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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%
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“burgers” (221 reviews)
“red velvet cake” (26 reviews)
“onion rings” (58 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2803 Essary Dr, Knoxville, TN 37918-2402
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Reviewed yesterday

Yes, yes! I know. This is Litton's we're talkin' about here! A landmark on the Knoxville culinary map; a god in the local Pantheon of restaurants. How can you dis Litton's? Well, here goes. First off, the food is nothing to brag about. My "chilli"...More

Thank GrampyW
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is well known for its burgers and desserts. Always busy but a good place for lunch. Somewhat hectic atmosphere. Not romantic just a good place to eat.

Thank Beverly Gwen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

They use choice beef for the hamburgers and cook them as you want them.Don't leave without trying a desert. Linda the baker is top rated.

Thank tnReviewer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a family owned and run restaurant that is the place for a great burger or dessert when in the area. It's not on our normal route to and from home and whatever, but it was one day and it will be again. Classic...More

Thank Halsie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Coconut Cream Pie. It is absolutely the best around. You will not be disappointed. You will be surrounded by pictures of Knoxvillians while you eat one of the best burgers in Knoxville. Fries are terrific along with the dessert selection. Do yourself a favor though...More

Thank trlinardo
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Food is good, especially the desserts. Friendly staff; good service. A little expensive but probably worth it if you want something a little different.

Thank Mascotgirl
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We were referred here by a friend that was raised in the Knoxville area that said this was one of the best in the area and won many "best Burger" awards and he was right. The Thunder Road pimento burger and meat loaf were very...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We had heard so much about this place so we decided to try it! We won't go back! First it was about an hour wait for a table. Hanging around we were able to see that the place looked very worn and dirty. All we...More

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LittonsMarket, Owner at Litton's Market & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

We really appreciate this feedback, but we're sorry to learn you were so disappointed in your meal. We take pride in providing every customer with great service and delicious meals, so it's disheartening to know this was not how it came across to you. If...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017

I was in search of a good fish sandwich and someone suggested Littons. I ended up having a burger and it was the BEST burger I have ever had in my life. I am not a sweet eater but the gals that brought me there...More

Thank michelledA7916WR
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Litton’s is a well-known place to invade for lunch among locals. The burgers are huge, very hometown feel atmosphere & don’t forget about the pies! That’s their cornerstone!

Thank Jeff R
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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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