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The French Market

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526 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1501
+1 865-540-4372
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Wed 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hartford, Connecticut
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is adorable. Love the style and decor. The options for local eggs got me excited however I ordered the French Dip special for $8. I also bought some macarons for 9.50 and an Izze soda. Only giving it 3 stars because the sandwich wasn't great. There wasn't much roast beef on it and the French bread was just... More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I loved this place! 1st visit, latte, rose petal jelly and orange blossom mints...2nd visit, latte (still amazing), violet petal jelly, macarons, violet mints...and of course, strawberries and ricotta cheese crepes...wonderful food, fun French treasures and the sweetest ladies behind the counter! Highly recommend!

1 Thank Inez E
Gainesville, Florida
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent little cafe in downtown Knoxville. We had crepes for lunch and I had a Pain at Chocolat(chocolate croissant) and my brother had the Crepes Suzette. Everything was fresh and delicious.

1 Thank Robert S
Merced, California
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The savory and sweet crepes are very good with a nice variety to suite every ones taste. Service is fast and friendly and the location is convenient for visiting downtown.

1 Thank Jeffrey L
Highland Mills, New York, United States
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just stopping through Knoxville on took a chance at this place. Excellent French decor and nice person Melissa taking order. Food and coffee was very good as well !! I had the veggie deluxe crepe. Nice mix

1 Thank Jon S
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Nutella crepe & breakfast croissant on the run before touring town a little pricey but very yummy

1 Thank Paula A
Denver, Colorado
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this location based on the reviews and looking for lighter options for dinner. Took a few minutes to be helped, the server was on the phone trying to fix the POS, after a minute of us staring at the menu he told us he would be right with us. Ordered two savory crepes and a couple drinks. I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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252 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasant place to drink a coffee in a genuine cup. Good coffee and pleasant ambiance Reasonable price

Thank 1Bustrav
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158 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here today with family. The crepe was OUTSTANDING!!! Coffee was just delightful, I wish I lived closer so I could try all the crepes. Server was kind and friendly.

Thank teachersms
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68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to town for a football weekend and ate dinner one night at this restaurant because it had good reviews on Trip Advisor. We were not disappointed. My husband and I shared two wonderful crepes for dinner, and then we shared a delicious dessert crepe. My sister and her husband did the same. Yum!

Thank JLMarietta

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 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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