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925 Congress Parkway, Athens, TN 37303
+1 423-649-0000
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great menu. I've eaten here several times and have never gotten anything I did not love. Great food. My favorite place in the area.

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Thank Greg W
Philadelphia, Tennessee
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sometimes this place is really good and sometimes not. It is very 'hit or miss' with food quality. Relaxed atmosphere, casual dining.

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Thank MF S
Huntsville, Alabama
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

On the advice of the Hampton Inn we visited Michael's. It was Shrimp Fest and we ordered two kinds of shrimp. The food was delicious and very plentiful. The service was superb! A great place to stop for a good meal.

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Thank GypsyProf
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Michael's in Athens and Etowah are both the top choice for me when choosing to eat out. I often take clients & business associates for lunch. The brisket is always a favorite as well as my favorite, the salmon salad and cheeseburgers. The food is always fresh, not frozen and the healthier option of all of the restaurants in this... More 

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Thank Jona G
Knoxville, Tennessee
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

At the recommendation of a friend I ordered the coconut chicken with sweet potato fries. Best I have eaten! Salad and hot bread were tasty also.

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Thank Brenda A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We eat here six to eight times a year and both the service and food are consistently good. We usually go on Tuesdays when they have a special on a very good fried catfish entree.

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Thank Smkymtntroutman
Knoxville, Tennessee
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

My husband and I stopped by there for a late lunch after a hike. It took a while to decide what to order since there were so many choices. We had the catfish with fries and salad, and beef briskett bbq sandwich. Both were excellent. We will definitely be back to sample other items, even though we don't live closeby.

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Thank TN_Vol_Fans
Athens, Tennessee
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Decent food and service. Menu includes hamburgers, assorted sandwiches, potatoes stuffed with a variety of food including barbecue (not to my taste). I originally thought this was a local restaurant, but it is a chain. I guess the best thing on the menu is the chef salad, which is generously sized and has plenty of tomatoes (often skimped on in... More 

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Thank PoodleMobile
Knoxville, Tennessee
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Noticed the restaurant on our way to Ritchie's and stopped to eat on our way back through. At 2:30 PM on a weekday, it was pretty busy so we knew it had to be good. We both had the pulled pork meal and it was pretty good. The price was $7.99 with fries. Definitely will stop by again when we... More 

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Thank michellentn
Montgomery, Alabama
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

I got the nachos with pulled pork. A LOT of food and it was great. To much for me. My wife got the baked potato and it was big and cheap price. I recommend this restaurant to anyone. Will definitely return. You can visit their website at MICHAELSGREATFOOD.COM for more information.

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Thank Robert S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Private Dining, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 925 Congress Parkway, Athens, TN 37303
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 423-649-0000

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