Highest-rated cheap eats in Knoxville, according to Tripadvisor

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July 22, 2022
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Highest-rated cheap eats in Knoxville, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food—particularly easy, cheap eats—Americans have very specific opinions. Dining brands in U.S. have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, American restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants in Knoxville that are listed as "cheap eats" on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Easy, inexpensive options here run the gamut of cuisine, service options, and styles. The restaurants on this list are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of deliciousness.

Anyone reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if any of your favorite cheap eateries made the list.

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#30. K Brew

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (27 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: not available
- Address: 1138 N Broadway, Knoxville, TN 37917
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#29. Blaze Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (50 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 10978 Parkside Dr, Knoxville, TN 37934-1958
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#28. Harby's Pizza & Deli

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (52 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, American
- Address: 3718 Walker Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37917-3110
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#27. Golden Garden Chinese Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (64 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Chinese, Asian
- Address: 5737 Western Ave, Knoxville, TN 37921-2225
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#26. SoKno Taco Cantina

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (100 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Latin
- Address: 3701 Sevierville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920-4591
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#25. Maple Street Biscuit Company - Sherrill Hill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (83 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Address: 9314 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37922-2326
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#24. Mexico Lindo

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (38 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican
- Address: 462 N Cedar Bluff Rd, Knoxville, TN 37923-3612
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#23. Culver's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (80 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 9113 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37923-5216
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#22. Bruster's Real Ice Cream

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (59 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 1043 Old Cedar Bluff Rd, Knoxville, TN 37923-2284
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#21. Chick-fil-A

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (45 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 7600 Kingston Pike Rm NO1320 Rm 1320, Knoxville, TN 37919
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#20. Suttree's High Gravity Tavern

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (58 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, Pub
- Address: 409 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1104
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#19. Elidios's Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (68 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Italian
- Address: 6714 Central Avenue Pike Ste J, Knoxville, TN 37912-1435
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#18. Szechuan Garden Chinese Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (90 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Chinese, Asian
- Address: 4211 Chapman Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37920-4259
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#17. Monterrey Mexican Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (106 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican
- Address: 105 Cedar Ln, Knoxville, TN 37912-3506
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#16. Pizza Inn

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (67 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Pizza
- Address: 5420 Clinton Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37912-3451
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#15. Bida Saigon

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (101 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
- Address: 8078 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5501
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#14. Colonel's Delicatessen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (76 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Greek
- Address: 4809 Newcom Ave Ste 2, Knoxville, TN 37919-5129
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#13. Pizza Palace

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (223 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Address: 3132 E Magnolia Ave, Knoxville, TN 37914-4522
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#12. D&B Hot Dogs and Ice Cream

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (72 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 8909 Oak Ridge Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37931-2042
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#11. Cruze Farm Pizza Barn

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (73 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, Pizza
- Address: 2723 Asbury Rd, Knoxville, TN 37914
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#10. Quality Turkish Market & Deli

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (56 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Turkish
- Address: 8078 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5501
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#9. Sami's Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (107 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 9700 Kingston Pike Franklin Square, Knoxville, TN 37922-3340
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#8. Blaze Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (191 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Italian
- Address: 113 N Peters Rd, Knoxville, TN 37923-4908
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#7. Soccer Taco

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (273 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Address: 9 Market Sq Ste 101, Knoxville, TN 37902-1440
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#6. Jackie's Dream

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (71 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Address: 1008 E Woodland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917-4538
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#5. Cruze Farm Ice Cream

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (99 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Address: 445 S Gay St Suite 103, Knoxville, TN 37902-1104
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#4. The Burgers

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (163 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 3701 Sutherland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37919-4338
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#3. Pete's Coffee Shop Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (427 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 540 Union Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-2113
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#2. Yassin's Falafel House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (262 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mediterranean
- Address: 706 Walnut St, Knoxville, TN 37902-2304
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#1. Nick & J's Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (622 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 1526 Lovell Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932-2023
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