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Fountain City Diner

) #121 of 918 Restaurants in Knoxville ££ - £££ American,
3029 Tazewell Pike, Knoxville, TN 37918-1839
+1 865-851-9595
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Diner
££ - £££
3029 Tazewell Pike, Knoxville, TN 37918-1839
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11 - 20 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Our entire family loves Fountain City Diner. We have never had a bad meal there. We have eaten breakfast, lunch and dinner there and enjoyed all of them. The open face sandwiches are excellent and enough for 2 people. Biscuits are delicious for breakfast. If...More

Thank Mrsreed0412
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We are regulars at the Fountain City Diner. As we walked in I noticed that a Cuban Sandwich was listed on the special board. I ordered it with a side of Onion Rings. The large toasted flat bread sandwich was loaded with sliced pork and...More

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Very good catfish, the vegetables are country cooking style and have Many different veggies to pick from. The diner has a super terrific Peanut Butter Pie and many other good desserts.

Thank lusks46
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch today and was greeted by a smiling hostess and clean, fun atmosphere. The food is oh so tasty. The special feature was eggplant parmigian on linguine with garlic bread. Delicious, hot, tasty and I'm so glad I ordered it. Breakfast is...More

Thank Joyce L
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

My husband raved about this place. We got seated quickly. I went to the restroom and it smelled horrible,like sewage back up! That turned me off. The menu is all over the place. I ordered the ultimate grilled cheese with bacon. Thought it was going...More

Thank Amber H
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I have just discovered this delightful diner, and will be going back as often as I can. Ate lunch here twice in the last week with five co-workers, and both times the food and the service were exceptional. I did not have an ordinary meal....More

Thank OttandBert
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Fountain City Diner is a good, reliable diner located just a block off Broadway, quite near the I-640 exit. Our experience, so far (we'll be back) has been limited to breakfast. But it was a very good breakfast indeed. They serve real hash browns with...More

Thank MaizeBlueVA
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My husband and I are always looking for breakfast places. We had errands in Fountain City and decided to try Fountain City Diner. Summary: Food: Excellent Quantity: Excellent Value: Very Good Atmosphere: Very Good Service: Excellent We arrived during the end of peak lunchtime so...More

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Fountain City Diner is one of those places that just gets it right. The food is reliably delicious, and the staff makes you feel like family. Their food is yummy, and comforting- the kind you imagine your mom making, if she had been to culinary...More

Thank Marcus W
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Found this place just because we were hungry and in an unfamiliar area. Best find ever! The menu choices are great, something for everyone! There are plate lunches with meat and veggies, sandwiches, and some of the best salads I've had anywhere. The service was...More

Thank Lisa W
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9 November 2015|
Response from Douglas M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, Jaime, I'm just a customer of the Diner and have no influence regarding their selection process. However, there are hundreds of restaurants in Knoxville and I suspect you will have no problem finding some that are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3029 Tazewell Pike, Knoxville, TN 37918-1839
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-851-9595
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