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The French Market

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526 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902
+1 865-540-4372
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Mon 09:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 09:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A charming little shop not far from Market Square, this is a great brunch spot. With limited seating, this place often becomes crowded during busy weekend mornings and afternoons. However, this is a nice, quiet restaurant for a weekday bite to eat. The blueberry and lemon curd crepes were a bit of a letdown. However, the salted caramel, smores, cinnamon... More 

Thank A T
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Location, Friendly Staff, Clean and Nice Decor Really Nice Fresh and Tasty French Style Fast Food, nice for business and family. We eat there at least once a month. Also they serve lavazza coffee, very unusual for East Tennessee. Highly recommend

Thank Alexei K
Davie, Florida
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great breakfast here. Not hard to find. Really enjoyed. Had omelette and very yummy. Friend had croissant with bacon egg and cheese and said it was a delicious breakfast. Highly recommend.

Thank kristinake
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting with my family and had breakfast there. Very tasty crepes! I have not eaten crepes many times but these were the best so far. The restaurant was charming and Melissa provided great service. They were doing some construction at the time I went but the food was great. I was excited to see they had Harney & Sons teas,... More 

Thank Dianne M
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67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a specialty super market with upscale products. The best of the Fresh Market is their meat and fish choices which are extensive. Until Costco came to Knoxville no store competed with their choice of meats. They do not have the selection of Whole Foods but for value they are a better shopping choice.

Thank Harvey K
Big Lake
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice little find in downtown. Our first, real, visit to Knoxville, and we found this gem. 3 of us ordered different crepes, and then ordered 2 sweet crepes. They were wonderful and filling. Definitely no scrimping on the filings. All left very satisfied with the amount of food.

Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I was introduced to this awesome creperie earlier this year. I always have to come in for great food and service every time I'm in Knoxville. .a couple of times each year. T highly recommend it to everyone!

Thank Nancy L
Birmingham, Alabama
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

My son and I went to the French Market when we visited New Orleans. It is set up like a flea market. You can find anything from alligator heads, to rare Lego figurines, pretty much anything! I found some great New Orleans t shirts for 5.00 dollars, a piece. I even bought a cold piece of sugar cane that was... More 

Thank thatgirl1964
Woodstock, Alabama
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68 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

In town for a concert and we found this place. Dinner was so good. Real traditional style crepes. The savory ones were outstanding and the desert ones will make you forget your diet.

Thank Vann L
Knoxville Tennessee
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94 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Our first windy and cool morning made bright with a sweet crepe and dark roast coffee. Ready for the day now!

Thank Silentflier

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 526 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-540-4372
Since 2008, we have been proudly serving authentic French-style crepes! We import all of our flour by the ton from France to replicate flavor & authenticity! Over 500,000 crepes served, both savory and sweet. Now in our 8th year with two area locations... Downtown Knoxville on Gay Street at Clinch Ave, and in Farragut at Campbell Station Rd and Kingston Pike!!

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