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Nice place

We went for karaoke and dinner...nice place by the river! Outdoor seating and great views, you... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Dorene Z
Springfield, Tennessee
via mobile
Super place!

Excellent staff and a memorable experience for the whole family. I recommend the overnight camping... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Angela W
McMinnville, Tennessee
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10 Aug 2018
“Nice place”
9 Jul 2018
“Super place!”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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245 Durham St, McMinnville, TN 37110-2614
+1 931-452-9251
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We went for karaoke and dinner...nice place by the river! Outdoor seating and great views, you should definitely try this place!

Thank Dorene Z
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The service was SLOW, over 30 min to get drinks (waters, tea and coffee) then another 25 min to order dinner. All the dinners (6 adults and 2 kids) were overcooked, inc a BLT sandwich. It was awful.

1  Thank debe1m
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent staff and a memorable experience for the whole family. I recommend the overnight camping exploration!

Thank Angela W
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We kayaked the Collins River and ended up at Smooth Rapids where we had delicious food and fantastic service. Go for the "River Monster" burger. Some of my other favorites were the freshly made chips and homemade pico.

Thank 259CathyA
Reviewed 7 July 2018

We did the middle trip. The float was a lot of fun and the river was awesome. Beautiful scenery and easy steady pace. The service was fantastic! Thanks guys! We had a blast!

1  Thank Shay B
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Restaurant was cool, lake was beautiful,also listen to band speak easy was great . Smooth Rapids has a big nice camp area '

Thank tptj2222
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Food was okay. Not offered refills on drinks. Service was slow and poor. Plan on plenty of time. If you are in a hurry or only have an hour for lunch, better go somewhere else.

Thank rosewood500
Reviewed 19 June 2018

These folks are local and run a great shop. The rapids are behind their restaurant which is a great place to hang out. They also have a campground for those that want to kayak or spend time on the river.

Thank 513bpage513
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Smooth Rapids is an awesome spot for food, beers and cruising the river! We did the 1 1/2 mile run. It was an easy cruise down and we saw a ton of turtles and a couple of otters!! Everyone was super friendly. We definitely want...More

Thank americaviolet13
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I can't say enough nice things about my experience. I am 60+ and had never been on a kayak. Needless to say, I was very apprehensive but the folks at Smooth Rapids went out of their way to reassure us and took excellent care of...More

Thank Linda J
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