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Pete's Coffee Shop Restaurant

540 Union Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-2113
+1 865-523-2860
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (33 reviews)
“biscuits” (23 reviews)
“home fries” (6 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
540 Union Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-2113
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I've passed by Pete's 100 times since moving to Knoxville this past fall. I finally decided I needed a good cup of coffee and went in. I liked it so much I joined TripAdvisor to give it a whirl. My girlfriend and I are planning...More

Thank rootmixer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute little coffee shop....Great atmosphere. Friendly service....Had pecan pancakes, eggs and bacon.

Thank Bs200077
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was looking for a bite to eat over the weekend and stumbled upon this place. I am glad I stopped in! The waitress was peppy and positive which set the experience off on a good start. The food was excellent and the prices were...More

Thank Dewayne P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Knoxville for a conference and ate at Pete’s every morning! The staff is so very friendly and QUICK! I was always waited on promptly and my food tasted great! I will definitely visit Pete’s next time I’m in Knoxville!

Thank Mackenzie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a quick breakfast Pleasantly surprised to find Petes Great breakfast, service and value Family owned and run I got to meet Pete himself

Thank 19Murray
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, great service, great prices, and I am always impressed with how speedy they are at getting it to you. It is a must for anyone who visits downtown Knoxville.

1  Thank Jimmy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This checks the boxes you expect from a diner: quick service, consistency in food quality, and a busy open kitchen. That being said, there are a few things that prevent this from being one of the best. It’s open seating, so you need to be...More

1  Thank Victoria S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want the best breakfast in downtown Knoxville Pete’s IS THE place to go. Walking distance from Market Square and all of downtown.

Thank Ed W
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Pete and his wife and sons plus a great staff add to the wonderful breakfast. Eggs bacon French toast waffles pancakes home fries - you name it and you will like it. We enjoyed the counter instead of waiting for a table. Nice place with...More

1  Thank TheCapitol127
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

My son and I were in the city with plans to visit a local historical Home and market square farmers market. Although the restaurant was relatively busy for a Saturday morning we were seated within 10 mins. The staff were all very friendly and the...More

1  Thank mariaD1968
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17 October 2017|
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Response from JymResciniti | Reviewed this property |
Yes petescoffeeshop Scroll down to the bottom and click on “breakfast and lunch menu”
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 Union Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-2113
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-523-2860
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