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Litton's Market & Restaurant

2803 Essary Dr, Knoxville, TN 37918-2402
+1 865-688-0429
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“red velvet cake” (27 reviews)
“onion rings” (60 reviews)
“hamburger” (85 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2803 Essary Dr, Knoxville, TN 37918-2402
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Heard this was the best place to eat in Fountain City, you gotta go. Parking is a bear due to it's location and not enough parking spots. Restaurant is clean and very busy. They have a new "Back Room" where you can eat a buffet...More

Thank Keiffer E
Reviewed 2 days ago

Litton's has been riding on it's reputation for years. They may have had the best hamburgers in town at some point but they certainly don't now - unless you like pre- formed burgers full of grizzle. In which case, I'd go to McDonald's - they're...More

Thank JAswoman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Litton's is a very busy place so expect to wait in the evening. However; the food is worth the wait .The burgers and fries are consistently good. I did not give it a five because I have had better buggers at a few places like...More

1  Thank BunsenBurner40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Littons is fountain city. Known for there their delicious burgers, they do not get enough credit for the many other things thru offer. The dessert counter is out of this world. They have pieces of cake that are the size of your head and are...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having grown up near Knoxville and then lived in north Knoxville for a while, Littons was always a favorite spot to dine. Now that I live away from the area, whenever I am in town, we try to make a trip to enjoy these out-of-this-world...More

Thank Becky J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The burger platter with fries is awesome. We also usually get a order of onion rings to share. Service is great and food is always excellent. The desert selection is unbelievably large and everything is very good so it is a hard choice to decide...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Littons is a knoxville staple. From the hand made patties to the amazing fresh cut fries, this is the way diner food should be done. The wait can often be long. Prices seem to continually increase and currently I paid well over $15.00 at lunch...More

Thank Dusty C
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Onion rings are some of the best I have had! Burgers are pretty great also, but can be hit or miss depending on the time of day...really enjoyed the Thunder Road burger! Wait staff is also pretty good! Desserts are a step above...strawberry cake I...More

Thank MrsWatson2576
LittonsMarket, Owner at Litton's Market & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

We're glad to hear that you loved the Thunder Road Burger and Strawberry Cake - they're among our favorites too! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

The burgers, the fries, the desserts. If you’re looking for a gem where the locals go, this is it! Located in Fountain City and walking distance to plenty of shops or the local duck pond, you won’t be disappointed in the food or the location.More

1  Thank Marci W
LittonsMarket, Manager at Litton's Market & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Hi Marci, We are beyond happy to hear that you had such a good time with us. We take great pride in the food and service we deliver, and it is rewarding to hear that you enjoyed both! We appreciate the feedback, and we hope...More

Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Go to Litton’s Market and eat a cheeseburger even if you don’t like cheeseburgers Litton’s will change your mind. The desserts are also terrific. During football season truths orange cake.

1  Thank Bill M
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betsy g
November 6, 2017|
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Response from redhead2008 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure~ I think everyone orders from menu.
Tori F
January 4, 2017|
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Response from Smkymtntroutman | Reviewed this property |
They have the table space, but I would call them several days ahead of time (at 8656889429) to make sure they could handle your group at the time you were planning on being there. We have had a group of 15 and had no... More
Dave C
September 7, 2016|
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Response from ClassroomDoctor | Reviewed this property |
Salads, white beans, potatoes big enough to make a meal on, and bun-less burgers are all suggestions that we believe you will find to make your meal gluten free. Sweet potatoes and cream toppings will definitely top the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
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: +1 865-688-0429
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