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Sun-colored walls, exposed brick, and wooden floors welcome diners to this eclectic restaurant. Prints of landscapes adorn the walls, and the glass tabletops corral a wealth of memorabilia. Commanding attention in the center of the space, an...  Read More

Calhoun's on the River
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Calhoun's on the River is just good eatin'. Popular with anyone associated with the university, it has also become a favorite for travelers to Knoxville. It is known for wood smoked barbecue that you can smell way before you see it and signature...  Read More

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If you're in the mood for seafood, Chesapeake's will satisfy your desires. Shrimp, crab, lobster, a variety of fish, and bouillabaisse are yours to sample at this fashionable establishment in a historic building. The crab cakes, a house...  Read More



This charming café can be found in an upscale area of Kingston Pike. Although it looks like a diner, the airy interior is a fit setting for the rather gourmet dishes that are served. Well known for sandwiches made with fresh French bread, the...  Read More

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This diner-style restaurant features chrome and 50's style seating and is located in the heart of downtown. The vast glass windows on all sides of the restaurant afford a great view for people-watching. Choose from a menu of various omelets,...  Read More

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Long's Drug Store


Step back in time at this diner that opened for business in 1956. They've been packing folks in for hearty, satisfying breakfasts ever since. Choose from biscuits and gravy, bacon and eggs, and fluffy pancakes. The last of a dying breed, this...  Read More

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In a brick building on Market Square sits this unassuming restaurant, a favorite of the locals. Its interior is contemporary, with light wooden tables and chairs. Sparse and funky, it's known for delicious gourmet pizzas, salads, and sandwiches....  Read More