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Purple Cow

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1648 E Stone Dr, Kingsport, TN 37660-4610
+1 423-245-1707
09:30 - 23:00
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Fri - Sat 09:30 - 00:00
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Best Bang for your buck with a burger fry and drink for under 4.00. You will need 2 hands to eat this burger! Only downside is the wait... but well worth it. They have a huge menu to choose from.

Thank Troy B
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I love the burger, fries and drink special. For less than $4, I get full!! The burger is bigger than you would think and you can get all the usual toppings on it. The fries are DELICIOUS. THE FOOD IS ALWAYS HOT AND FRESH. It's drive thru only, so eat in your car, or take it home. The fried pickles... More 

1 Thank Liz W
New Castle, Indiana, United States
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2017

It is ok. There is nothing extraordinary about it. The food is alright not bad but not overly special. They do have Cheesecake Factory Cheesecake which is cool. The staff here is not super friendly. The girl who took my order hung out the window and basically tried to tell me what to order. She seemed to be unhappy with... More 

1 Thank Sandi T
Kingsport, Tennessee
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163 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Steaks and shakes and everything in between. Delicious food flavor packed. Friendly and fast service - always!

1 Thank SaddlePoor
Norton, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Best Reuben in town, I order it made with pastrami. Great pasta dishes too. Sweet tea is wonderful. Can't beat their prices

Thank vanelkins
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Cheap for what you get... great local food ...quick to serve...always hot and fresh...very friendly service...easy to find

Thank popsroberts
Jefferson City, Tennessee
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324 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Been by the Purple Cow in Kingsport a 100 times but never stopped because they are always so busy. Tonight was no difference, but we stopped. The building isn't much to be desired, but the food sure is. Wife got the Supreme Burger, Fried Green Maters. I got a fried bologna sandwich and a Steak & Cheese Sub that was... More 

Thank GTZW
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch boy was it good as always. Got large salad and hamburger. I've been many times and have never had a bad meal. Steak bomb is out of this world. But this time I tried the Intimidator Cheese burger boy was it big and all for about $8. Look at the picture. Great lunch.

1 Thank Tony Ray A
Johnson City, Tennessee
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I really don't get the appeal of this place. The menu is extensive but the guy taking they order is usually gruff, bordering on rude. They never have paper menus , which come in handy to look at before you're at the window holding up the line. The food is alright. For the lines and menu options, you'd think it... More 

Thank Amanda A
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Huge assortment of food choices. Eat there our first time in September 2016. It was great can't wait to go back and try different items.

Thank rjalcorn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1648 E Stone Dr, Kingsport, TN 37660-4610
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Kingsport
  • Phone Number: +1 423-245-1707

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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?