. Although it was 5:00 PM, I chose to eat...More

Thank Dee8888
Reviewed 13 October 2016

If you want good country cooking and support a local mom and pop business this is the place to visit. I always sit at the little corner bar inside for quick service, and recommend their breakfast.

Thank ILuv2smile
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

If you're anywhere near Unicoi, Clarence's Diner is a must stop. Serving outstanding biscuits and gravy all day is just the beginning of their delicious selection of comfort foods. Great burgers, fries, sandwiches, daily specials and ice cream!! Clarence's...a must when you're anywhere in the...More

Thank AJRV
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is a good place for any meal. Breakfast is always great. Graveyard and biscuits are just like home. Burgers are great as well as the hamburger steak.

Thank rpwillis1
Reviewed 23 August 2016

As my mom has aged (nearing 70), she hasn't been able to cook too often. She's the one that told me about Clarence's. It's a 30 minute drive or so from Johnson City. I've ate breakfast there at least 20 times in the last year....More

1  Thank Tim W
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Hi :) Does this place serve breakfast all day, or only during breakfast hours? If only during breakfast hours, when does that end?
5 April 2016|
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Response from indigoking | Reviewed this property |
I had "breakfast" at 2pm so would conclude that the answer is yes! If you plan to visit on a Sunday - be warned it gets VERY busy at lunchtime. The biscuits and gravy are wonderful. Hope that helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4021 Unicoi Dr, Unicoi, TN 37692-6852
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Unicoi
  • Phone Number: +1 423-743-7200
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