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Tomato Head

12 Market Sq, Knoxville, TN 37902-1404
+1 865-637-4067
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Ranked #9 of 947 Restaurants in Knoxville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: We believe less processed food tastes better. Not only does it taste better, it's much healthier too. You'll notice this difference in our house made dressings and handcrafted pizzas, as well as in our colorful salads and sandwiches. Fresh produce from East Tennessee farmers like Hines Valley Farm, Mountain Meadows Farm and Colvin Family Farm is featured in our daily specials. Well known for our vegan and vegetarian dishes, our menu has plenty for the carnivore. All of our proteins are nitrate/nitrite free, all natural and antibiotic free. Our house made lamb sausage is cooked in small batches to ensure freshness. Our sister bakery, Flour Head Bakery, prepares all of the Tomato Head's desserts and breads (including gluten free!) Each morning. By using unbleached and unbromated King Arthur Flour, we create healthier and better tasting pizza dough and sandwich breads. We also can easily accommodate your dietary needs. Whether it's a nut allergy, a preference for vegan fare or a gluten sensitivity, our staff will craft a dish to suit your tastes.
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English first
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We were traveling through Knoxville and stopped at Tomato Head. It was late, but the food was very good. We had a veggie pizza with soy cheese and the house salad with mushroom sesame dressing. Both were delicious and tasted very fresh. The dressing was so good I bought some to take home:)

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Hiawassee, Georgia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

a great one! Fine dining might require a jacket and certainly big bucks, and Tomato Head here in Market Square is casual comfort and great tasting food at reasonable prices. It was our first time so we were somewhat overwhelmed with sandwich choices and of course, tons of pizza. In the meantime, I ordered a glass of IPA (Oskar something)... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
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198 reviews 198 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
244 helpful votes 244 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Being Italian and growing up with perfect pizza, I'd simply have to give this Tomato Head an average for it's pizza. It has expanded into other items and interestingly those menu items are better than the pizza! Go figure! Good modern, minimalist, bohemian atmosphere if you're into that theme. Good service, higher than deserved prices.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Our family eats at Tomato Head at least 3 or 4 times a month. The pizza is always consistently good, with an excellent crust, nice sauce and fresh ingredients. The salads are also special. The baked tofu salad is outstanding and appeals to even the non-vegetarians in our family. Other favorites include the veggie chef and the Greek salad. The... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

We (4 of us) were there Saturday night (9/27) for the Market Square Hola Festival and were very disappointed in the festival due to a lack of Mexican cuisine. We ended up settling for the Tomato Head after waiting over 1.5 hours for a 20 minute seating at Soccer Taco (never did text us). We were told 15-20 min wait... More

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Knoxville, TN
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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is a quirky place for Knoxville - it doesn't "feel" like it fits the city, which is much of its allure. It feels like a restaurant in a bigger city - and the food is always outstanding. It is located in the market square area and there is a parking garage nearby (free parking for patrons). The menu is... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is one of the best restaurants in town. They make really good food but be ready for, occasionally, slacker service...relax, it's part of the charm. Favorites are: lamb sausage pizza, the "vegetarian" sandwich with tofu and basil pesto, and the Rosita, served during brunch, is a killer take on huevos rancheros with chicken and the best mole sauce in... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Tasty gluten-free pizza is difficult to find in Knoxville and Tomato Head has the best. This has become our Summer 2014 favorite new restaurant and we have returned several times with friends and family.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Love the eclectic menu great service and even better food. My daughter visiting from CA was so pleased at the healthy food selections. Always a great experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

One of my favorite spots to dine. All ingredients are fresh and tasty! Love the pesto, hummus and bread.

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Additional Information about Tomato Head

Address: 12 Market Sq, Knoxville, TN 37902-1404
Phone Number: +1 865-637-4067
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American, Delicatessen, Pizza

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