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The French Market

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526 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1501
+1 865-540-4372
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Mon 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I enjoyed the lunch with one daughter so much I had to bring the other another time and then my wife... All were in the atmosphere of a quaint little get-together, prompted by the uniqueness of the fare on the menu. Try the nutella and strawberry crepe!

Thank CaptainMidol
Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Market Square ,as it is called per the locals, is your family friendly place during the day and teen and young adults and the young at heart place to be in the evening. Some street musicians,food and clothing vendors make up the day, Festivals are abundant, At night there are concerts and many venues to savor some good eats. So... More 

Thank debra w
Knoxville, Tennessee
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great crepes both savory and sweet!!!! Atmosphere was o.k.; however, food and service made up for it.

Thank Malinda68
Knoxville, TN
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I frequent the Farragut location at least once a week. Absolutely love the goat cheese and walnut crepe (yes, add the fig jam). Nice, clean, quiet place to have lunch. You can watch as your crepe is made. Outside seating available.

Thank DeepDoc
Knoxville, Tennessee
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118 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Any of the sandwich crepes are delicious. I have one of the vegetarian ones and BH has meat. We usually have an egg added:D. They also have sweet crepes for dessert. We've never had a bad one! Also the monster dog is welcome on the patio which we appreciate. Weve eaten at both locations and always enjoyed it.

Thank AniKinTN
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoy sharing savory crêpes and then the blueberry lemon curd crepe for dessert shared as well. The crepes can be prepared with buckwheat flour, which adds scrumptious flavors. Vegetarians and omnivores are both satisfied. Less adventurous diners can order croissant sandwiches. Small seating area inside. Lovely outdoor seating.

Thank Sarah W
Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

These crepes are absolutely delicious! If you are in Downtown Knoxville they are definitely worth a try.

Thank Bre T
Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for lunch with my wife and son and we all had different crepes for our main meal and shared a dessert crepe afterwards. Really enjoyed the lunch and will definitely return again.

Thank Marshall T G
Rural Virginian
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225 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was friendly and had really adorable atmosphere. I liked the feel of the decoration inside. The crepes were delicious. We were there on a Saturday and arrived just after opening. I think the only real drawback is that it's so good that they get pretty busy, which can lead to long waits. Since they are making each crepe... More 

Thank schlegal1
Bristol, United States
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by for brunch and had the crepes with friends. Both the ham and cheese and Bavarian crepes were delicious! Light, thin crepes cooked to delicate perfection and filled with wonderfully fresh and tasty ingredients. Best crepes in the area by far. Definitely recommend!

Thank Erin H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, French, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 526 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1501
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-540-4372
Since 2008, we have been proudly serving authentic French-style crepes! We import all of our flour by the ton from France to replicate flavor & authenticity! Over 500,000 crepes served, both savory and sweet. Now in our 8th year with two area locations... Downtown Knoxville on Gay Street at Clinch Ave, and in Farragut at Campbell Station Rd and Kingston Pike!!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?