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Clarence's Drive-In

4021 Unicoi Dr, Unicoi, TN 37692-6852
+1 423-743-7200
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible8%
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07:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Diner
4021 Unicoi Dr, Unicoi, TN 37692-6852
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Great local place with a good breakfast. Clarence's is apparently known for their biscuits and gravy because everyone in the restaurant (all locals) except me were eating it. We ordered eggs, turkey sausage and turkey bacon. Most places don't have the turkey option. Definitely a...More

Thank G4flyfish
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

It's hard to get a good gluten free bun but this one was very good! I ordered a cheeseburger and was very surprised how good it was. I ordered to go at the window but they also have inside dining. Lots of cars and lots...More

Thank Gfreegirl
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

On the way back to Asheville from camping we stopped in with the family. Outstanding prices for some tasty biscuits and gravy. Fast - friendly service and breakfast available all day. Highly recommend you give them a try. Truly worth a trip.

Thank AVL-NC1
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Sadly there are fewer and fewer family owned "meat and three" restaurants, but Clarence's is still around. Excellent country food in a country atmosphere. Famous for their biscuits and gravy and the reputation is well deserved. This dish served all day now so have it...More

1  Thank hootbird
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Mt tourguide took me here and I enjoyed a really good meal. The service was better than a fancy restaurant and the portion quite large, I was surprised at the low prices because we'd pay more where live and It wouldn't be as good.

Thank donna c
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We went for Mothers Day weekend and as always they were busy but there was room and the service was prompt and great as well was the food we go back everytime were in town

Thank mamieh2017
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Had dinner with family here. We ordered cat fish and was so hard like a bone and disgusting. The kids didn't eat it.

Thank dimaaa88
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We eat at Clarence's often and we go back because of the great food and friendly service. On our last visit I had the cheeseburger. This burger is enormous and delicious. They will customize it with your choice of tomato, lettuce, onion, etc. The crinkle...More

Thank CarolinaBroncoLady
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Recommended by locals, so you know it's good! On a Saturday morning, it's busy with groups of friends and family starting the day off right! Very friendly service, and good value food. You can pick and choose from the menu to make your own breakfast...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had a great meal at Clarence's today. We live about 45 minutes away but we were in the area today and decided to eat there. Our waitress was very friendly and did an excellent job. Although it was 5:00 PM, I chose to eat...More

Thank Dee8888
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5 April 2016|
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Response from indigoking | Reviewed this property |
I had "breakfast" at 2pm so would conclude that the answer is yes! If you plan to visit on a Sunday - be warned it gets VERY busy at lunchtime. The biscuits and gravy are wonderful. Hope that helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4021 Unicoi Dr, Unicoi, TN 37692-6852
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Unicoi
  • Phone Number: +1 423-743-7200
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