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Jenkins Deli

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2390 Spring Creek Blvd NE, Cleveland, TN 37311-5955
+1 423-478-1648
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10:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 22:30
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Cleveland, Tennessee
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Over the past 6 to 8 months, the quality of service & food has severely declined at the Cleveland location. Jenkins used to be our favorite restaurant in town & we would stop for lunch or dinner 3 to 4 times per month. We are down to 1 visit a month now & will likely not be back after the... More 

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Thank Cynthia561
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great fun, friendly servers, funky decor, BEST music in a laid back, kick your shoes off and chill hometown atmosphere. I dine at Jenkins at least once a week because I would suffer severe withdrawal symptoms if I didn't. Even when they screw up my fries or forget to give me whole wheat bread instead of white, I immediately forgive... More 

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Thank Skippnthru
Cleveland, Tennessee
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and visited Jenkins deli it was a bad experience for us. The hush puppies were a joke the fries were not done for what we paid was not worth it we won't be back. All the waitress said is I'm sorry and that was it

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Thank 1luckyroo
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted by a friendly staff and served by a waiter that had an upbeat personality. Our food was a good portion and served in a timely manner. The resturant has plenty of interesting decor hanging all over the interior. There is even a train that runs on a track throughout the seating areas. This is a great place... More 

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Thank Karen L C
Covington, Georgia
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting family we went to Jenkins Deli. The menu is varied the salad bar was good but I love the turkey and bacon club. Portions are large , the kids love their cheese sticks and fried pickles. Their decor is awesome. I especially liked the upside down Christmas tree and the train that runs thru the restaurant , it... More 

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Thank Shelia D
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife and I moved here 8 months ago. Our daughter went to college here and has been here for a few years. She's been wanting to take us here since we moved. Now we know why. The staff is very friendly and accommodating and the chow is excellent. When six people have six different meal choices and they all rave... More 

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Thank Jim M
Cleveland, TN
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I have a couple of friends that eat here a couple of times a week. They love it, and I go once or twice a month to join them. Servers are always friendly, and the food is good. I always get a bacon burger or a turkey rueben. They are always good. Enjoy their fries or their sweet potato fries.... More 

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Thank paraclyte
Hartsfield
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Always love to eat at Jenkins. Love the new location! Great food and service. Our large group ate on the patio and had great service!

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Thank Dana L
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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593 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Ate here for the first time with clients...this is one of their favorite places and it's easy to see why. First of all my clients know everyone in there...it's like a big family. Very friendly! I had the French Dip and it was excellent and so was the bread it came on...I very much look forward to going back to... More 

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Thank CRLoveToTravel
Cleveland, Tennessee
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Although Jenkins changed locations, and in large part changed atmosphere, it remains a local favorite and all-time favorite of alumni returning to Cleveland for Lee University events.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
10:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:00
Thursday
10:30 - 22:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:30
Saturday
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2390 Spring Creek Blvd NE, Cleveland, TN 37311-5955
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 423-478-1648
Description
Jenkins Restaurant and Deli has been family owned and operated since March 15, 1976, serving many generations over the past 39 years. Recognized in National Geographic, Southern Living, Guns and Gardens, Tennessee Tourism website, and many local and regional publications. Known for our outstanding cuisine, long standing excellent service, warm hospitality, and community involvement. 

The all-time favorites are still on the menu; Jenkins' famous chicken salad, French dip, buffalo burger, and specialty soups and market items. New to the menu is a much-requested large fresh salad bar that has something for everyone. 

Our new location has a fun family atmosphere featuring a large model 'G' gauge train circling the dinning, a two sided fireplace with covered patio, and tons of local memorabilia tucked into every corner. Ask about our party room that seats up to 40 people, perfect for business or club meetings, wedding or baby showers, birthday parties or a social gathering.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?