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Pal's Sudden Service

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413 W Elk Ave, Elizabethton, TN 37643-2525
+1 423-542-0550
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Elizabethton, Tennessee
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Pal's Sudden Service is a local icon that began in Kingsport in 1956. They have expanded to over 20 stores in the years since, primarily in the Tri-cities area. The Big Pal with cheese is their staple and flag ship burger and for my money, no other competitor can come close to the freshness, taste and quality of the Big... More 

1 Thank Jim S
Johnson City, Tennessee
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206 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Food always consistent. Always a treat. Usually order the junior pal with cheese. And of course the Frenchie fries!

Thank joyhope
Level Contributor
43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Food is always fresh, service is always quick and pleasant and they've never gotten my order wrong. I don't go by this one w/o stopping.

Thank Holly S
Unicoi, Tennessee
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Can't comment on the rest of the food, but as the title says, this is the work hot dog I've ever put in my mouth. How do you mess up scrapple? I dunno, but they did. It's fast food, what do you expect, but yuck.

Thank cpsteinmetz
Jonesborough, Tennessee
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Best burgers and fries anywhere! Southern sweet tea is a must have. Quick service and courteous staff.

Thank Counts4fun
Elizabethton, United States
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172 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Love the chipped ham,Big Pall is good also. It is a drive through only not the cheapest but a good price for what you get. Fast food and it is fast and good.

Thank Russell H
Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent fries and shakes, very reasonably priced, fun hot dog shaped restaurant. No seating, you need a car. The kids love visiting the hot dog.

Thank lorenfita
Kingsport, Tennessee
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63 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I love the tea, but find their burgers to be average. The staff are always friendly and professional

Thank Lisa S
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

My wife, sister, and sister-in-law have all worked here. Fast food is awesome and Pal's does it right. Go for the double big pal with cheese and bacon, large Frenchy fry, and a water if you're feeling healthy...lol.

Thank Jacob T
Snellville, Georgia
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016

When you move away from your hometown, it makes you appreciate just how much you are missing by being gone. When I return to visit East Tennessee, I always make sure I hit my local Pal's for their hot dogs. I know they offer a plethora of other menu items that people enjoy but I find their hot dogs to... More 

Thank Spacehistorian

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 413 W Elk Ave, Elizabethton, TN 37643-2525
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Elizabethton
  • Phone Number: +1 423-542-0550

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