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Hot Rods 50's Diner

373 Hannum St, Alcoa, TN 37701-2452
+1 865-984-7171
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“onion rings” (28 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
373 Hannum St, Alcoa, TN 37701-2452
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The atmosphere is 1950's diner. The menu is huge. They have at least 50 beef burgers to choose from as well as additional chicken burgers. Two people in our party tried the fried fish and shrimp platter and enjoyed it. I think the price was...More

Thank Tennmom2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got the best hamburger there and boy was it big. If you leave hungry it is your own fault. Sweet potato fries are also great. Liked the place.

Thank c b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our go to last minute place when we want the best burger in town or are really hungry and have THE BEST Shepard’s Pie! Great salad choices, beef, pork and chicken burgers. The burgers come in two sizes. Yummmy sweet potato fries or giant onion...More

Thank Lynette R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are a family of four with 2 small children. The decor is neat but cluttered. We had been told that hot rods was one of the best restaurants in town so our expectations were pretty high. I got the fried mushroom appetizer. I’d give...More

1  Thank Melinda C
Reviewed 14 December 2017

This little diner has the most delicious fresh burgers with numerous toppings to choose from. They offer a large variety of other dishes as well. The side salad is super fresh and their ranch dressing is my favorite. Something for every appetite! Fun to enjoy...More

Thank Pam19532014
Reviewed 3 December 2017

As my husband and I took the back roads from the mountains, with no internet, I relied on my IPhone for lunch suggestions. Hot Rods tied for the best rating, so we followed our map and meandered off the main drag. Although this gem was...More

Thank NonnyCi
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Good (but not healthy!) food here---perfect for when you're craving a nice hamburger or grilled cheese, fries, etc...LOTS of items to choose from on the menu. A neat, fun little (little is so true---tight quarters for sure!) flashback "hop" with interesting memorabilia everywhere. On the...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here yesterday. Had a Groupon for $12 worth of food for six dollars. Service was excellent. I tried the fried green tomato burger with onion rings, both very tasty. Then topped it off with a peanut butter and chocolate milkshake. Yummy!

Thank luv2havefuntoo
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Every time I go to Hot Rod's the food is wonderful..... 10 Stars. After eating, I've not had enough room left to try one of the milk shakes....guess I will make a trip just for that !

Thank 147marciar
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This place has a large selection on their menu. Tons of burgers, beef, ground pork and my favorite ground chicken burgers! The chicken burgers are very moist and flavorful! Absolutely the best Shepard’s Pie! Can’t make it any better at home! We eat here on...More

Thank Lynette R
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19 January 2018|
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Response from Pam19532014 | Reviewed this property |
First come first serve. Busy but usually not a long wait. Very friendly staff. They get you seated pretty quickly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 373 Hannum St, Alcoa, TN 37701-2452
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Alcoa
  • Phone Number: +1 865-984-7171
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