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Cowboys on the Water

1435 Highway 139, Dandridge, TN 37725-5933
+1 865-397-2529
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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“hush puppies” (15 reviews)
“seafood” (14 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
American, Seafood
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1435 Highway 139, Dandridge, TN 37725-5933
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh seafood by the lake. Good environment. The service is good and friendly. The food is fresh and tasty. This is worth a visit if you’re in the area.

Thank WorshipViolin
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

The view of the lake is the best thing about the restaurant. Food was unremarkable and not hot. Cup of clam chowder may have been the highlight of the meal. Crab cake was breadcrumbs and small. Shrimp were small and average. Salmon was not eaten,...More

Thank Jonboy111
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were referred to this restaurant on a stay in the area. I am sorry to say that it's underwhelming at best. It's worn out physically, the food is questionable and the servers could use some help to optimize their game. In...More

1  Thank tstewart0528
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We were hesitant to go because of the reviews. Oh my when we went for the first time, we fell in love with the food, servers, owner and the view! Now we continue to go. Had our family come down, hour and half drive, for...More

Thank Skeeter59
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Close to where we stayed and was recommended for their hamburgers by resort staff. Went on a Sunday and had the buffett {$15} but they also have a full menu. The food was really good!! All homemade! And the staff couldn't have been more attentive!...More

Thank Juli B
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for dinner hoping for a great meal. The view was stunning! Our server was attentive and welcoming. The restaurant serves soft drinks and bottled beer only, was hoping for a glass of wine. Ordered an appetizer and it came quickly. A few minutes...More

2  Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for a beer. We chatted with the owner and staff. Great people. We came in the prior year and had a great lunch. We will definitely be back

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Cowboys on the Water is a wonderful find,, the food is great, the service is great, the prices are reasonable, and the location is away from the crowds ( close to Anchor Down RV Resort ).

Thank tonyp6977
Reviewed 27 August 2018

After reading mixed reviews about this establishment, we were reluctant to try it, as we usually go to Angelos Marina in Dandridge when we want a nice view. We were pleasantly surprised!The food was excellent and the restaurant had a nice atmosphere with great views....More

Thank ldean17
Reviewed 22 August 2018

The outside patios are adorable and perfect for a lunch and drink. The owner is very sweet and accommodating to dogs. There is live music many days and that is fun too. The appetizers are plentiful and delicious. Nice place on the water!

Thank ABC123_8
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Response from Steven A | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Just call them. Usually don't need them.
Fran P
28 December 2017|
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Response from Gail D | Reviewed this property |
No they close each winter and reopen on the Spring .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 27
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1435 Highway 139, Dandridge, TN 37725-5933
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Dandridge
  • Phone Number: +1 865-397-2529
Beautiful lake front over looking the Smoky Mountains.
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