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The French Market

412 W Clinch Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-2101
+1 865-540-4372
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (21 reviews)
“crepes” (329 reviews)
“monte cristo” (24 reviews)
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French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
412 W Clinch Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-2101
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Reviewed yesterday

The people at The French Market offer a unique menu, and they prepare it very well. For me, however, the seating is extremely uncomfortable. More comfortable chairs would contribute to a better dining experience.

Thank Cooley59
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food was excellent! Staff seemed new...confusion with orders (not only ours, but three other couples who ordered behind us). Still rate this place a 5, though. Food was worth it. And the location/decor was quaint...a perfect stop for dinner before a concert at the Tennessee...More

Thank terrinole
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great crepes, wonderful atmosphere, and excellent service. This is often my go-to brunch or lunch on the weekends as you can have sweet or savory options and you have the option of adding an egg on top of your selection. Highly recommend!

Thank Danielle R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited today for the first time and I must say the crepes were amazing! The strawberry and cream was SO good........ the inside was so beautifully decorated and made you feel so special! I will return as soon as I get the chance......

Thank Candy Lynn H
Reviewed 6 days ago

We always visit The French Market when in Knoxville. Great coffee and excellent food. The new location is wonderful, more seating and a nice location on Clinch Ave. The breakfast dishes are tasty, the egg and spinach omelet, as well as the egg and spinach...More

Thank liz_collierville
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted to try this place for breakfast for weeks. I finally went with my Mother and my daughter so I was able to try different flavors. The sweet crepes were great and the savory crepes were even better. Atmosphere is very cute and casual....More

Thank ladybell333
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Monte Cristo crepe with ham was delicious. The lady who took my order was very helpful when I asked for recommendations and was really friendly. I loved it. I also had some macarons which were so tasty!!

Thank Michelle I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The interior has been nicely restored and has lovely ceiling tins. I like the idea of an upstairs seating area for overflow, and there is outside seating as well. I am so glad for them to be able to move out of their previous, horrible...More

Thank heyjudithz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was raining, so decided to detour from original plans. So happy we did! Excellent small, no frills French Cafe. Our crepes and fresh squeezed orange juice were just the breakfast we needed!! Thank you, French Market.

Thank dadal419
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Check this gem out! Just happened upon their opening a new location in downtown. Worth a visit!! Both of the savory crepes we tried were excellent. Relaxed atmosphere, really great staff and nice food to to boot. Can't wait to go back and check out...More

Thank MF S
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Do you give senior discounts or accept AAA discounts?
4 May 2015|
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Response from MK488 | Reviewed this property |
That I don't know. Didn't ask
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 W Clinch Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-2101
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-540-4372
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Since 2008, we have been proudly serving authentic French-style crepes! We import all of our flour by the ton from France to replicate flavor & authenticity! Over 500,000 crepes served, both savory and sweet. Now in our 9th year with two area locations... Downtown Knoxville Clinch Ave at Market Street, and in Farragut at Campbell Station Rd and Kingston Pike
NOTICE TO ALL! We will be closed the entire month of March 2017. We will be relocating to 412 Clinch Ave., one block west and reopening April 1st in a much larger space with expanded menu!