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About Cootie Browns?

Cootie Browns Colorful PinwheelsCootie Brown’s is a locally owned restaurant offering an eclectic menu and fun atmosphere.  Our guests enjoy gourmet fire-roasted pizza , authentic tamales, steaks, salads, and sandwiches . Our  Jamaican, New Orleans, Mexican, Italian, and American entrees have been delighting Johnson City, TN residents since we opened in 1999, and our new location in Bristol, TN. which opened in latter 2015.

Nearly all products are made by Cootie Brown’s in-house (with no MSG), including our sauces, spices, desserts, veggie burgers, pestos, dressings and the list does not stop there. Cootie Brown’s offers traditional favorites as well as our Cootie Browns signature creations! We always offer healthier options and freshly made products.  Tons of gluten-Free, vegan, and vegetarian options are available. In addition to seven other mouth-watering, house-made desserts , our signature Key Lime Pie has become a regional favorite.

The Vella family opened Cootie Brown’s in January 1999. They renovated and transformed an existing building into a restaurant that can satisfy all of your senses.  Check us out on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google Plus & Yelp!

Who Is Cootie Brown?

Now, you’re probably wondering, "Who is Cootie Brown?" The answer to that question is simple. The Vellas envisioned an exciting guy that traveled the world tasting and trying many different foods so that he could create a unique and interesting dining experience that everyone would love.

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Cootie Brown's Summer Strawberry Salad
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Cootie Brown's Dip Trio
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Cootie Brown's Rib Eye Steak
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Cootie Brown's Strawberry Cake
Cootie Brown's Sunrise Pizza
Cootie Brown's Pie Assortment
Cootie Browns


2715 North Roan St
Johnson City, TN 37601


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7 days a week, 11:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Dates Closed
Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

Payment Methods Accepted

  • AMEX
  • Cash
  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Discounts Given

  • Military Discount
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