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The French Market

526 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902
+1 865-540-4372
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Ranked #3 of 940 restaurants in Knoxville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $12
Cuisines: French, Creperie
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Since 20088, we have been serving authentic French Crepes! We import all of our flour from France to replicate authentic flavor and texture. Over 500,000 crepes served in the past 5 years!
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91% Recommend
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English first
Peoria, Illinois
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61 reviews 61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We ate there this morning for breakfast. It was a nice area, especially if you have a dog. There is ample outdoor eating. I liked the food and the service was friendly. A little pricey for breakfast. There were 2 of us and we shared a latte and it was 30 dollars. No regrets, would eat here again.

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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Pros: - My family and I had both savoury and dessert crepes, and all were terrific! Make sure you have both if you head there. - The service was quick and friendly. We had our crepes within 10 minutes of ordering. I guess crepes don't take too long to make. - The prices were very reasonable. For $7-8, you definitely... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Good food. Slow service but staff could be more friendly. I have eaten French food at many restaurants including Michelin star and the service was always friendly. Good location and ambience.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Enjoye both the sweet and savory crepes. Good coffee. Enjoy being able to watch the crepes being made. Nice trinkets too.

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Albany, New York
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69 reviews 69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We ordered the Strawberries & Cream, Chocolate, and Bavarian Cream Crepes to go. The Strawberry was my favorite - perfect berries and mildly sweet creaminess enveloped in a light crepe that complemented the flavors well - simply mouthwatering. The Bavarian cream came in second, and finally the chocolate. The crepes themselves were tender, held up well to the filling, especially... More

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TN, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

So close to Market Square and so delightful! This cute creperie was a great change of pace on our trip to the Knoxville area. We are all about Parisian items and were thrilled to see all the decorations inside with so many for sale too! Fantastic service and great varied selection. I enjoyed the crepes with lemon and sugar and... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

great food; outstanding coffee; medium price; small space; friendly staff; fun gifts. This is always our go-to spot for breakfast when we have out-of-town guests. And we tend to eat here for Easter too...the space is small, but the food is consistently outstanding.

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Clearfield, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is a very small cafe, but the atmosphere and decor are so lovely! Lots of Eiffel Tower stuff and vintage photos, also nice souvenirs and cards. There is outdoor seating as well as indoors, which are both very pleasant. French music played at a moderate volume adds to the experience both indoors and out. The staff was very friendly... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We found this bistro type restaurant today as we were exploring Knoxville and their variety of eateries. They have seating both inside and out and as it was a lovely day, we chose outside. The chairs are a bit uncomfortable but the service and food were great. I had the vegetarian deluxe with added spinach and it was very tasty.... More

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Columbus OH
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189 reviews 189 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I stopped by for a late lunch yesterday while sight seeing in Knoxville. The staff was friendly and chatted with me as I was on my own. I had the vege crepe which was a perfect light lunch. I enjoyed sitting outside as Gay Street is not busy or noisy. Great place.

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