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Dean's Restaurant and Bakery

Jackson Square, Oak Ridge, TN
865-481-2071
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Ranked #1 of 78 Restaurants in Oak Ridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Reservations, Dessert
Description: We are located in historic Jackson Square. This property once housed Jackson Square pharmacy. After 55 years in the same family this property became available because the previous owners wished to retire. We were lucky to get it. We renovated and tried to keep as much of the original charm as possible. We hope you like it.
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English first
Knoxville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

If you are looking for a great dining experience, this is it. If you are looking for a down home vibe and great people, this is it. If you are looking for the most heavenly desserts, (perhaps even better than your mom's!), this is it. If you miss eating here or just stopping in to grab a dessert, you will... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Dean's ins located in Jackson Square, Oak Ridge, TN. It has a very family/home style feeling. The daily menu is posted on the walls, along with the fresh pie list. The meatloaf special was served as a large round ball, it was good.

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Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

The day we visited beef brisket was on the special board. It was very good however for my taste there was a little too much fat left on it. Would have been a little more appealing had they trimmed some of that off. My sister had the pot roast and said it was real close to our Mom's. The sides... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The squash by its self would keep me coming back to Dean's but when you add in delicious flavor for a reasonable price I'm beyond thrilled. I've been to both the Oakridge and Broadway location and neither have ever disappointed. The salads are wonderful- I would dare to say better than Bel Air Grills (similar ingredients) even though I've grown... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Just exceptional people and food. This is true community ...and owners Dean and Lynn are phenomenal people with huge hearts. The restaurant food is very tasty and well prepared, with daily specials. And their desserts are truly yummy. The restaurant and their patrons donated over $5000 in cash and supplies in October to support the local Oak Ridge Animal Shelter.... More

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Located where the pharmacy used to be at the Oak Ridge Playhouse. The food is great and the menu changes to keep it interesting. Bring a donation of pet supplies and Dean's will make sure it gets to the Oak Ridge Animal Shelter. Eat well knowing that you are helping to save lives!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

the food was so good and so was the service. this restaurant is much better than the range house that use to be there. the food was well prepared and management was very nice and not rude like the range house restaurant manager was by the name of rachel.

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Oak Ridge, TN
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Dean's is located in the original downtown area of Jackson Square. The food is very well prepared and the portions are large. Try the wood grilled squash or asparagus you will not be disappointed

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Powell, Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I went there today and had one the best meals I've had in recent memory. I ate too much but couldn't stop. I ordered Texas style beef brisket with wood-fired corn on the cob, au-gratin potatoes, and had a Caesar salad as well. I finished the meal with a slice of their coconut cake. This is flat out one of... More

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Talk about getting your bang for a buck!! I got the brisket for lunch along with the cornbread stuffing. Oh my goodness ~ so juicy, so tender, smoked to perfection AND a huge portion! The sauce is mild spicy mouth watering too! I have to admit that it is so good that I called and asked that they make this... More

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Additional Information about Dean's Restaurant and Bakery

Address: Jackson Square, Oak Ridge, TN
Phone Number: 865-481-2071
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Oak Ridge
Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
Cuisine: American

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