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Dean's Restaurant and Bakery

Jackson Square, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
+1 865-481-2071
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“grilled squash” (36 reviews)
“pot roast” (47 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Jackson Square, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
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Reviewed yesterday

There pot roast is out of this world delicious. Waitress had a great personality. Dining here was a wonderful experience. Deserts were awesome!

Thank millerrr08
Reviewed yesterday

My wife is from Oak Ridge so we travel back there every year a couple of times. Dean's has become a place where we get takeout with our small kids. They have a good menu that offers a lot of good homestyle cooking options. For...More

Thank BlueRidgeBoiler
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

They are a family restaurant with real home cooked meals and some of the best fried pies around,the best home cooking in oak ridge

Thank Stephanie T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Dean’s is, by far, my favorite restaurant in Oak Ridge. I have never had a bad experience dining at their establishment. In essence, it is a classic meat and three type restaurant. At the beginning of your meal, you will be brought yeast rolls and...More

Thank mamfan38
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

family members invited us to eat here and as vegetarians we weren’t sure what foods were safe to eat, but the manager came out and went over the menu with us and she was incredibly kind and helpful! There were actually a ton of vegetarian...More

Thank Daisy charlie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in Jackson Square which looks like a 1970's inspired strip mall. When you walk in it smells like old wood floors! Which we loved! It' very spacious with very attentive servers. Just like mama's home cooking. Everything was delicious! The only complaint,the vegetables were...More

Thank Keiffer E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visisted OakRidge, Tn and this restaurant has some of the best food! Reminds me of my grandmothers cookin. Lynn gives the BEST customer service too!

Thank Lovely2186
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our way to the museum at Oak Ridge we searched for a restaurant serving home cooked meals with fresh vegetables instead of the typical chain and fast food restaurants. We decided to try Dean’s and were so glad we did. It was probably the...More

Thank FMcFS49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overpriced...$11.95 lunch for under cooked, tasteless cod. Can’t believe this is rated #1!!! Squash was ok. Coconut pie was pretty good.

Thank Joan B
Reviewed May 6, 2018

We have eaten here as a family with two small children on several occasions. The service is always fast and friendly and the food is delicious. Make sure you save room for dessert! The coconut cream pie is amazing!

Thank Katrina W
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Bill K
September 29, 2017|
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Response from GrampyW | Reviewed this property |
Lunch menu.
March 7, 2015|
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Response from Dean R | Property representative |
We are open M-F from 11am with seating until 8 pm. Saturday from 4-8pm. Closed Sunday. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jackson Square, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Oak Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 865-481-2071
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We are located in historic Jackson Square. This property once housed Jackson Square pharmacy. After 55 years in the same family this property became available because the previous owners wished to retire. We were lucky to get it. We renovated and tried to keep as much of the original charm as possible. We hope you like it.
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