Oct 24 – 26, 2022
Embassy Suites
US/Eastern timezone

Dining recommendations

Downtown Knoxville contains many excellent dining options within a short walk from the hotel. While you can't go wrong, here are some local recommendations.

 

Counter-serve / quick eats:

 

Frothy Monkey, 419 S Gay St

Local coffeehouse chain with breakfast, lunch and dinner

 

Yassin's Falafel House, 706 Walnut St

Syrian falafel and gyro shop

 

Good Golly Tamale, 112 S Central St

Excellent tamales with vegan options (closes at 6 pm)

 

Curious Dog, 200 W Jackson Ave

Hot dogs, sandwiches and protein bowls

 

Sweet P's Downtown Dive, 410 W. Jackson Ave

Barbeque and southern comfort food

 

Marble City Market, 333 W Depot Ave

Food hall with many different cuisine options

 

Potchke, 318 N Gay St

Mostly-vegetarian Jewish deli (lunch only)

 

 

 

Sit down:

 

Emelia, 16 Market Square

Italian food, more upscale (dinner only)

 

Tupelo Honey, 1 Market Square

Elevated southern food

 

Oliver Royale, 5 Market Square

New american with seasonal ingredients

 

The Tomato Head, 12 Market Square

pizzas and baked goods with vegetarians options and bar

 

Stock and Barrel, 35 Market Square

Burgers and extensive bourbon selection

 

J.C. Holdway, 501 Union Ave SW

American farm-to-table (dinner only)

 

Babalu, 412 S. Gay Street

Tapas/small plates and cocktails

 

Chivo Taqueria, 314 S. Gay St.

Gourmet tacos and extensive tequila menu

 

Bistro at the Bijou, 807 S. Gay St.

cozy bistro with live jazz on Mondays

 

Kaizen, 127 S. Central

Asian-fusion with beer (dinner only)

 

Oseteria Stella, 108 W. Jackson Ave

authentic Italian with seasonal ingredients (dinner only)

 

Kefi, 102 E. Jackson Ave

Greek small plates (dinner only)

 

Tako Taco,  235 W Depot Ave

Tacos and latin-inspired entrees (dinner only)

 

A Dopo, 516 Williams Street

artisan sourdough pizzeria (dinner only)