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Smoky Junction Restaurant - CLOSED

7735 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882-4031
+1 865-448-6881
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible15%
30 Jun 2015
“great county BBQ”
25 Jan 2014
“GO To the New Smaokin Joes”
Restaurant Hours Closed
7735 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882-4031
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

We visited for lunch on our first day in Townsend, TN. The food was very good and the menu was simple and similar to other BBQ restaurants we have visited. Drinks are served in mason jars which adds a little extra character to this restaurant....More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 25 January 2014

Smoky Junction was OK, simple middle of the road in many ways, nothing special. Guess that is why they closed BUT were taken over by Smokin Joe's DO GO to Smokin Joe's and see my review there.

Thank Gene H
Reviewed 18 October 2013

Was delighted to find that we had a pleasant greeting, attentive waitress and the barbecue and fries were delicious. The best fries we have had anywhere in a very long time.

Thank Home-By9
Reviewed 15 July 2013

No reason to go back for second chance. Service was not up-to-par, as they discussed if it was their turn to seat people or take a break. Finally one of the young girls grabbed a menu and said sit where you want. Another young lady...More

Thank Mountainhoney
Reviewed 11 December 2012

You just can't beat this place for a quick, tasty & inexpensive breakfast. Lunch specials are very good as well with a good choice of sides. Dinner is a little pricey though. This is offset by the fact that every one of the staff is...More

Thank Smokymomma
Reviewed 30 November 2012

Let me just say this. My son asked me how come everything there tastes better...I told him cause southern cooks make food from love.

Thank Tamara W
Reviewed 23 November 2012 via mobile

My family and I had lunch after zip lining today. The food was wonderful. I recommend the white bean and ham soup! Truly delicious! Thanks for a wonderful meal!

Thank Walkitout76
Reviewed 19 November 2012

This was one of our favorite restaurants. Recently, however, things have changed drastically. The quality of the food has gone down hill. What was once homemade now seems to be either frozen or from cans. Tasteless vegetables, salad dressings and desserts no longer the same,...More

1  Thank lhr405
Reviewed 19 October 2012

My steak was tough and tasteless, the salad had brown, wilted lettuce, and my baked potato was hard and rubbery. The waitress didn't come by and ask us about anything until the end of the meal. She then deducted the steak but charged us $6.00...More

1  Thank 56Ginger
Reviewed 18 October 2012

We ate here by default our first night in the area. Both my sister and I ordered a steak special they offered, which came with a baked potato and a salad. The salad was very small and quite a bit of wilted lettuce had to...More

Thank HMin
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7735 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882-4031
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 865-448-6881
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