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Pete's Coffee Shop Restaurant

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540 Union Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-2113
+1 865-523-2860
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pancakes” (34 reviews)
“biscuits” (23 reviews)
“home fries” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
540 Union Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-2113
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Expect to wait in line. The food was good, but nothing was amazing. I don't know that any of it was homemade. The middle of my pancake was raw, BUT the parts not raw were good and they were very busy so it wasn't a...More

Thank cats_eat_BAGELS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast done right! Eggs cooked perfectly, bacon cooked to perfection and the potatoes, well you could write an entire review on them alone. Mooched enough pancakes to declare them excellent as well. Prices extremely reasonable for the quality of food served. Male it a definite...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pete’s has been here for several years and their quality has been consistently great! They have daily specials and if you want any of the delicious breakfasts you need to be seated before 10:30. We like the basic eggs and pancakes, however they have a...More

Thank DNvisitors
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pete's is by far the best breakfast and the best value in Knoxville. The food is delicious and the service always excellent! I love getting the "Pete's Breakfast" but all variations are the same quality good food.

Thank L0veIOP
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Cute little coffee shop....Great atmosphere. Friendly service....Had pecan pancakes, eggs and bacon.

Thank Bs200077
Reviewed July 1, 2018

I was looking for a bite to eat over the weekend and stumbled upon this place. I am glad I stopped in! The waitress was peppy and positive which set the experience off on a good start. The food was excellent and the prices were...More

Thank Dewayne P
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

I was in Knoxville for a conference and ate at Pete’s every morning! The staff is so very friendly and QUICK! I was always waited on promptly and my food tasted great! I will definitely visit Pete’s next time I’m in Knoxville!

Thank Mackenzie G
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Looking for a quick breakfast Pleasantly surprised to find Petes Great breakfast, service and value Family owned and run I got to meet Pete himself

Thank 19Murray
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Great food, great service, great prices, and I am always impressed with how speedy they are at getting it to you. It is a must for anyone who visits downtown Knoxville.

1  Thank Jimmy L
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This checks the boxes you expect from a diner: quick service, consistency in food quality, and a busy open kitchen. That being said, there are a few things that prevent this from being one of the best. It’s open seating, so you need to be...More

1  Thank Victoria S
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October 16, 2017|
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Response from JymResciniti | Reviewed this property |
Yes petescoffeeshop Scroll down to the bottom and click on “breakfast and lunch menu”
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 Union Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-2113
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-523-2860
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