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Petro's Chili & Chips

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5614 Kingston Pike Ste 2, Knoxville, TN 37919-6367
+1 865-588-1076
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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Tired of the same food court choices, tried this out! Great choice! Had a chili cheese dog and a giant potato! Very tasty at a great price.

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Thank Lori R
Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Petros is a part of Knoxville history, a concept that some clever friends dreamed up during the 1982 World's Fair. I like that about it - it may have become a successful enterprise with franchise opportunities everywhere, but its humble beginnings, fresh ingredients, and always courteous service make it a fast food place worth considering.

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Thank heyjudithz
Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Petros began during the 1982 worlds fair held here in KnoxVegas. It was such a hit that they open restaurants afterwards. They have since expanded their menu. I ways get a medium traditional petros with meat chili and no olives. Extra jalapeños. Always good always satisfied. The beans are powerful. I don't know why, but you are warned. If you've... More 

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Thank kevinolive
West Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2015

This business started during the 1982 World's Fair in Knoxville and has been a local favorite ever since. Kids love it.

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Provo, Utah
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Reviewed 18 June 2014

Food is okay but way too expensive. Not worth it as food is unremarkable. Save your money and go to Sonic.

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Thank Paul P
Lehigh Acres, Florida
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Reviewed 10 November 2013

I was a bit surprised when I tried their chili. I do far better at home by making it myself. Chili is not complicated but theirs just didn't do it for me.

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Thank John H
Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 26 April 2012

those pickled peppers are great, i could almost just eat them by themselves, but they're wonderful with the petros. i really like the cedar bluff location in knoxville, tn. great service. great food. the orange tea is really nice too.

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Reviewed 5 January 2008

mmm...petros.

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Reviewed 28 December 2007

great cheap food

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Reviewed 24 December 2007

i like me some petro's.

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Restaurant Details

Cuisine
Mexican
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5614 Kingston Pike Ste 2, Knoxville, TN 37919-6367
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-588-1076

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?