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Hot Rods 50's Diner

373 Hannum St, Alcoa, TN 37701-2452
+1 865-984-7171
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
Fast food, American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
373 Hannum St, Alcoa, TN 37701-2452
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Hot Rods 50's Diner
1. Unique and FUN experience!
"If you love the 'diner' feel and want to enjoy a step back in time"
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2. Excellent bang for buck
"You definitely get large portions."
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3. Family Friendly
"Family really enjoyed going to some place new to them."
Terri M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ham and cheese sandwich contains incredible amount of meat, as did the jalapeño burger and meatloaf sandwich. At a later meal the grilled cheese sandwich was very cheesy and toasty hot. . French fries serving large enough for an army. Fried okra with intense flavor...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 817marianr
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I never get tired of this place. It has an extensive menu and trust me, you can't go wrong with anything you order. The burger selection alone is worth a visit. Great appetizers, great entrees, great desserts and outstanding and friendly service! The throwback, 50's...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Emil H
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I was in a hurry before catching a flight so we stopped here for a burger. Wish I wasn't in a hurry. Darn good food at a great price. I will be back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 3 November 2018

This is a unique little diner filled with an eclectic assortment of 50's memorabilia and a menu as interesting as it's decor! They boast to have burgers 80 different ways, and well - they do. I went for the house made black bean burger, and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cinda10
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Loved the 50's style look of this place! The service was great and so was the food! So many choices. I had a chicken burger. They grind the chicken breasts fresh so it was extremely flavorful. My husband had this HUGE pork cutlet sandwich called...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mare55
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

My wife, youngest son and I dropped by for lunch. This small diner is a treat. The shakes are the best thing, but the food is good too. Be aware that the chili is sweet. Chili is offered as a side item like fries, but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bubba B
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

There is something for everyone on this menu. More sandwiches than you could imagine. I loved the fried pickles!! The decor is so much fun. You feel like you stepped back in time. Looking forward to going back and trying more of the menu

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Victoria K
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful lunch stop here. Burgers were fantastic, as was the service. Atmosphere pushed it way up there for enjoyment while traveling. (We did try a Fried Oreo dessert, but were not wowed..didn’t care for the cake batter they were dipped in..felt we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sharonj493
Reviewed 2 October 2018

If you grew up in the 50's, 60's and 70's, this is the place. But bring a jacket because it is always chilly inside. The menu is huge - over 80 burgers and dozens of other sandwiches. The jalapeno bottle caps start the meal off...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank loboruss
Reviewed 29 September 2018

I liked the car murals on the outside walls. The atmosphere and throughout the restaurant was a sign of the times. The staff friendly and helpful. I had the pork chops(4 medallions) with mash potatoes and gravy and the carrots it was delicious. Other dinners...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tgft2015
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18 January 2018|
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Response from ashleysF9060OS | Property representative |
Unfortunately we can not take reservations due to the size of our facility.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 373 Hannum St, Alcoa, TN 37701-2452
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Alcoa
  • Phone Number: +1 865-984-7171
  • E-mail
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