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Lois's Country Kitchen

708 Cosby Hwy, Newport, TN 37821-3424
+1 423-532-8132
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“ice cream” (19 reviews)
“fried chicken” (10 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
708 Cosby Hwy, Newport, TN 37821-3424
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is great country food, great prices and friendly service! I'd drive an hr from home to go again...

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped on our way to Gatlinburg and instantly regretted our choice. This place just had a bad vibe upon being seated. Our waitress was not friendly. My husband and I had the salad bar and buffet. Our adult kids had food off the menu, cheeseburger...More

Thank Robyn G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this restaurant on Tripadvisor and liked the fact that it is not a chain restaurant. The food was good - we had chicken tips, chicken tenders, and kids spaghetti. The adult entrees came with the (small) salad bar and potato. My sweet potato...More

Thank taylorcpa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lois's has become a favorite stop for us off of I 40. The buffet is a great value, the food is always fresh, and the staff are courteous. Our family gets our money's worth in cobbler and ice cream alone! This place will ruin your...More

Thank Tim O
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Never will I go there again! Food on buffet which was basically over suggested by wait staff was awful. Not clean. Unfriendly. Unpleasant. Loud. I cannot reccommend

2  Thank Dianne B
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful place to take the family. The service is always great and the food is even better. The buffet is always clean and full of fresh hot food. The salad bar has a great selection and don't forget icecream or desert to finish...More

Thank Iaskew76
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Just passing through, looking to move into the area, and stopped to have a bite for dinner...and wow! We were impressed! Food cooked from scratch! They have a great country buffet and also have a menu to order from. They have delicious biscuits, truly it...More

Thank MadKat_30549
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Happened on this little gem by accident, and they were serving fried chicken, chicken livers, and other savory items, like blackberry cobbler, on the buffet. It was the very best I’ve had in many years. Reminded me of my grandma’s — double-coated, fried, and not...More

Thank Jon W
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Location was clean. The food was good. Very crowded. Good service. Ample parking. Lois’s is a local favorite.

Thank Tnwoman1139
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We ate at this restaurant two times while in Newport. On Saturday we ordered from the menu. We had chicken tenders, and a club sandwich, both were large portions. On Sunday we had the buffet, and the turkey and dressing was outstanding, as were the...More

Thank Sandra D
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Patricia Y
29 July 2017|
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Response from revjoan1 | Reviewed this property |
They have good biscuits. Breakfast was good and very reasonable.
23 April 2015|
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Response from Glen B | Reviewed this property |
I will try and get a menu and maybe some photo's.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 708 Cosby Hwy, Newport, TN 37821-3424
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 423-532-8132
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