5 Restaurants to Eat at During 2017 GEICO HOT BIKE Tour

Get your grub on at these selected restaurants in Johnson City!

  • 5 Restaurants to Eat at During 2017 GEICO HOT BIKE Tour
    Get your grub on at these selected restaurants in Johnson City!

The 2017 GEICO HOT BIKE Tour starts September 8-10 in Johnson City and we here at Hot Bike are all ready to go. The general scuttlebutt is that this year will be much mellower than the 2016 Tour. We'll see about that. Either way, bikers will need to eat. Here's our list of some of our favorite restaurants for chowing down in Johnson City,TN.

Southern Craft BBQ

601 Spring St Suite 101, Johnson City, TN 37604 (423) 232-8845

Rustic downtown smoke house serving Southern-style slow-smoked and dry-rubbed meats. Southern Craft BBQ Offers all homemade sauces, classic sides, and full bar all in a great atmosphere in the heart of the city. Pit Master Tony Wilson brings his award winning BBQ sauces that originated in Stoney Creek, TN. Tony and his father began smoking meat and fish on Watauga Lake in 1979. Southern Craft is proud to bottle Tony’s original sauce recipe…bring it home and impress your friends with finger-licking good sauce.

Main Street Pizza

300 E. Main Street. Suite 101 Johnson City, Tennessee, TN 37601 (423) 631-0180

A staple for pizza and they just recently added a brunch menu. Main Street Pizza specializes in hand made pizzas and meticulously created subs, salads, pasta dishes, desserts, and more. Create your own pizza or choose one of our gourmet pies; we carry over 50 toppings, the combinations are endless. Solid quality food products and a twist on some traditional flavor combinations keep you coming back for more! Many of the ingredients used in the pizzas, pastas, sauces, and more are grown fresh on the owners farm (River Creek Farm) in Limestone, TN. A lot of seasonal specials with local ingredients.

Mid City Grill

106 S Commerce St. Johnson City, Tennessee, TN 37604 (423) 794-2042

Mid City Grill no-frills diner is a late-night go-to for burgers, breakfast & plenty of veggie & vegan options. Most popular items: any type of burger and bacon-cheese fries with ranch!

Cootie Brown’s 

2715 N Roan St. Johnson City, Tennessee, TN 37601

(423) 283-4723

Cootie Brown’s is a locally owned restaurant offering an eclectic menu and fun atmosphere. After opening in 1999, the owners renovated and transformed an existing building into a restaurant that can satisfy all of your senses.

It is well known for its high quality foods that feature different parts of the country and world: Jamaica, New Orleans, California, Italy and Mexico just to name a few. Nearly all products are made by Cootie Brown’s, including out sauces, spices, desserts, veggie burgers, pestos, dressings and the list does not stop there. Cootie Brown’s offers traditional favorites as well as out Cootie Brown’s signature creations! We always offer healthier options and freshly made products.

Ole Guacamole 

1000 S Roan St, Johnson City, TN 37604

(423) 434-0801

Voted one of the top Mexican restaurants in Johnson City, Ole's Guacamoles opened in September of 2006, Ole & Elena Delatorre, along with their 3 sons, Abraham, Alfredo and Daniel, started renovating an old building that would become the family  business. After 5 months of hard work, it opened its doors to the public and was successful from day one. Thanks to the people of Black Mountain and all the visitors, the business grew and expanded to a larger location in the same vicinity. Hard work, team work  and dedication paid off.  Eight years later, the DeLatorres opened a second location in Johnson City, TN along with their son Alfredo and Ole’s brother Abraham.

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