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One Acre Cafe

603 W Walnut St., Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
+1 423-483-0517
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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603 W Walnut St., Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

What a WONDERFUL place !! I had extremely well made & delicious stroganoff on properly cooked noodles (the smaller portion), a fresh salad & sweet tea - all for a five spot !! I eat a light lunch and this more than filled me up....More

Thank wabjr705
OneAcreCafe, Owner at One Acre Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed our lunch here for my friend's birthday. I love the concept and look forward to volunteering in the future! Fresh food, good prices, friendly staff, cute place & great location!

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 5 November 2016

The food is good. The service is good. The place is clean and comfortable. But we were uncomfortable in this pay or work for food mission. You can pay what you want, not pay at all, or work for your food. If you want to...More

Thank EventGuyChicago
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I enjoy supporting their concept. The food is good and reasonably priced and it is providing a much needed service to the under nourished and also training in food service.

Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I think the philosophy behind the one acre cafe is wonderful and the food is usually home style cooking & rather good in quality. It's a great place to go with friends for a quick lunch; however, your servers are usually volunteers and are not...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Liked the idea of how the operation is run. Can help others less fortunate. Had lunch with a friend and were a little let down by the small selection. I got the soup and salad. The salad was good and the soup was delicious even...More

Thank ragtoprt
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This is one of my favorite places to eat for two reasons- first, the food is delicious and all locally sourced. Second, the concept. Everyone deserves to eat good, healthy, food, and this place allows that to happen. I always get the small portion, and...More

Thank Jules C
Reviewed 20 July 2016

this is a "what can you pay or will you wash dishes" sort of restaurant. Many of my friends including English professor Cate Strain work and good here often and the place is open from 10 to 2. You eat what they have and you...More

Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Today I made second visit, was here a week ago and was so impressed I took another couple and they were very much surprised at how great the food and service was. THEIR MISSION IS GREAT PROVIDING MEALS TO THOSE LESS FORTUNATE

1  Thank joelwilson46
Reviewed 20 June 2016

The food is good and the ambience is very family friendly. They make you feel at home and that they care for you. Nice place and wonderful volunteer staff.

1  Thank Marcia A
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Average prices
US$5 - US$9
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 603 W Walnut St., Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 423-483-0517
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One Acre Café is located at 603 West Walnut Street in downtown Johnson City, TN. The café was established to further address the escalating issues of hunger and food insecurity in our community. One Acre Cafe utilizes the model provided by the One World Everybody Eats Foundation joining the growing family of more than forty other community cafes across the country. This progressive model is new to the Johnson City area and will be a great addition to the plans for downtown revitalization. One Acre Café offers our community healthy and nutritious food in a warm and inviting space. There are suggested donations for those who can pay or pay it forward and the ability to volunteer in exchange for a meal for those who cannot. Our café offers a passionate, skilled chef who works with local farmers to produce amazing cuisine. You are the staff! Our volunteers are integral to running the day to day operations of One Acre Café. Whether you are volunteering for your meal or simply giving your time, it is the "coming together" of community that creates the heart of the café.
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