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Vegetarian Friendly
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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American, Cafe, Diner
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Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews pancakes biscuits home fries blt french toast downtown knoxville great place for breakfast quick service comfort food the wait staff servers booth
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Reviewed September 2, 2020

10 minute walk from Hampton on main. Locals suggested not to miss this. No line at 8AM on a Monday. Sat in booth. Staff and seating compatible with COVID requirements. Coffee on table within a couple minutes. Special with two eggs, bacon, and blue berry...pancakes was warm, perfectly cooked. Companion ordered eggs, hashbrowns, bacon, and we ordered a side of biscuits and gravy. Best diner I have been in recently, friendly and courteous staff, could not ask for more.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed May 23, 2020 via mobile

Came here for breakfast during our Memorial Day Weekend trip to Knoxville. The hype is justified for this place let me tell you. Got the cinnamon french toast and it was divine. Very friendly service and excellent social distancing measures in place.

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed April 23, 2020

Pete and Rita and their boys are wonderful hosts. They are incredibly hard-working. The food and service is always spot on. I usually have either the eggs or omelet for breakfast and a BLT often for lunch. Bacon is great. Lots of fries. Service and...food like you want it - Comfort food!More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed March 17, 2020

Went with a friend for breakfast. No line. Seated immediately. Waitress took order fairly quickly. Ordered, since I don't eat eggs just had biscuit and bacon, told no subs and price would be the same, fine. Dry biscuit and thin bacon. Friend loved toast and...and eggs. I think it was overpriced. Did not feel welcome. Would not go back.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020

Quite small and crowded, has been in business there since the 40's. Had to stand in line about 15 minutes but the food is worth it. Only a block from our hotel and prices were very reasonable. French toast was perfect, along with the eggs...and bacon. My wife's omelet was delicious!! You have to make the trip to have breakfast and lunch here!!!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 29, 2020

Make time to visit Pete's, what a coffee shop. The menu was frustrating, could not decide what to eat. Pete's sampler with biscuit and gravy. What a wonderful plate. There was more to order but wanted to enjoy other venues around the market. Love that...it opens early.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 26, 2020

My wife, father-in-law, and I have been here around 5 times. It is our favorite place for breakfast. Great price and amazing food.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 13, 2019

Went alone and sat at the counter. The service was good and the food came quickly. The food was good and very reasonably priced. Good place for breakfast or lunch downtown.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 6, 2019 via mobile

Great downtown eatery for breakfast. Very friendly staff and diverse menu. The eggs ere fresh and sausage patties were so good.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 21, 2019

Good fried okra and other southern comfort foods. If it weren't so crowded I would probably eat here 2-3 times a week.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Yes petescoffeeshop Scroll down to the bottom and click on “breakfast and lunch menu”
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