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Tributary Restaurant

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118 West Main Street, Mountain City, TN 37683
+1 423-727-4150
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08:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Pulaski, Virginia
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Converted store from on Main. Really good soup and salad bar. Interesting menu, though maybe too varied to cover all dishes to their best. I like the atmosphere and the service was good.

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Thank DontQuitYourDayJob
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When you look at its menu, Tributary promises the moon. It just can't deliver on the promise. There aren't a lot of dining choices in Mountain City, so Tributary is popular despite this. It's located in the older section of the downtown shopping district and the decor is quaint and clean. The menu, as I said, is huge and varied--it's... More 

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Thank LionandProf
Wytheville, Virginia
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you ever wonder into Mountain City TN, stop in to the Tributary Restaurant before leaving. The small, quant downtown area is the perfect setting for Mexican food. Friendly service, decent selections, and tasty food will be well worth the stop. We had plenty of food and drink for a fair price.

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Thank Rt90RR
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I do not get allot of time to eat out. I decided to take the day and eat all my meals at our local dining establishments. For lunch it was Tributary. The décor is a perfect feel for downtown Mountain City. The salad bar is fresh. Lots to choose from off the lunch menu. The servers are fantastic as well.... More 

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Thank Peter L
Chesapeake, Virginia
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172 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I stopped at the Tributary Restaurant for lunch on a recent motorcycle trip with friends. I ordered the Apple Chicken Salad sandwich on sourdough bread, with homemade potato chips, plus a house salad. The meal was very tasty. The staff was very friendly. We were a party of seven, and the kitchen was a little slow. Overall, a very good... More 

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Thank Hiistory-Buff
Banner Elk, North Carolina
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Aleta was more than helpful when I was looking for a company to cater my wedding. She was extremely friendly on the phone and gave me several good suggestions about other aspects of the wedding. She had a lot of delicious food to choose from at a very competitive price. However, when it came down to the day, Aleta was... More 

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Thank emma2782016
Wanda56Litchfield_CT, Owner at Tributary Restaurant, responded to this review

Emma?! I along with my crew are somewhat mystified by this response, we've received only rave reviews about service and food for every catering job we've done.... If this is truly a valid response, please let us know what wedding/date/venue your are referring to.... More 

Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Open for lunch daily and dinner on Friday and Saturday only. Delicious food, so fresh, and attractively presented. Our table had the Ahi Tuna Salad, a couple of different quesadilla choices, and the salad bar....all delicious!

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Thank Maryann H
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

First time there. Food was excellent and prices very reasonable. Friendly and helpful waiters. I will definitely be back soon and often. Everything made fresh. Great pastries home made. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank Tom S
Johnson City, Tennessee
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124 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped by whole on buisness in town. I choose the salad bar. Each item on the salad bar was fresh and there were several specialty items available on the bar along with the old stand bys. The macaroni salad was especially good. The dressing was good and fresh and seemed to be home made. The staff was nice, friendly and... More 

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Thank John P
Camden, South Carolina
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were traveling through the area and stopped at the Tributary restaurant for lunch today. Food was excellent. Service was good. They run a catering business as well and all the food is homemade. Definitely the home of comfort food. Highly recommend you try it....

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Thank kevinjahearn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 24
Cuisine
American, Italian, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
08:00 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 West Main Street, Mountain City, TN 37683
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Mountain City
  • Phone Number: +1 423-727-4150
Description
Full Service restaurant featuring oversized sandwiches Burgers, and salads with gourmet soup and salad bar Dinner served Weekends with steaks, prime rib,seafood, with eclectic southern cuisine as well! From scratch desserts are what we are also known for.... NEW GRAB AND GO BREAKFAST WITH FRESH BREWED COFFEES, FRESH BAKED DANISHES, CROISSANTS, MUFFINS, SCONES, AND CINNAMON ROLLS. enjoy here with free wifi, or take out! (fri, sat & sun)

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