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The French Market

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412 W Clinch Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-2101
+1 865-540-4372
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Mon 09:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 09:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The people at The French Market offer a unique menu, and they prepare it very well. For me, however, the seating is extremely uncomfortable. More comfortable chairs would contribute to a better dining experience.

Thank Cooley59
Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was excellent! Staff seemed new...confusion with orders (not only ours, but three other couples who ordered behind us). Still rate this place a 5, though. Food was worth it. And the location/decor was quaint...a perfect stop for dinner before a concert at the Tennessee Theatre! Will definitely visit again. PS-the lavender latte was to die for!

Thank terrinole
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great crepes, wonderful atmosphere, and excellent service. This is often my go-to brunch or lunch on the weekends as you can have sweet or savory options and you have the option of adding an egg on top of your selection. Highly recommend!

Thank Danielle R
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited today for the first time and I must say the crepes were amazing! The strawberry and cream was SO good........ the inside was so beautifully decorated and made you feel so special! I will return as soon as I get the chance......

Thank Candy Lynn H
Collierville, Tennessee
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always visit The French Market when in Knoxville. Great coffee and excellent food. The new location is wonderful, more seating and a nice location on Clinch Ave. The breakfast dishes are tasty, the egg and spinach omelet, as well as the egg and spinach crepe, were fantastic. The chocolate croissants were warm, flaky, and quite decadent.

Thank liz_collierville
Nashville, Tennessee
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted to try this place for breakfast for weeks. I finally went with my Mother and my daughter so I was able to try different flavors. The sweet crepes were great and the savory crepes were even better. Atmosphere is very cute and casual. I will be visiting this restaurant again.

Thank ladybell333
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Monte Cristo crepe with ham was delicious. The lady who took my order was very helpful when I asked for recommendations and was really friendly. I loved it. I also had some macarons which were so tasty!!

Thank Michelle I
Knoxville, Tennessee
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612 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The interior has been nicely restored and has lovely ceiling tins. I like the idea of an upstairs seating area for overflow, and there is outside seating as well. I am so glad for them to be able to move out of their previous, horrible situation. The business will thrive in this location. The service won't blow your hair back,... More 

Thank heyjudithz
Greenfield, Indiana
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was raining, so decided to detour from original plans. So happy we did! Excellent small, no frills French Cafe. Our crepes and fresh squeezed orange juice were just the breakfast we needed!! Thank you, French Market.

Thank dadal419
Philadelphia, Tennessee
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38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Check this gem out! Just happened upon their opening a new location in downtown. Worth a visit!! Both of the savory crepes we tried were excellent. Relaxed atmosphere, really great staff and nice food to to boot. Can't wait to go back and check out the desserts.

Thank MF S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 W Clinch Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-2101
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-540-4372
Since 2008, we have been proudly serving authentic French-style crepes! We import all of our flour by the ton from France to replicate flavor & authenticity! Over 500,000 crepes served, both savory and sweet. Now in our 9th year with two area locations... Downtown Knoxville Clinch Ave at Market Street, and in Farragut at Campbell Station Rd and Kingston Pike
NOTICE TO ALL! We will be closed the entire month of March 2017. We will be relocating to 412 Clinch Ave., one block west and reopening April 1st in a much larger space with expanded menu!

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