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Hot Rods 50's Diner

373 Hannum St, Alcoa, TN 37701-2452
+1 865-984-7171
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (138 reviews)
“onion rings” (28 reviews)
“donut burger” (9 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
373 Hannum St, Alcoa, TN 37701-2452
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As my husband and I took the back roads from the mountains, with no internet, I relied on my IPhone for lunch suggestions. Hot Rods tied for the best rating, so we followed our map and meandered off the main drag. Although this gem was...More

Thank NonnyCi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good (but not healthy!) food here---perfect for when you're craving a nice hamburger or grilled cheese, fries, etc...LOTS of items to choose from on the menu. A neat, fun little (little is so true---tight quarters for sure!) flashback "hop" with interesting memorabilia everywhere. On the...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here yesterday. Had a Groupon for $12 worth of food for six dollars. Service was excellent. I tried the fried green tomato burger with onion rings, both very tasty. Then topped it off with a peanut butter and chocolate milkshake. Yummy!

Thank luv2havefuntoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time I go to Hot Rod's the food is wonderful..... 10 Stars. After eating, I've not had enough room left to try one of the milk shakes....guess I will make a trip just for that !

Thank 147marciar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a large selection on their menu. Tons of burgers, beef, ground pork and my favorite ground chicken burgers! The chicken burgers are very moist and flavorful! Absolutely the best Shepard’s Pie! Can’t make it any better at home! We eat here on...More

Thank Lynette R
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The interior of the restaurant is great, there’s a few arcade games to your right when you walk in and a malt shoppe set-up on your left. There’s a lot of booth seating inside, but the ones meant for two people (one on either side)...More

Thank Victoria S
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a casual dinner here. The portions were huge and the food was good. Friendly service. Fun atmosphere with the retro decor.

Thank go2ci
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We found the Diner through TripAdvisor and we are glad we did. The place is relatively small and the parking lot was full when we got there, but there were plenty of tables outside under the awning. The food was delicious, we had the open...More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Such a cute little restaurant we we're just passing through going home and we decided to stop and eat. If you are not totally hungry you better bring a cooler. Their portions are huge everyone of us brought home a box. The prices are good...More

Thank laney6swim
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The host was almost rude when we did not want to sit outside - it was 90 degrees and we were on motorcycles - needed to cool off. The driveway is really not 2 wheel friendly. The waitress was not on her A game by...More

Thank lange1
Ashley B, Owner at Hot Rods 50's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

We are so sorry! Can you give me some details so that we can address the staff issues? This is not the typical experience at our establishment and we need to make sure we handle this immediately. What day and time? Perhaps a description of...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 373 Hannum St, Alcoa, TN 37701-2452
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Alcoa
  • Phone Number: +1 865-984-7171
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