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Kali's Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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178 Woodmere Mall, Crossville, TN 38555-4230
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Crossville, Tennessee
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121 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is very good and the prices are excellent. We have always had good luck at Kali's and would recommend it to anyone. Sometimes you will have to wait for a seat but the Breakfast is well worth it.

Thank Plsport
Crossville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Quick service, food is tasty and priced right. Open breakfast and lunch per the sign. The place was packed with diners but the staff cleared tables quickly. Nothing fancy but one of the best Ruben sandwiches I've had in Crossville.

Thank tnb0und
Saint Louis, Missouri
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

Due to a car problem we were stranded here for a day. What a great town to be stranded in. We found a cabin and Cumberland Parl and needed a breakfast. An employee at the park recommended Kali's. We had a great breakfast and a low price. Local place in a little strip mall. Waitress was great! We try to... More 

Thank Marilyn H
Crossville, Tennessee
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

Kali's Kitchen is a great place for breakfast or lunch...specials for breakfast and lunch are reasonable. Coffee is good....

Thank Captbones
Spring Hill, Tennessee
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Stopped at this restaurant based solely on the good reviews posted on Trip Advisor. Was not disappointed! Great breakfast for the money, quick and friendly service, very clean (even the bathrooms!) Simple decor with early 1900's photos of town on walls. If looking for great food with no wait and no frills, this is it!

Thank DianeO37174
Fairfield Glade, Tennessee, United States
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast after fasting for a doctor appointment. All we wanted to do was get something to eat. This was our first visit and didn't expect much as it looks like a bit of a dive, in a strip mall, from the outside. Much to our surprise, it's much bigger, on the inside, and very clean. Service... More 

Thank Theresa M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff and good atmosphere. I've had breakfast here a few times - it's nothing to write home about but it will fill you up for a good price. Coffee, omelet, toast, and grits cost me about $9.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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40 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016

Had a quick solo breakfast here, not a ton of atmosphere inside but very comfortable, service was lightning-quick, very good omelet and toast, can't beat the price. Definitely a local favorite and easy to see why, this place understands that good food and great service at a reasonable price will make you successful even in a small market with a... More 

Thank mountaindrew1213
Palm Desert, California
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60 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016

My husband & I went there for lunch today. I had a small broc & cheese soup with a small salad. My husband had a small chili with a patty melt. Both meals were very good & all there very friendly. We would have had the peach cobbler, but the server never returned, we got tired of waiting & paid... More 

Thank JMSFairfieldGlade
Crossville, Tennessee
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455 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 555 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2016

Kali's is in a strip shopping mall, don't let that put you off. Food is always excellent and service is friendly and they always come around to refill your coffee cup. We personally don't like the artificial creamer that is on the table, but we always ask for milk which comes in a small covered metal creamer dispenser.

Thank magic_carpets

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Woodmere Mall, Crossville, TN 38555-4230
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Crossville
  • Phone Number: 19317070760
Kali's is a family owned and operated homecooking restaurant, great food at great prices. Open Mon-Fri 6am-pm, Sat 6am-2pm, Fri 4p-7pm. Description: Breakfast served all day. The "Big Breakfast" is a great value - 2 eggs with ham, bacon or sausage, home fries or hashbrowns, and biscuits and gravy or toast all for $4.95!Or try our lunch specials offered Monday through Friday, anything from ham and cabbage to chuckwagon for $4.95

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?