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Nick & J's Cafe

1526 Lovell Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932-2023
+1 865-766-5453
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (85 reviews)
“burger” (94 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 16:00All hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
1526 Lovell Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932-2023
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From cheeseburger to beer battered cod daily special! It was awesome. Great people as well. Love this place.

Thank Mike W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Truly one of the best I have ever had. The peanut butter pie was also to die for. Strongly recommend it.

1  Thank Joe T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Old fashion diner. Food is wonderful. Prices are very reasonable. The stafg is professional, but friendly.

Thank knoxvilledog
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped on our way to Nashville for a late lunch. I had the Rueben and boy was that the right choice! Perfect ooey gooey cheesy toasty with just the right amount of dressing and kraut. I had the coke slaw and it was homemade and...More

Thank joaniejr
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very good and there was plenty of it - excellent. Service was all that you could ask for and more. But this is a Southern breakfast/lunch place in Knoxville, TN and they don't have GRITS! They just have 'home fried potatoes.'

Thank Bobby C
Reviewed 1 week ago

My office goes here about once a week. Always a hit. Sometimes the line is a bit long, but always moves quick. Longest I've ever waited is about 15 mins, but the serving staff make up for it with their attentiveness. Good value sticking with...More

Thank Seth H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't go unless you are hungry. There are daily lunch specials that are made in house and have distinctive southern and Mediterranean flavor. Breakfast dishes are huge, if you eat break fast you won't need lunch but if you don't have a really big breakfast...More

Thank volbear23
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very busy place because the food is great and the staff friendly.. have had lunch there on two occasions and it was a great experience. I highly recommend Nick & J's.

Thank Jerry D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I sat at the counter and couldn't decide what to eat for lunch. Someone at the counter was having a Ruben and it looked so good I had to try it. I'm glad it did. There was a mountain of meat between two thick slices...More

1  Thank Frank M
nuna007, Owner at Nick & J's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us. We are pleased your experience was great and we appreciate the awesome review. Hope you visit us again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've eaten at Nick and J's multiple times and it has been pretty good each time. It's nice for a west knoxville lunch option and i often compare it to Sami's Deli in Franklin Plaza. Menu to please everyone with every mood. Had a cheeseburger...More

1  Thank Smokeymtndude
nuna007, Owner at Nick & J's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank You for the great review. We are glad your experience was pleasant and hope to see you back real soon.

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Bob W
23 June 2017|
Response from TennesseeOwl | Reviewed this property |
I'm glad you have had such great meals at Nick and Jay's. That wasn't my experience, and I wrote an honest review of my and my husband's meal. I didn't really see a question in your comment. I did express surprise about the... More
18 January 2015|
Response from GatorPoint |
Good for you to comment on the review that gave a ridiculous rating that in no way was the fault of the owners. You are a great customer and I will go out of my way to visit this restaurant the next time I am in Knoxville.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1526 Lovell Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932-2023
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-766-5453
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