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Nick & J's Cafe

1526 Lovell Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932-2023
+1 865-766-5453
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (97 reviews)
“burger” (110 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
1526 Lovell Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932-2023
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nick and J's Cafe is efficient, friendly, and delicious! Their breakfast is amazing and their hospitality is above all other restaurants. The meal is a great value for the price and it is quality breakfast and lunch food. For a small restaurant, the wait sometimes...More

Thank Cathryn B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We found this restaurant on trip advisor, reviews we're good so we stopped in for lunch heading to pigeon Forge from visiting rock City. The grilled ham and cheese was sooooo good. The burgers are big and delicious. Service was great even the owner walked...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So glad we stopped here on the way home, the burgers were amazing and the service was great! We will be back 👍🏼

Thank stephannygonzalez
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Nick & J's Cafe on a road trip solely based upon Tripadvisor reviews. Our experience was below average, but there is no way I can rate it two stars which equates to "Poor" on Tripadvisor. While we have lived in Ohio for...More

1  Thank hsbvim
nuna007, Owner at Nick & J's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for dining with us. My apologies if your meals were not up to par. The chicken and dumplings is a recipe my father had used for the last fifty years at his two award winning restaurants and is the same way he has...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped here for lunch whilst passing through on our honeymoon. We had a short wait for a table as it was very busy, but the food was worth the wait! We both thoroughly enjoyed it and would love to come back...More

Thank Chembola
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My hubby ray and I love popping in and eating at nick and j for lunch ;)) today we went for breakfast ,,, umm what to order ..I said Ray surprise me ..well I had French toast with strawberries and a cheese omelet they almost...More

Thank lorena111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

no wonder it is always packed... great food... it was nice experience for our family. I ordered breakfast foods and plan to go back on another Saturday to do lunch.

Thank Elisa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a great place to Eat. Delicious Food and Super Friendly Service. Breakfast , Pancakes are HUGE and Fluffy. Great Burgers and I recommend the homemade Chips. Awesome Dailey specials ! Try it once, You will return ! ; )

Thank Art M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in to Nick and J’s Cafe after a long day on the highway. This was the best decision ever!! The food deserves every bit of 5 stars, and the menu is family friendly- a must with young children. We tried the burgers and...More

Thank klmcd2018
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Nick and J's Way, it's the way! Super friendly staff, great environment, and even better food! Put it on the top of your list.

Thank Michael W
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Bob W
23 June 2017|
Response from TennesseeOwl | Reviewed this property |
I'm glad you have had such great meals at Nick and Jay's. That wasn't my experience, and I wrote an honest review of my and my husband's meal. I didn't really see a question in your comment. I did express surprise about the... More
18 January 2015|
Response from GatorPoint |
Good for you to comment on the review that gave a ridiculous rating that in no way was the fault of the owners. You are a great customer and I will go out of my way to visit this restaurant the next time I am in Knoxville.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1526 Lovell Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932-2023
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-766-5453
  • E-mail
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