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Golden Roast Coffee Roasters

825 Melrose Pl, Knoxville, TN 37916-3426
+1 865-544-1004
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
3 Feb 2018
“Nice setting”
16 Jun 2017
“Wish I had come sooner, Great find, coffee and pastries need I say more”
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American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
825 Melrose Pl, Knoxville, TN 37916-3426
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

I had a very good mocha along with a prepackaged oatmeal. Total came to $8.50. It was also very slow as there was only one person working there at the time.

Thank sxm10
Reviewed 3 February 2018

We enjoyed a cup of coffee while we waited for our daughter to get done with a meeting on UT's campus. We were able to walk over from the music building and enjoyed part of the campus as we did. We both had the southern...More

Thank Kathie H
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We were staying in the dorms for the global Destination Imagination event, and this location was a stones throw away, but we didn't stop by till our last day. I wish I would have come sooner. The coffee was great, I had the big orange...More

Thank OuCilly
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Skip the mass marketing and get yourself a real coffee. Golden Roast also has delicious pastries, muffins, etc. I wanted to take a walk on a very chilly day and have something hot to sip on, so I actually got a decaf americano and a...More

Thank Jon T
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I came here all the time as a student and it is still one of the best around. I tried the big orange mocha (mocha with a hint of orange) and it was absolutely amazing. I highly recommend them for coffee, tea, and food!

Thank cbrown628
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I loved coming here for lunch during my undergrad time at UT. The jasmine tea is great and they always have daily soups and sandwiches that are a refreshing treat from fast food on campus. Service is friendly and the location is nice because you...More

Thank TheLocalCupcakeLover
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

I really hate giving bad reviews as it seems that others like the place but I dont want other travelers seeking good coffee to make the mistake we did. The actual place is nice and has a good vibe. The coffee is simply terrible. Neither...More

Thank Kevin C
TGRoast, Owner at Golden Roast Coffee Roasters, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2016

Hey Kevin, thank you for the review and complimenting our coffee house vibe. Sorry your experience with our coffee wasn't good. Being one of the local roasters serving Knox for over 20 years supplying many local businesses including other coffee houses and cafes' with all...More

Reviewed 2 April 2016

On this visit I had the lemon poppy seed muffin as I was in search of something soft. On a previous visit the scones were oh so delicious as well. Latte, espresso, and specialty coffee blends are all representative of some of the best I...More

Thank Patty L
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Cute place -- bright and funky -- with good coffee and great service on the edge of UT campus. Seems to be the go to place for those wanting more than non-chain experience in the library nearby. And worth the walk down/up the hill.More

1  Thank roaminginrome101
TGRoast, Owner at Golden Roast Coffee Roasters, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2016

Thankful that you visited our "bright & funky" coffee house! We love to hear feedback from our coffee family whether local or traveling. So glad you found us and were able to experience our coffee (we roast our own) and our baristas who we think...More

Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Locally roasted beans and a great atmosphere. Fresh lunches, including vegetarian soups and pitas and salads on top of the usual coffee and tea selections. Great location right off of UT's campus.More

Thank Matthew P
TGRoast, Owner at Golden Roast Coffee Roasters, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2016

Matthew, Appreciate your rating and review. We do take pride in our coffee since we roast our own beans and create our own blends. We strive to create an environment that is welcoming for all to escape the stresses of the day and enjoy quality...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 825 Melrose Pl, Knoxville, TN 37916-3426
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-544-1004
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The Golden Roast Coffee Roasters has been in business at the same location for over twenty years. We roast all the coffees with our own roaster. We offer organic coffee roasted to specific profiles, which gives each coffee origin or blend its rich flavor and aroma. The coffee beans can be purchased at the store by the pound, online and various retail locations throughout Knoxville. You can also come in and sit for a while to enjoy your cappuccino or latte. The Golden Roast Coffee Roasters serves lunch, featuring soups (offering vegan & vegetarian selections), pita sandwiches, salads and decadent desserts from local Bakeries. The location close to the UT campus is excellent for those wishing to grab a quick cup of coffee before work or school, to study quietly in the corner, or to use as a meeting place to talk or play a game of chess. Students and professional groups are welcome to reserve our large table for meetings or classes. Free WiFi is always available.
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