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Papa Ron's Italian Steakhouse

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402 W Main St, Monteagle, TN 37356-3035
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Germantown, Tennessee
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was very good and the wait staff was exceptionally friendly. We will be willing to eat there again and will recommend this restaurant to others.

Thank mfite1
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice lookin restaurant. Decent prices and good selection. Unfortunately,my selection of cannelloni lacked substance. It tasted good but the promise of sausage and beef was lacking. More spinach than anything. It was almost vegetarian. I had a nice tasting cocktail to go with it and they have a wine selection that I didn't get to try. Service was excellent

Thank Mike N
Level Contributor
63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

The locals know about Papa Ron's but if you are traveling between Nashville and Chattanooga, this is a great place to take a break. We arrived around 8pm on a Tuesday night and the restaurant was full which is a very good sign. We could tell right away we were not going to be disappointed. Pizza, Pasta, Steaks, Burgers are... More 

Thank Shelli G
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We were a little leary with the size of the menu on how the food would be being there was anything and everything on the menu. Glad we came. Phenomenal right down to the bread and garlic butter. Caprese chicken entree so much flavor and chicken and spinach cannelloni with the home made pasta. Definitely will come back next time... More 

Thank Jamie W
Key West, Florida
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106 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This little restaurant is just a gem. We all enjoyed our food and it was not out of the world expensive. I love artichokes and there are many entrees and salads using artichokes. I had the parmesan crusted grouper and it was excellent! I might dream about that fish. The drinks are strong. They certainly don't skimp on the liquor.... More 

Thank SRL4803
Cleveland, Tennessee
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

While in Monteagle, TN., we ate two dinners at Pappa Ron's. I'm vegetarian and was easily able to order straight from the menu asking only that there be no cheese on my food. The food is fresh, the selection is large enough to please anyone at any age. The atmosphere is very casual, clean and friendly. The only suggestion for... More 

Thank Fran H
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Very nice staff. Do NOT go for the seafood. The name of the restaurant is "Papa Ron's Italian Seafood and Steakhouse. We ordered calamari, but all you could taste was the breading. I wanted chicken alfredo, but I didn't want to pay $16.99 for it. I ordered Grouper and shrimp, but it was the same situation. My husband got a... More 

Thank Lauren O
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

In such a small town as Monteagle, in a restaurant with the word "steakhouse" attached to the name, there was a veggie panini which was easily made vegan by leaving off the cheese. The food was good. The service was perfect. Papa Ron's was clean and efficient.

Thank KRS916
Nashville, Tennessee
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Considering that my family are great fans of Italian kitchen we didn't have any doubts when Papa Ron's appeared in the top search result in Google Maps and we didn't regret about it. Pros Main meal - Pasta Alfredo with shrimp and crab meat was absolutely delicious. Therefore I absolutely recommend this place. Our waiter was very attentive and we... More 

Thank Alex S
Cassie F, Manager at Papa Ron's Italian Steakhouse, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to let us know how we're doing Alex! Hope to see you again soon. More 

New Orleans
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Family friendly place. Management was not overly warm & friendly...but our waitress was. Large variety on the menu. Margarita thin crust pizza was very good. Salads were fresh. Bread basket was a nice surprise: warm & seemed oven fresh.

Thank Dayna_AnnNewOrleans
Cassie F, Manager at Papa Ron's Italian Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! We appreciate your business and hope to see you again in the future!! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 28
Italian, American, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 402 W Main St, Monteagle, TN 37356-3035
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Monteagle
  • Phone Number: 19319243355
Papa Ron's is an Italian restaurant that offers the best in Italian food. Our menu ranges from a wide variety of pastas, steaks, pizzas and sandwiches.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?