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Market House Cafe

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36 Market Sq, Knoxville, TN 37902-2501
+1 865-444-5949
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good19%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“sandwiches” (13 reviews)
“frittata” (2 reviews)
“reuben” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
36 Market Sq, Knoxville, TN 37902-2501
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

Worst service ever! We were seated outside. Saw the waitress once and asked for a few minutes to review the menu. We never saw her again. Even asked the hostess to help and waited an additional 10 minutes without service. A total of 30 minutes...More

Thank corycurtis
Reviewed February 11, 2018

We ate outside facing the square and had hoped to try some local food. We chose the tastelessThunder Road Pimento sandwich but it was on horrible white bread. The Tennessee WillHam and cheese was also on white bread and mad up of very bland cheese...More

Thank Kelleygirl2
Reviewed February 5, 2018

I paid $6.56 for a plain, cold hot dog -- called a "scruffy dawg" on the placard outside -- and a bag of kettle chips. It took someone 13 minutes to prepare this dawg. There were no regular potato chips or corn chips or tortilla...More

Thank BayInTN
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

I wandered into Market House while admiring the square and was very impressed. The offerings include coffee, fresh juices, draft beer, salads and sandwiches. I ordered a coffee and a sandwich, enjoying both but what truly impressed me was the atmosphere and the friendly staff....More

Thank robdoyo
Reviewed October 13, 2017

Went here for a late lunch. Food was fabulous and the beer selection was great. Server was attentive and helpful. Highly recommend.

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

4 of us for lunch today. Chicken salad sandwich, pimento sandwich, tuna salad sandwich and The Elvis ( peanut butter and banana). BUT they were out of bananas so no go on that one. Person who ordered tuna couldn't tell if it was tuna or...More

Thank LoveHHIOhio
Reviewed October 4, 2017

Stopped here for lunch after the Blue Plate Special show at the Visitor’s Center. Interesting selection of sandwiches, beers and coffee drinks. The server was very pleasant. We enjoyed our visit.

Thank Roger1154
Reviewed August 14, 2017

It was hard to choose from so many restaurants but this one was busy and had outdoor seating so we picked this one.....good thing we did. We loved our sandwiches and then we wished we had tried their many salads, too! Next time we visit,...More

Thank Norma J
Reviewed July 15, 2017

This place is top notch. The meals are just perfectly crafted with much homage to Knoxville history. The service is great. There are nearly 60 beers available also. It's a perfect place to people watch also.

Thank ChildeRoland
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a quiet Sunday breakfast here. Service was slow, but food, prices and coffee were excellent ! Would do again rather than spend $23 pp for brunch elsewhere at the Market🤗

Thank Mars941
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Market Sq, Knoxville, TN 37902-2501
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-444-5949
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