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Dean's Restaurant and Bakery

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Jackson Square, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
+1 865-481-2071
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11:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat 16:00 - 20:00
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Clinton, Tennessee
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu is broad enough to satisfy any palate and the food is not ordinary but cooked with class. You will not leave wanting and the experience is satisfying. The wait staff is friendly and the food is phenomenal. The times we have been there was no selection of southern sweet tea but plenty of alternatives.

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Thank mjstooks
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful, home cooked meals and fabulous deserts. If you were to eat there every day , you would see everyone in Oak Ridge at least once a week. Don't eat the Italian Cream Cake... It's mine

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Thank Dr. William L
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always recommend this restaurant/bakery to friends and out of town visitors. Amazing food and they never disappoint!

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Thank tkelly6
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good "home cooked" type meal. Nothing fancy but well prepared..You can expect things such as turkey and dressing, meat loaf, fish, and a variety of changing specials

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While the food was great, the wait to be seated was extremely long. I was part of a large party, but we had called ahead to make arrangements

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Thank John S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and service are spectacular. Save room for banana pudding and fried pies. You won't be disappointed!

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Thank Robyn P
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always great! No matter what item I order off the menu, it is always delicious. I would highly recommend eating at Deans!

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Thank pmorton2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love eating at Dean's. The food is delicious, and we have always had great service. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! Food always great as is the service. Desserts fantastic but I get mine to go because I never have room after the generous meal portions.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited again! One of my favorite restaurants. The catfish arrived hot and crispy. Their tartar sauce is delicious and you get a large portion. One large fish filet, not several small scrawny ones. The grilled corn is spicy and delicious. Fried okra was hot and crispy, too. Their version of chocolate pie has mile high meringue and is super chocolatey.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
16:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jackson Square, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Oak Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 865-481-2071
Description
We are located in historic Jackson Square. This property once housed Jackson Square pharmacy. After 55 years in the same family this property became available because the previous owners wished to retire. We were lucky to get it. We renovated and tried to keep as much of the original charm as possible. We hope you like it.

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