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Sami's Cafe

9700 Kingston Pike, Franklin Square, Knoxville, TN 37922-3340
+1 865-531-7900
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (16 reviews)
“greek omelet” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner
9700 Kingston Pike, Franklin Square, Knoxville, TN 37922-3340
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here for breakfast on a Saturday morning based on TripAdvisor reviews. There was a little bit of a wait, but no big deal. I got Sami's breakfast special which is two eggs sausage hash browns and toast. The eggs sausage and toast were...More

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

First trip to Sami's. Enjoyed the atmosphere. It was very much a diner w a meat and 2 menu. Lots of locals and regulars. Tried the fried chicken salad and it was good. The salad was fresh and chicken crispy. Will return.

Thank Tracy L
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Parking: - 1 Star. Wife and I got there a little after 11:30 AM and parking lot was full. Fortunately a car was just leaving so we got in. Seating: 2 Stars: all tables have menus so you just sit where you want plus no...More

Thank daflech
Reviewed 19 January 2017

My dad goes to Sami's Cafe on a regular basis and has been telling me to try it out. We were finally able to visit for breakfast. The prices were reasonable. The food was good. I had Sami's Breakfast Special and the kids had chocolate...More

Thank Traveler672
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We enjoy having breakfast at Sami's but several times we didn't stay because there were no seats available and there were people waiting ahead of us. We recently tried it again and were pleased so see that Sami has enlarged the dining room with plenty...More

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We had a great breakfast and constant coffee refills. Servers were excellent and friendly. Love the new added room. Food was a little slow but understandable as this was their first Saturday open with the new extension.love Sami's . Reminds me of my Rhode Island...More

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 17 November 2016

OK… We get around to a lot of restaurants. In our 7 plus years here in East Tennessee we’ve never run across any folks in our neighborhood/development who have sampled as many different restaurants as we have. That was a fact until very recently! Sami’s...More

Thank BigDaddyDave55138
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We had heard great things about this place so my wife and I decided to try them for breakfast. The service was great but we were dissapointed by the food. We had no problems with how busy it was or how small the tables were,...More

Thank marquino7050
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Stayed with friends in Knoxville and went to their favorite breakfast spot - Sami's! We got there at 11 AM on a Friday morning and they were packed. After tasting their breakfast specials I know why! I enjoyed the Greek omelet breakfast special. Super delicious....More

Thank jmonson
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Everyone and our party ordered eggs. Each one differently prepared. We all had a great with some of the freshest eggs and delicious breakfast we've ever had From the hash brown potatoes to the bacon and sausage everything was delicious !!

Thank April C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9700 Kingston Pike, Franklin Square, Knoxville, TN 37922-3340
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-531-7900
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