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Nick & J's Cafe

1526 Lovell Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932-2023
+1 865-766-5453
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (76 reviews)
“burger” (86 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Diner, Soups
PRICE
$
DETAILS
1526 Lovell Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932-2023
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nick and J's diner takes me back to Saturday morning breakfasts with my dad as a kid. A family owned diner, named after his kids, Nick and J's is the place for a hearty breakfast or lunch. The menus is full of house made staples...More

4  Thank Porter A
nuna007, Owner at Nick & J's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank You for the great review. We appreciate your feedback and that we were able to give you good memories. Please visit us again. Thank you again

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have met my brother there for lunch twice . Both times the servers were friendly and courteous. They have an extensive breakfast menu but stop serving it at 11:00. I have heard the breakfasts are fabulous. We ordered their burgers, gyros, and chicken wrap....More

4  Thank MilHarper
nuna007, Owner at Nick & J's Cafe, responded to this review

We appreciate the awesome review. Customers like you, make our day more enjoyable. Please visit us soon. Thank You again

Reviewed 2 days ago

Food is great. Some items are a bit on the pricey side, but that seems to be the norm for most restaurants today. I have been there for both breakfast and lunch. Both were good, however, on my last visit, we had a waitress who...More

2  Thank brads532
nuna007, Owner at Nick & J's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. My apologizes if the service was not up to par. That is out of character from my employees. Please try us again and if an issue raises, please bring it to my attention and we will make it right. Thank...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went for lunch, had a little bit of a wait, but it was so worth it! My salad was enormous....I think I had left overs for 2 days! Kirby had a hamburger and fries...cooked to perfection! This is a great restaurant....nothing fancy, just awesome...More

2  Thank Loralee W
nuna007, Owner at Nick & J's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us. I am pleased to read the great review and realize that we do appreciate your business. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Big and juicy. Nice staff who took great care of us. Will come back for the gyro because it l looked great...

3  Thank gil c
nuna007, Owner at Nick & J's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank You for the great review. We truly appreciate your business and hope to see you back soon. Again, thank you

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You just don't find great locally owned places like this anymore in west Knoxville. The owners were right there making sure the food and service were over and above for their customers. I can not wait to visit again and try something else. And when...More

3  Thank Jeannine H
nuna007, Owner at Nick & J's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome review. We appreciate your business and hope to see you back soon..

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nic & Jays has the best burgers ever!!! The staff is always very welcoming and the service is quick.

2  Thank Loren W
nuna007, Owner at Nick & J's Cafe, responded to this review

We appreciate the great review. Feedback like this makes our day much more enjoyable. Please visit us again.

Reviewed 2 days ago

first, this place serves breakfast and lunch ONLY! But let me tell you; it becomes standing room only at lunch time, because it is so popular with locals. They have a very good selection of foods, from plate meals to wonderful sandwiches. Sorry to say,...More

2  Thank Terry B
nuna007, Owner at Nick & J's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the awesome review. Glad your experience was pleasant. This is what we like to hear. Hard work pays off. Thank You again and hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere friendly people good food Only recommendation would be to put some fried onions in the potatoes

3  Thank 2014melanie
nuna007, Owner at Nick & J's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We appreciate your business and hope to see you back real soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is by far the best price for quality diner around. Lots of good basic choices, good real sandwiches and burgers and a sufficient quantity.

4  Thank Larry G
nuna007, Owner at Nick & J's Cafe, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments. Thank you so much for the feedback and look to see you back soon.

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fromcat2u
My response to: travelinaround2day Oak Ridge, Tennessee I am amazed that someone would give a low score to a place simply because they haven't been able to visit during hours of operation. Restaurant hours are clearly posted on this site as well as the door to the restaurant. Shame on You!!!!! The owners of Nick and J's are a fine family struggling to make an honest living. They give very good service and have very good food. Why are you trying to drag them down??
18 January 2015|
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Response from GatorPoint |
Good for you to comment on the review that gave a ridiculous rating that in no way was the fault of the owners. You are a great customer and I will go out of my way to visit this restaurant the next time I am in Knoxville.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:00
Thursday
07:00 - 16:00
Friday
07:00 - 16:00
Saturday
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1526 Lovell Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932-2023
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-766-5453
  • E-mail