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Litton's Market & Restaurant

2803 Essary Dr, Knoxville, TN 37918-2402
+1 865-688-0429
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“onion rings” (62 reviews)
“hamburger” (73 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2803 Essary Dr, Knoxville, TN 37918-2402
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1 - 10 of 579 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Seems to be a place that merits a visit when in Knoxville. Known for its burgers, but the deserts are better.

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went for an evening meal. We had been previously with success. This was not the case. This meal was very disappointing. The menu stated that the green beans were seasonal which would indicate the green beans were fresh. We asked about seasonings and they...More

Thank Janis M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We began eating at Litton's in the early 80's when the hamburgers were fresh in-house ground beef with a nice garlic seasoning. Everything was made in-house, fresh, delicious, unique, a gem of a place! We moved from Knoxville in 1988 but continued to stop there...More

1  Thank susanchat1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There just aren't enough nice things to say about Litton's. The food is always fresh, and while it is nothing chef-y, it is comfort food that will leave you wanting (no, needing) a long nap. My husband loves the burgers, while my favorite is the...More

Thank ShanDHarlan_Kentucky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here once and loved it. The food is great a little bit of a wait but well worth it if you are near this restaurant you should visit it.

Thank Michael D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Burgers are great. But it's the deserts, especially the Baby Jane (strawberry shortcake) that's killer

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have lived in Knoxville or the surrounding counties for a year, someone will take you or instruct you to eat at this icon. I've never had a bad meal. Most people will tout the burger, and they should its very good but you...More

Thank NotARounder
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Litton's is a local restaurant known for great hamburgers and bakery items. Usually have a long wait so go early. Great for family with kids or couples.

Thank Debra H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of those restaurants you want when you visit somewhere new. Good food and even better dessert. Would recommend.

Thank FootballRef75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hamburgers and love the onion rings. Place has history and quaintness. Ask to see the backroom...unique.

Thank Deb P
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Tori F
Would Litton's be able to accomidate a party of about 25-30?
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
Do you have gluten free
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
How noisy is the restaurant? Can you carry on a conversation with no difficulty while eating?
5 June 2015|
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Response from djherd | Reviewed this property |
its not bad at all. you can hear people at your table !!
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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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2803 Essary Dr, Knoxville, TN 37918-2402
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-688-0429
  • E-mail
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