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Market Square

Knoxville, TN 37902
+1 800-727-8045
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Great place to hang out between meetings or on lunch!

If you visit Knoxville and don't get over here you are missing possible one of the best parts... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rio H
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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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There were a lot of shops, restaurants, street music and was very safe, in my opinion. It was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
norar906
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Atlanta, United States
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“people watching” (97 reviews)
“unique shops” (47 reviews)
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Knoxville, TN 37902
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"outdoor seating"
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"saturday morning"
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"places to eat"
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"live music"
in 97 reviews
"downtown knoxville"
in 153 reviews
"great area"
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"gay street"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you visit Knoxville and don't get over here you are missing possible one of the best parts. There is shopping and dining, and even a night club or two. But if you are low on cash, you can just hang out and watch the...More

Thank Rio H
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There were a lot of shops, restaurants, street music and was very safe, in my opinion. It was easy to get to but it looked like there might be a parking issue if you drive rhere.

Thank norar906
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice square with quite a few restaurants and bars within it. There are a lot of homeless hanging around the square though. We were only approached once during a nights spend in the area. I would recommend the area as there is a lot to...More

Thank Benjamin H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited Market Square many times while staying overnight in downtown Knoxville on business. Get out of the hotel and walk! The area is clean, safe, full of interesting stores, bars, restaurants and very often there is outdoor music or depending on the season,...More

Thank EllenTravels2015
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked around the square after lunch, checking into shops that were open but there were not many touristy or unique shops that would hold our interest so we left.

Thank Kelleygirl2
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live near downtown Knoxville and I work at the edge of the square. There are several great restaurants and when the weather warms up lots of neat festivals and outdoor entertainment. The winter time has a Outdoors ice skating rink. The spring brings the...More

Thank Elizabeth S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of good shopping! Cool bars, great atmosphere, Live music, good food. Cool festivals, great people, can find somthing for everyone!

Thank megann h
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great variety of restaurants and shops, especially Cafe 4 and The Tomato Head. A nice place to walk around to browse in shops or branch out to walk on Gay St. or The Old City. Modest accommodations are available at the nearby Crowne Plaza, but...More

Thank Todd S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Market Square. It's a dog friendly area surrounded by lots of great restaurants. Many restaurants have dog friendly patios. There are often musicians or groups playing in various places. We enjoy looking at the art which is displayed there.

Thank Jan L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited many times. Plenty to do for everyone in your party! Great food options, history, etc...,,,,

Thank Jonathan D
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Aimsey
21 December 2017|
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Response from Stilsam | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend it. Sure it will be crazy busy, but there are many other options within walking distance if it's too crowded. We also tried Scruffy City across the street which has three levels and looked like a great... More
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Nancy M
24 October 2017|
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Response from 900miler | Reviewed this property |
University Commons is a shopping Center on the west end of the UT Campus on Cumberland Boulevard with a Wal Mart and a Publix. The parking is free. Park there and ride the free Trolley (Trolley looking bus) downtown. The... More
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Ed D
17 October 2017|
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