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1060 W Broad St, Smithville, TN 37166-2501
+1 615-597-9009
11:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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129 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wavered between a 3 and a 4 on this one. My family really enjoyed their meals. Mine was just good, not fantastic. Menu was varied and had Vegan items. There definitely is something for everyone. Pasta, burgers, Mexican, sandwiches, etc, etc. I had the pork chop. It was good. Others at the table had the shrimp and catfish. Everybody... More 

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Oxford, Mississippi
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The Mac and cheese taste like my grandmother's. The cheeseburger and the dusted onion straws where good.

Thank Bonnie N
New York City, New York
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Dust, clean, wash your windows. Get the air conditioning fixed where it will keep the restaurant cool. What in the world did you do to your fried pickle recipe. The pickles in there are so thin you can't taste them all you taste is the breading. I've been a fan but I can't come back to y'all make changes.

Thank lowerbrownsville
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were out for a drive and got hungry. We asked a local where we should get lunch and were directed to the White Possum. I'm not going to lie, I was really nervous to eat at a restaurant with possum in the name. Thankfully, the possums were all in the decor and not on the menu.... More 

Thank Malinda U
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

A little gem in Smithville Tennessee. The first picture is South of the Border small portion and the second is off the Hot Bar.

Thank slgunnels
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great Meat and two specials...Their menus items give a different food experience compared to the other sit down restaurants in Smithville... They like to take standard American food plates and make their own White Possum version!

Thank michael m
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The have some good food. The chicken fried steak seems like it is hand breaded in the restaurant which is a rarity anymore. My children absolutely love the chicken strips they do very good with the prices for a small town restaurant just trying to make it the only problem I wish they were open 7 days a week I... More 

Thank Joshua H
Hillman, Michigan, USA
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

That's right no possum on the menu. Haha Had the ready made food. Made the mistake of not getting the dressing, was told it was the best. Food was tasty and fresh. The price was pretty good too. Service was the best.

Thank Maggie123_123_11
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

A great example that good food does not have to be expensive. As fate would have it, this is one of my favourite local places and they are probably one of the best meat and three places in the area. Situated strategically close to the western edge of town it is an easy in and out with the food always... More 

Thank Carl M
Chicago, Illinois
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117 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

Friendly roadside joint provides almost everything you'd expect to find on the menu of a real central Tennessee Mom and Pop Restaurant. We stopped in for lunch and at the prices they ask you can't go wrong. Everything was well seasoned stick to your bones home cooked food. I really enjoyed the chicken fried steak and the mashed potatoes. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1060 W Broad St, Smithville, TN 37166-2501
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Smithville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-597-9009

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