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Cowboys on the Water

1435 Highway 139, Dandridge, TN 37725-5933
+1 865-397-2529
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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“shrimp” (17 reviews)
“hush puppies” (15 reviews)
“seafood” (14 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1435 Highway 139, Dandridge, TN 37725-5933
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped here for dinner hoping for a great meal. The view was stunning! Our server was attentive and welcoming. The restaurant serves soft drinks and bottled beer only, was hoping for a glass of wine. Ordered an appetizer and it came quickly. A few minutes...More

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for a beer. We chatted with the owner and staff. Great people. We came in the prior year and had a great lunch. We will definitely be back

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cowboys on the Water is a wonderful find,, the food is great, the service is great, the prices are reasonable, and the location is away from the crowds ( close to Anchor Down RV Resort ).

Thank tonyp6977
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading mixed reviews about this establishment, we were reluctant to try it, as we usually go to Angelos Marina in Dandridge when we want a nice view. We were pleasantly surprised!The food was excellent and the restaurant had a nice atmosphere with great views....More

Thank ldean17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The outside patios are adorable and perfect for a lunch and drink. The owner is very sweet and accommodating to dogs. There is live music many days and that is fun too. The appetizers are plentiful and delicious. Nice place on the water!

Thank ABC123_8
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend sitting outside and watching the people on the water. If no one is boating, it’s still a great view. Loved the hush puppies. Plenty of food for the money. It was nothing to jump and down about but it was good. The staff...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We loved our experience at Cowboys. We had great service and they accommodated our large party easily. The hushpuppies are unique and very good! The only thing I was disappointed about was I order the seafood fettuccine (I think that was the title) and the...More

Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

The fried food tasted like it was previously frozen. Very disappointing! Next time I’m in Dandridge I will not be going there.

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This is a hot spot for boaters during the lake season. The fare is Americana and the burgers are good.

Thank William G
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We have been going there regularly all summer, lunch and take out to the boat. The food is always delicious and the service was fantastic as well. We ate inside this weekend, and the views were awesome and we had amazing service by a lovely...More

1  Thank cincohn5
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Stephanie W
27 July 2018|
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Response from Steven A | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Just call them. Usually don't need them.
Fran P
28 December 2017|
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Response from Gail D | Reviewed this property |
No they close each winter and reopen on the Spring .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$12 - US$27
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1435 Highway 139, Dandridge, TN 37725-5933
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Dandridge
  • Phone Number: +1 865-397-2529
Beautiful lake front over looking the Smoky Mountains.
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