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Tributary Restaurant

118 West Main Street, Mountain City, TN 37683
+1 423-727-4150
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“salad” (12 reviews)
“sirloin tips” (2 reviews)
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American, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
118 West Main Street, Mountain City, TN 37683
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Atmosphere, waitresses and food have always been tops. I have never had anything to complain about except they have shortened their hours. Good place.

Thank 58loub
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We had lunch here one Saturday afternoon. The food was wonderful. The wait staff was nice and very helpful, recommended items to try. The restrooms were clean as well. The fried green tomatoes with grits was awesome. I would dine here again. I highly recommend...More

Thank dheflin57
Reviewed 18 July 2017

unable to eat at location since it now appears to be closed have heard good things about food but it appears to be closed and uncertain when it will opne

Thank lenniej2015
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Call ahead to make sure they are open. Website said open until 2:30, arrived at 2pm were told they had seated last guests. Very rude when we told them what their website said. Owner allowed us to come in wait staff was very rude and...More

Thank Willie940
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Stopped in after seeing the fish farm/hydroponic gardening in Mountain City. Planned on having fish and chips but the sirloin tips sounded too enticing. Had them, properly cooked in a delicious gravy with a side of good mashed potatoes. One diner had the vegetarian sub...More

Thank nvguygirl
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere was friendly, the food was delicious and the portions were generous. Also the prices are low!

Thank rick r
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent Food and Service. Generous portions of delicious food and friendly staff make this restaurant a place to visit. We will be back!

Thank roxanner563
Reviewed 15 March 2017

had lunch there yesterday. And as always the food was excellent as was the service. I make this a regular stop whenever I'm in the area because i can always count on a great meal at a fair price. The homemade desserts are especially awesome,...More

Thank james p
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Love the spinach artichoke dip, the beer fries and the desserts. Always worth the stop on our way through Mountain City.

Thank TFlaherty
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Really, really great! I drive from North Carolina just to go here! Would definitely recommend and the service is great!

Thank Tierney F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
Full Service Lunch Bistro featuring oversized sandwiches Burgers, and salads with gourmet soup and salad bar variety of quesadillas also available with gluten free / whole grain tortillas! From scratch desserts are what we are also known for.... Try our newest "french beignet" basket with caramel and chocolate dipping sauces! enjoy here with free wifi, or take out! Affordable Lunch for Foodies!
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