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Hot Rods 50's Diner

373 Hannum St, Alcoa, TN 37701-2452
+1 865-984-7171
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (146 reviews)
“onion rings” (30 reviews)
“donut burger” (9 reviews)
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Fast food, American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
373 Hannum St, Alcoa, TN 37701-2452
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Hot Rods 50's Diner
1. Unique and FUN experience!
"If you love the 'diner' feel and want to enjoy a step back in time"
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2. Excellent bang for buck
"You definitely get large portions."
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3. Family Friendly
"Family really enjoyed going to some place new to them."
Terri M
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A fun diner with a 50's Hot Rod & car enthusiast theme. Plenty of diner-type fare including hamburgers, hot dogs, fries, onion rings, but then so much more. There are salads, vegetarian burgers, casseroles, blue plate specials, just so much to choose from in addition...More

Thank Bryan L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have been here a few times now and have tried a few different things and each time we have been disappointed. Many things such as cheese moons and fried okra do not taste fresh but instead taste frozen. The burgers are decent but not...More

Thank SmurfySmurfette80
Ashley B, Owner at Hot Rods 50's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are so sorry to disappoint you! Thank you for mentioning the appetizers, we will see what the issue is immediately. We actually slice make the cheese moons in house but they have to go in a freezer prior to frying or they would be...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

The menu is like 100 pages! You can get almost anything you want here. I wish I had one closer to where I live. So So good- fast friendly service, great prices and yummy food.

Thank JenFranklin_TN
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place with an amazing selection of burgers for only a couple dollars more than what you'd spend at a fast food joint.

Thank Kameron C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are pages and pages of burgers to choose from for all kinds of people, so I would say it succeeds variety of any burger joint I've ever been to. The staff is always friendly and attentive. One you should definitely try is the Cajun...More

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my 3rd visit and I had to try the burger with the ghost pepper sauce. It's HOT and I like that. 50's style decor inside. They do have other items on the menu which seem popular but I go for the burgers.

Thank Halsie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not only is the experience great, but the burgers are amazing!!!!!! Over 50 burgers!!!! They also have chicken and other dishes as an option!

Thank Footballertr7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in town for a short visit and stopped by here early afternoon. We figured it was good due to the fact it was packed at 2:00 pm. The burgers were great, as was the chili mac. The menu had a little bit of...More

Thank CBTinTN
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Hand patted burger was moist, packed full of flavor with multiple options to order from your standard cheeseburger to a fried country steak or friend green tomato on your burger. Fries were fresh & appeared hand cut, spiral fries were pretty good and reminded me...More

1  Thank foodisourlife
Reviewed 14 January 2018

The atmosphere is 1950's diner. The menu is huge. They have at least 50 beef burgers to choose from as well as additional chicken burgers. Two people in our party tried the fried fish and shrimp platter and enjoyed it. I think the price was...More

Thank Tennmom2015
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19 January 2018|
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Response from danienicole22 | Reviewed this property |
No. And every time we have gone there’s been at least a 40 minute wait. Their inside seating section just isn’t very big.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 373 Hannum St, Alcoa, TN 37701-2452
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Alcoa
  • Phone Number: +1 865-984-7171
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