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Litton's Market & Restaurant

2803 Essary Dr, Knoxville, TN 37918-2402
+1 865-688-0429
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“red velvet cake” (27 reviews)
“onion rings” (60 reviews)
“hamburger” (86 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2803 Essary Dr, Knoxville, TN 37918-2402
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are traveling through or visiting Knoxville don’t overlook a local hang out....Litton’s Market, Restaurant and Bakery. Great place for lunch, dinner or just a quick stop for a cup of coffee and slice of Fresh Strawberry Cake. Full menu with daily blue plate...More

Thank RMBrooks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is amazing but it is a bit pricey. Some things aren’t so bad but their bakery is crazy expensive... I got 3 kinds of cookies for $30. Although they taste amazing.More

Thank Brittany B
LittonsMarket, Owner at Litton's Market & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there Brittany! Thank you so much for giving such a great review! We pride ourselves on using only the finest ingredients in our food preparation, so we are at times challenged to have prices fall in line with providing the freshest, and as you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This may be a favorite in Knoxville for us. We usually do our office lunches here and the food is great. Love the burgers and fried chicken. The desserts are some of the best in Knoxville too. Can’t go wrong with Litton’s

Thank Hunter H
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Litton’s is always a special place to meet and eat. Always get the cheeseburger platter with fries and my wife gets a cheeseburger with onion rings. We split the fries and onion rings. Sad but we never have room food their killer deserts. Sometimes we...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

They are known for their legendary hamburgers, which are very good, however if you want your hamburger to cook a little longer so there is no pink, you must tell the waitress/waiter up front. Otherwise they are all cooked the same. The buns are out...More

Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Great lunch spot. Get here early. Have burger (I’ll go ahead and recommend the Thunder Road) and fries, take a stroll around the duck pond, then sneak home for a nap. You’re welcome.

Thank Tyler P
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit and what a fantastic burger! The onion rings are the best I have ever had. The are the right thickness and very crisp. Great flavor and the come out nice and hot. Wendi is an outstanding waitress. She made our...More

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Littons is a must stop any time I get anywhere near Knoxville. We lived in Knoxville for 9 years some time ago and Littons was a regular place for us. The burgers here are 10 ounces of the best seasoned beef you will ever eat....More

Thank smokymtnmiles
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Some of the best food available in that area! From the daily home cooking type lunch specials to their fresh meats for dinner to their awesome selection of fresh deserts you will not be disappointed! I highly recommend their coconut pie!!! This place has stood...More

Thank norrislakefrontrentl
Reviewed 6 March 2018

The Burger here is ground fresh and it is really good quality. Three of us all ordered a burger and each was impressed. The only downside was the parking lot was full the night we went. That's a good sign.

Thank MVInternatinal
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betsy g
7 November 2017|
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Response from redhead2008 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure~ I think everyone orders from menu.
Tori F
5 January 2017|
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Response from Smkymtntroutman | Reviewed this property |
They have the table space, but I would call them several days ahead of time (at 8656889429) to make sure they could handle your group at the time you were planning on being there. We have had a group of 15 and had no... More
Dave C
8 September 2016|
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Response from ClassroomDoctor | Reviewed this property |
Salads, white beans, potatoes big enough to make a meal on, and bun-less burgers are all suggestions that we believe you will find to make your meal gluten free. Sweet potatoes and cream toppings will definitely top the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2803 Essary Dr, Knoxville, TN 37918-2402
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-688-0429
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