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Burger Bar

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8 Piedmont Ave, Bristol, VA 24201-4161
+1 276-466-6200
10:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Wed 10:30 - 08:00
Thu - Fri 10:30 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had impeccable service and a great meal at this place. Big thank you to Ashley, Lauren, and Melissa! No gluten free menu but the salads were easily convertible and delicious. Shout out to There were initially no places to be seated outside but when some of the tables opened up we requested they move us out there and keep... More 

Thank Jae S
Pageantville, USA
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best coffee ever, Starbucks eat your heart out, your coffee doesn't hold a light to Burger Bar, plus they have great hamburgers too!!!

Thank FairyGodMother1958
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Traveling from PA to Nashville and didn't want the typical fast-food dinner stop. Used them near me feature of Trip Advisor and it led us to this gem. Excellent burgers! Sweets fries and Parmesan fries served with delicious dipping sauces. Highly recommend!

Thank Jenifer W
Johnson City, Tennessee, United States
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally Awesome! Wonderful family owned diner. Just ask, they will try to make it! Will be a staple for us!

Thank YoAlysa Q
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the absolute best burgers in Bristol. Next time State Street calls, grab a shake and burger from here and you will not be disappointed.

Thank Kball20
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65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came by and sat at the counter with the old time swivel Stools. The menu is fun and has a lot of options to offer. Burgers are cooked on the stainless steel grill right in clear view. I ordered my burger with an egg cooked to your liking with cheddar cheese sautéed onions and a big juicy burger made... More 

Thank Sandy R
Bristol, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

You can't go wrong with a burger at the Burger Bar. This place is historical and has probably entertained several celebrities. Also popular with locals. Their breakfast is also good, and one of the few places to eat on Saturday morning in the downtown area. My husband likes their milkshakes.

Thank Nessie t
Kingsport, Tennessee
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Best burger in the tri cities hand patted fresh ground beef cooked to order , great fries onion rings and milk shakes that are the best. If you want to go back in time 50 years and have an old time quality burger this is the place it is great

Thank jrowe13
Greeneville, Tennessee
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77 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Wife and I ate lunch there while visiting down town. This is a Historic location. I would call this a little greasy spoon restaurant . The food was good, we enjoyed the food and atmosphere . The BIG negative : Because this establishment is very small , we ate at the counter , the grill and prep station were 2... More 

Thank djb40
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I found this place on the Internet and it looked like a cool place to visit. I know it is a burger place but I had to have the grilled cheese. It was tasty with a twist. The Parmesean cheese was on the outside of the bread mixed in with the butter and it made it crispy... More 

Thank Tracy G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 10
Fast food, American, Diner
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 08:00
10:30 - 08:00
10:30 - 08:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Piedmont Ave, Bristol, VA 24201-4161
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 276-466-6200

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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?