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Pete's Coffee Shop Restaurant

540 Union Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-2113
+1 865-523-2860
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“biscuits” (17 reviews)
“home fries” (4 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Diner
PRICE
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DETAILS
540 Union Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-2113
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have morning meetings at Pete's and it's wonderful. The staff is really friendly and the food is GREAT!

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a favorite place of mine for breakfast or brunch on Saturdays. Down to earth, diner style restaurant that is a long-time fixture of Knoxville.

Thank Danielle R
Reviewed 1 week ago

While in town, we heard Pete's diner had a great breakfast, so we went. It was a great diner type breakfast, nothing fancy, but everything was cooked right and very tasty. I asked for eggs over medium, and they were perfect. The bacon was crispy,...More

Thank music_fanatic1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a good burger, breakfast, home cooking... go to Pete's! They have a good variety of food. Lunch specials are available every day and range from spaghetti to fried chicken to chicken livers. They make great burgers and my favorite is the fries....More

Thank mmflatt
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We stopped here for breakfast on a Saturday while in Knoxville and the place was packed. After getting our breakfast, we could understand why. I got an omelette and it was excellent. My husband got bacon and eggs over easy and was very pleased. Even...More

Thank Katgoo55
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is a classic place for breakfast, serving all the standards (eggs in various ways with toast, potatoes, bacon, sausages ...), omelets etc. Highly recommended if you are craving a good, hearty meal in the morning. They also serve lunch (have not tried that yet).

Thank Silke72
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Pete's is part of iconic Knoxville--simple, uniques, and super-friendly. If you are staying downtown, you should not miss the opportunity to stop here with the many locals and visitors who enjoy a solid, basic breakfast at this Union Street staple.

Thank Heminway
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is my favorite breakfast/ lunch spot by far!! No matter how busy they are the staff is always super friendly as well!

Thank chrisssd27yo
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Pete's is a must place to go for breakfast and lunch! Maybe some day Supper, I HOPE! The staff is wonder and you won't mide the wait because the wait is worth it. Outstanding food!

Thank 87daled
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The real deal. Best place for conventional breakfast and lunch and very reasonably priced compared to anything else downtown except for The Bistro.

Thank earlnemo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
06:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 14:30
Thursday
06:30 - 14:30
Friday
06:30 - 14:30
Saturday
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 Union Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-2113
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-523-2860