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Jefferson Fountain

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22 N Jefferson Cir, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-4805
+1 865-483-3007
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Illinois
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here was passing through. It was very reasonable and very tasty. Quaint small restaurant in a drugstore.

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Thank supermansgirl09
Knoxville, Tennessee
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

classic diner feel and the food is good too! have been here for breakfast and lunch and have never been disappointed. the menu is nice and nostalgic for the area excellent named items! make sure you try their milkshakes too!

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Thank Perrins21
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I love Jefferson's. I'm here for breakfast on the weekends on a regular basis but today I stopped by for lunch. As anticipated, it was delicious. The Myrtle Burger is famous, but I am not a fan of cheese so went with the hamburger and onion rings. They were awesome. My daughter had a hamburger and chips and said it... More 

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Thank Melissa M
Knoxville, Tennessee
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398 reviews
324 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

The Breakfast Combo was great! The eggs and sausage was cooked just to my request; the gravy was perfect and just the right consistency and great with flavor, the biscuits were flaky and hot! The atmosphere was of an era past and like many of the breakfast establishments from my childhood dining with my grandfather! With the past from and... More 

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Thank PaulyPauly2014
Lenoir City, Tennessee
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336 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The breakfast is much better than those cracker guys. The food is fresh and hot when you get it. I love the burgers and fries as well. It's a piece of history that is as good as it gets. Great food great people great service.

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Thank Bones83
Clinton, Tennessee
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Everything is homemade. This is definitely a local hangout. The waitresses seemed to know many folks that were regulars. The restaurant is very busy, so plan on being patient while waiting for your food. The food and atmosphere is worth the wait. I had the special of the day and my husband ordered off of the menu. Both were excellent.

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1 Thank Yvonne B
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Food is excellent. May have to wait during busy times but the food and atmosphere is worth every bit!

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Thank morty33
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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147 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Open until 3 during the week, 2 on the weekends this place gets packed. Great diner menu-burgers, sandwiches, blue plate specials daily & fresh homemade sides. My husband loves the chocolate pie, I included a photo for everyone to see. You can order burgers with no sides which is perfect for smaller appetites or people like my husband who want... More 

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Thank SueKeaton
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This is THE place to eat in Oak Ridge! The food is fresh and yummy -- homemade, but waaaaaay better than any homemade that I could cook. Lots of locals eat here, and it's where I take friends and family who are visiting the area. The staff is efficient and hospitable -- I've never had a complaint or anything to... More 

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Thank Tracy W
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

If you want to see where the locals eat, and then find out why, Jefferson Fountain is the place to go. Good food, good service, good prices. There's a reason that it's hard to find a seat during peak breakfast and lunch times. I've been going here for years, and see a lot of the same people when I go.... 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, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 N Jefferson Cir, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-4805
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Oak Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 865-483-3007

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