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Mike's Bar-B-Q & Sub Shop

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2591 S Shady St, Mountain City, TN 37683-2000
+1 423-727-9732
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Mountain City, Tennessee
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The BBQ is good and the portions are plenty. This is probably the best BBQ in town. The sandwhiches are really good.

Thank brianwL8284JG
Mountain City, Tennessee, United States
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Great BBQ! Get extra napkins! Great fries! Great subs! I'm hungry now! This place has been here for many years. It changed hands once, last year, when the former owner sold to a local young couple. Food still great! Owners nice! My faves are BBQ sandwich with slaw, or ham and cheeses sub, must get fries!

1 Thank Paula S
Butler, Tennessee
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Just had a bbq platter at Mike's BBQ which comes with 1/2lb of pork, fries, slaw, and rolls, it was delicious and way to much food for one person to eat at one time. Will be back soon to try the subs. Highly recommended.

Thank Lovesbbq
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great 'que and outstanding fries. Worth the drive. Be aware that there is no seating except for a picnic pavilion. Since the day was only in the forties and windy we dined in our car-still a treat.

Thank JoyfulA2017
Dover, Flo
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch and got a pulled pork sandwich n fries. I have a vacation home in Butler TN , I have driven past this place several times on the way to Boone.. I'm glad I did. Excellent pulled pork, good smoke flavor. Bun is 5 in across so it was tasty n filling fries were good, some kinda... More 

St. Croix
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Smoked to heavens sake pulled pork sandwich on toasted bun, slaw, chopped onion, and a satisfying hot dog with tangy meat sauce topped with mustard and chopped onions.........the pulled pork is so tender, leave your teeth in your shirt pocket. The hot dog is so tangy and saucy it's almost sassy. Giddy up.....

1 Thank Terrance H
Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I was traveling in the area and looking for bbq. A local person suggested Mike's. The pulled pork was amazing as were the sides. Highly recommend!

1 Thank Kathie2006
Hudson, North Carolina
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I travel all over the southeast trying BBQ places and this lil' drive up restaurant serves the real deal...great BBQ with good sides

1 Thank BillGoldman
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Bring a pair of disposable gloves if you get the BBQ pork sandwich. It's big and messy. Awesome sandwiches, fries, onion rings, and sweet tea. These folks to a great job. Enjoy!

1 Thank Jaime G
Bristol, Virginia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We were in Mountain City TN on Business and saw this B-B-Que place who has an authentic pit in the ground with hickory smoked pork. The sauce is homemade. And delicious. Not only the B-B-QUE, you MUST try the other big one. A superbly made Angus beef meat on a 5inch bun. All their buns are 5in. They use the... More 

1 Thank Jan H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2591 S Shady St, Mountain City, TN 37683-2000
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Mountain City
  • Phone Number: +1 423-727-9732

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?