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8 5th St, Bristol, TN 37620-5902
+1 423-573-9955
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

You can't go wrong by stumbling into Machiavelli's for pizza and beer. The atmosphere is just right without being over-crowded by flatscreen everywhere. The beer selection is extensive and full of local craft beer options. Perfect for a guy's night out.

Thank James W
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We have ordered many different pizzas and they have all been excellent. My mom loves their lasagna, she always eat every bite. Their spinach and artichoke is to die for.

Thank LINEA59
Asheville, North Carolina
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I love all the choices of toppings for the pizzas. The salads are really good too. The trio of sauces you get with the breadsticks are all homemade and delicious! Best pizza in town. Cant wait to go back!

Thank Sheilaallen
Bristol, Virginia
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We've ate here numerous times and I can never remember to snap a few pictures so I waited to do my review until I had pictures cause we all love pictures. We start out with the bruschetta which is always great. And always get the prince pizza which is absolutely delicious and the closest to real Italian pizza in Bristol.... More 

Thank BristolTraveler15
Gray, Tennessee
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270 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This past Thursday we met two other couples. We ordered the stuffed mushrooms the best I have had. I went with the Lasagna it was very good Carolyn ordered Chicken Alfredo also good for my salad with the recommendation of one of the others I tried the Mediterranean salad out standing. The only issue was the Sweet Tea it needs... More 

Thank J T
Bristol, Tennessee
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Good Italian food, and service the Pizza are done in a brick oven and there spaghetti and meatballs are out of this world

Thank ackysguy
Matawan, New Jersey
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112 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We went during the Battle at Bristol so I wasn't concerned about service because I knew it was crazy. We got wings and they were without a doubt the worst wings I've ever had in my life. They had to be boiled or under cooked or something but my wife and I both ate one and stopped eating. It was... More 

Thank sporttke
Bristol, Tennessee
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

these people make their own pizza crust. I know, it's a small thing but the small things add up. Nice thin crust, great sauce and simple flavorful toppings, just the way it is supposed to be. The best pizza in the area.

Thank littlejohnnydriveby
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The service was very good, and attentive. In the mood for appetizers as my meal, I ordered the sun-dried tomato hummus with homemade chips and the rotisserie chicken wings. The wings take 20 min to cook -- but they're juicy, taste great and it's worth it. The homemade chips were very different, but very tasty -- think pita chips --... More 

Thank Erin H
Delran, New Jersey
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We were in town for a NASCAR event and ate here during the street fair. The food was very good, my wife and I had an appetizer of stuffed mushrooms followed by a pizza ,both were great. I had a couple of beers and my wife had a glass of wine. The bill was very reasonable . The server was... More 

Thank choc33

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 5th St, Bristol, TN 37620-5902
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 423-573-9955

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