A Guide to the Restaurants in Butler, TN

Butler is a bustling residential community situated in Johnson County, which can be found at the northeastern point of Tennessee. Since Butler is near Watauga Lake, many tourists come to this place to enjoy the scenery and tranquil atmosphere. People also love the luscious offerings of the restaurants in the area. Be sure to visit these restaurants while staying at your Butler inn.

Captain's Table  
2340 Highway 321
Butler, TN 37658
(423) 725-2201

At the Captain's Table, you'll feel like a captain yourself. The gracious staff will serve you whatever your heart desires. Pick from the long list of continental menu items while enjoying the views of the lake and mountains. People mostly come for the seafood dishes like the fresh fried oysters or crab cakes. You'll also enjoy the steaks, chicken and barbecued ribs. Other recommended dishes include the landlover's Greek linguine, spinach artichoke dip, treasure chest pasta and margarita shrimp cocktail. For a more exciting experience, arrive by boat, which will dock at the pier located just below the restaurant. It's located along Highway 321.

Main Street Cafe  
310 West Main Street
Butler, TN 37683
(423) 727-5657

Visiting this quaint cafe is like stepping into the heart of Italy. Dine under the shade of the sidewalk umbrella while you sip your coffee or roll your fork into your authentic Italian pasta. It's one of the favorite hangouts in Butler, frequented by both locals and tourists.

Pizza Place  
146 Rainbolt Street
Butler, TN 37640
(423) 768-3040

If you're looking to satiate your pizza craving, you've come to the right place. Pizza Place is a family friendly restaurant that serves pizzas that are hand tossed and baked in a brick oven. You can expect mouthwatering taste that is hard to find elsewhere. It also has wings, salads and subs to give variety on its menu, and it offers carryout and delivery services. Don't miss out on this gem during your stay at a Butler Bed and Breakfast.

Shirley's Restaurant 
3266 Highway 321
Butler, TN 37640 
(423) 768-2092
www.shirleyshomecooking.com

Shirley's is one place where you get home style cooking and local hospitality at the same time. It also has an interesting Country Store where you can shop for all sorts of homemade items like quilts, wooden toys, gifts, candies, jams, jellies and so on. Since it's just right across Watauga Lake in Butler, you'll find splendid views while you enjoy the food served by owners Grant and Shirley Sharpe.

Suba's  
South Shady Street
Butler, TN 37683
(423) 727-5657

Suba's is all about variety, offering something new and exciting every time you visit. Chefs Johson and Wales never fail to fascinate customers with their eclectic continental fare. Just don't make the mistake of eating too much even though the dishes are irresistible. See to it that you leave room for the awesome desserts, especially the divine cinnamon ice cream.