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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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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“biscuits” (17 reviews)
“home fries” (4 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner
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540 Union Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-2113
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived as group of 7 and this cafe had a table for us immediately early on Saturday morning before other places opened. They had some good specials, and I enjoyed everything. For me, I ordered my eggs were over medium, and they were perfect....More

Thank KarenTweetypie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, great food. Cozy atmosphere. Great place to start your day. Toast was delicious!!!! ☺

Thank mvelazquez277
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another lunch favorite. The Turkey Supreme sandwich is one of my favorites on town. A good solid diner menu provides something everyone will love at lunch or at breakfast. The staff are friendly and get to know you too.

Thank BillnTN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pete's is a great breakfast place. The egg club sandwich is amazing. The prices are fair and the servings are massive. Highly recommend.

Thank russhhs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If I am anywhere near downtown and it is breakfast time, Pete's is the place to find me. Great food, great prices and always fun

Thank HalDenton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a large, reasonably priced (considering the downtown/tourist location) breakfast on a Monday morning. It was clear guests were a mixture of locals (always a good sign) and tourists. Seat-yourself at a booth, table or at the counter gives you options to accommodate any sized...More

Thank J9Koffel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here based on the great TA reviews and weren't disappointed. Ordered the Pete's breakfast bowl and a veggie omelet, and both were ample and tasty. No complaints on portions, taste or value. The staff members weren't exceedingly friendly, but they weren't by any means...More

Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quick yummy breakfast.....my daughter ordered pancakes which were big. I had spinach/mushroom omelet which was good. Biscuits and gravy were wonderful. Fast and yummy!

Thank JSR522
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Poor food and service 😠 We went there based on the trip advisor high score. I felt like I ate in a completely different place from the one described online. Food - we each got 2 eggs, bacon, toast and coffee (~$14 not including tip)....More

Thank J20ELA111
Reviewed June 18, 2017

Was staying closeby and found this nice place to have breakfast. It was already pretty busy so I sat at the counter which had enough space. Coffee was there quickly and I had the eggs and bacon with toast. The toast was really good (not...More

Thank AvdV80
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
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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