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Whistle Stop of Afton

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435 Afton Rd, Afton, TN 37616-5709
+1 423-638-3190
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Mount Carmel, Tennessee
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95 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

We met a group of people here and we were last to arrive. With that said I didn’t know about the famous cheese dip and crackers because they were gone with the early arrivals and we weren’t offered any. We were told that they were out of the ground meats so no hamburgers tonight. We ordered pork tenderloin which was... More 

Thank iamsusied
Knoxville, Tennessee
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Crackers and cheese, steak, soup, salad, yeast rolls. . . Fantastic!!! Great food and giant proportions. One of greeneville's best!

Thank babykitty405
Peachtree City, Georgia
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

Heard really nice things about this restaurant but I didn't experience whatever everyone else did. It's clear that the locals love this place. The woman who owns(?) it seemed to know several people. She is nice but I can see how others would assume she is being rude, and maybe she is, but I'm use to that behavior so it's... More 

Thank Lori S
Afton, Tennessee
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

This is a date night place for myself & fiancé. He at first complained that it was pricey. But then the food started coming and just would not stop. Their cheese dip & crackers is just delicious. Then soup, salad, a homemade roll the size of your fist, and the entree with side. If you aren't careful, you'll fill up... More 

Thank Michelle O
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015

Got and filet, BEST EVER...price was great as well.. RESERVATIONS ONLY! call ahead! Cheryl will take care of you.

Thank nirrad
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2013

In Greeneville there are only a couple of places to get quality steaks, & The Whistle Stop Cafe is No. 1 in my book. Anyone who had ever eaten there would have to agree. So glad they are back. Sure missed them!

1 Thank jlsugar22
Afton, TN
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108 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2013

This was my family's first visit...we were told you need a reservation. And boy do you, the waitress, hostess/owner asks this first...Do you have a reservation? And we did. She seated us right away. This waitress, hostess/owner is in full control of her restaurant. She will not allow her help to answer the phone, so while she is waiting on... More 

3 Thank Carmee R
Dayton, Ohio
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240 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2013 via mobile

We are from out of town and this was recommended by our hotel she never mentioned needing a reservation. We walk in and a woman rudely asks you have reservation we said no didn't know we would need one. She said there's no way you're getting in tonight and walks away. What she should've kindly said was all booked tonight... More 

2 Thank JMRow
Jonesborough, Tennessee
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2012

Our neighbor told us about the whistle stop due to the fact the owner grew up near where we lived in Michigan. She the owner waited our table, amazing service. Food was great. A great place for a date night.

1 Thank LindaKlocek
Erwin, Tennessee
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2012

Have dined here on several occasions...never been disappointed. Usually have the filet and it is wonderful. Also great homemade desserts!

1 Thank cheermom43

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 25
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 435 Afton Rd, Afton, TN 37616-5709
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Afton
  • Phone Number: +1 423-638-3190

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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?