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Lefty's Barbeque

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$$ - $$$
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2565 Genesis Rd, ............Tennessee Orange Roof next too Pilot Fuel.... I-40 --- EXIT 320, Crossville, TN 38571-1150
+1 931-484-4205
11:00 - 20:00
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Springfield, Tennessee
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been passing this place for months and finally decided to give it a try. Well lit place, clean, friendly staff. Beans were good, potato salad wasn`t, the brisket was mediocre. A little pricey for what you get. Next time I will eat at Wendy`s.

Thank GMX320
Tallahassee, Florida
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83 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here because it was a favorite place of my grandfather's who had recently passed. We see why he loved it so much! The puller pork was delicious and the kettle chips are so addicting. The onion rings were coated in beer batter which made them taste better than you usually get!

Thank Kristen C
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe that isn't fair. My wife and I each had a half rack of ribs. They had almost no flavor- like they had been boiled to doneness then smoked for a few minutes. Not good. However, the staff were very friendly and attentive. It's possible that other menu items are good. But based on the ribs, we would not return.

Thank waldrel
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are two other barbecue places in town that I like better but it's nice and the food is OK. The only reason why I don't go here is there are two other barbecue places that are better but this is closest to the interstate if you're running in for eating in hitting the interstate

Thank Momomt
Cookeville, Tennessee
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Eaten at leftys several times. New location. Really good bbq and sides. Ribs ok.right off i-40 across from stonehaus winery.

Thank rthurmanatty
Crossville, Tennessee
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49 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

A group of friends and I went to Lefty's for dinner. Arriving at 5:30, we found only one table occupied in a large room of booths and tables. About four were occupied when we left. Light and airy, with no ambiance, yet a clean feeling, it probably is a typical interstate stop for a quick meal. However, we live here,... More 

1 Thank Mary G
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Nice people. Clean place! Home cooked sides! Sliced brisket sandwich was the best I've had in Tennessee!

Thank Angela G
Elgin, Illinois
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Nothing fancy about the restaurant itself. Lots of plain tables/booths in one large room. BBQ sandwiches $5.99 and up, extra $1 or $2 if you order sides. The tables have 3 bottles on them that contained sweet, mild and hot sauce. I was kind of surprised that they could leave the sauces on the tables all day long. We both... More 

Thank sofa529
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

I stopped in for lunch on my way to the Smokies and was pleasantly surprised. Burgers or tacos did not sound good so I thought I'd give this place a try, having seen the billboard on I-40. I did not try the barbeque but I will say if it's half as good as the stew, this place is a winner.... More 

Thank David T
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We found this small BBQ restaurant driving down the highway using the GPS to locate nearby eats. What a great find! It should be on 'Diner's, Drive-Ins, and Dives'. Excellent smoked brisket on a bun with a side of cole slaw. My wife had the slow cooked hearty stew, with pork, brisket, and chicken. She mopped up every last drop... More 

Thank Richard H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2565 Genesis Rd, ............Tennessee Orange Roof next too Pilot Fuel.... I-40 --- EXIT 320, Crossville, TN 38571-1150
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Crossville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-484-4205

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