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Litton's Market & Restaurant

2803 Essary Dr, Knoxville, TN 37918-2402
+1 865-688-0429
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (217 reviews)
“red velvet cake” (25 reviews)
“onion rings” (57 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2803 Essary Dr, Knoxville, TN 37918-2402
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Awesome place for the best burgers platters around. Onion rings and fries are also the best. Usually a crowd but well worth the wait if needed. Don’t forget the delicious desert assortment. Highly recommend

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently ate at Litton’s with my family. Burgers were great as always. All the staff was friendly and checked on us, refilled drinks, and brought food quickly. The kids meal is huge.

Thank VolMom2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Based on Trip Advisor tried this restaurant. The burgers we're good but not best. Thought the menu was limited. Baked goods we're excellent, but again limited selection.

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This institution in Fountain City is a solid palce for basic food. The menu is full of burgers, fried chicken and such. The service is friendly as fits a family local place. The real attraction is the desserts. Wonderful and worth the trip. Go early...More

Thank james k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First hook might be the special Burgers, but don't stop there. The Thunder Road Burger with jalapeno and pimento cheese and Onion Ring is Fabulous, there Chicken Salad is way better than my mother's and if you go for a Salad they are special too....More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a birthday dinner for my father in law. The accommodated us with a rather large family size table towards the back. The food was amazing and the service was awesome. I recommend this place to everyone!!!

Thank Joey M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered cheeseburgers and fries which were great but really came to order dessert. The pecan pie was my favorite but also tried the white chocolate pumpkin cheesecake and it was delicious too. Can not go wrong with anything on the menu. Our waiter was...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017

The memorabilia is great and the atmosphere welcoming. Good but not great burgers and very good onion rings. 4 burgers (3 upgraded to onion rings), 4 iced teas, 1 piece of cake and a tip....you're within 5 bucks of a $100!!! That may be a...More

Thank downtheroad735
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

To be honest, many locals rave about this place. Other than the desserts I truly don't understand why. The burger is average. The food isn't anything special. There is usually a wait and it's a bit pricey. Also, I've personally seen the owner be a...More

Thank Keidre S
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Great place to get a glimpse of the history of north Knoxville. GREAT, and I do mean GREAT burgers, onion rings, and desserts. Try the Thunder Road... Very casual...and be sure to take a look at the heart-shaped pond across the road!

Thank 914ej
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betsy g
7 November 2017|
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Response from redhead2008 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure~ I think everyone orders from menu.
Tori F
5 January 2017|
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Response from Smkymtntroutman | Reviewed this property |
They have the table space, but I would call them several days ahead of time (at 8656889429) to make sure they could handle your group at the time you were planning on being there. We have had a group of 15 and had no... More
Dave C
8 September 2016|
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Response from ClassroomDoctor | Reviewed this property |
Salads, white beans, potatoes big enough to make a meal on, and bun-less burgers are all suggestions that we believe you will find to make your meal gluten free. Sweet potatoes and cream toppings will definitely top the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2803 Essary Dr, Knoxville, TN 37918-2402
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-688-0429
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