The Barter Theater

The Barter Theatre is the nation’s longest running professional theatre, with classic musicals, productions specifically for young audiences, and original plays headlined by professional performers. […]

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt is a cheerful self-serve frozen yogurt chain with dozens of delightful flavors and toppings, sold by weight.

Mid City Grill

Mid City Grill is a local favorite and late-night downtown staple. The no-frills diner specializes in burgers, breakfast, amazing desserts, and plenty of vegetarian and vegan fare.

Mona Lisa’s Gelato & Café

Mona Lisa’s Gelato offers authentic artisan gelato made fresh daily with Mayfield Cream and imported Italian ingredients. Guests can also dine on hand-crafted, made-to-order grilled sandwiches, savory soups, and organic salads.

Numan’s Café & Sports Bar

Family-owned and operated since 1993, Numan’s Café & Sports Bar is a laid-back, 2-level sports bar and restaurant. Numan’s is also the largest billiard center in northeast Tennessee, with 20 pool tables, games, karaoke, and Texas Hold ‘em Poker and Pool Leagues.

Ole’s Guacamoles

Ole’s Guacamoles, founded by the Delatorre family, first opened its doors in Black Mountain, NC in 2006, and has since opened a second location on Johnson City. The menu features home-cooked Mexican cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including table-side guacamole.

Open Doors Coffeehouse

open doors coffee house
Open Doors Coffeehouse buys, sells, and serves some of the world’s finest coffee beans, expertly roasted by Crimson Cup – winner of Roast Magazine’s 2016 Roaster of the Year – along with breakfast and lunch. Most of the store’s profit is given to Rise Up! – a children’s non-profit organization that benefits the community.

Pennyman’s Diner

Pennyman’s Diner is a small, family-style diner that serves coffee, home-cooked breakfast, and lunch. With a friendly staff, great prices, and daily specials, Pennyman’s Diner is a favorite among the locals.

Petite Sweets

Recently voted Best Dessert and Runner-Up for Best Bakery in the Tri-Cities, Petite Sweets offers a charming selection of delightful sweet treats, cakes, and cupcakes for weddings, birthdays, and special occasions.

Scratch Brick Oven

Scratch Brick Oven combines elements of a bakery, smokehouse, charcuterie, and wood-fired pizzeria located in a lovingly restored historic home. Scratch focuses on making the most unique pizza in town in its wood-fired, hand-built, 100-ton brick and river stone oven.