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Red Chili

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435 E Elk Ave, Elizabethton, TN 37643-3310
+1 423-542-8800
11:00 - 16:00
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Wed - Fri 11:00 - 16:00
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Always wonderful, always clean, always friendly. Love it! Fun to eat outside on the sidewalk or inside. One of the best places in Elizabethton!

Thank stoney58
Elizabethton, Tennessee
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm here 2-3 times a week the food is great and the people here are even better. I would recommend something but I love it all.

Thank L2007GFcharlesh
Bristol, Tennessee
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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Food was amazingly good and flavorful. We had the crispy rice, Be-bim-bob with optional egg on top, and the kickin' chicken. All were outstanding. Restaurant is a bit small with limited seating and sparse hours but it is worth the visit. Call before you go: 423-213-2104

Elizabethton, Tennessee
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The presentation, the food, it's fabulous. If you like Korean you will love this place. Warning, they are only open for lunch until 4:30 except Fridays and not open Sunday or Monday. If you want that Friday night meal you need to call for reservations. This place is small but a real gem!

Thank SW0820981
Kingsport, TN.
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179 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a true hole in the wall place in old downtown Elizabethton that probably doesn't seat 30 people and has some off the wall hours of operation. The food however, is exceptional and if we were locals, we'd eat here at least once a week. Pan fried dumplings, crispy noodles, crispy rice, pork kimchi....you just can't go wrong. It... More 

Thank JDHoss
1 review
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Food and staff are amazing. You won't be disappointed. We ordered several appetizers and different dishes because some in our party had never been to Red Chili. Everyone was very pleased with the food and service we received.

Thank Sheila H
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

When you enter Red Chili you are immediately subjected to an explosion of smells from the curry to the kimchi. It is a hidden delight of Asian food in the sleepy town of Elizabethton. A must try and then you will be hooked.

Thank James H
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

My husband and I had lunch at Red Chili yesterday for the first time. The food was absolutely fantastic BUT it didn't disguise the first 10 minutes when everyone could hear the cook in the kitchen yell and cuss at the sweet waitress. I've never heard someone belittle and curse someone so much in the span of 10 minutes with... More 

3 Thank Jacqueline M
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71 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I discovered this place about three years ago and come when my schedule allows. This was my first experience with Korean food and I love it. The staff is friendly, efficient, and knowledgeable. The food is made fresh and is amazing. Been here several times and have never been disappointed.

Thank Ellen R
Boone, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Discovered this place a few years ago and am delighted to revisit anytime in the area. the food is delicious and the owners and wait staff are wonderful

Thank mountaintraveler065

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Korean, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 435 E Elk Ave, Elizabethton, TN 37643-3310
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Elizabethton
  • Phone Number: +1 423-542-8800

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