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576 Oakland Rd, Sweetwater, TN 37874-1749
+1 423-337-5825
06:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were staying in Tellico Plains for a few days and stumbled upon this gem. The Buffett is excellent and very reasonably priced. We loved it so much that we went back the next day for lunch again!

Thank supermansgirl09
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lived in Sweetwater for a month and always seen a full parking lot here. Ate dinner with the family, got the buffet. That chick in N' dumplings and the catfish were out of this world. Staff was super friendly and the food was as fresh as could be. Love this place.

Thank Diggity0374
Dinnerbell-Tennessee, Manager at Dinner Bell, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. We are a family-owned and family-operated little business. We want that our customer feel at home at our restaurant. More 

Philadelphia PA
Level Contributor
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way through TN because my 4 year old got car sick and we just needed a break once he was all better! The people were incredibly friendly. We wanted to have dinner because the food looked great although my kids weren't hungry so we just walked around the store. We let them each pick out... More 

Thank sk33
Dinnerbell-TN, Manager at Dinner Bell, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We were happy to be able to help you a little. And yes, the food is very good and always fresh. You can go for the buffet or order from the menu. It is a great place for a truckers as well, since we have a large truck parking place. More 

Birmingham, Alabama
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59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place advertises buffet and grill but the buffet (for both breakfast and lunch) was too tempting. I never even looked at the menu. There were so many selections of meat, veggies, full salad bar and lots of desserts it was hard to decide what to put on my plate. I truly enjoyed everything I selected and went back for... More 

Thank Bjaya
Dinnerbell-Tennessee, Manager at Dinner Bell, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. We change our breakfast buffet at 11 am into a lunch buffet which changes daily. We have a lot of local people who come on a daily basis because our food is so diversified. We have truck parking and RV parking as well so the access from the Interstate 75 is easy. Don't forget to... More 

Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here for breakfast at least a half dozen times and it is always great. The breakfast buffet has everything anyone could want from biscuits, ham and eggs to muffins and fruit. And the price is very inexpensive. A person can "pig out" for breakfast and go all day without anything else to eat----at least until supper time.... More 

Thank 801charlien
Dinnerbell-Tennessee, Manager at Dinner Bell, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. We are glad that you always enjoyed your food. We love to serve you the best and freshest food available. Our cooks know how to prepare real Southern Country cooking as they have learned it from their Grandmothers. Enjoy our full menu as well. More 

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45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good buffet inexpensive and Large .Good homey atmosphere I like local places.. Quick easy access to interstate will go again.

Thank REX R
Level Contributor
15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017

i love to eat on the buffet,ate several times therebefore,me and my sister readly enjoy their food,if it don't please you,then maybe you are hard to please,and like to complain,i ate several times,comfortable place,people sweet,food on the buffet reasonable and great taste and plenty of it,it's a keeper place to eat

Thank Connie S
Dinnerbell-TN, Manager at Dinner Bell, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate it. Our staff is trained to serve you as quick as possible. Your glasses will never go empty. We offer buffet all day, but you can also order from our menu. You can come alone or in a large group. We are always happy to serve you. And don't forget to check out... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome. Like Cracker Barrel but with a buffet, and the old frozen ice cream machine. Loved it. Fair prices. Great service. Great food. Great country store. They are just off I75 south of Knoxville at Oakland Rd (Exit 62). I'll be going back.

Thank James M
Dinnerbell-TN, Manager at Dinner Bell, responded to this review

yes, plan your visit at Dinner Bell into your travel plans. It is worth it. And check out our gift shop and candy corner. You will find almost always something you might take with you. More 

Lincolnton, Georgia
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138 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The service was quick, pleasant and efficient. Tea and water glasses were never allowed to get empty. Choice of menu or buffet. serves breakfast buffet until 11:00 AM

Thank griff83147
Etowah, North Carolina
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

All of the food was delicious and hot! We had lots to pick from the bar. The service was excellent and the price was very reasonable.

Thank K F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 576 Oakland Rd, Sweetwater, TN 37874-1749
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sweetwater
  • Phone Number: +1 423-337-5825
We love to offer you good old time country cooking. Choose our breakfast buffet or lunch and dinner buffet or order from the menu. You can have breakfast all day. Or you can take a to go order. Additionally we have lunch and dinner specials. Come in and meet some friends.
We offer Truck parking. Buses are welcome as well as Bikers. Afterwards shop in our candy store and gift shop.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?