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Tellico Kats Deli

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1829 Cherohala Skwy, Tellico Plains, TN 37385-5837
+1 423-253-3411
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Tellico Plains, Tennessee
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small cafe on the Tellico river that serves fresh food daily. It is owned by two sisters that do an excellent job of preparing fresh meals made to order.

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Thank Scott S
KellyeFoss, Owner at Tellico Kats Deli, responded to this review

Thanks so much for stopping by!! Hope to see ya again soon. More 

Blairsville, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 4 March 2017

My husband and I were taking a ride, exploring one of the mountain roads and came across Kats Deli. He had the sub special (italian with oriental coleslaw) and I had 1/2 chicken sandwich on sourdough bread (toasted) with sausage, greens and bean soup. Everything was delicious and very reasonable. If we're able to make it back to Tellico Plains... More 

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Thank lvanwyk2017
KellyeFoss, Owner at Tellico Kats Deli, responded to this review

Thanks guys for stopping by. Hope to see ya again!! More 

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347 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

There are several places to grab a bite to eat nearby, but this one gives you the best value for your money. Sandwiches are excellent too...either grab and go or eat on the back porch overlooking the river.

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Thank Smkymtntroutman
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 January 2017

When I have visitors from out of town, this is where I take them. The food is first rate!...Fresh ingredients. The tables out on the porch overlook the Tellico River, which is one of the most pristine rivers in America. Trout can be seen below waiting for a stray morsel. Do yourself a favor and try Kellye And Tomye's soups,... More 

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Thank Barry H
KellyeFoss, Owner at Tellico Kats Deli, responded to this review

Thanks so much!! We appreciate ya stopping by. More 

Tellico Plains, Tennessee
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3 reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Kelly and Tommie offer a variety of deli sandwiches, cold or toasted paninis. Their homemade desserts are a must. Sit on the back deck and overlook the Tellico River.

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Thank TellicoPlains
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Had a wonder fresh deli sandwich overlooking the river. The sandwiches were piled high and the service was outstanding. I highly recommend a stop here and look through the unusual gifts for sale as well.

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Thank Ivonne K
KellyeFoss, Owner at Tellico Kats Deli, responded to this review

Thanks so much & hope ya all had a great time. More 

Tennessee
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

I think that the food is what is most important and it was very good. We stopped on a Sunday and the place was sort of full, but it was locals not travelers. We stopped for a quick bit to take on the road and we ended up with a picnic for two. Very friendly service, parking can be a... More 

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Thank Kmr1002
KellyeFoss, Owner at Tellico Kats Deli, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy!! More 

Jacksonville, Arkansas, Usa
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is one of the gems you always hope to find. I was riding through the mountains and passing by at lunch time, I decided to try it. Going in, Tellico Kats Deli is warm and inviting, the folks are friendly, the place is clean. A deli, restaurant and country store all rolled up into a place overlooking the river,... More 

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Thank William J B
KellyeFoss, Owner at Tellico Kats Deli, responded to this review

Thank you so much. We'll look forward to your next visit. More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Loved the soup and sandwich I got at the Tellico Katz Deli. The tomato soup was on point and matched my grilled cheese so well. There is a nice patio right off the Deli over the Bald River making it a perfect place to be near nature while dining.

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Thank Daniel P
KellyeFoss, Owner at Tellico Kats Deli, responded to this review

Thanks Daniel for the input. So glad you enjoyed the food & looks as though we have to work on the service. What a pretty place to wait. Everything is fresh to order so sometimes it takes a little longer. Thanks again. More 

Tellico Plains, Tennessee
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and atmosphere. The deli is located on the bank of the Tellico River with a large deck overlooking the river. Menu is varied with daily specials. Highly recommended.

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Thank DAVE B
KellyeFoss, Owner at Tellico Kats Deli, responded to this review

Hi Dave, Thanks for stopping by & having lunch with us. Hope to see again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Soups, Cafe
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1829 Cherohala Skwy, Tellico Plains, TN 37385-5837
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Tellico Plains
  • Phone Number: +1 423-253-3411

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