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378 S Illinois Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-6221
+1 865-482-1600
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Lenoir City, Tennessee
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I have always enjoyed Nixon's in Knoxville and upon moving to Oak Ridge have gone to this one several times. It is never too busy (location in transition) but I hope that changes in the future! There are a couple great teens that work in there and do a great job being courteous, helpful, and makers of good sandwiches. I... More 

Thank Susie B
Knoxville, TN
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

I've always been a fan of Nixon's, and although this location is a bit run down, they still make a pretty good sandwich. However, I chose to write this review not because of my sandwich, but because of another issue. The health inspector needs to remind them that non-service dogs are NEVER allowed inside retail establishments that serve food. It... More 

Thank osunut2
Knoxville, Tennessee
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387 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

I use to go to this Nixons Deli often, but since I moved, I only get to Oak Ridge a couple of times a week, well today I was in Oak Ridge and stopped in the eat, the quality of the sandwiches have gone down in a major way, (see pics) I was very disappointed in what I was severed... More 

Thank Mark C
Oak Ridge, TN
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2014

Nixon's has always had the very best sandwiches around. The service is quick, and you are always assured that your sandwich will have just the right amount of meat and trimmings. The desserts they added a year or two ago are well worth trying as well. Whether in East or West Oak Ridge, make sure to stop at this Nixon's;... More 

Thank itskathy42
Maryville, Tennessee
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48 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2014

Let me just say that the sandwiches are all done very nicely and are tasty. There is not an ethnic feel to this place at all; so to me there no real specialty here. That said, the food is good, fresh and done well. The sandwiches do not come out wet and soggy like from some steam shop deli shops.... More 

Thank SirBuckleyIII
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2013

If you're in the mood for a steamed hoagie type sandwich this is a good place to hit (I'm fond of the turkey). The smokehouse potato salad is really good. They run some fairly compelling multi-sandwich side and drink deals all the time so check into those. I've always been treated nicely in there, although the employees do tend to... More 

Thank RGD662
Clinton, Tennessee
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107 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2013

Just a little below average for subs. Certainly edible but many places to go nowadays with great subs.

Thank RichardOakRidge
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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177 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2013

I've never had a steamed sandwich before and was pleasantly surprised at how good it was. Its also not for a small appetite so either share with a friend or go really hungry

Thank YorkForrester
Tennessee Ridge, Tennessee
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2013

Deli sandwich, steamed, good food, clean place,I like it, the price is ok , toppings are fresh .not much more to say about it, go try it and see .

Thank Ang D
Harriman, Tennessee
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182 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2013 via mobile

I usually eat at Nixon's every couple of months. You can always count on fresh products and a reasonable price. They also have some of the best salads around. Generous portions, fresh meats, bread and produce! What else could you expect..

Thank Teachcool

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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: 378 S Illinois Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-6221
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Oak Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 865-482-1600

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