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Main Street Cafe & Catering

117 W Main St, Jonesborough, TN 37659-1227
+1 423-753-2460
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (46 reviews)
“quiche” (18 reviews)
“soups” (20 reviews)
Opens in 30 min
All hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
117 W Main St, Jonesborough, TN 37659-1227
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for lunch the Friday after Thanksgiving. Loved the decor. You order at the counter and than take a number and seat anywhere in the dining room. They will bring out the food to your table. My mother had the humbugger which she really...More

Thank tleeEvans
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Some nice outdoor seating, a couple of tables with umbrellas and metal chairs. Orders are taken upon entering, if seated outside it is brought to table. No soups just salads and sandwiches.

Thank EmmausDan
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Good menu and lot of choices equity of food is always the best, they are know for their home made desserts

Thank joelwilson46
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Making our way from Gatlinburg to Abingdon on back roads we found ourselves in Jonesboro at lunch time and stopped in at the Main Street Cafe. The cafe is in a great old building with high stamped ceilings. A great antique screen separates the front...More

Thank 3Eagles
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

This was a great place to sit for a spell. Only place with beer in town. The food was fantastic, outside seating.

Thank Happy_Campa123
Reviewed 17 October 2017

They were able to handle large crowds during the festival and still serve good food quickly, but we did not feel rushed. We all enjoyed soups, salads, and some in our party loved the meatloaf special. You can get beer and wine with your meal...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This is much more than a cafe, it's a village hub, at least that is the impression we got. The food is good, the owner, Zac, is a lovely guy who has taken over from his parents so it is a proper family business. Thoroughly...More

Thank colourine
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Wonderful staff, great food, including homemade desserts!! Great introduction to "sweet tea." We ate in one meal and one carry out to the Storytelling Festival, both meals were excellent.

Thank O4932ZAcarols
Reviewed 9 October 2017

A great place at the end of Main Street but worth the short walk to be served the freshest foods. Everything tastes home made like Chicken or Tuna salad on Croissants, home made soups, fantastic salads and yummy burgers with caramelized onions or jalapenos. Besides...More

Thank Gregg-Midlo
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in during the Storytelling festival to take a break and get a bite to eat. Even though they were super busy because of the festival they had a great system in place to get people in and out without too much of a...More

Thank Lorie C
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Nearby Attractions
Tennessee Hills Distillery
67 reviews
.24 km away
International Storytelling Center
121 reviews
.02 km away
Jonesborough Repertory Theatre
49 reviews
.04 km away
Chester Inn Museum
34 reviews
.02 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 W Main St, Jonesborough, TN 37659-1227
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Jonesborough
  • Phone Number: +1 423-753-2460
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