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Pal's Sudden Service

413 W Elk Ave, Elizabethton, TN 37643-2525
+1 423-542-0550
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (3 reviews)
“french fries” (5 reviews)
“chili” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food
413 W Elk Ave, Elizabethton, TN 37643-2525
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Their Cheddar rounds are all I ever eat for breakfast! They are addictive - great fast courteous service.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Wow. What an amazing Pal's. Never get your order wrong, food is fixed fast, and always a friendly face. You know a place is amazing when people leave this home town area then return just to go to Pal's. If only Pal's carried Dr. Enuf....More

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Tasteless hotdogs, and stale French fries. Ordered a plain hotdog and when I got home found they gave me a chili dog, which I would not touch. Returned it the next day and they were very, very rude to me. No way would I call...More

Thank ariesmaiden
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped by on a Friday afternoon, there was a line but staff moved every one along quickly. We had 4 separate orders and they made the process quick and simple. Our burgers and fries were delicious. They also have the best tea ever! I...More

Thank Ashley A
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I love their chili burger and the French fries are excellent! Good value, quick drive through service, and yummy food.

Thank kathy L
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Pal's is a wonderful staple for grabbing fast food to satisfy your hunger! Great burgers! Great chili buns! Would be perfect if they used all beef hotdogs!

Thank Jess W
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Upon a recommendation I decided to give Pal's a try and I am very pleased that I did. Sadly like most consumers I always hit up the more main stream restaurants; especially when seeking fast food for lunch. Pal's is a restaurant that is found...More

Thank Micjdawg
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Being this was my first time stopping at a pal's drive through the food was good the milkshakes are the old fashioned if your looking for a fast service and good food you should stop at pal's.

Thank jgirl06
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Pal's Sudden Service is a local icon that began in Kingsport in 1956. They have expanded to over 20 stores in the years since, primarily in the Tri-cities area. The Big Pal with cheese is their staple and flag ship burger and for my money,...More

2  Thank Jim S
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Food always consistent. Always a treat. Usually order the junior pal with cheese. And of course the Frenchie fries!

Thank joyhope
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
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Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 413 W Elk Ave, Elizabethton, TN 37643-2525
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Elizabethton
  • Phone Number: +1 423-542-0550
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