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JJ's Eatery & Ice Cream

107 E Main St, United States, Tennessee, Jonesborough, Jonesborough, TN 37659-1317
+1 423-913-8003
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (37 reviews)
“burgers” (10 reviews)
“sandwich” (7 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 7:00 PMAll hours
107 E Main St, United States, Tennessee, Jonesborough, Jonesborough, TN 37659-1317
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Reviewed 3 days ago

During the National Storytelling Festival, we stopped for a sandwich and we pleased with our food. My husband got a pumpkin flavored ice cream cone to go with the season. Service was good in spite of the crowds.

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there for the Storytelling Festival along with 10,000+ other people in the small town of Jonesborough and of course they were extremely busy but they take care of everyone with a smile and served up some great sandwiches and ice cream . Everyone...More

Thank Gregg-Midlo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an odd place, largely an ice cream parlor but with a pretty good lunch time menu. I didn't try the ice cream, but a reuben sandwich was average or slightly better. "Service" is a euphemism at JJ's. One waitress took my order only...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We were attending a concert in front of the Story Telling Headquarters and after drinking a beer and eating BBQ, ice cream sounded great. Thankfully JJ's was just down the street. Very good.

Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We were in town to see a local band concert and wanted to grab dinner before the show. Very surprised to see the other restaurants were not open....on a Friday night...when you knew a bunch of people were going to be in town. Anyhoo, JJ's...More

Thank Curtis S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Nice, charming place to visit.. Ice cream is so good! Other foods are good too! We live close so we visit there often...

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Friday night, 6:45pm, I walk in... tables are about 1/3 filled. Several of the wait staff glanced up at me, no one spoke a word of welcome, ask me how many was in my party, offered me a table or menu... nothing. I walked to...More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I only had ice-cream there. I couldn't just pass the shop with my kids. The staff was very kind, and the ice-cream was very good. I liked it there because it was not too sweet. Loved here!

Thank shopcoffee
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The food was really good, a little over priced, and service slow, but over all it was good. The store was very cute, and the town is very quaint and a lot to see. Most of the natives were friendly.

Thank R7114VBcindyg
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We ate our ice cream outside on their tables. Apparently the town makes them bring them in when they close. 2 mins before they close, a lady comes out and actually asks us to get up so they can move the tables. Seriously? Mid bite?...More

Thank r33s309
JJseaterymanager, Owner at JJ's Eatery & Ice Cream, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

I'm extremely sorry to hear about your service. Jonesborough being a historical town they do put a lot of rules and restrictions on the merchants down town(not that it's a bad thing, they just want to preserve the history of the town). The employee that...More

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Nearby Attractions
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.08 km away
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.14 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 E Main St, United States, Tennessee, Jonesborough, Jonesborough, TN 37659-1317 (Formerly Jonesborough General Store and Eatery)
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Jonesborough
  • Phone Number: +1 423-913-8003
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An american type grill that offers the best burgers in the tri-cities. We also, have hot and cold sandwiches such as Philly cheese, homemade pimento cheese sandwiches, etc. We also have an old time ice cream parlor where we add a 2100 century twist with our extreme sundaes
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