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Tupelo Honey

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Fri, 4/19
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Deviled Eggs
diced pickled jalapeños & carrots over a spinach & pecan salad
Fried Okra
with carolina white sauce
Mac & Cheese Bites
crispy-fried mac and cheese, milk gravy, creole sofrito
Spicy Cauliflower Bites
beer battered and lightly fried cauliflower florets and sliced jalapeños, green tomato aioli, sriracha honey drizzle
Crispy Brussels
fresh herbs, lemon zest & chopped bacon, garlic buttermilk ranch
Avocado Toast Points
farmer's cheese, aleppo pepper, sriracha honey drizzle, rustic bread
Chef's Mason Jar Dip
choice of black-eyed pea hummus; blue cheese & bacon; pimento cheese, served with tri-color carrots and idaho potato chips
Fried Green Tomatoes
basil, goat cheese grits, roasted red pepper coulis
Substitute egg whites* on any dish.
Create your own classic breakfast with the items below. 3 for $10, 4 for $12.
Two Eggs or Egg Whites
Short Stack of Sweet Potato Pancakes
Adluh Goat Cheese Grits
Potato Cracklins with Parmesan & Rosemary
Sage Sausage Patty
Chorizo Sausage Patty
Two Strips of Bacon
Old Skool Breakfast Bowl
two sunny-side up eggs*, potato cracklins, salsa verde black-eyed peas, cheddar cheese, bacon & sausage crumbles, goat cheese grits
Avocado Toast & Eggs
farmer's cheese, aleppo pepper, sriracha honey drizzle, two fried sunny-side up eggs*, salt-roasted beets & greens
Fried Chicken & Biscuits^
goodnight brothers country ham, milk gravy, basil
Southwestern Omelet* ** ^
chorizo, avocado, cheddar cheese, salsa, sour cream, served with potato cracklins
Shoo Mercy Omelet*
fried green tomato, smoked ham, bacon, pimento cheese, pickled jalapeno, served with potato cracklins
Southern Shakshuka**
two baked eggs*, goat cheese grits, avocado, creole sauce
Tupelo Gulf Shrimp & Grits
sustainable wild-caught gulf shrimp, peperonata, adluh goat cheese grits, rustic bread
Shoo Mercy Shrimp & Grits
our tupelo original with chorizo, sauteéd kale, blistered tomatoes and a fried egg
Carolina Steak & Eggs* **
all-natural, creekstone farms hanger steak, potato cracklins, sriracha honey drizzle, served with mixed greens & pumpernickel croutons
Mountain Harvest Bowl^
roasted sweet potatoes, sauteed kale, grilled chicken, goat cheese, granny smith apples, toasted almonds, wild rice blend, white balsamic dressing
Select any eggs benedict over your choice of buttermilk biscuits OR fried green tomatoes. Served with mixed greens garnish and parmesan & rosemary potato cracklins.
The Classic Benny
two medium poached eggs*, smoked ham, hollandaise
All I Avo Wanted Benny
two medium poached eggs*, hollandaise, smashed avocado, aleppo pepper, farmer's cheese
Fit to be Tied, Pickled & Fried Benny
two medium poached eggs*, hollandaise, fried pickles, melted pimento cheese, bacon crumbles
Choose any of the below toppings over your choice of our famous sweet potato pancakes OR brioche french toast. Add fried chicken or bacon for an additional cost.
The Classic Griddle
whipped butter, powdered sugar and maple syrup
Mountain Blueberry
our famous blueberry compote mixed with fresh blue-berries and topped with whipped cream & powdered sugar
Pecan Pie Griddle
sprinkled chunks of pecan pie, fresh blueberries, whipped cream
Salted Caramel & Chocolate
melted chocolate & salted caramel drizzle, served with whipped cream
Banana Pudding Dream
heavenly creamy banana pudding, caramel drizzle and nilla wafers
Shoo Mercy Griddle
buttermilk fried "forever free" chicken, apple cider bacon, spiced south carolina pecans, two fried sunny-side up eggs*
Our "forever free" chicken is brined for over 18 hours then cooked to perfection. Order a dark meat quarter, a white meat quarter, or a half-bird. Add any side for $2.50 each.
Sweet Tea Roasted Chicken
with a honey lacquer
Honey Jalapeno Lacquer Roasted Chicken
topped with fried & pickled jalapeños
Chimichurri Roasted Chicken
topped with green beans, cherry tomatoes, dressed arugula & kale
All sandwiches served with All-Natural French Fries, Mixed Greens Salad, Cup of Soup or Collards with Bacon.
Cheesy Avocado Chicken
pickled red onion, mayonnaise, melted havarti cheese, served on a potato bun
Southern Chicken BLT
apple cider bacon, dijonnaise, lettuce, tomato, served on a potato bun
Sweet & Spicy Chicken
sriracha honey sauce, lettuce, pickles, tomato, served on a potato bun
Charleston Chicken
cranberry mayonnaise, melted havarti, lettuce, served on organic health nut bread
Spicy Avocado & Chopped Egg Sandwich
jalapenos, havarti cheese, sriracha honey, organic health nut bread (add bacon for an additional charge)
Picnic Chicken Salad
pulled "forever free" chicken, creamy smoked jalapeño bbq sauce, pepperonata, lettuce, tomato, served on a potato bun
Slow-Roasted Pork Grilled Cheese
smoked jalapeño bbq sauce, white cheddar, served on pumpernickel bread
Grateful 'Veg' Burger
scratch-made black bean burger, roasted red onion, arugula, meyer lemon aioli, served on a potato bun
Farm Fresh Burger
pasture raised "forever free" beef, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, served on a potato bun
Pimento & Fried Pickle Burger* ^
pasture raised "forever free" beef, pimento cheese, fried house-made pickles, served on a potato bun
add grilled or fried chicken, grilled salmon or shrimp, or grilled steak for an extra charge.
Southern Cobb^
romaine lettuce, tomatoes, apple cider bacon, hard-boiled egg, cheddar cheese, avocado, scratch-made garlic buttermilk ranch
Appalachian Spinach Salad**
sweet potato purée, fresh blueberries, goat cheese, spiced south carolina pecans, scratch-made maple vinaigrette
Bacon & Bleu Cheese Salad
arugula and kale, green beans, cherry tomatoes, chopped bacon, bleu cheese, crispy tobacco onions, pumpernickel croutons, scratch-made white balsamic vinaigrette
Salt-Roasted Beet Salad
mixed greens, spiced south carolina pecans, goat cheese, scratch-made toasted pecan vinaigrette
Rainbow Kale Caesar
shaved golden beet, watermelon radish, cauliflower & butternut squash, topped with grated parmesan and pumpernickel croutons
Chicken & Sweet Corn Soup
shredded "forever free" chicken, turmeric, scallions, egg
Creamy Tomato Soup
with pumpernickel croutons
Beer City Turkey Chili
shredded "forever free" turkey, smoky chili sauce, topped with sour cream
Our Southern dishes & libations are served with a creative twist & a smile. When we play with our food (& we think it's okay), the result is scrumptious. We're rooted in the Mountain South, & our menu is inspired by time-honored traditions: pickling & frying, canning & preserving, & utilizing seasonal produce and ingredients to prepare delicious, scratch-made creations.
$10 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
American, Bar, Contemporary
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 days ago

What a menu- too many wonderful choices. The sides are most impressive: even if you don't think you would like them, this is the place to try salt and pepper roasted Brussel sprouts and the collard greens. I had the grilled trout which was divine....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank FLSuz941
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here on a Saturday night. Make sure to make reservations. It was very busy , but we were seated promptly. Everything was delicious. Great southern menu. So many options, I wanted to try everything. Great drinks . Ryan our server was everything a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ashley1508
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I LOVED the goat cheese grits... first time I had them, and although at first it might be a little weird to think of goat cheese and grits, they actually work wonderfully together. And as I had a bit of a fragile tummy that day,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Alison L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were coming in for dinner reservations. But we had too much fun at the bar and ended up cancelling the dinner that night. The bartender, a male, was superb and welcoming. The margarita one of the best my wife has ever enjoyed, so she...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CS1Portland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch was great and the best Bloody Mary ever! The service was very friendly and had a nice outside area to enjoy the nice weather.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 257luckybear
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious local fare in an adorable sunlit dining room. Black eyed pea hummus included orange and yellow peppers...served with carrots and homemade chips — unexpected and so good! Great service, too.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank robertab873
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten at the Tupelo Honey Cafe in Asheville several times and it is one of my favorite places to eat. I ate at the Knoxville location for the second time today and was again disappointed. Great atmosphere and service, but bland food. Fried...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank familyvisit830
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place was pretty great. It is in Market Square so we sat on the patio to watch everything. The food and service were amazing. The fried chicken and mac n cheese were perfect. My husband loved his goat cheese grits (I hate goat cheese)....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank tiffanyg536
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had two Farm Fresh burgers and a Shoo Mercy Sweet Potato Pancakes. Everything was good. The burgers were cooked to order, the sweet potato pancakes served with fried chicken, bacon, pecans, and two eggs made to order. Along with the food, we ordered Blueberry...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Margo9876
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic dinner here tonight! We started with the Brussels sprouts, yummy. My son has the sweet potato pancakes with fried chicken, eggs and bacon. He loved it!! I had the sweet tea infused chicken. Quite good! Service was great, and food cane...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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