With a heavy focus on farm-to-table fare, Knoxville’s unique culinary scene is on the rise thanks to a group of talented chefs. The city’s diverse culinary climate gives its Tennessee neighbors and fellow foodie cities a run for their money.
No matter what you’re craving – or hoping to try – Knoxville is serving it up daily in a variety of restaurants that will both surprise and satisfy.
Dining options in and around downtown Knoxville are ever-expanding. Many restaurants are within walking distance of some of Knoxville's finest hotels. Additional restaurants, ranging award-winning chef operations to Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives favorites, can be found throughout the city. Stop in for a recommendation at the Visitors Center.