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Ole Barn Restaurant

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440 Okolona Rd, Johnson City, TN 37601-5602
+1 828-385-2675
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible13%
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08:00 - 18:00All hours
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440 Okolona Rd, Johnson City, TN 37601-5602
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

We love fish, so we went to Ole Barn Restaurant for the Friday Fish Fry. It was good. The fish fry was in the "pavilion" across from the restaurant. It was a nice atmosphere. The fish fry was served buffet style. There was only two...More

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

So glad we came from Mars Hill to have supper!! It was so good!!! Clean plate club!! Fried chicken, fried fish, chicken and dumplings, mashed potatoes, sweet tea!!

Thank Jacque B
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I was in town for the weekend and wanted country cooking. This place is wonderful. Seated quickly. The server was exceptional and very attentive. She kept us informed of the status of our meal. I ordered fried chicken and it was delicious. The collards are...More

Thank Keel S
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Was expecting much better... We went during a slow time of the day and perhaps that is why the chicken was left over and rather dry. They did have very good corn and cornbread salad. Sorry, I was just disappointed in the food for the...More

Thank Shelia H
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Home cooked. Real biscuits. Food was great. Server was wonderful. Enjoyed our visit. Did not have to wait but visited during off time on a Saturday.

Thank stonelady1999
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I will start with the worst part of our visit. The waitress was young and handed us a piece of chicken and a biscuit with her fingers. Yuck! Deal killer for me! If it is not a deal killer for you, read on as there...More

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We went there for Thanksgiving Lunch. They seated us quickly due to reservation. Although the food was as good as previous visits, they had hired a lot of young help who were not prepared for this large of a crowd. You have 8 veggies of...More

Thank rmalone7425
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Old Barn has elevated themselves to the #1 family style restaurant, in the area, in my opinion. Their fresh half runner beans, corn-on-the-cob, and fresh peach cobbler are to die for. The country ham is not at all too salty, and the fried chicken is...More

1  Thank 980savannah51
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is a cute concept of a restaurant. Its just run a little funky. Upon being seated upstairs among the many, many tables, I noticed it was really just that. A room with many, many tables. And not cute fancy tables. Just ordinary wooden run...More

Thank tripnut1
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Our first time eating here. There was no wait. Owner and staff were friendly. Ordered our food and it arrived at out table in five minutes. Our waiter was great! Definitely will be back. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 Okolona Rd, Johnson City, TN 37601-5602
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 828-385-2675
All you can eat served "family style" in a restored 19th century log barn located off I 26.
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