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Clarence's Drive-In

4021 Unicoi Dr, Unicoi, TN 37692-6852
+1 423-743-7200
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible9%
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6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Diner
4021 Unicoi Dr, Unicoi, TN 37692-6852
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing fancy but the quality of the beef, soft, fresh hamburger bun, crisp lettuce and a delicious tomato, even in February, make this, hands down, the best place to get a burger. We had the crinkle cut French fries which were also very good. They...More

Thank charjean
Reviewed 22 December 2017

1 Was charged $9.63 for a Cheeseburger and a glass of water, not the first time I have been over charged there by a dishonest waitress/cashier. When asked to recheck she stated that's correct $6.29 for CB and water was same price as iced tea...More

Thank bustechman2000
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

First visit with friends and was very glad we went. We had all got something different from the menu from breakfast to appetizers to dinners. The only thing we had later tried to order and was unable to was onion rings, which was fine probably...More

Thank Stacy G
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Food was great, service was great, loved the family atmosphere. We met our son there who is in college at Mars Hill, so that's a great halfway point and we will definitely go again. Keep up the good work

Thank MAHall2013
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

My father and my grandmother used to sell at the Blue Ridge Pottery Show in the 80s and 90s and would eat here twice a day. This year my Dad decided he wanted to attend the show after a 20 year absence. Of course we...More

Thank Ed G
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Great local place with a good breakfast. Clarence's is apparently known for their biscuits and gravy because everyone in the restaurant (all locals) except me were eating it. We ordered eggs, turkey sausage and turkey bacon. Most places don't have the turkey option. Definitely a...More

Thank G4flyfish
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

It's hard to get a good gluten free bun but this one was very good! I ordered a cheeseburger and was very surprised how good it was. I ordered to go at the window but they also have inside dining. Lots of cars and lots...More

Thank Gfreegirl
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

On the way back to Asheville from camping we stopped in with the family. Outstanding prices for some tasty biscuits and gravy. Fast - friendly service and breakfast available all day. Highly recommend you give them a try. Truly worth a trip.

Thank AVL-NC1
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Sadly there are fewer and fewer family owned "meat and three" restaurants, but Clarence's is still around. Excellent country food in a country atmosphere. Famous for their biscuits and gravy and the reputation is well deserved. This dish served all day now so have it...More

1  Thank hootbird
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Mt tourguide took me here and I enjoyed a really good meal. The service was better than a fancy restaurant and the portion quite large, I was surprised at the low prices because we'd pay more where live and It wouldn't be as good.

Thank donna c
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4 April 2016|
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Response from indigoking | Reviewed this property |
I had "breakfast" at 2pm so would conclude that the answer is yes! If you plan to visit on a Sunday - be warned it gets VERY busy at lunchtime. The biscuits and gravy are wonderful. Hope that helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4021 Unicoi Dr, Unicoi, TN 37692-6852
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Unicoi
  • Phone Number: +1 423-743-7200
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