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Litton's Market & Restaurant

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2803 Essary Dr, Knoxville, TN 37918-2402
865-688-0429
Today
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 166
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  • 73
    Very good
  • 29
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  • 8
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best burgers!

I've eaten at Litton's in Knoxville for years. It's a go-to place when I visit family there. Always great food (sort of diner-ish and homestyle). The burgers are really good (try the one with Pimento Cheese) and their daily vegetable sides are really wonderful. The green beans are simply... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
margaretj10813
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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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  • Families with children
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Dessert
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285 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

I've eaten at Litton's in Knoxville for years. It's a go-to place when I visit family there. Always great food (sort of diner-ish and homestyle). The burgers are really good (try the one with Pimento Cheese) and their daily vegetable sides are really wonderful. The green beans are simply divine. The coconut cream and Key lime pies were delicious. Everything... More 

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73 reviews 73 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Litton's is the best place in Knoxville to get a burger or dessert! They have the best food around! I have been going to Litton's since I was a little girl! I have never had a bad meal here. The staff is always great and friendly! The restaurant is clean and the bathrooms are as well. If you aren't a... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

'Knox-talgia' . . . describes the atmosphere, the food, the flavors. An old-fashioned burger and fries is the quarterback of Litton's All American menu. Sweet iced tea like your Momma made surpassed only by their desserts. You won't regret stopping.

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This is a Knoxville standard! The food is soooooo good! It is a great representation of good southern food. I take people here when they want local food. It is NOT healthy-so be ready to eat some grease : ) As you are eating there, you can feel your blood go slower-but it is so worth it! Also, you must... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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128 reviews 128 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is a one of a kind restaurant in Fountain City and has been there for several decades. The menu is fairly basic, guaranteed to be fresh and if you have room, the deserts tasty beyond description. The servers are very friendly and if you request a booth to the right of the building you will get a taste of... More 

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Mississippi
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84 reviews 84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We ate lunch here with a very large business group. There were no complaints from anyone. The food was excellent and the service, superb. Everyone also decided to get a dessert and again, no complaints.

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Lenoir City, Tennessee
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69 reviews 69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Went here for my birthday, hoping to have their fried oysters, which I have had before and found them to be absolutely perfect. Sadly, they were not available, so I had the broiled scallops instead. They were excellent, the slaw was exactly how I like it, and the potato wedges were great! My husband had the classic burger along with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

Every Time I visit family, Litton's is a must. Best burgers and fries in town. Loosen your belt and enjoy the freshness in the meat, buns and delicious desserts. Strawberry cake was the choice today. You won't leave hungry.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Everyone thinks about hamburgers when you say Litton's. But I recommend the broiled scrod. You will also enjoy their fresh homemade rolls and desserts. Their vegetables are delicious too- try the green beans. The daily lunch specials -fried chicken, meatloaf, and vegetable plate are all scrumptious.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I have eaten at Litton's for years, and never been disappointed. Ask anyone who is a long-time Knoxville resident, and most will have heard of and /or eaten at this landmark restaurant across from Fountain City Lake (it's really a beautiful little "duck pond", but the natives do not like it referred to as such :). I recently decided to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2803 Essary Dr, Knoxville, TN 37918-2402
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: 865-688-0429

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?