at a Glance COST:  $$$ SERVICE:  ***1/2 FOOD:  ***** ATMOSPHERE: **** STYLE:  Casual BASE:   National Chain Restaurant HOURS:  Sun - Thu  6am - 10pm; Fri & Sat  6am - 11pm RATING:  ***1/2                           ***1/2                             HEALTH INSPECTION RATING:  See Above OFFICIAL WEBSITE:    5001 Central Avenue Pike, Knoxville, Tennessee 865-688-7396 85  (08/01/2012)  9214 Parkwest Blvd., Knoxville, Tennessee 865-690-6060 87  (04/25/2012) 2920 South Mall Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 865-971-4421        100 (07/18/2012) 1510 Cracker Barrel Lane, Knoxville, Tennessee 865-522-8332        100 (07/02/2012) 716 Campbell Station Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 865-675-1446 87  (02/03/2012) 771 Louisville Road, Alcoa, Tennessee 865-982-1277 94  (06/18/2012) 154 Stadium Drive, Kodak, Tennessee 865-932-1840 91  (05/30/2012) 325 Ft. Loudoun Medical Center Drive, Lenoir City, Tennessee 865-988-3201 90  (06/13/2012)   COMMENTS ABOUT THIS RESTAURANT CAN BE POSTED HERE. Menu and prices are subject to change and may vary by location. No alcoholic beverage service available. RETURN TO KNOXVILLE DINING Traditional Favorites Old Timer's Breakfast Two Eggs* cooked to order with Grits, Sawmill Gravy and Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits along with real Butter and the best Preserves, Jam n' Apple butter available.  Served with your choice of Fried Apples or Hashbrown Casserole and Smoked Sausage Patties, Turkey Sausage Patties or Thick-Sliced Bacon.  Sunrise Sampler ® Two Eggs* cooked to order with Grits, Sawmill Gravy and Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits along with real Butter and the best Preserves, Jam n' Apple Butter available. Served with Fried Apples, Hashbrown Casserole and a sampling of Smoked Sausage, Country Ham and Thick-Sliced Bacon. Grandpa's Country Fried Breakfast® Two Eggs* cooked to order with Grits, Sawmill Gravy and Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits along with real Butter and the best Preserves, Jam n' Apple Butter available. Served with your choice of Fried Apples or Hashbrown Casserole and Chicken Fried Chicken or Country Fried Steak. The Cracker Barrel Country Boy Breakfast® Country Ham, Pork Chops or Steak* grilled to order, Three Eggs* cooked to order served with Fried Apples, Hashbrown Casserole, Grits, Sawmill Gravy and Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits along with real Butter and the best Preserves, Jam n' Apple Butter available. Smokehouse Breakfast ® Two eggs* cooked to order with Grits, Sawmill Gravy and Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits along with real Butter and the best Preserves, Jam n' Apple Butter available. Served with your choice of Smoked Sausage Patties, Turkey Sausage Patties or Thick-Sliced Bacon. Wholesome Mornin' Sampler Low-Fat Vanilla Yogurt and Seasonal Fruit topped with our Honey Granola mix of Almonds and Dried Fruit, along with Two eggs* cooked to order. Served with a Wild Maine Blueberry Muffin or an Apple Bran Muffin and your choice of Smoked Sausage Patties, Turkey Sausage Patties or Thick-Sliced Bacon. Country Morning Breakfast Two Eggs* cooked to order with Grits, Sawmill Gravy and Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits along with Real Butter and the best Preserves, Jam n' Apple Butter available upon request. Uncle Herschel's Favorite® Two Eggs* cooked to order with Grits, Sawmill Gravy and Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits along with Real Butter and the best Preserves, Jam n' Apple Butter available. Served with Fried Apples or Hashbrown Casserole and your choice of Hickory Smoked Country Ham, Grilled Pork Chop, Sugar Cured Ham or Fried Chicken Tenderloin. Everyday Favorites Homemade breakfast classics served any time, day or night.  Venturing out on a family vacation? Or, just visiting your local Cracker Barrel?  In either case you can find a hearty, made-from-scratch breakfast – just like mom used to make – at any Cracker Barrel restaurant. One Egg* n' Bacon or Sausage Cooked to order with a Sausage Patty or two strips of Bacon and Biscuits, Butter and Preserves. Two Eggs* n’ Biscuits Cooked to order with Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits or Toast, Butter and Preserves. Biscuits n' Gravy with Bacon or Sausage Three Buttermilk Biscuits with Sawmill Gravy and Smoked Sausage Patties or Thick- Sliced Bacon. Hashbrowns, Fried Apples, Biscuit Our Hashbrown Casserole with Fried Apples and a Biscuit or Toast, Butter and Preserves. Bacon or Sausage with Fried Apples or Hashbrown Casserole A full order of our Smoked Sausage Patties or Thick-Sliced Bacon with Fried Apples or Hashbrown Casserole. Muffin n' Fruit Choice of Apple Bran Muffin or Wild Maine Blueberry Muffin with Fresh Sliced Bananas or Fried Apples.  Egg Beaters® A great tasting egg alternative served scrambled with a choice of muffin and Promise® Spread. Egg* Sandwich Two Eggs cooked to order, served on our own Sourdough Bread with Fried Apples or Hashbrown Casserole. One Egg* n' Toast or Biscuits One Egg cooked to order with Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits or Sourdough Toast. Meat Biscuit n' Hashbrowns or Fried Apples Any Sausage, Ham or Steak* Biscuit served with Hashbrown Casserole or Fried Apples. Jelly or 'Lasses n' Biscuits Three Biscuits served with Pure Sorghum Molasses or Preserves and Butter. Gravy n' Biscuits Three Buttermilk Biscuits with Sawmill Gravy. Fried Apples or Honey n' Biscuits Three Biscuits served with Honey or a large bowl of Fried Apples Sourdough Toast Three slices, regular or whole-wheat, with Preserves and Butter. Apple Butter n' Biscuits Three biscuits served with our own Apple Butter. This page last updated 08/08/2012
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Search Knoxville Dining at a Glance ONLINE ORDERING NOT AVAILABLE Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores Pancakes n' Such The secret to our pancakes is in the buttermilk. You see, buttermilk actually activates the mix so it rises higher for more tender, flavorful pancakes - just the way we like them. Enjoy three pancakes, made from scratch and topped with real Butter. Served with a bottle of 100% Pure Natural Syrup, warmed up especially for you.  Pecan Pancakes Three Buttermilk Pancakes loaded with pecans and served with real Butter and a warm bottle of 100% Pure Natural Syrup. Wild Maine Blueberry Pancakes Three Buttermilk Pancakes loaded with Wild Maine Blueberries. Served up with our Wild Maine Blueberry Syrup. French Toast Four slices of our own Sourdough Bread (regular or whole-wheat) dipped in egg* then grilled to perfection. Served with any Fruit Topping or 100% Pure Natural Syrup. Eggs*-in-the-Basket Two slices of Sourdough Bread grilled with an egg in the middle of each, cooked to order and served with smoked sausage patties, turkey sausage patties or thick-sliced bacon and your choice of Fried Apples or Hashbrown Casserole Buttermilk Pancakes with Fruit Toppings Three buttermilk pancakes served with your choice of Golden Delicious Apples, Marion Blackberry, Sweet Peach or Montmorency Cherry toppings. Topped with Real Whipped Cream. Momma's French Toast Breakfast® Four slices of our own Sourdough French Toast and Two Eggs* cooked to order with your choice of any Fruit Topping or 100% Pure Natural Syrup. Served with Smoked Sausage Patties, Turkey Sausage Patties or Thick-Sliced Bacon.  Momma's Pancake Breakfast ® Three Buttermilk Pancakes and Two eggs* cooked to order with your choice of any Fruit Topping or 100% Pure Natural Syrup. Served with Smoked Sausage Patties, Turkey Sausage Patties or Thick-Sliced Bacon. Cereal, Yogurt & Fruit We offer up a variety of cereals, plus light yogurt and fresh seasonal fruit we hope you’ll enjoy all season long. Yogurt Parfait n' Muffin  A mix of Low-Fat Vanilla Yogurt, Seasonal Fruit topped with our Honey Oat Granola mix of Almonds and Dried Fruit and your choice of Apple Bran Muffin or Wild Maine Blueberry Muffin. Oatmeal Breakfast Our Oatmeal is served warm with your choice of Fried Apples, Pecans, Raisins, Fresh Sliced Bananas or 100% Pure Natural Syrup. Also, served with your choice of Apple Bran Muffin or Wild Maine Blueberry Muffin. Available until 10:00 A.M. Milk and brown sugar are available on request. Assorted Cereal Breakfast Your choice of Cheerios®, Corn Flakes®, Special K®, Fruit Loops®, Frosted Flakes® or Wheaties®, with your choice of Fried Apples, Pecans, Raisins, Fresh Sliced Bananas. Served with an Apple Bran Muffin or Wild Maine Blueberry Muffin. Cereal n’ Fruit also available. Ask your server about other selections. Sides If you’re looking for a little extra something special, don’t hesitate to ask for one of our side plates. Smoked Sausage Patties Turkey Sausage Patties Thick-Sliced Bacon Tenderloin Steak n' Biscuit Country Ham n' Biscuit Sausage n' Biscuit Sugar Cured Ham Country Ham Pork Chop Wild Maine Blueberry Muffin Apple Bran Muffin Grits Sawmill Gravy Red Eye Gravy Fried Apples Hashbrown Casserole Kid’s Breakfast Menu Two Pancakes Served with your choice of Apple, Cherry, Peach or Blackberry topping or 100% Pure Natural Syrup. Add a half order of Bacon or Sausage for an additional charge. One Pancake Made from scratch with rich Buttermilk. Topped with real Butter. Cereal and Milk Your choice of Cheerios, Corn Flakes®, Special K®, Froot Loops®, Frosted Flakes® or Wheaties®. One Egg* Served scrambled or over-hard with a Biscuit, Butter and Jelly. Add a half order of Bacon or Sausage for an additional charge.  
Sandwich Platters Our sandwiches come with made-from-scratch ingredients and are served between seared sourdough bread with a sampling of coleslaw and your choice of soup or steak fries. Half Pound Hamburger* (on our Seared Bun) Oven Roasted Turkey Breast Grilled Chicken Tenderloin Chicken Salad Fried Chicken Tenderloin Farm Raised Catfish Served Deep-Fried or Spicy Grilled. Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Grilled Bacon and Cheese Pork Barbeque Grilled Meatloaf Country Ham Dressed Up Sandwich Platters Grilled Reuben Platter A generous serving of thinly sliced seasonal corned beef, four slices of Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and our own dressing all grilled on our seeded rye bread make our Reuben one to remember. Open Faced Roast Beef Our own thick sliced Roast Beef and Gravy, served over toasted Sourdough Bread. Served with Mashed Potatoes instead of Steak Fries or Cup of Soup. Half-Pound Bacon Cheeseburger* Our half-pound burger with Thick-Sliced Bacon and two slices of melting Colby cheese. Served up on our Seared Bun. Chicken BLT Our chicken tenderloin, served grilled or fried, along with Thick-Sliced Bacon and two slices of melting Colby cheese. Fancy Fixin's® This collection of Fixins’ represents some of our folks’ favorites. Each hearty portion is served on a platter with your choice of any three country vegetables, plus made-from-scratch buttermilk biscuits or corn muffins and real butter. Meatloaf Dinner A thick cut of our special recipe Meatloaf made with tomatoes, onions and green peppers. Haddock Dinner A boneless white fish fillet, dusted in a traditional cornmeal and flour mix and grilled until fork tender beneath a light, crispy crust. Lemon Pepper Grilled Rainbow Trout Two boneless spring water fillets, lightly seasoned and grilled until fork tender. Grilled Sirloin Steak* Our 8 oz. USDA Choice Top Sirloin seasoned and grilled to order. If you like, substitute a House Salad and Baked Potato for the three vegetables. 10 oz. Rib Eye Steak* Thick-cut USDA Choice Rib Eye, aged 28 days for exceptional tenderness and flavor. Lightly seasoned and grilled to order. If you like, substitute a House Salad and Baked Potato for the three vegetables. Cracker Barrel Sampler A hearty sampling of our Chicken n' Dumplins, Meatloaf and Country or Sugar Cured Ham. Roast Beef Dinner Our thick cut USDA Choice Chuck Roast is slow roasted in the "pot roast" tradition for up to 14 hours until fork tender.  Chicken Fried Chicken A generous portion of our chicken breast fillet, fried to a golden brown and then topped with our Sawmill Gravy. Farm Raised Catfish Platter Two fillets served spicy grilled or hand breaded and fried to a golden brown with our cornmeal breading. Country Fried Shrimp Platter A full half pound of our sweet buttermilk-breaded fried shrimp, served up with hushpuppies. Country Fried Steak A generous portion of our USDA Choice Steak breaded and deep-fried then topped with our own Sawmill Gravy.  Chicken n' Dumplins Platter A scrumptious portion of our homemade Chicken n' Dumplins served up hot and fresh with your choice of any three country vegetables. Chicken Tenderloin Dinner Your choice of six chicken tenderloins, served marinated and grilled, or crispy breaded and deep-fried.  Weekday Lunch Specials Our lunch specials include some of our favorite entrées in lunch-sized portions. Served Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. while they last (Country House Salad until 2pm). Available at participating locations. Monday - Friday : Country House Salad with choice of baked potato or cup of soup Enjoy the newest addition to our weekday lunch specials, a Country House Salad , with fresh green salad, grilled chicken tenderloin, chopped hickory-smoked bacon, vine-ripened tomato wedges, and shredded Colby cheese, topped with red onion and our own sourdough croutons.  Served with your choice of baked potato with real butter and sour cream, or a cup of soup. 5.99 Monday:  Baked Chicken n’ Dressing Tender and juicy baked Chicken n' Dressing with choice of one vegetable. 5.99 Tuesday:  Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes A slice of our homemade Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes with choice of one vegetable. 5.99 Wednesday:  Chicken Pot Pie Fresh-baked Chicken Pot Pie loaded with chunks of chicken and topped with a golden brown flaky crust. 5.99 Thursday:  Turkey n’ Dressing Our very own roasted Turkey n' Dressing with choice of one vegetable. 5.99 Weekday Dinner Specials Our dinner specials feature some of our most favorite meals with a generous-sized entrée and your choice of two country vegetables. Served after 4 p.m. Monday: Fried Pork Chops Two hand-dipped and battered Fried Pork Chops with choice of two vegetables. Tuesday: Butter-Baked Chicken Lightly seasoned Butter-Baked Chicken in a rich buttery sauce with choice of two vegetables.  Wednesday: Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Oven baked Broccoli Cheddar Chicken with choice of two vegetables.  Thursday: Turkey n’ Dressing Our very own roasted Turkey n' Dressing with choice of two vegetables. Weekend Specials Weekend Daily Dinner Features, available after 11 a.m. Friday: Fish Fry Choose from four Cod fillets hand-dipped in our own special batter and fried to a golden brown or our farm-raised Catfish, cut thin and tossed in a blend of cornmeal and seasonings. Both served with Steak Fries and Cole Slaw. Saturday: Chicken n’ Rice Our chicken tenderloins simmered in hearty mushroom gravy, served on a bed of seasoned rice along with two vegetables. Sunday: Homestyle Chicken® Two boneless chicken breasts hand-dipped in fresh buttermilk, breaded and deep-fried to a golden brown. Served with choice of two vegetables. Salads n Such Freshly made when you order and served with your choice of dressing: Country Pepper Vinaigrette, Blue Cheese, Creamy Vidalia®, Honey French, Buttermilk Ranch, Thousand Island, Honey Mustard, Apple Cider Vinegar and Olive Oil, or one of our Fat Free selections: Italian, Ranch, thousand Island or Dijon Honey Mustard. Grilled Chicken Salad Chopped marinated, grilled chicken over a bed of fresh salad greens, with grape tomatoes and shredded Colby cheese. Comes with two traditional deviled eggs, a wedge of Colby cheese, and our own sourdough croutons. Country Chef Salad Our Fresh salad greens are topped with hearty slices of oven-roasted turkey breast, sugar-cured ham, and hickory smoked bacon, along with slices of English cucumber, grape tomatoes, and a wedge of Colby cheese. Comes with two traditional deviled eggs, and our own sourdough croutons. Oven Roasted Turkey Salad Our fresh salad greens are topped with thick-sliced oven roasted turkey, crispy sweet potato straws, dried cranberries, grape tomatoes, slices of English cucumber and two traditional deviled eggs. Fried Chicken Salad Our own crispy, fried chicken tenders served on a bed of our fresh salad mix with grape tomatoes and shredded Colby cheese. Comes with two traditional deviled eggs,  a wedge of Colby cheese, and our own sourdough croutons. Oven Roasted Turkey Salad Our fresh salad greens are topped with thick-sliced oven roasted turkey, crispy sweet potato straws, dried cranberries, grape tomatoes, slices of English cucumber and two traditional deviled eggs.  Homemade Chicken Salad Our classic homemade Chicken Salad sprinkled with dried cranberries and chopped almonds on top of a bed of fresh salad greens. Served with fresh apple slices, four warm flat bread wheat thins, and two Colby cheese slices. Grilled Chicken n' Fresh Vegetable Salad Grilled chicken tenders over fresh greens with marinated cucumber n' onion salad, corn relish, grape tomatoes, and sliced vine-ripened tomatoes. Comes with two traditional deviled eggs and our own Country Pepper Vinaigrette dressing, all for under 600 calories. House Salad Fresh salad greens topped with hickory smoked bacon pieces, grape tomatoes, slices of English cucumber, shredded Colby cheese and our own sourdough croutons. Tossed Salad Fresh salad greens topped with grape tomatoes, slices of English cucumber and our own sourdough croutons. Country Dinner Plates Our Country Dinner Plates give you the choice of any meat and two country vegetables, plus we’ll serve it up with our made-from-scratch buttermilk biscuits or corn muffins. Homemade Chicken n' Dumplins Grilled Chicken Tenderloin Farm Raised Catfish Fillet (Deep-Fried or Spicy Grilled) Grilled Pork Chop Hickory Smoked Country Ham Country Vegetable Plate (Your choice of any four country vegetables)  Fried Chicken Tenderloin Lemon Pepper Grilled Rainbow Trout Half-Pound Hamburger Steak* Sugar Cured Ham Fried Chicken Livers Hickory Smoked Pork Barbeque Homemade Beef Stew Vegetables n Sides From our hashbrown casserole, to our home made dumplins, our traditional country style vegetables are prepared in our very own kitchens for you to enjoy. Hashbrown Casserole Macaroni n' Cheese Fried Apples Steak Fries Mashed Potatoes Breaded Fried Okra Coleslaw Dumplins Country Green Beans Sweet Whole Baby Carrots Whole Kernel Corn Turnip Greens Pinto Beans Apple Sauce Cracker Barrel Specialties We hope you’ll enjoy some of our best-loved items,still made the traditional country way, and served with a side of Southern hospitality. Country Ham n' Biscuits (four) with Steak Fries Smoked Country Sausage n' Biscuits (four) with Steak Fries Homemade Beef Stew and Cole Slaw Served with Corn Muffins Tenderloin Steak* n' Biscuits (four) with Steak Fries Our Beans n' Greens A cup of our Pinto Beans and Turnip Greens served up with onion, relish n' Corn Muffins. Soups Served in a cup or bowl with our own Westminster® thin-squares or a Corn Muffin. Pinto Beans cooked with Country Ham Served with Corn Muffins. Turnip Greens cooked with Country Ham Served with Corn Muffins. Kid’s Menu Here at Cracker Barrel, we try to bring old-fashioned country cooking to new generations and kids of all ages, so bring out the whole family to enjoy some down- home fun.  All Dinners come with a small drink (fountain drink, milk, lemonade, iced tea, hot chocolate or apple juice box). Homemade Chicken n' Dumplins Made from scratch, our Dumplins are slow simmered in our own chicken stock right in our kitchens. Country Fried Shrimp Plate Our sweet buttermilk-breaded shrimp, fried to perfection. Chicken Tenderloin Plate (Grilled or Fried) Served marinated and grilled, or crispy breaded and deep-fried. Macaroni n' Cheese Plate A favorite, just like mom used to make. Grilled American Cheese Sandwich Classic comfort food, done up right – cheesy and delicious. Country Vegetable Plate Your choice of two sides. Hamburger* Plate Your choice of one side. Kids' Nut Sundae (1 scoop) Ice Cream (2 scoops) Desserts Southern Blackberry Cobbler Our classic cobbler is filled with sweet Marion blackberries and baked in our own special crust. Served hot and fresh with two scoops of Blue Bell® Southern Blackberry Cobbler Ice Cream with bits of flaky pie crust and swirls of blackberry sauce. Perfect for sharing! Baked Apple Dumplin Covered with Pecan Streusel and Premium Vanilla Bean Ice Cream n' Apple Topping. Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake To commemorate our 40th anniversary, we added a guest favorite to our dessert menu:  our rich, Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake. It's served warm with Premium Vanilla Bean Ice Cream. Enjoy a real Cracker Barrel tradition.  Fruit Cobbler with Ice Cream Each day we prepare and bake a special fruit cobbler right in our own kitchens and serve it up to you nice and warm with our own Premium Vanilla Bean Ice Cream. Frozen Mug Sundaes with Roasted Almonds Served up with hot fudge, caramel, chocolate, strawberry, blackberry, or sorghum molasses and topped off with whipped cream, Roasted Almonds and a cherry. www.crackerbarrel.com Tennessee based Cracker Barrel serves a market than no other chain currently services and that is home country cooking.  Each restaurant reflects the Southern charm of a cabin with a fireplace and candle lit dining.  The menu features southern specialties like country ham & biscuits and pinto beans and cornbread.  While dinner fixin’s include ketchup glazed meatloaf and maybe even some old fashioned beef stew.  The food is good but the white space on the plate is not.  As long as the demand is there, plates show more white than food.  Top ingredients go into most of the foods here but the attitude towards profit sours the deal.  Big appetites have to order larger meals to satisfy the appetite.  At peak times, there is a waiting list, but you can rock on the front porch or sift through the country store while waiting for your party to be called.  Any where you find a Cracker Barrel, you will find a wait.  The food is great.