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The Brown Bag

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10649 Hardin Valley Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932-1504
+1 865-474-0859
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Ever wanted to go to a sandwich shop and get top quality ingredients providing amazing flavor while being health conscious? yeah, me too. But I had pretty much given up on it. Until The Brown Bag that is. I can honestly say that this is the best of all three. Prices are just a few dollars more than a burger... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 18, 2016

This place offers great, fresh lunches at affordable prices. The restaurant is not fancy but clean. The lunch fare is a bit more upscale than your average sandwich shop and the food is very fresh.

Thank Michele J
East Liverpool, Ohio
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

So I'll start off by saying the only negative point. This place is not very big. We had two children with us 3 and 8 months, they were very accommodating. They opened up the patio for us because their wasn't any seats available inside. There's probably only 10 - 15 seats total. We ordered our food which is a great... More 

Thank salmen_kalyn93
Knoxville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 23, 2016

They are always good! The berry salad and chicken with mashed potatoes is my favorite! Great place to stop for lunch or to cater an event! Very Very Good!

Thank Henderson02
Knoxville, Tennessee
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Great place to have a healthy meal. Lots of options. The grilled chicken was perfect. Asparagus was great! My friend had just veggies and loved it. Definitely will eat there again!!

Thank Carolyn R
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

I love grabbing lunch at Brown Bag. The food has always been delicious and the staff always friendly and helpful. Highly recommend for others to try it out

Thank Chassity P
Mattoon, Illinois
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581 reviews
505 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 315 helpful votes
Reviewed July 23, 2016

Lunch on the second day of our May trip was in Knoxville, Tennessee. I had picked out the Brown Bag because of its ratings on TripAdvisor. Due to construction traffic on the highway, we were wondering if we would get there before they closed at 2:00 pm. We walked in at 1:45. And several folks came in even after 2:00... More 

Thank joan&mike
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2016

The folks at the Brown Bag work hard to please their customers who line up early for lunch. From their fresh ingredients to their friendly service, the Brown Bag folks give special effort to ensure their customers are happy with their selections. Their catering service is well organized and the food is as fresh and delicious as their restaurant meals.... More 

Thank jennyfreeman371
Knoxville, Tennessee
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

BB caters most of our office lunches and we visit their location for personal lunches frequently. Great quality meals.

Thank puzzle33
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

I have had lunches catered from here several times and it is always perfect! The chicken, mashed potatoes, and salad are always delicious and its fresh! Definitely a must eat!!

Thank Sarah R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10649 Hardin Valley Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932-1504
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-474-0859

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