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Pete's Coffee Shop Restaurant

540 Union Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-2113
+1 865-523-2860
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (35 reviews)
“biscuits” (23 reviews)
“home fries” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
540 Union Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-2113
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If I have a breakfast meeting, Pete's is one of the "go to" places in Knoxville. It is easy to get to, people are friendly and the food is consistently good. The breakfast menu is varied and you can always find something to your liking....More

Thank Rick I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After eating at Pete’s probably 10 times over the last few years, I just have to say it is overrated. The food is mediocre. The service is poor. Yesterday my wife waited 15 minutes for a $4.99 bowl of vegetable soup. I think we have...More

Thank scottybread
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Food, friendly staff and prices are good. Really good hamburgers, cooked cabbage and known for there chicken & dumplings. When my aunt was living i use to get her Chicken & dumplings and take them to her she said best in town.

Thank rose h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is a cozy spot to eat breakfast or brunch with family or friends. It’s a bit unorganized when you walk in as there is very little waiting room, but the staff is very friendly and will direct you to where you need to...More

Thank SEB0101
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Expect to wait in line. The food was good, but nothing was amazing. I don't know that any of it was homemade. The middle of my pancake was raw, BUT the parts not raw were good and they were very busy so it wasn't a...More

Thank cats_eat_BAGELS
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Breakfast done right! Eggs cooked perfectly, bacon cooked to perfection and the potatoes, well you could write an entire review on them alone. Mooched enough pancakes to declare them excellent as well. Prices extremely reasonable for the quality of food served. Male it a definite...More

Thank William R
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Pete’s has been here for several years and their quality has been consistently great! They have daily specials and if you want any of the delicious breakfasts you need to be seated before 10:30. We like the basic eggs and pancakes, however they have a...More

Thank DNvisitors
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Pete's is by far the best breakfast and the best value in Knoxville. The food is delicious and the service always excellent! I love getting the "Pete's Breakfast" but all variations are the same quality good food.

Thank L0veIOP
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Cute little coffee shop....Great atmosphere. Friendly service....Had pecan pancakes, eggs and bacon.

Thank Bs200077
Reviewed July 1, 2018

I was looking for a bite to eat over the weekend and stumbled upon this place. I am glad I stopped in! The waitress was peppy and positive which set the experience off on a good start. The food was excellent and the prices were...More

Thank Dewayne P
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Response from JymResciniti | Reviewed this property |
Yes petescoffeeshop Scroll down to the bottom and click on “breakfast and lunch menu”
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 Union Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-2113
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-523-2860
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