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The Creek Cafe

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110 E Old Andrew Johnson Highway, Jefferson City, TN 37760
+1 865-308-9084
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 20:00
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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217 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The Creek Cafe is a quaint little restaurant in the heart of Old Jefferson City just a few blocks from Carson Newman College. They have sandwiches, wraps, paninis, soups, salads, ice cream, desserts, soft drinks and specialty coffees and teas -- a good place to go for lunch or a light supper. While orders are taken at the counter and... More 

Thank Douglas M
Jefferson City, Tennessee
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292 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Located almost on the Carson Newman University campus, in downtown Jefferson City, TN, The Creek Cafe is a hidden gem that is locally owned & operated. They have fresh homemade salads, wraps, sandwiches, and desserts. Save room for the ice cream!!! They are somewhat busy at lunch, especially on Jefferson County School Inservice days, a lot of teachers & administrators... More 

Thank GTZW
Knoxville, Tennessee
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49 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

After reading the reviews, we tried The Creek Cafe and were not disappointed. We tried everything from coffee (average), ice cream (average) to sandwiches and wraps (above average). The setting is a small college campus, nice ambiance.

Thank golfgolfster
New Market, Tennessee
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The sign says coffee/icecream but once inside there is a wonderful menu of pannis & wraps & soups & salads as well as the soda fountain treats of yesteryear. The chili chicken soup is excellent and the sandwiches are nicely done....informal & friendly it is well worth the visit.

Thank Lynne M
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Laid back place to get a coffee or even have dinner. Their Santa Fe Salad is wonderful and their Parmesan Chicken sandwich is good. Service we fast friendly.

Thank Manny2225
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

While visiting Jefferson City, TN my daughter-in-law, daughter, and I had dinner at the Creek Cafe. What a nice surprise this place is. Doesn't look like much from the outside but the panini and soup were great and the place has a nice artsy decor. We all enjoyed our meal and the atmosphere. We will definitely eat here the next... More 

Thank Steven H
Jefferson City
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Food really good off the beaten path for a deli type eatery. In old part of town with local art, delicious soups and sandwiches and ice cream

Thank Anne P
Jefferson City, Tennessee
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230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We like eating at The Creek as we locals call it. They serve delicious sandwiches, wraps, and salads. According to my co-workers the ice cream is great too. Locally owned and operated. Located near Carson Newman College and the post office. Try them, it's GREAT! Best of all NO BEER & NO ALCOHOL is served or allowed on premises. Just... More 

Thank GTZW
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I've been here several times the food is excellent and so is the service. great atmosphere. has free wi fi

Thank Kenton W
White Pine, Tennessee
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I grew up just across the tracks from here. I stopped by one day to get a iced coffee the clerk suggested a blended chocolate chip one it was amazing. I like coffee that is sweet and rich it was that. I will be back. It's just across the street from the post office.

Thank lucybelle80

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$9
American, Cafe, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 E Old Andrew Johnson Highway, Jefferson City, TN 37760
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Jefferson City
  • Phone Number: +1 865-308-9084
We are located in the Historic Mossy Creek District of downtown Jefferson City, Tennessee, two blocks from Carson-Newman College. Come enjoy our relaxing atmosphere and great food, including specialty coffee drinks, tea, grilled sandwiches, wraps, soups, and handmade ice cream.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?