We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Plaid Apron

1210 Kenesaw Ave, Knoxville, TN 37919-7736
+1 865-247-4640
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1210 Kenesaw Ave, Knoxville, TN 37919-7736
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (89)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Plaid Apron is one of those restaurants that has really good intentions and those intentions actually evolve into reality. Brunch today was extraordinary. A round of cappuccino sweetened with sorghum started our meal. Highly recommend! We enjoyed a shared side order of crispy potatoes...More

Thank TnMan38
Reviewed 30 March 2018

On a Sun. morning we stopped in for brunch at this cute residentially located restaurant. The service was good and the prices are reasonable. I had eggs, bacon, and a biscuit. All were well made and tasty. Good coffee too. Farm to table is all...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 12 November 2017

After all the precious Southern nouveau restaurants, this home owned place in Sequoyah Hiills is a culinary relief and delight. Most food is locally sourced, from people the chef knows personally -- pigs from just down the road are made into smoked bacon and sock...More

Thank TravelbeeSantaFe_NM
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a true "farm to table" family-owned restaurant located well off the beaten path....in the heart of one of Knoxville's most beautiful and historic neighborhoods, Sequoyah Hills. (Translation: Use your navigation device!). The chef was trained at the iconic Blackberry Farm restaurant in Wallant,...More

Thank Allegria
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My wife and I have taken to checking out new (to us) breakfast places in the Knoxville area, recently. Some have been good and some have been not so good, but the Plaid Apron was wonderful. We stopped in for Saturday brunch and, of course,...More

1  Thank mkat33
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I had the best bacon omlet I have ever eaten. Light, delicious, so very good I was sorry to finish it. Our server was friendly, helpful but left us to enjoy. The Plaid Apron serves a real taste of heaven. 😇

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Food is Knoxville is usually not something to write home about. But we went with friends to this neighborhood restaurant and really enjoyed it. Much of what we had was quite tasty.Not all met my New York sandrads (the lamb was not as tender as...More

Thank FnuLnu
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Just finished an outstanding meal at Plaid Apron. Had not been here since they had remodeled and I am so glad I came back. The ambience is modern yet comfortable. The menu inventive and brave. All dishes were wonderfully presented. A few didn't totally click...More

Thank knoxtgrav
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The lunch menu is a short list but offers a good variety of choices. My smoked beef sandwich with a side of "taters" was delicious and filling. My dining partner said his apple bacon pizza was also quite good. The somewhat larger breakfast menu was...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 29 June 2017

It had been awhile since I ate breakfast at the Plaid Apron. It has been remodeled and the menu is better. I had the lemon & vanilla griddle cakes with real maple syrup garnished with sliced fruit. The griddle cakes were perfectly flavored with just...More

Thank Rick I
Nearby HotelsSee all 87 hotels in Knoxville
Red Roof Inn Knoxville Central - Papermill Road
223 reviews
3.60 km away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Knoxville Central Papermill
609 reviews
3.61 km away
Courtyard Knoxville West/Bearden
251 reviews
3.63 km away
Hilton Garden Inn Knoxville/University
837 reviews
3.67 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Moe's Original Bar B Que
25 reviews
1.56 km away
Agave Azul Mexican Grill
31 reviews
1.53 km away
Sequoyah Grille
6 reviews
1.56 km away
Nearby Attractions
University of Tennessee
390 reviews
2.40 km away
UT Gardens
81 reviews
2.51 km away
Third Creek Greenway
45 reviews
1.59 km away
Sequoyah Park
19 reviews
.60 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
11 July 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Wayne C | Reviewed this property |
check out the photo of one for lunch . . .
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1210 Kenesaw Ave, Knoxville, TN 37919-7736
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-247-4640
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing