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Pete's Coffee Shop Restaurant

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American, Cafe, Diner
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540 Union Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-2113
+1 865-523-2860
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Today
06:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 14:30
Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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Burlington, Vermont
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After traveling for the past week between NC and TN finally found a very good breakfast spot in downtown Knoxville. Convenient, good and very reasonable prices.

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Thank David S
Windermere,Florida
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162 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every town should be so lucky. Great breakfast. I had eggs, crispy bacon and a biscuit with gravy. It was all delicious and cooked just the way I like. It also came with wonderful potatoes. Service is swift and very friendly. Prices are low; an excellent value. University of Tennessee Homecoming added an almost all Orange "dress code". Wonderful !

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Thank AustinM
Franklin, Tennessee
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Standard breakfast menu (although we were disappointed that there was no oatmeal) with quick service even on UT game day. We have eaten here several times and always pleased.

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Thank cphannah
Fairview, Tennessee
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a delicious corn beef reuben with fries that couldn't be beat. The atmosphere is great as is the location. Can't wait to go back and try their breakfast!

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Thank Michael L
Knoxville, Tennessee
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76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I had the breakfast bowl very tasty. This is a pretty cool place. It is kinda like a waffle house but better.

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Thank joshuak889
Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Love the feelof this place! Great service and you are in and out. Food is the old school coffee shop and not fluff!

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Thank 110daraw
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great breakfast & lunch, can't wait for breakfast special, great breakfast or lunch, fried potatoes for any meal can't be beat

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Thank William M
Ulverston
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great breakfast and service. Lots of good choice and really very good coffee. All for a reasonable price. Not surprising people queue out of the door at weekends.

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Kentucky
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Great food, great price. Great service. Order the Petes breakfast special can't go wrong with bacon, eggs, potatoes and toast, or biscuits and gravy.

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Thank KYWoman1962
Knoxville, Tennessee
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

went here on a Wednesday morning for breakfast with hubby. service was good. able to get a table quickly. breakfast was good and a good price. Eggs, bacon, toast. Nothing special, but for the price and the location, I would definitely go back. Also, they had a list of their daily specials---and I feel sure these bring in the locals.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
06:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 14:30
Thursday
06:30 - 14:30
Friday
06:30 - 14:30
Saturday
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 Union Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-2113
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-523-2860

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?