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The Plaid Apron

1210 Kenesaw Ave, Knoxville, TN 37919-7736
+1 865-247-4640
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1210 Kenesaw Ave, Knoxville, TN 37919-7736
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited with several family members, a few of whom had previously been here and selected the spot. The staff were all amazingly friendly and accommodating of our party of nine. The menu is not what you find in your typical small cafe/restaurant serving breakfast fare....More

1  Thank psmorris62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Following directions to find this off the path restaurant carried us past some beautiful homes and neighborhoods...yet, it is well worth the effort. The quant setting continued to become more impressive as we were welcomed as if we were old cherished friends. The entire staff...More

Thank 429michaelo
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Another new local independent restaurant (for us) in the books and another place we will be revisiting. We visited for breakfast (brunch menu on weekends) and to give it a fair test we ordered items from the a la cart menu to compare with traditional...More

Thank GoWestTraveller
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Some friends introduced me to The Plaid Apron on one of my visits from New York and it has become one of my favorite Knoxville restaurants. It is located in an unusual location in the quiet upscale Sequoyah Hills neighborhood, which is a few miles...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 29 April 2018

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
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Response from Wayne C | Reviewed this property |
check out the photo of one for lunch . . .
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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
Child-friendly, Kids
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
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