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Cracker Barrel

5001 Central Avenue Pike, Knoxville, TN 37912-3516
+1 865-688-7396
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (6 reviews)
“biscuits” (4 reviews)
“catfish” (2 reviews)
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American, International
££ - £££
5001 Central Avenue Pike, Knoxville, TN 37912-3516
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We were there approx 7am on a Sunday. Prompt table service. Diane was very friendly. Kitchen was very prompt. We had fresh biscuits with scrambled eggs and eggs in a hole. Food was all fresh and well prepared.

Thank John R
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We were staying at the Comfort Suites just down the street. When we arrived at the Cracker Barrel, it looked like a normal crowd for a Cracker Barrel judging by the number of cars in the parking lot. We parked easily and were seated almost...More

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Met family here for lunch and had a quick meal before leaving town. Had a problem with one of the meals. Waiter took care of it immediately and removed the charges for that meal from our ticket. Had the lunch size salad with baked potato...More

Thank JSandTS
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

First time visit to this restaurant. We stopped for lunch on Wednesday before Thanksgiving. They were busy but we had no trouble being seated and waited on. Our waitress was friendly and professional. The meal arrived rather quickly, but what a surprise. My wife ordered...More

Thank RalphCIII
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great dining experience (as usual) - food is good and always enough for any appetite. Staff is courteous and friendly.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Cracker Barrel restaurants are one of our favorites when we travel. For breakfast we normally get Uncle Hershel's with the fried catfish. It's always very good. This time, since it was a late lunch, we tried the Pecan Crusted Catfish. It was good also, but...More

Thank lbtsaj
Reviewed 11 October 2016

After a day of riding a bus, was very excited to see Cracker Barrel right next door to the hotel. The carrot cake is delicious.

Thank SKBrinkman
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Cracker Barrel is a great place for being able to get grilled fish and healthy sides, such as turnip greens, sweet potatoes, mixed vegetables, and mixed fruit. However, when I ordered an omelette, I was given biscuits, gravy, and grits. I have a digestive disease...More

Thank subduedjoy
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Love to go for their Friday night fish, I got the cod fish, my son had the trout and grandson the catfish, all of our fish was so good, even our 8 month enjoyed a few bites of my cod. It comes with fries and...More

Thank lusks46
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I stopped at this restaurant on my way through Knoxville for dinner. The shrimp dinner was excellent and Deeanne B. was an excellent waitress. She was neat in appearance and very efficient and knowledgeable in her service. I have eaten at Cracker Barrel Restaurants all...More

Thank Levoyd
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5001 Central Avenue Pike, Knoxville, TN 37912-3516
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-688-7396
  • E-mail
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