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Philadelphia Grill & Bar-B-Q

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725 Bluff City Hwy, Bristol, TN 37620-4609
+1 423-764-6632
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

They have great wings, but the rest of the food is average at best. I have been there sveral times and ordered everything from the daily special to burgers and also wings. The wings are the only thing that are really worth going for.

Thank Jason M
Bristol, Tennessee, United States
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I met some friends here for lunch. They were very short staffed but the girl did a good job of taking care of everyone best she could. I ordered the grilled chicken sandwich. It took a little long to come out in my opinion. When I did get the sandwich, the chicken was extremely dry so it was over cooked.... More 

Thank Mike C
Seminole, Florida
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Based on the name and the positive reviews we went anticipating a good barbecue dinner. Big mistake! First it is now Backyard Grill, making it difficult to find. Secondly, there was only one barbecue dinner on the menu. We both ordered it and were very disappointed. It was bland and even the sides were average at best. On a positive... More 

Thank Larry B
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

This little restaurant has very good food at reasonable prices. Everything I have tried on the menu has been good. On my last visit, I had smoked turkey, peas, and mashed potatoes. The potatoes were the real thing, and the turkey was tender, moist, and flavorful. I am really surprised this place isn't always packed. Glad I discovered it!

Thank Beth P
Charlottesville, Virginia
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139 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2015

Had dinner at "The Backyard Grill", formerly known as the Philadelphia Grill. Good comfort food restaurant. Modest prices, excellent service. Pretty good beer selection. I had a pulled pork barbecue platter- barbecue is like politics and religion, but this was pretty good- sort of a mild tomato based sauce. The location seems a bit out of the way- I am... More 

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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2013

They have a wonderful outside deck. The service was very good and the food was great. Get the homemade chips!!! They are are wonderful. If it would have been just a little closer to the hotel we would have stayed for hours and had lots of cocktails.

Thank Valerie M
Piney Flats, Tennessee
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162 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2013

If you haven't been here lately, it's time to come back and give it a try. They have dramatically remodeled the inside of the restaurant and have updated the menu. They have really good BBQ, but not as good as some of the other restaurants in the area. The service is always friendly and good.

Thank HiddenGem18
Bristol, Tennessee
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2012

Whether you eat inside, or out on the patio, you will enjoy the warm and inviting atmosphere here. Good quality food and very reasonable prices.

Thank lmblake
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Patio seating is warm weather is nice the food is great as well.Try the hambergers,yum

Thank bumpy41
Bristol, Virginia
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2011

I was looking for a local cafe with vegetables and a plate lunch. I was hot and tired and lunch had come at 3 p.m. When I dropped in I never knew they served beer and a cold Corona in a cold mug hit the spot. I was a bad girl and had a barbeque sandwich with a side of... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 725 Bluff City Hwy, Bristol, TN 37620-4609
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 423-764-6632

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