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Litton's Market & Restaurant

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2803 Essary Dr, Knoxville, TN 37918-2402
865-688-0429
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10:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent food every time. Most come for the cheeseburger, which is to die for. But they also have delicious grilled chicken, salads, steaks, and fish. Great food all around. And to finish, they have wonderful homemade desserts from the onsite bakery. Can't go wrong with Littons!!

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Thank Caroline M
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a meal when you are in that part of town. A little on the pricy side for the type of food you get, but the place is a local institution and is extremely busy. My two favorites...the thunder road burger and any of the desserts or cakes... Are staples of the place.

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Sevierville, TN
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is always busy when we go. The only thing to say about this place is while everything is great, the burgers are to DIE for! They are amazing when you want a huge burger.

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Thank Eric R
LittonsMarket, Owner at Litton's Market & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! Glad you enjoyed!! Sincerely, Barry Litton More 

Knoxville
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Local restaurant in Fountain City that serves excellent food in large quantities. Their hamburgers and fries are excellent and will kill a day's worth of calories. Their desserts are home made and delicious to take home. If you eat your meal, you will need to take the dessert home.

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Thank yianni67
LittonsMarket, Owner at Litton's Market & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much and so glad you enjoy eating here!! Sincerely, Barry Litton More 

Navarre, Florida
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know if I have ever had a better burger, or salad, or dessert. Everything is great at Litton's. But, it is almost impossible for me to eat more than any two of the three, and totally impossible for me to eat all three. Again, everything is great at Litton's, but the portions are large. Litton's is a nice... More 

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LittonsMarket, Owner at Litton's Market & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your generosity!! Sincerely, Barry Litton More 

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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Happened to be staying in London Ontario for business, had the TV on one night nothing much was on all of a sudden I turned on the Travel Channel and Buddy Valastro (Cake Boss) Was actually at Litton's)bakery baking a cake. He gave the rave reviews about this restaurant and bakery. The orange Creamsicle cake is Awesome. So heading down... More 

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LittonsMarket, Owner at Litton's Market & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your generosity!! Sincerely, Barry Litton More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard a lot about this restaurant so we stopped in for lunch, what a disappointment. The waitresses were more interested in flirting and spreading gossip than waiting on customers and serving the food. When our order got to our table it was lukewarm and wrong. She just shrugged and wandered off. We will never be back.

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Thank gbolin
LittonsMarket, Owner at Litton's Market & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello, We're disappointed to hear that you had been less than impressed by your visit to Litton's Market and Restaurant. We are surprised to learn about the service you received while dining with us; this kind of service is not typical of our establishment, nor is it the kind of service we wish to have associated with our name. When... More 

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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Litton's never disappoints! Enjoyed dinner out with friends. Great location and atmosphere. Although this night I did not splurge on dessert since we were headed to Market Square but their cream cheese brownie is wonderful...

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LittonsMarket, Owner at Litton's Market & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much and glad you had a great time!! Sincerely, Barry Litton More 

Florence, South Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is spectacular! The hamburger is one of the best, but don't fill up on the burgers, fresh fries, or onion rings. Make sure you save room for dessert. All of their desserts are made in house and are excellent. Great service as well. We had a large group and they bent over backwards to meet our needs.... More 

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Thank Stan S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been eating there since the 80s. Best burger in town. Great desserts, my favorite is red velvet cake.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2803 Essary Dr, Knoxville, TN 37918-2402
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: 865-688-0429

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