On The Square
Tupelo Honey 1 Market Square
Southern comfort foods paired with craft beers and delicious, unique cocktails, all with a creative twist
Café 4 4 Market Square
The southern classics you know with a refined touch. Enjoy wine or specialty beers with your meal, or visit the mezzanine coffee shop
Oliver Royale 5 Market Square
American dishes using seasonal ingredients with an eye toward inventiveness. Weekend brunch and cocktails compliment the cosmopolitan atmosphere
Soccer Taco 9 Market Square
An authentic Mexican restaurant and sports bar for a fun and delicious lunch or dinner when you’re in Market Square
Tomato Head 12 Market Square
Freshly made pizza and sandwiches are complimented by unique salads, soups, and hummus dishes
Trio Cafe 13 Market Square
A casual atmosphere sees customers enjoying favorites like stuffed baked potatoes and barbecue. A favorite stop for breakfast
Not Watson’s 15 Market Square
A unique retro look is a fun place to try the wide arrange of regional craft beers and classic bar food
Emilia 16 Market Square
Contemporary Italian with an emphasis on handmade pasta. Chef Matt Gallaher always strives to use fresh local ingredients
Cocoa Moon Fusion Grill 19 Market Square
An energetic atmosphere brings Asian and Mexican fusion dishes to compliment the margaritas, music, and dancing
Uncorked 28 Market Square
Italian-American food with an extensive martini and wine list for pairing. A clean, stylish setting featuring outdoor seating for a relaxing meal in the heart of Downtown Knoxville
The Stock and Barrel 35 Market Square
A casual eatery with a focus on truly exceptional hamburgers and fries rivaled only by their extensive selection of bourbons
Market House Cafe 36 Market Square
A market and cafe that serves as a great welcome to Market Square. Enjoy coffee and pastries on the patio or wind down with classic favorites in the afternoon and evening
Blue Coast Grill and Bar 37 Market Square
Casual New-American fare, thoughtfully sourced, lets you enjoy the favorites you know done exceptionally well. Be sure to try a craft cocktail
Just Off The Square
A Dopo Sourdough Pizza 516 Williams St
Wood-fired pizza done right, specializing in sourdough and Neapolitan. Dinner only.
Babalu Tapas and Tacos 412 S. Gay Street
Latin and latin-inspired cuisine, served in small plates meant to be shared. Enjoy good food and good friends in a light-hearted environment
Balter Beerworks 100 S. Broadway
Enjoy specialty beers you’ve never tasted before in a beautiful renovated downtown building. Be sure to visit the outdoor beer garden
Barley’s Taproom and Pizzeria 200 E Jackson Ave
Classic pub fare and craft beers join live music and pool tables for a fun atmosphere you won’t want to miss
Bistro at the Bijou 807 S. Gay Street
Enjoy a small, classic, seasonal menu with your show at the attached theater
Boyd’s Jig and Reel 101 S. Central St.
Get a truly unique experience with live Scottish, Irish, and Appalchian music accompanying traditional regional meals. Be sure to not miss the Scottish whiskey
Calhoun’s 400 Neyland Dr.
An East Tennessee favorite, specializing in ribs and other barbecue favorites
Chivo Taqueria314 S. Gay St.
Specializes in unique interpretations of tacos. Pair with whiskey and tequilas for a delicious Mexican-American experience
Clancy’s Tavern and Whiskey House 602 S. Gay St.
Build-your-own-sandwiches are the claim to fame for this classic Irish pub
Coffee and Chocolate 327 Union Ave.
A cozy coffee shop serving specialty locally-made truffles and pastries for a delicious chocolate fix
Coolato Gelato 524 S. Gay St.
Gelato and smoothies for those times your sweet tooth is aching, and paninis and salads for when you’re looking for something a bit lighter. Bright and colorful with patio seating
Curious Dog Hotdogs and Sandwiches 200 W. Jackson Ave.
Don’t expect anything too traditional on your hot dog or sandwich — this eclectic location earns its name with delicious, if outlandish, creations
Crown and Goose 123 S. Central St.
A traditional British pub offering a beer list true to that name. Live music and a beer garden make it a comfortable place to relax
Cru Bistro and Wine Bar 141 S. Gay St
A concept restaurant featuring small plates and a unique wine bar. New and exotic flavors meet exceptional preparation
Dazzo’s Pizzeria 710 South Gay Street
Made-from-scratch dough makes the pizzas, subs, and pasta in this cheery cafe something to remember
Downtown Grill and Brewery 424 S. Gay St.
Beers brewed in-house accompany delicious bar food. Don’t miss the Sunday jazz brunch
Empire Deli 625 S. Gay Street
These subs channel Little Italy and the rest of New York City to bring a taste of the Big Apple to Downtown Knoxville
Five 430 S. Gay St.
The chandelier centerpiece brings a special look to this restaurant and bar with a simple, delicious menu
Frussie’s Deli 722 S. Gay Street
That smell of fresh-baked bread on Gay Street is probably coming from Frussie’s. Classic sandwiches with fresh, local ingredients give you something to savor
Garrett’s Downtown Deli 800 S. Gay St.
When on the go, Garrett’s offers great food at a great price to keep you fueled
Good Golly Tamale 112 S. Central St.
Don’t leave downtown without trying one of these delicious, authentic tamales, with a new assortment available every day
JC Holdway 501 Union Ave
Taking wood-fired cooking to the next level, enjoy exquisitely prepared meals boasting unique and inventive flavor combinations for any occasion you need something special
Kaizen 416 Clinch Ave.
A relaxed Asian restaurant with an ever-changing menu and daily specials for a new taste every day
Knox Mason 131 S. Gay.
Enjoy contemporary Southern cuisine with a full bar in a cozy, intimate venue
Lonesome Dove Western Bistro 100 N. Central St
Celebrity chef Tim Love brings his celebrated Western restaurant to Knoxville. Modern sophistication meets frontier tradition with fantastic results. Be sure to check out seasonal burger pop-up annex Love Shack
The Lunchbox 607 Market Street
A local cafe with an established reputation in Knoxville, featuring homey specials for breakfast and lunch
Melting Pot 111 N. Central St.
A specialty fondue restaurant with cheese, chocolate, and broth for dipping all kinds of delicious of food in a fun way
Mirage Knoxville 415 S. Gay Street.
Exotic meals from the Middle East accentuated with belly dancing, hookahs, and warm, exotic sounds of the region
Nama Sushi Bar 506 S Gay St
Not your everyday sushi bar. Traditional favorites are joined by sushi as you’ve never seen before, with local ingredients, sauces, and seafood
OliBea 119 S. Central Street
A classic breakfast and coffee joint adorned with local art
Pete’s Coffee Shop 540 Union Avenue
A cozy breakfast and lunch joint for the locals – and visitors who want to seem like one
Primo’s Restarante Italiano 810 Clinch Ave., 5th floor of the Sunsphere
There’s no more unique venue than the Sunsphere. Enjoy an unparalleled view of the city while enjoying contemporary Italian fare
Sapphire 428 S. Gay St.
Style is the name of the game. A profoundly local menu and liquor selection is enhanced by lighting and weekend DJs
Sweet P’s Barbeque and Downtown Dive 410 W. Jackson Ave
Slow smoked meats and traditional Southern sides served in a rustic space true to that southern barbecue feel
Urban Bar and Corner Cafe 109 N Central St.
A favorite location for smokers to enjoy draft beers, the game room and pool tables, and a comfortable patio