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Cosmo's Caffe

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5107 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5152
+1 865-584-8739
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
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knoxville, tn
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015

Poor Service, Didn't get our order, after waiting over an hour after order placed. We also waited 45 minutes to get table.

1 Thank ramblermom
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189 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2015

Breaks my heart to have such a disappointing experience with a locally-owned place that had often been a delight, but today Cosmo’s was not so great: Server pleasant and attentive—had coffee right out while we studied the menu: but then plain bagels only, no English muffins –so I asked for rye toast to be well done but was slightly more... More 

1 Thank centaur41
Knoxville, Tennessee
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117 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2015

We have eaten here in the past and enjoyed the food. However, my recent meal was a real disappointment. I ordered the "Toad in a Hole", which is a breakfast sandwich with two fried eggs hidden in a depression in the bread. I specifically asked the server for my eggs to be cooked "hard", not runny. When I cut into... More 

1 Thank Emily B
Dandridge, Tennessee
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208 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2015

Hubs and I went here for Sunday brunch one day, after hearing that it was one of Knoxville's hidden gems. We were not disappointed! It's something of a hole in the wall, a cafe attached to a market. Coffee was good and refilled often, and the service was friendly and gave good suggestions for the menu. He had the Toad... More 

1 Thank marinerjess
Philadelphia, Tennessee
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94 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2015

I would have gladly given a higher ranking, but I made the mistake of going inside the ladies' room which is just the worst, worst rest room I have seen in months. Granted, I haven't been inside a truck stop in the last ten years. There may be worse rest rooms somewhere. I just don't know where. So what's so... More 

2 Thank BayInTN
Knoxville, Tennessee
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148 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2014

And it just gets better. Over the few years I have been coming here the word is getting out about this little secret. It started as a small corner with a few chairs and a patio in the back parking lot. Now they have expanded out their tables and restaurant. Menu was streamlined to all their best stuff. From awesome... More 

Thank KrisMack
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41 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2014

Went Sunday morning about 9:30 and had about a 15 minute wait. Once seated the waitress was pleasant and responsive. We ordered eggs, bacon and biscuits with an order of pancakes and french toast. Maybe it was me but I thought I ordered the cinnamon raisin french toast. Pancakes were ok but not with a crispy edge. Still wanting my... More 

Thank carcpatraveler
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Awesome Hummus Veggie Wrap! Great service. The waitress was polite and knowledgeable. She suggested the wrap, which turned out to be the best I think I've ever had.

Thank Trish C
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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69 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We stopped in for brunch as The Egg & I across the street had too long of a wait. Cosmo's had a wait as well, but the space is SO much bigger that it didn't seem like it take as long. However, some seats opened at the bar (first come/first served), so we got in immediately. Thomas did a great... More 

Thank MToddCramer
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101 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I recently discovered Cosmo's Cafe inside the Gourmet Market. Such a hiiden and well unexpected surprise. Never had anything but breakfast but they serve later. Its in an old Ryans steakhouse back up off of Kingston Pike in Bearden Hill. Great service, clean and very friendly staff. I highly suggest the pancakes and of course with a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5107 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5152
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-584-8739
Gourmet's Market and Cosmos Cafe' is a locally owned business located in the heart of Bearden since 1978. Our restaurant, deli and retail store are open for business 7 days a week. We also specialize in catering for all size events at your place or ours! We pride ourselves in providing fresh, quality food and serve it to our amazing customers with a hometown feel. Come and see us soon

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