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Cootie Brown's

2715 N Roan St, Johnson City, TN 37601-1709
+1 423-283-4723
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tamales” (67 reviews)
“key lime pie” (40 reviews)
“pizza” (250 reviews)
Opens in 30 min
American, Bar, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2715 N Roan St, Johnson City, TN 37601-1709
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My first visit to Cootie Brown's didn't disappoint. We went for lunch, and had delicious sandwiches and home-made chips. We wanted dessert too, but the portions were so large we had to wait until later--the same night, when we went back for a piece of...More

Thank Myfamilytravels-03
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I dropped in to CB’s this week on a local recommendation & was very impressed w/ the menu. Pizzas, sandwiches, salads & tamales. The restaurant had a very electric feel. The pizza & salads were recommended, but I ordered the Club sandwich & side of...More

Thank klamborj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are many different flavors of Cootie's own sauce. All are excellent. My husband & I loved the cole slaw. Served with homemade potato chips which were delicious! Highly recommend the food plus the restaurant is a hoot!

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you haven't been to Cootie Browns, expect a pleasant surprise. Really good food, service and prices. The food is great, but done with a Cootie Brown's twist. That is a very good thing. I would have given them 5 stars, but I haven't tried...More

Thank terrymanning1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Intrigued by its name, I ate at Cootie Brown's on the advice of the clerk at my motel. Everything about this restaurant is fantastic...food, service and atmosphere. Menu is mouth-watering. Desserts are over-the-top!

Thank kneadmuscles53
Reviewed 10 October 2018

First time to Tamale Tuesday at Cootie Browns. I had traditional beef tamales - excellent. One reviewer commented that they are too small, but mine were DOUBLE the size of a typical tamale. Another Cootie Brown is under construction across from the ETSU campus. I...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Varied menu with interesting decor inside . Outside seating is available too. Desserts are not to be missed.

Thank Barry H
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

There were 12 of us on a Friday night before an ETSU game, you’re right, that’s dumb! But we sat at 2 booths and had a good server. Coming from out of town we didn’t realize this restaurant is a beer only place. But our...More

Thank Sammysue
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

It's hard not to relax as you're surrounded by the quirky artwork in the friendly atmosphere of Cootie Brown's. A local favorite with an extensive menu. We can't pass up the housemade potato chips with Maytag Blue Cheese! If you do manage to, however, be...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Perhaps it was because it was the first night of a large local event, the National Storytelling Festival, but our experience was very poor. The service was extremely slow and the food was mediocre at best.

Thank DunavantGary
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2715 N Roan St, Johnson City, TN 37601-1709
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 423-283-4723
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