Brews & Bites in Johnson City, Tennessee


Brews & Bites in Johnson City, Tennessee

By on Oct 30 2023

October 30, 2023

Welcome to Johnson City, Tennessee, where there is a distinct culture built around the food, vibrant atmosphere, and access to the great outdoors. On your next visit, explore the best brews and bites the city has to offer, rich in flavors grown from our corner of the world.

Southern Cuisine

Johnson City is a haven for Southern cuisine lovers, where wholesome flavors merge with comforting dishes and make you feel right at home. From juicy barbecued meats to hearty biscuits and gravy, the city’s diverse culinary landscape pays homage to traditions rooted in Southern cooking.

BBQ & Wings:

  • Southern Craft BBQ
  • Taste Budz
  • The Main Street Pizza Company
  • Tipton Street Pub
  • Wild Wing Cafe
  • Voodoo Chicken

Sandwiches & Burgers

Whether you’re a seasoned foodie or simply looking for your next culinary adventure, Johnson City is prepared to indulge you in flavors unique to the region. From farm-to-table eateries showcasing locally-sourced ingredients to craft breweries serving up unique and refreshing brews, prepare to indulge in flavors as rich and distinct as this city itself.

Sandwiches & Burgers:

  • Mid City Grill
  • Numan’s Cafe & Sports Bar
  • Cafe Lola Bistro
  • Cootie Brown’s

Try Something Different

  • Freiberg’s German Restaurant
  • Red Meze Downtown Mediterranean
  • Juan Siao Asian & Mexican Flavors
  • Zaap Lai Thai & Lao Cuisine
  • Korean Taco House
  • Juniper
  • Gourmet and Company
  • Label

Signature Cocktails & Best Non-alcoholic Beverages

Order the Gong-Fu Cha style tea ceremony at The Philosopher’s House. This traditional way of drinking tea in comradery with your loved ones and new friends offers a mindful and lighthearted experience. Enjoy conversation and bond over your new favorite tea house in Johnson City.

From dazzling cocktails and a speakeasy (if you know you know) to new traditions and seasonal craft beer, Johnson City is home to good libations. Tiebreakers is a premier eatery and entertainment venue for guests seeking a restaurant, bar, and attractions all in one. This establishment offers a seasonal drink menu, with fun mocktails to choose from. If you’re looking to sample more beverages with a unique twist…

Here are Johnson City’s Best Brews:

Signature Cocktails:
  • The Label for walkabout downtown
  • Timber! for fun drinks and a “national park vibe”
  • Juniper for classy
  • Watauga Brewing Company for the rooftop bar
Craft Breweries with Appalachian Roots:
  • Johnson City Brewing Company
  • Atlantic Ale House
  • Yee-Haw Brewing Company
  • Tennessee Hills Brewstillery
  • Little Animals Brewery


For more fun trip ideas, plan your adventure in the great Appalachian outdoors.

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