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Nixon's Deli

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5716 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-6363
+1 865-558-6354
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been going here for years. They have the best sandwiches in Knoxville. And the staff are great . And you can't beat the two super subs special.

Thank Rusty S
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Once we had a Nixon's sandwich, we were hooked. We love that their sandwiches are steamed, not baked or broiled but steamed. You can order them cold but I highly recommend at least trying on steamed. It is sheer perfection. To complete the meal, they offer a small bakery counter with cookies and desserts. Rounding out a perfect lunch, they... More 

Thank Mrsreed0412
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped at Nixon's Deli while driving through Knoxville. Delightful hot sandwiches, smooth creamy banana pudding and fabulous smokehouse potato salad. Clean, fast and a hot spot for the locals (4 Fireman walked in and were welcomed by name). Great staff.

Thank donna f
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I recently passed through Knoxville and were looking for a sandwich place we had never been to. With a little Trip Advisor research we settled on Nixons. We agreed that we had possibly the best subs ever and the counter folks were great, making sure we felt comfortable as we contemplated the menu. I anticipate another stop... More 

Thank Lance L
Lake Bluff, Illinois
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61 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I went Saturday afternoon to see my friend Robert who is the store manager. He knows all his customers. I have been eating here for 24 years. They make amazing hoagies which is on dark bread, mayo, mustard, horseradish, lettuce, tomato, with pickle and pepper on the side! Absolutely yummy! I have never had bad food. I always order their... More 

Thank Joe S
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is a great place to eat, they have a great crew and great food. The prices are better than a lot of other delis.

Thank 95ramzee
Ceres, Virginia
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139 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Ate at Nixon's a long time ago but moved away from Knoxville. Was in town visiting relatives and thought I would try Nixon's again. Glad I did! I got a 8" ham and Swiss cheese on a wheat bun. Everything about it was delicious! The ham and cheese were both plentiful, the bun was fresh, and it was steamed just... More 

Thank pastorvince
Aiken, South Carolina
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Great subs that are loaded.....plenty of toppings to choose from and they give you plenty! Will definitely return.

Thank LuAnne322
Dayton, Ohio
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115 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016

When you see or hear the word “deli” what comes to mind probably isn’t “Knoxville” or “Nixon’s.” “Deli” means New York and names like The Carnegie and Katz’s. Doesn’t it? In fact New York and its signature sandwich shops are still the bright center of the deli universe and the standard against which other pretenders to deli excellence are judged.... More 

Thank DElea60785
Crossville, Tn
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

I live about 65 miles from Knoxville. This is aust have when in the area. Building is nothing fancy however it is clean. The staff is very friendly and helpful

Thank Churchwoman

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Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 5716 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-6363
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-558-6354

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?