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Saltwater Willy's Bayou Cafe - CLOSED

121Jack White Drive, Kingsport, TN 37664
+1 423-765-1665
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good11%
  • Average18%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible22%
4 Mar 2014
19 Jul 2012
“Good food and service”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
121Jack White Drive, Kingsport, TN 37664
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Reviewed 5 March 2014

The place closed several years ago. There is now a Mexican restaurant there now. Have not tried it and don't even know the name.

Thank Grams1953
Reviewed 20 July 2012

The fish was cooked perfectly and the sides were delicious. Service was very good. Would recommend for a nice dinner with friends or family.

Thank Debbie_Collier
Reviewed 27 June 2012

Never again! Everything was horrible from the service to the food.

Thank Sara D
Reviewed 21 June 2012

Its nice to have a change from all the chain restaurants in town. The shrimp and grits were great. We will definately return when they reopen.

1  Thank Marie1834
Reviewed 14 May 2012

The service was poor, but most importantly the food is not good. It is expensive for the kind of food they are promoting.

1  Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 12 April 2012

I lived in Louisiana for years and I'm not too modest to say my gumbo is very, very good. I've been very disappointed at the "cajun" restaurants that have opened and then closed in the Kingsport area over the last 20 years, but I was...More

Thank LobstaJohnson
Reviewed 29 March 2012

price are good, gator is fine and prices are ok, but nothing special.

Thank misterbarro
Reviewed 2 March 2012

I am from the Gulf Coast, and until 4 years ago I took it for granted that everyone has fresh seafood. Saltwater Willy's has been the only place in the Tri-Cities where we've been able to get seafood that is prepared and is seasoned just...More

Thank travelinmansince93
Reviewed 1 March 2012

They advertise and after a long drive to try them we find they are closed due to lack of staffing?More

Thank mzshire2009
kptfishman, Owner at Saltwater Willy's Bayou Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2012

After 1 1/2 years of service we closed on Saturday night Feb 18th and had TV ads pulled that Monday Feb 20th. This closing was unplanned and due to staffing issues in our kitchens. We set a standard that drugs and alcohol would no longer...More

Reviewed 4 February 2012

If you like good cajun style food and dont want to go to New Orleans this is a great place

Thank Mike331976
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  • Address: 121Jack White Drive, Kingsport, TN 37664
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Kingsport
  • Phone Number: +1 423-765-1665
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