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Nick & J's Cafe

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American, Cafe, Diner, Soups
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1526 Lovell Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932-2023
+1 865-766-5453
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08:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00
Sat 08:00 - 14:00
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Indiana
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I found this place on tripadvisor and glad I had taken the time to find it. Not sure how I did locate it since it was about 15 minutes from motel and the desk clerk had never heard of it. It was worth the drive because we both enjoyed our meal after the five hour drive at the start of... More 

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Russell, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food !!! Super fast service with a smile:) Refills of sweet ice tea that was the best . We were there for lunch they have fantastic burgers great sandwiches and huge salads. Very friendly staff!!! Highly recommend!!!!

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3 Thank jsaul1
Palatine, Illinois
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

On our way to Ohio & just outside Knoxville, we decided not to go the fast food route...so glad we found this gem! The other reviews for this café were spot on! I had probably the best burger I have ever have eaten. It had all that I love on a burger: swiss & cheddar cheese, bacon, mushrooms, grilled onions... More 

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2 Thank Shessmarter
Lilburn, Georgia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My best friend and I had to decide where to stop for food on our way to Chattanooga, and after searching the web stumbled upon this gem of a restaurant. We both had burgers that were absolutely wonderful, and a relationship with the employees that was extraordinary. When my best friend spilled ketchup everywhere, they laughed along with us and... More 

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2 Thank r_hursty
Farragut, Tennessee, United States
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have lived about 2 miles from Nick & J's for 4 years and we've never eaten there until a few days ago. The seating is the same as Waffle House. They have a great menu if you want home cooked diner food. If you are wanting something healthy this is not the place for you, that's... More 

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1 Thank Jeanette G
nuna007, Owner at Nick & J's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank You for the awesome review. We are glad your experience was a pleasant one and hope to see you in the near future. Thank you again. More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

That mall is the best in this side of Chattanooga. And Nick and J's Café consistently get top ratings of all the food spots in Knoxville. We live a couple mile from there and have eaten there many times. It's an 'owners on the spot" place. Very friendly, very clean, very good food. Menu isn't extensive, but everything on it... More 

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2 Thank Z4675RZchristineg
nuna007, Owner at Nick & J's Cafe, responded to this review

We appreciate your great review. We are pleased you enjoyed your dining experience. Feedback like yours, makes our day much more pleasant. Hope to see you back soon and thank you again. More 

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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can't go wrong with any choice on the menu, lunch or breakfast! Friendly owner and staff with excellent service and extremely fair prices!

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2 Thank gary h
nuna007, Owner at Nick & J's Cafe, responded to this review

We appreciate your great review and hope to see you back soon. More 

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here one morning on a whim. We will definitely be back. The food was good and the service was timely as well. They were really busy this morning, but everything went through smoothly. The pancakes are massive!

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2 Thank Jlinkcrna
nuna007, Owner at Nick & J's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank You very much for the awesome review. Hope to see you back soon. More 

Farragut, Tennessee
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First let me say that the food was good. I order french toast, 2 eggs, bacon and iced tea my bill was $15.05 before tip. Since most places around here you can get a complete breakfast with a drink for less than $10 I was very surprised at my bill. I even questioned the waitress. I will repeat that the... More 

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2 Thank tiredmommy12
nuna007, Owner at Nick & J's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us and the great review. My apologizes if you feel our prices are a bit high . We try to be fair with our prices.. I hope you give us another chance . Please do not be afraid, we treat everyone like family Thank You again. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished breakfast here.... Delightful. It reminded us of the Greek diners in Chicago. Had breakfast bowl that was chock-full of mushrooms, peppers, tomato's, ham, cheese and home fries. Came with marble rye toast. Hubby ordered the blueberry pancakes that were huge. Suffice it to say we brought home half of each of our breakfasts. Had fun sitting at counter....... More 

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2 Thank poolboyal
nuna007, Owner at Nick & J's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank You for the awesome review. We are pleased your dining experience was pleasant. We enjoy and appreciate your feedback and hope to see you back soon. GO VOLS More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:00
Thursday
07:00 - 16:00
Friday
07:00 - 16:00
Saturday
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1526 Lovell Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932-2023
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-766-5453

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?