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Chandler's Deli LLC

3101 E Magnolia Ave, Knoxville, TN 37914-4523
+1 865-595-0212
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (35 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (13 reviews)
“ribs” (22 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 8:30 PM Hours
American, Deli
3101 E Magnolia Ave, Knoxville, TN 37914-4523
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Don't let the "deli" name fool you- this is no delicatessen: it's good ole Southern cookin'. Ribs, fried chicken, lots of sides to choose from, and a throwback decor that reminds me of when I was a small child. Mr. Chandler knows how to cook.

Thank masstester
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We would call this comfort food. Restaurant is small and apparently does a big cary out business. Sanitation leaves a lot to be desired. There are several choices each day for main course asnd several vegetables. The ribs were long pon fat and short of...More

1  Thank james k
Reviewed 25 February 2018

I have been coming to Chandler's since the late nineties. I love the food here and hope it never changes. Great job Chandlers.

1  Thank angiesong321
Reviewed 8 January 2018

I just can't say enough good things about Chandler's. When you first walk in, the building is far from remarkable--it's quite shabby, with several booths devoted to piles of mail and other personal artifacts, and was probably last redecorated in the 1970s. DO NOT LET...More

1  Thank La_Marquise2015
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Average service. Decent prices. The fried chicken (leg) was moist and had good crunch but the seasoning was underwhelming and the meat bland. The beef rib was good. The collard greens were too salty. The cornbread was too dry. On this day, they were out...More

Thank nickopernicus
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Fried chicken, mac and cheese, sweet potatoes, collard greens were all delicious. Go here for tasty southern food.

1  Thank cityglow
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I had the pleasure of eating at Chandlers this past Memorial Day weekend. Visiting Chandlers is for those you love a good ole greasy spoon. Fried chicken, fried okra, mac-n-cheese and a hot bun is on the menu (among many other options). You can wash...More

1  Thank Rachel J
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is not going to be a commentary on the facility, location, or ambience, which were not exemplary. It is basically a dive sort of place with great chicken. The staff was friendly and the service was fast. The food we were served was hot....More

3  Thank Lori M
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We were going through Knoxville and had asked a friend who used to live there if he would suggest a restaurant. He suggested Chandlers and talked highly about it. I will admit when we pulled up I asked him if thought it was safe to...More

2  Thank speighte1
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Need comfort food? Go no further. This is the ONLY fried chicken I will eat, and the portions are huge!

1  Thank Erica C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3101 E Magnolia Ave, Knoxville, TN 37914-4523
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-595-0212
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