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Mike's Bar-B-Q & Sub Shop

2591 S Shady St, Mountain City, TN 37683-2000
+1 423-727-9732
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“pork” (8 reviews)
“fries” (14 reviews)
“bbq sandwich” (3 reviews)
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2591 S Shady St, Mountain City, TN 37683-2000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting place to eat. Outside on picnic tables or take out only. There were a lot of things on the menu and many had nothing to do with BBQ. I think they should stick with their specialty and they would be better off. The BBQ...More

Thank Ed D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mike's was given the #2 slot in barbecue in East Tennessee by Blue Ridge Country magazine, so my husband, sister, and I were eager to try it. We were disappointed, because the shaved pork was very, very fatty. I don't expect super-lean barbecue from a...More

Thank LionandProf
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The sliced pork BBQ sandwich is our favorite. We like it without the slaw because we do not want anything to reduce the great flavor of the smoked meat and the BBQ sauce. Mike Blevins owned and ran the restaurant for many years. When he...More

Thank Minnie M
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The BBQ is good and the portions are plenty. This is probably the best BBQ in town. The sandwhiches are really good.

Thank brianwL8284JG
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Great BBQ! Get extra napkins! Great fries! Great subs! I'm hungry now! This place has been here for many years. It changed hands once, last year, when the former owner sold to a local young couple. Food still great! Owners nice! My faves are BBQ...More

1  Thank Paula S
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Just had a bbq platter at Mike's BBQ which comes with 1/2lb of pork, fries, slaw, and rolls, it was delicious and way to much food for one person to eat at one time. Will be back soon to try the subs. Highly recommended.

Thank Lovesbbq
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great 'que and outstanding fries. Worth the drive. Be aware that there is no seating except for a picnic pavilion. Since the day was only in the forties and windy we dined in our car-still a treat.

Thank JoyfulA2017
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch and got a pulled pork sandwich n fries. I have a vacation home in Butler TN , I have driven past this place several times on the way to Boone.. I'm glad I did. Excellent pulled pork, good smoke flavor. Bun...More

Reviewed 7 October 2016

Smoked to heavens sake pulled pork sandwich on toasted bun, slaw, chopped onion, and a satisfying hot dog with tangy meat sauce topped with mustard and chopped onions.........the pulled pork is so tender, leave your teeth in your shirt pocket. The hot dog is so...More

1  Thank Terrance H
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I was traveling in the area and looking for bbq. A local person suggested Mike's. The pulled pork was amazing as were the sides. Highly recommend!

1  Thank Kathie2006
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, 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 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2591 S Shady St, Mountain City, TN 37683-2000
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Mountain City
  • Phone Number: +1 423-727-9732
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