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Lefty's Barbeque

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2565 Genesis Rd, ............Tennessee Orange Roof next too Pilot Fuel.... I-40 --- EXIT 320, Crossville, TN 38571-1150
+1 931-484-4205
11:00 - 20:00
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Crossville, Tennessee
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48 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A group of friends and I went to Lefty's for dinner. Arriving at 5:30, we found only one table occupied in a large room of booths and tables. About four were occupied when we left. Light and airy, with no ambiance, yet a clean feeling, it probably is a typical interstate stop for a quick meal. However, we live here,... More 

Thank Mary G
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Nice people. Clean place! Home cooked sides! Sliced brisket sandwich was the best I've had in Tennessee!

Thank Angela G
Elgin, Illinois
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing fancy about the restaurant itself. Lots of plain tables/booths in one large room. BBQ sandwiches $5.99 and up, extra $1 or $2 if you order sides. The tables have 3 bottles on them that contained sweet, mild and hot sauce. I was kind of surprised that they could leave the sauces on the tables all day long. We both... More 

Thank sofa529
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped in for lunch on my way to the Smokies and was pleasantly surprised. Burgers or tacos did not sound good so I thought I'd give this place a try, having seen the billboard on I-40. I did not try the barbeque but I will say if it's half as good as the stew, this place is a winner.... More 

Thank David T
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We found this small BBQ restaurant driving down the highway using the GPS to locate nearby eats. What a great find! It should be on 'Diner's, Drive-Ins, and Dives'. Excellent smoked brisket on a bun with a side of cole slaw. My wife had the slow cooked hearty stew, with pork, brisket, and chicken. She mopped up every last drop... More 

Thank Richard H
La Vergne
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This place is wonderful. I've been here 6 times and always the staff and food are great. When close you should always stop.

Thank William H
Royse City, Texas
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Best bar b que I have ever had and I travel a lot, as well as I'm from TEXAS and we know our bar b que! My pork ribs were so delicious I regret not ordering more! Great, from scratch everything! Delicious sweet bar b que sauce with a great hot kick

Thank mary v
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We were on vacation and found this place on trip advisor. The food was very good and reasonably priced. The place was very clean and simple and the staff was very friendly. Loved the message that our waitress, Bailey, wrote on our check, "have a blessed day"! I will recommend this place to anyone who likes BBQ.

Thank Mariaele123
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We were looking for a place to have dinner and enjoy barbecue so we found Lefty's on Trip Advisor. The place is very simple and very clean. Great Southern hospitality and great barbecue. We ordered the Sampler and shared, there was plenty we even had leftovers to take. The price was very reasonable as well. I would recommend this restaurant... More 

Thank Robert E
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This is your down home country BBQ place. The staff is friendly. The food is great. The place is clean.

Thank Heather B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2565 Genesis Rd, ............Tennessee Orange Roof next too Pilot Fuel.... I-40 --- EXIT 320, Crossville, TN 38571-1150
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Crossville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-484-4205

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