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Mast General Store

402 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1162
+1 865-546-1336
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The Knoxville store has been a retail landmark in Downtown Knoxville since 1898. The building was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
judy177
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Cookeville, Tennessee
Mast General Store

Busted this store on a business trip to Knoxville, Tenn. It was a walk down memory lane with all... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jeannie W
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“gay street” (13 reviews)
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402 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1162
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+1 865-546-1336
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"kitchen items"
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"candy selection"
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"gay street"
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"hiking gear"
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"nice store"
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"little bit of everything"
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"penny candy"
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"walk down memory lane"
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"goo goo clusters"
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"outdoor equipment"
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"salt water taffy"
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"cast iron"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Knoxville store has been a retail landmark in Downtown Knoxville since 1898. The building was constructed after the "Million Dollar Fire" in 1897. The fire started in a nearby hotel and destroyed the entire block on our side of the street. This store has...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Busted this store on a business trip to Knoxville, Tenn. It was a walk down memory lane with all the toys we used to play with as a child as well as childhood candy and I'm 58 years old! They store was amazing! Definitely worth...More

Thank Jeannie W
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

I went there for souvenirs because they have everything; magnets, shirts and hats, locally made Lodge cast-iron pans (I bought two of the smallest pans, probably make one egg but those I bought them for prefer to hang them), and, best of all, dozens of...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2018

I was in Knoxville for a week and the hotel shuttle driver pointed out Mast General Store to me. I had never heard of it before. OMG!!! I absolutely LOVE this place. In fact, I stopped in three times while I was in town. I...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

If you have never been to a Mast General store- GO... you will find something you didn't know you needed! great selection of all kinds of goodies.

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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

We LOVE Mast! Friendly helpful staff and neat atmosphere. It is quite nostalgic. They have high quality products. Clothing, shoes, outdoor equipment, and the best candy selection around!

Thank Elizabeth S
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Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

We visit Knoxville a few times a year and always try and find time to stop here. The teens love filling a bag with candy, I love the hiking clothes and selection of comfortable women’s shoe brands (Vionic, Taos, Keen, etc). There is hand-made pottery...More

Thank Ecospan
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Reviewed December 28, 2017

Some might call this a tourist trap, located on Gay Street, one of the most tourist-trappy sections of Knoxville, but this place has something for everyone. I liked checking out all the different food items, including the specialty BBQ sauces and unique canned and jarred...More

Thank SUBZEROSKIDD10
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

I don't know how I have a junior at UT and have never been here. I absolutely love good General Stores and this one did not disappoint. There is just nothing like being able to go into a store and find some of the most...More

Thank Ellyanne
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Reviewed November 15, 2017

I came upon this store by chance and was delighted with the variety and selection of good quality items. I bought a crushable hat, an overshirt and a wind- up toy train (to torment my cat), and sampled men's colognes and got some good advice...More

Thank reberascal
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