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Rock Island Market & Cafe

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1231 Rock Island Rd, Rock Island,Tennessee 38581, Rock Island, TN 38581-3926
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Antioch, Tennessee
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Had the Meat & 2 lunch plate. Country fried steak, mashed potatoes and green beans. Would have given it a 5 rating, but they didn't have brown gravy which I prefer over the white gravy for my potatoes. They were very good as they were though, so no complaints (other than the men's restroom that they should nickname the "fatman's... More 

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Oxford, Mississippi
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161 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I don't eat a heavy lunch, so I just had a BLT, which was very good, especially the tomatoes. My husband had the chicken fried steak sandwich and enjoyed it very much (and he is picky about chicken fried steak). The restaurant was crowded, but our food arrived promptly. We had pie for dessert, pecan and chocolate. The crust was... More 

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Rock Island, Illinois
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The food is ok it came out luke warm and the service was just ok for the price I don't think we will go back

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Thank Louie K
Rock Island, Tennessee
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This place has good food everyday and you can order of the menu for hamburgers and pizza or eat the meat and 3 or 4 . Also has a great breakfast menu. The food is great but somethings are over priced. 3 potatoe skins was almost 5 dollars so I think they are after the tourist but have alot of... More 

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McMinnville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

I went there for breakfast and it was very good. The food was good and the service was good and the restaurant was clean.

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Thank Gennean
Nashville, Tennessee
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

You can get anything here! Combination market, restaurant, fishing supplies, hardware, and souvenirs. I might have missed something. Great place.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

We've eaten here a couple of times when visiting Rock Island State Park. One side of the building is a country store, bait and tackle shop...the other end is the restaurant. The atmosphere is rustic, with lots of old antique farm tools on the walls. For anyone raised on a farm, it's like a trip back in time. They have... More 

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Thank Gina E
Rock Island, Tennessee
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

If you're looking for great food, friendly service, fishing gear and licenses, information about the area or just the local gossip you will find it here! This place is Rock Island Central, the hub of the community and just minutes from the Collins, Rocky and Caney Fork Rivers, Rock Island State Park, and great shopping.

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Thank sooznthro
Tennessee
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

The southern food - turnip greens, mashed potatoes, beans, cornbread, fried chicken, catfish etc is really good! Also hamburgers, BBQ or chicken strips. Far better than it looks!

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Rock Island, Tennessee
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Good food and nice atmosphere. Nice place to go after visiting the park. Perfect location if you are camping and do not want to cook.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1231 Rock Island Rd, Rock Island,Tennessee 38581, Rock Island, TN 38581-3926
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Rock Island

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