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4309 Fort Henry Dr, Kingsport, TN 37663-2229
+1 423-239-0026
11:00 - 21:30
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Reidsville, North Carolina
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79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit to Raffaele's. It was my first time eating there. I had the steak and mushroom sub with French fries. It was just delicious and the restaurant has a lot of Italian decor and pictures which was nice to look at. The waitress was nice and the sweet tea was good. No complaints.

Thank Ali P
Kingsport, Tn
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My three young children and me ate here on a busy weeknight. Food is always great and so is the service. There are other Italian restaurants nearby but I think the quality of the food and the service at Raffeale's are better. When I want lasagna like my grandmother makes it this is where I go.

Thank bpainter1978
Johnson City, Tennessee
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72 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

This is my third visit to Raffaele's and I was hoping this time would be better. I was not crazy about the taste of the food on my previous visits but, this time topped it off. We met another couple for supper and we were a few minutes late. The waitress appeared to be in a huge hurry even though... More 

Thank Meema23
Blountville, Tennessee
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92 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My brother had been staying in town and have eaten here and said you need to try it so I did. The pizza was OK but the egg plant Parmesan not so much. I was thinking with this being an Italian family, the egg plant Parmesan would be superb....not so much! The eggplant was overcooked the sauce just did not... More 

Thank Skeet C
Kingsport, Tennessee
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We wanted to watch the Football so we ordered take out. We ordered pizza. It was very good. We would eat there maybe 2 or 3 times a month. We would get great service every time. Good place to eat.

Thank KathyF5
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

In from out of town and had to stop by again. This time on my own so did carry out. Always nice to get an exceptional gluten free pizza. This is one of the best I have had. Service is quick and courteous as well. When pulling in don't be deceived that they are in and older storefront. They stay... More 

Thank odjohnp
Atlanta, Georgia
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319 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Abundant portions of fresh hot Italian dishes served quickly and with a smile. The Italian sausage with pasta was had a wonderful marinara sauce with perfectly cooked pasta. I din't get to try one on this trip but the pizza looked fabulous. The location is the only downside as the parking is not convenient. Put this place in a fancy... More 

Thank K-nine9
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79 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

If you are looking for fresh homemade thin crust pizza in Tennessee, Raffaelle's is the place to go. Not a fancy place but you can tell by the line outside locals love it. My husband and I got salads and shared a thin crust veggie pizza that was a really healthy and delicious choice. They had a decent beer selection... More 

Thank robin12495
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Raffaele's is a regular stop when we are in Kingsport. We enjoy the Lasagna and Eggplant Parmesan, usually paired with a house salad with Creamy Italian dressing. This also our favorite place to pickup pizza.

Thank Shane T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Tucked into a corner at a small nondescript strip mall in the Colonial Heights section of Kingsport is Raffaele's, a worthy stop for a bite to eat, so don't let the bland appearance of the strip mall fool you. Step inside the cafe and you'll be pleasantly surprised by a quiet and cozy cafe interior. I admit, even though I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4309 Fort Henry Dr, Kingsport, TN 37663-2229
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Kingsport
  • Phone Number: +1 423-239-0026

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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?