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905 Mineral Wells Ave, Paris, TN 38242-4901
+1 731-642-5030
11:00 - 21:00
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South Carolina
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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasant but small dining area. Waitress was very attentive. Shrimp was slightly overcooked but hot and flavorful. Parmesan potatoes were excellent. All in all a good meal and would definitely try again next time we are in town.

Thank JTH-SC
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248 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This place is nice and fun and very Paris TN. Bacon or Canadian Bacon (and brown sugar) are the secrets to all the dishes. I was pregnant at the time and wanted to eat most of the menu. Not pregnant I'd want to eat to half...which is rare. The staff here is also really nice and friendly with intent. I... More 

Thank runash202
New Concord, Kentucky
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244 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The Olive Pit in Paris, TN is a MUST eat location when in or driving near Paris. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, and offers an extensive menu with many authentic and very tasty entrees. The warm bread with olive oil and oregano mixture is fabulous! You can't eat just one loaf! A very extensive Lunch Menu is... More 

Thank Alan B
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The food really good. great atmosphere for couple. Good service. fast. Doesn't open till 4 o'clock though.

Thank Karen C
1 review
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Service was good but I ordered the parmesan chicken and it was literally a deep fried chicken strip with spaghetti sauce on it.... Definitely not worth the 45 min wait to be seated

Thank aamcmullin
New Concord, Kentucky
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244 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Fabulous Italian Cuisine - this is NOT Olive Garden! This is very authentic, beautifully presented, excellent tasting Italian dishes. Lunch offerings are the dinner entrees, but smaller - just perfect. Always busy with professional and excellent Customer Service. Bring your own wine - no corking charge. Pasta dishes are fabulous; so is their pizza. You MUST try the warm bread... More 

Thank Alan B
Vestavia Hills, Alabama
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43 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Tuesday is lasagna night and it is well worth it. Large serving and delicious. Tried the fried mushrooms appetizer; very good! Family establishment that is well worth a visit. Friendly service

Thank avmccall
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111 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Recently a Facebook posting of restaurants in small Tennessee towns listed the Olive Pit as a must try..... Bad would be a compliment. The house special pizza: crust looked and tasted like a frozen dough from Walmart. Clearly not house made or hand made. Toppings tasteless Spaghetti with meat sauce.... sauce tasted like ketchup....... the added meatball was good... Really... More 

Thank MEMcN
Paris, Tennessee
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I love to have lunch with friends here. Try the Jason's Spicy Penne...they have lunch portions. Or the chunky chicken salad is very good. I especially like the Chicken Alfredo Pizza.

Thank Fran J
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140 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Both my wife and I ordered pizzas with salads. The salads were nothing special as they were made with iceberg lettuce. The blue cheese dressing was good as it had lots of chunks. The pizzas looked great as the toppings were large and there was good coverage. However, the main ingredient, the dough, was just white flour, soft, pasty, no... More 

Thank DoverJungleboy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 905 Mineral Wells Ave, Paris, TN 38242-4901
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +1 731-642-5030

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