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“Out of the way”
Review of Miss Lily's Cafe - CLOSED

Miss Lily's Cafe
Price range: US$5 - US$20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Lunch in Off Season Thursday thru Saturday. Sunday Brunch 10am til 3pm. Comfortable setting that welcomes all ages. Outside picnic area, and porch area. Dogs on leashes welcome on porch. Inside wooden "cabin style room" and tearoom area. Private red room with fireplace for small parties. Also we have an off site banquet room available for large parties up to 65 people.
Lenoir City, Tennessee
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Out of the way”
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Ate there for the first time last night. We were seated quickly. The server was excellent keeping our tea glasses full. We ordered the beef tips which were so tender. The meal was delicious and there was plenty to eat. Didn't try the deserts because I was so full but they looked yummy. Great place for a meal on the quiet side of the Smokies. Just what I wanted for the weekend.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Rebecca E
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English first
Ringgold, Georgia
Level 3 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Twice in one week”
Reviewed 17 July 2014

On our way into the Smoky mountains, we stopped in Townsend, Tn for a relaxing dinner at Lily's Cafe. Kenny Stringer entertained us on guitar as we enjoyed grilled trout and a pasta dish with smoked chicken. We highly recommend the coconut cream pie for dessert. On our way back home, we timed it just right so that we could eat lunch at Lily's. It was even more tasty the second time around. The yard bird sandwich was incredible from the smoked chicken to the fresh homemade bun. Potato salad was the perfect side dish to the sandwich. My husband selected the smoked brisket Farmer's Feast sandwich with a tomato basil blue cheese soup. Next time you are in Townsend, stop by Lily's Cafe for some yummy food in a great setting. Oh and don't forget to take a short stroll to the suspension bridge over the Little River which is just out back from the restaurant.

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank TVandergriff
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Orlando, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great Little Restaurant”
Reviewed 11 July 2014 via mobile

This had good reviews on Tripadvisor so stopped in. Had the fried green tomato BLT and my son had the "Mountain Man" sandwich. Both were delicious. If I am ever in Townsend again, I will be going back!

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Thank Craniumk
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Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Never disappointed except ---”
Reviewed 6 July 2014

On our trips to the Smokies we've been visiting Miss Lily's for several years, as a couple and also as a family of ten. Obviously the food and service are great or we wouldn't keep going back. The reason I'm giving it four stars instead of five is because we miss the orange tea -- please bring it back!

Visited July 2014
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Thank PoppyEarl
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Nashville, Tennessee
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Consistently Great!!!”
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Our family had a great dinner tonight at Miss Lilly's. The service was outstanding. The seafood cakes with trout and crab meat were excellent. We visit here annually, and it maintains is consistency in food quality, great service, and delicious desserts on every visit.

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank rjasonking05
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