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The Parson's Son - CLOSED

101 W Jackson Blvd, Suite B, Jonesborough, TN 37659-1223
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
27 Nov 2014
“Was nice. Good Bar-B-Que, delicious recipe.”
6 Oct 2014
“The Food Is Outstanding - No, Its Not A Filling Station Anymore”
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101 W Jackson Blvd, Suite B, Jonesborough, TN 37659-1223
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Reviewed 28 November 2014

The food here was always good. The plates were dished up by hand where you could watch the kitchen people. They had a wonderful recipe for their Bar-B-Que. The atmosphere left some to be desired as they were operating from an old gas station. The...More

Thank RL A
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Tasty barbeque served in a unique environment (former gas station) Seating is limited so get there quick before the crowd hits. Service was excellent as delivered by friendly folks who were tickled our car club met there. There are a variety of barbeque meats available...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 18 July 2014

BBQ was good except for getting some occasional fat in it but wonderful flavor and sauce...wasn't too excited about the side dishes. But the reason I am writing this review is tomorrow is their last day. They are closing and moving to Florida so don't...More

2  Thank greenwel
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Love the BBQ and homemade potato salad here. The restaurant is in a service station and very primitive but the food is excellent. Prices very reasonable and serving size is large.

Thank LoriF362
Reviewed 20 February 2014

Found this place while on a motorcycle trip. The food was great and the owners were very friendly. They were running low on potato salad but quickly made up a fresh batch and brought it out to us as we sat at a picnic table...More

1  Thank R M
Reviewed 24 January 2014 via mobile

I travel all over for work and try to find good little places. The ribs are extremely tender and fall off the bone. The sauce was great. Not extremely sticky but definitely not water like either. Very good place definitely worth a shot if your...More

Thank jfishy87
Reviewed 22 October 2013

This mostly take out BBQ is tasty and cheap. I never would have gone in or even noticed the place unless I had gotten a recommendation. The place is clean and where atmosphere is lacking the food is great.

Thank colfal8
Reviewed 13 September 2013

The was the worst BBQ that I have ever add. It was full of fat, greasey and didn't have much taste and it was so hot in there you couldn't breath. Worst experince ever.

Thank Jack D
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Can't tell you the number of BBQ joints here that have opened and flopped. Finally, we got a good one! They are relatively new and are starting slow then adding menu items, so there may be some new stuff when you visit. I got the...More

1  Thank emalemaloo
Reviewed 20 May 2013

After receiving a couple of mentions from friends and acquaintances, I decided to check out Parson's Son. The two meat items available were pork and chicken (beef available on certain days). My chicken was undercooked (pink!) and when I brought the dish to the kitchen...More

Thank Adventure M
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 W Jackson Blvd, Suite B, Jonesborough, TN 37659-1223
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Jonesborough
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