Babalu Tacos & Tapas is a lively restaurant that uses fresh and local ingredients to create bold flavors. You will find a variety of authentic gourmet tacos and Spanish-style tapas with a Southern twist. Every item on the menu, down to the blue corn tortilla, is made from scratch daily – our famous guacamole is prepared tableside. Our bar carries the finest tequilas, and all drinks are handcrafted daily using fresh squeezed lemons and limes.
Dine at IHOP® on Merchants Center Blvd in Knoxville, the home of pancakes and delicious breakfast, lunch & dinner near you with breakfast delivery and breakfast takeout available. View hours, specials or order online.
Welcome to your neighborhood All-Day Cafe
Frothy Monkey is an independently owned, all-day cafe and coffee roaster serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with an emphasis on quality, community, and local relationships. Frothy’s thoughtfully designed menu includes fresh favorites, options for a variety of dietary needs, kids menu, a strong coffee program and a full bar. There is truly something for everyone at any time of day. Frothy Monkey’s food and drinks are made from scratch using original recipes and thoughtfully-sourced ingredients from regional farmers and producers whenever possible.
Frothy Monkey’s Downtown Knoxville location is the perfect stop for coffee or a meal while enjoying all that Gay Street has to offer. Amongst the creative and bright neighborhoods of Knoxville, our all-day cafes bring people together to share a quality coffee and freshly made menu items from breakfast to dinner. We aim to provide a safe and welcoming environment that can nourish our guests and our community relationships through sustainably sourced coffee and ingredients.
- Outdoor Dining
- Take Out
- Fresh Baked Goods
- Beer, Wine, & Cocktails
- Kids Menu
Dining-In: In Downtown Knoxville, guests are welcome to dine-in with full-service wait staff at indoor and outdoor tables. Please see the host stand to be seated.
Order To-Go: Guests are welcome to order at the counter for to-go coffee or food or order online for pickup. Come in for a latte or signature drink before hitting the town or heading to work! Food items, drinks, and fresh baked goods from BAKERY by Frothy Monkey are available to go.
For 60 years, the IHOP family restaurant chain has served our world famous pancakes and a wide variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner items that are loved by people of all ages – offering an affordable, everyday dining experience with warm and friendly service. Come visit our IHOP restaurant near Knoxville, TN!
For 40 years, Gourmets Market has been the first choice for all-day breakfast and lunch in Knoxville. Serving creative spins on classics, the fun, inspired menu borrows from Chef Holly Hambright’s Southern upbringing to French and Latin dishes, there’s something on the menu for every taste bud. We are open seven days a week until 3pm.
Apple Cake Tearoom is a traditional Southern tearoom. Specialties include the Tea Room Medley of chicken salad, glazed fruit, banana nut bread with cream cheese filling and chips; quiche of the day, beef and gravy, and a heart healthy half pineapple or tomato with chunk light tuna on melba toast.
Favorite sandwiches are chicken salad, tea room club, club croissant, turkey, ham and swiss, open face turkey and swiss, roast beef and cheddar, open face Reuben, or patty melt. A variety of salads are on the menu with French onion soup, soup of the day, chili, and potato soup.
Pizza Palace is a Knoxville institution that’s been serving up pizza and more since 1961!
Sunspot: Food Made With Passion Served In An Easy‑Going Atmosphere. Consistently voted in the Best Vegetarian, Best Brunch, Best Lunch Spot, Best Wine List categories by Metropulse readers, Sunspot caters to vegetarians and carnivores with with a unique and multicultural blend of Southwestern, Caribbean and Latin American cuisines.
We also serve Lavazza Coffe & Espresso, French sodas and lemonades, imported beers and hard ciders, fine wine & champagne plus a fine selection of pastries, candies and imported macarons and petit fours.
Bloody Mary’s, Screwdrivers and Bailey’s & Coffee availavle downtown, and only wine and beer is available in the Farragut restaurant.
Lakeside Tavern features hand-cut, aged Grand Champion Angus steaks and dockside fresh seafood, grilled to perfection over hardwood coals. Offering gourmet brick oven pizzas, a variety of southern delicacies and pasta specialties. Try one of our nightly features created by our executive chef, as you take in some of the best views on the water.
Don’t worry – we have the carnivores covered, too. You’ll find antibiotic free chicken, Benton’s Bacon, Italian sausage and our house made lamb sausage. Our lunch meats are nitrite/nitrate free.
You can find a second location of The Tomato Head in The Gallery Shopping Center, located at 7240 Kingston Pike in West Hills.
Swing buy for a cup of locally roasted coffee, a handcrafted cocktail, or have a seat at the cafe. You’re sure to be greeted with southern hospitality and urban taste.
Established in 1946, Litton’s has been a Knoxville, TN destination for the region’s best burgers and desserts.
Dead End Barbeque was born at the end of a dead-end street where neighbors gathered to barbeque. For more than a decade the Dead End Society honed their barbequing skills in the dead end, and in professional barbeque competitions where they achieved national recognition.
The Dead End BBQ restaurant has been created to take you there. To the smells, the sounds, and the homemade tastes of an exceptional American neighborhood barbeque in East Tennessee.
-We serve breakfast all day on Saturdays!
-We can provide party trays for any occasion events!
-Have your any occasion event after hours at Pete’s!
Just so you’ll know…at Not Watson’s Kitchen + Bar, we source the absolute best ingredients for all of our offerings, whether it’s food, beer, wine or cocktails. We provide all organic & farm to table products whenever possible…especially if they taste better! We buy local whenever and wherever it makes sense. Actually…some of what you are eating today was probably purchased from local, all-organic farmers, right here in Market Square. You should check out the Market Square Farmer’s Market every Wednesday and Saturday morning, May through November!