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The Grease Rack

₱₱ - ₱₱₱, Soups, Steakhouse
555 Morrell Springs Rd, Newport, TN 37821-8866
+1 706-443-6279
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good13%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“steak bites” (3 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Brew Pub, Soups, Steakhouse, Bar, Grill
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
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LOCATION
555 Morrell Springs Rd, Newport, TN 37821-8866
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We wait a hour after our order was taken to be told it was never started so we said we was going to pay for our drinks and go some place else the owner came over was very rude to us will never go back...More

Thank Jill A
william_woods35, Owner at The Grease Rack, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Last night you and 3 others came to our restaurant and had to wait and unusually long time. When I approached your table to apologize and give you an update on what was going on and what I was going to do to compensate for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very poor service after waiting over a hour for our food the waitress came told us that they haven't started cooking our food yet we told her we would go somewhere else the owner Buddy came over very rude with an attitude very unprofessional.More

Thank darylvol65
william_woods35, Owner at The Grease Rack, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Last night you and 3 others came to our restaurant and had to wait and unusually long time. When I approached your table to apologize and give you an update on what was going on and what I was going to do to compensate for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in on a road trip. Nice little place and good food. Ham and bean soup very good. Had one little uh oh with our food but was corrected and even took some off our bill.

Thank csjstewart4
buddyw605, Owner at The Grease Rack, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for stopping in and I'm glad we were able to correct any issues on the spot. We wish you safe travels wherever you go next!

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

The grease rack is a hidden gem in Newport Tennessee about 30 minutes east of Sevierville, TN. The staff was welcoming and made us feel right at home. The atmosphere is very family friendly, and best of all the food is all homemade. My son...More

Thank dei0815
buddyw605, Owner at The Grease Rack, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you so much for all the kind words. We appreciate the visit and your time to share your thoughts with us as well as future guests in our area!

Reviewed 4 June 2018

Excellent meal; wonderful atmosphere, great beer selection. This was our 1st visit to The Grease Rack, and the owner treated us like old friends. Will definitely be back - Looking forward to watching some Tennessee football on the patio on the fall!

Thank Leigh D
buddyw605, Owner at The Grease Rack, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Thank you Leigh! We all appreciate your visit and kind words. We'll look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Overpriced Among other things ordered a drink we never got , girl explained not her fault she was 18 but told them. Down hill from there steaks tough rotten spot in the potato. No one ever even ask if we were ok until taking out...More

Thank Karen H
buddyw605, Owner at The Grease Rack, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Well Karen, I absolutely apologize for the drink issue...that was my fault (the owner) as the server was was fairly new and only 17 and could not deliver a beer even though she can take the order (TN state law). Again, that was my bad...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Well, when driving up to this place, we weren’t exactly sure..... the bright blue exterior w/ very few windows made us a little apprehensive, but because of its good reviews, we ventured in. You walk into the a smaller area w a bar. Someone did...More

Thank Kevin K
buddyw605, Owner at The Grease Rack, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you so much for the thoughtful and helpful comments. Your feedback is much appreciated!

Reviewed 14 March 2018

The surprise is NOT THE COVER OF THE BOOK but the READING inside..You would never think ----the BEST STEAK - to drive up to a place that has a simple look. BUT ITS THE SECRET. We went for a first time--and thought what are we...More

Thank Richard B
buddyw605, Owner at The Grease Rack, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thanks so much Richard, we are a fairly simple place and as someone once said "you're not fancy but you're good"! We appreciated your comments and feedback!

Reviewed 16 February 2018

You wouldn't know it from the outside, but this place has some of the best steaks around. Friendly staff, and did I mention Steaks! Very good homemade soups and desserts. Although, I haven't really eaten a dessert, because I'm full of STEAK! They do look...More

Thank wannabefoodcritic17
buddyw605, Owner at The Grease Rack, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thanks for the visit and the feedback your kind words are much appreciated! By the way, STEAK, it's what's for dinner....

Reviewed 19 January 2018

easy parking easy in and easy out little hard to find they have great steaks the best in Newport a little pricey

Thank Donald L
buddyw605, Owner at The Grease Rack, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thanks for the visit and rating Donald, please stop in and see us again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$50
Cuisine
Brew Pub, Soups, Steakhouse, Bar, Grill
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 Morrell Springs Rd, Newport, TN 37821-8866
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 706-443-6279
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Description
Family owned and operated steakhouse since 72'. Friendly staff and cozy atmosphere. Not a fancy place but a great place. Classic American steaks. Cold beers. Excellent craft beer selection. Buckets & sangria available. Big screen TVs. Banquet dining hall <50 people. $8 burgers. Filet, NY strip, T-bone, ribeye, chicken, shrimp, scallops, daily homemade soups and specials. Outdoor seating beside a flowing creek...
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