373 Hannum Street, Alcoa, Tennessee
865-984-7171

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STYLE:  Casual
BASE:  Local Restaurant
HOURS:  Monday - Thursday: 8 am - 9 pm  Friday & Saturday: 8 am - 10 pm  Sunday: 8 am - 8 pm
RATING:   N/A
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HEALTH INSPECTION RATING:  The State of Tennessee no longer publicly reports health inspection grades.
Official Website: http://www.hotrods50sdiner.com

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MENU

 
 
Appetizers
Fried Pickle Chips
Thinly sliced dill pickles, hand breaded, and fried to order. Served with a side of ranch dressing.
  4.99  
Fried Cheese Moons
Half moon shaped provolone cheese, hand cut and breaded, lightly fried and served with marinara sauce.
5.99
Sweet Potato Stix
Large basket of our sweet potato french fries. Served with a side of honey mustard.
4.99
Beer Battered Onion Rings
Fresh cut onions hand battered with our own Hot Rodís Budweiser Beer Batter. Served with our special sauce. 
4.99
Loaded Fries
Your choice of our hand cut ribbon fries or french fries, served one of three ways; chili and cheese, southern style with brown gravy, or loaded with cheese and bacon.
6.99
Fried Zucchini
Zucchini ovals, lightly breaded, and fried to order. Served with a side marinara sauce.
5.99
Chicken Fingers
Fresh cut, lightly breaded and cooked to order. Served with Honey Mustard or BBQ sauce. (Try Buffalo Style) add $1.00.
5.99
Buffalo Shrimp
Butterfly shrimp lightly breaded and fried. Served the same way as our famous Hot Rods Hot Wings.  An eight piece serving or you can double it for $4.00 more.
5.99
Fried Green Beans
Whole green beans lightly breaded and fried to order. Served with a side of ranch.
5.99
Jalapeno Bottle Caps
Thin slices of Jalapeno Peppers lightly breaded and fried. Served with our own special roasted red pepper cream sauce.
5.99
Butter Battered Mushrooms
Tender whole white button mushrooms, lightly breaded and fried to order. Served with creamy horseradish sauce.
5.99
Cheesy Garlic Bread
Toasted slices of bread covered in provolone cheese. Served with a side of marinara sauce.
3.99
Basket of Fries
Large basket of our french fries cooked to order. Served with a side of ranch.
3.99
Hot Rods Hot Wings
Buffalo style chicken wings tossed in one of our sauces, Mild, Medium, Hot, or try them with our Flame Thrower Sauce if youíre feeling brave. Served with celery and blue cheese.  An 8 wing serving or double for $4.00 more.
5.99

 
Soup & Chili
Made fresh daily using the highest quality ingredients.
Creamy Chicken Pot Pie Soup
No one can resist homemade! We start with fresh chicken breast, celery, carrots, peas, onions, cream and a pinch of spice. Then itís cooked it for hours.  Available by the cup or bowl.
  1.99  
2.99
Homemade Chili
Our own recipie of ground Angus beef, green peppers, onions, red kidney beans, tomatoes and spices. Slow simmered for hours. Served topped with cheese.  Available by the cup or bowl.
1.99
2.99

 
Salads
All salads are made to order using the freshest ingredients.      *Add a side Gorgonzola cheese to any salad .99¢.   *Add a scoop of our fresh made chicken, shrimp or tuna salad $1.99.  *Add grilled chopped chicken breast to any salad $1.99.  Choice of dressings:  Honey Mustard, Blue Cheese, Zesty Italian, Low-Cal Italian, Ranch, Thousand Island, Catalina, Caesar, Balsamic Vinaigrette and Fat-Free Raspberry Vinaigrette.
House Salad 
Fresh iceberg and romaine lettuce topped with tomatoes, shredded carrots, red onion, cucumbers, croutons and cheese.
  3.99  
Caesar Salad
Crisp romaine lettuce and croutons tossed with Caesar dressing, topped with shredded Parmesan cheese.
3.99
Gorgonzola Salad
Crisp iceberg and romaine lettuce, topped with tomatoes, celery, cucumber, red onion, black olives and crumbled Gorgonzola cheese.
6.99
Chef Salad
Fresh iceberg and romaine lettuce topped with tomatoes, egg, shredded carrots, red onion, cucumbers, diced turkey, ham, and provolone.
6.99
Trio Salad 
One scoop each of our homemade Chicken, Tuna and Shrimp salads. Served on a bed of Romaine lettuce with tomatoes, cucumber, black olives and red onions. You can mix and match the scooped salads.
7.99
Cobb Salad
Crisp iceberg and Romaine lettuce mix topped with chopped chicken breast, tomatoes, cheddar cheese, egg, black olives and bacon.
7.99
Stuffed Tomato Salad
A tomato, split into a blossom, filled with your choice of homemade chicken, tuna or shrimp salad served over a bed of lettuce.
7.99
Antipasto Salad
Iceberg and romaine lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, black olives, mild finger peppers, pepperoni, ham, salami, and cheese.
7.99
Chicken Finger Salad
Crisp iceberg and romaine lettuce, topped with tomatoes, cucumber, red onion and cheese. Topped with our lightly breaded chicken fingers.
7.99

 
Classic Sandwiches
Served with one side item.
Reuben Club Sandwich
Our own take on the classic Reuben. Itís a triple decker piled high with fresh corned beef, swiss, grilled sauerkraut and Thousand Island. Served on grilled rye.
  7.99  
Open Faced Turkey Sandwich
Fried turkey breast sliced over texas toast. Topped with gravy.
7.99
Open Faced Roast Beef Sandwich
Fresh roast beef sliced over texas toast covered with gravy.
7.99
Open Faced Pot Roast Sandwich
Slow cooked pot roast over toasted texas toast with brown gravy.
7.99
Thanksgiving Day Sandwich
Fried turkey breast sliced on texas toast with stuffing, and cheddar cheese. Served with a side cranberry sauce and gravy.
8.99
Meatloaf Sandwich
A thick slice of meatloaf topped with grilled onions on Texas toast. Served with a side of brown gravy.
7.99
Patty Melt
One of Hot Rods famous burger pattyís topped with grilled onions and yellow American cheese. Served on grilled rye bread.
7.99
Chicken Sandwich
Marinated chicken breast cooked your way (grilled, blackened or fried). Served on a grilled bun with lettuce, tomato, red onions and pickles.
7.99
Grilled Cheese Sandwich
The Diner Favorite! Served on grilled texas toast with american cheese.
5.99
Tuna Melt Sandwich
Homemade tuna salad served hot on grilled rye bread covered with swiss cheese.
7.99
Turkey Club Sandwich
The Classic Triple Decker! Toasted white bread with our Hot Rods signature deep fried turkey breast piled high, crisp bacon, lettuce, and tomato. Served with a side of mayonnaise.
7.99
Roast Beef Club Sandwich
A spin on the Classic Triple Decker Sandwich. Toasted white bread with our roast beef, crisp bacon, lettuce, and tomato. Served with a side of mayonnaise.
7.99
The Hot Rod Club Sandwich
Triple Decker. Toasted white bread with our roast beef, turkey, ham, crisp bacon, lettuce and tomato. Served with a side of mayonnaise.
8.99
Fried Bologna Sandwich
Another Diner Favorite! Thick slice bologna fried on our griddle. Served on grilled texas toast with american cheese.
6.99
Bacon Sloppy Joe
Ground beef with a hint of bacon pieces in a rich tomato sauce with sauteed onions, peppers and spices.
5.99
The Classic BLT Sandwich
A pile of crisp bacon, lettuce, tomato, on Texas toast. Served with a side of mayonnaise.
5.99

 
Huge Hoagies
Served with one side item.
Italian Hoagie
Ham, genoa salami, pepperoni and provolone cheese on a grilled hoagie bun, with lettuce, tomato, red onion, and mild finger peppers. Served with a side of Italian dressing.
  7.99  
Roast Beef Hoagie
Fresh sliced roast beef and cheddar cheese on a grilled hoagie bun with lettuce, tomato, red onions, pickles and a side of our horseradish sauce.
7.99
Ham and Swiss Hoagie
Fresh sliced Ham and Swiss cheese on a grilled hoagie bun with lettuce, tomato, red onions, pickles and a side of mayonnaise.
7.99
Turkey and Cheese Hoagie
Hot Rods signature deep fried turkey breast, sliced, piled high with provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onions and pickles on a grilled hoagie bun, with a side of mayonnaise.
7.99
Shrimp, Tuna or Chicken Salad Hoagie
One of our homemade salads, lettuce, and tomato, served on a grilled hoagie bun.
7.99
French Dip
Sliced roast beef, grilled onion and provolone cheese on a grilled hoagie bun. Served with a cup of brown gravy.
7.99
Cadillac Hoagie
Sliced ham, turkey, roast beef, crisp bacon, provolone cheese, lettuce and tomato on a grilled hoagie bun. Served with side a of mayonnaise.
8.99
Steak or Chicken Philly Hoagie
Sliced grilled steak or chicken with grilled green peppers, onions, mushrooms and melted provolone cheese on a grilled hoagie.
7.99
Buffalo Chicken Hoagie
Fried chicken fingers tossed in Mild, Medium, Hot or Flame Thrower sauce. Topped with melted cheddar, lettuce and tomato. Served on a toasted hoagie with a side of ranch.
7.99
Shrimp Po' Boy Hoagie
A grilled hoagie piled high with fried shrimp, lettuce and tomato. Served on a toasted hoagie with a side of Cajun mayonnaise.
8.99

 
Hot Dogs
Served with one side item.
Grilled Hot Dog
Quarter Pound All Beef Hot Dog, butterflied then grilled to perfection.
5.99
Chili Cheese Dog Dip
A grilled all beef hot dog topped with melted American, served with a side of our homemade chili for dippiní.
6.99
Sloppy Dog
Our 1/4 pound Hot Dog topped with our Sloppy Joe meat and cheese.
6.99
"Woody" Dog
A Deep fried, all beef foot long hot dog wrapped in bacon and American cheese.
8.99

 
Famous Burgers
Our 10 oz. burgers are hand shaped daily using only a leaner blend of 100% fresh ground beef, never frozen ingredients. Served on a grilled bun with crisp lettuce, ripe tomato, shaved red onion and pickle slices.Cheeses: American, Provolone, Swiss or Pepper Jack, Cheddar.
The Classic
An old school favorite!  (with cheese add $0.50)
6.99
The Dieter's Burger
Our 10 oz burger served with a side of low fat cottage cheese (No Bun).
6.99
Bacon Cheese Burger 
Our classic burger topped with crisp bacon and cheese.
7.99
Western Cheese Burger
A juicy burger smothered in BBQ sauce, topped with golden brown onion rings and cheese.
7.99
Hickory Cheese Burger 
Our 10 oz burger topped with melted cheddar and bacon, smothered in BBQ sauce.
7.99
Chili Cheese Burger
Our famous burger topped with chili and cheese.
7.99
Gorgonzola Burger
Our famous burger, blackened with our spicy seasoning, piled high with Gorgonzola cheese crumbles.                                                 
7.99
Mushroom and Swiss Burger 
Loads of sautéed mushrooms topped with melted swiss.
7.99
Onion Burger
Our 10 oz burger topped with provolone cheese and grilled onions.
7.99
The Pinwheel Burger
Our 10 oz burger topped with american, provolone, swiss, and cheddar cheeses arranged in a pinwheel design.
7.99
The Gouda Burger 
Our 10 oz burger topped with smoked gouda cheese.
7.99
The Cowboy Burger
A 10 oz burger topped with provolone, bacon, grilled onions and mushrooms.
8.99
Jalapeno Burger 
Our 10 oz burger topped with pepper jack cheese and our jalapeno bottle caps.
8.99
"The King"
A 20 oz. Double Decker Monster! Topped with cheese.
10.99

 
Specialty Burgers
Turkey Burger
Our own turkey patty, lightly seasoned and topped with cheese.
  7.99  
Cajun Burger
Our 10 oz burger, seasoned with cajun spices, topped with pepper jack cheese. Served with a side of Cajun Mayo.
7.99
Pepperoni Burger 
Pepperoni slices mixed in a thick burger patty, topped with melted provolone and marinara sauce.
8.99
"Blue Moon" Burger
One of our juicy burgers topped with fried cheese moons.
8.99
Taco Burger
Our 10 oz burger topped with cheddar cheese, shredded lettuce, tomato and black olives. Served with a side of sour cream and salsa.
8.99
Egg Burger
Our 10 oz burger topped with a fried egg and bacon.
8.99
Peanut Burger 
Our 10 oz burger topped with peanut butter and chopped bacon.
8.99
The General Forster
In honor of Blount Countyís late General Fred Forster, we present a mouth-watering 10 oz burger topped with homemade pimento cheese. A Fred Favorite!
8.99
Tex-Mex Burger
Our 10 oz burger topped with cheddar cheese and sauteed green peppers and onions. Served with a side of sour cream and salsa.
8.99
Spam Burger
Our 10 oz burger topped with american cheese and grilled Spam.
8.99
XXX Hot Burger 
Our 10 oz burger topped with an assortment of VERY HOT peppers and pepper jack cheese. CAUTION! Order at your own risk!
8.99
The Gravy Train Burger
Our 10 oz burger topped with sauteed mushrooms and onions Smothered in melted provolone cheese and served with a side of brown gravy.
8.99
Hot Dog Burger
Our classic cheeseburger topped with a butterflied grilled Angus beef hot dog. This oneís only at Hot Rods.
9.99
Country Fried Burger 
Our 10 oz burger topped with a 4 oz country fried steak. Served with a side of white peppered gravy.
9.99
The Beefster Burger
Our 10 oz burger topped with sliced roast beef and melted cheddar cheese. Served with a side of horseradish sauce.
9.99
Salmon Burger
Pieces of fresh salmon combined with fresh ginger, garlic and our spices to create Hot Rodís own Salmon Cake, topped with an Asian cole slaw and served with a side of homemade soy aioli sauce.
9.99

 
Veggie Burgers
Black Bean Burger 
Our very own seasoned black bean burger patty topped with cheese.
 7.99 
Portabella Burger 
Thinly sliced Portabella Mushrooms and fresh herbs blended together into a delicious burger patty. Served with garlic aioli sauce.
7.99
Tofu Burger
Our own homemade seasoned tofu patty topped with cheese.
7.99

 
Kids Menu
12 and under
Chicken Tenders with Fries
3.99
Hot Dog with Fries
3.99
Hamburger with Fries
3.99
PB & J Sandwich with Fries                                   
3.99
Mac & Cheese with Fries
3.99
Fried Shrimp with Fries
3.99
Fried Fish with Fries
3.99
Grilled Cheese with Fries
3.99
Spaghetti with Fries
3.99
Cheese Burger with Fries
3.99
Kids Soft Drink
0.99
Kids Sundae
0.99
Kids Juice or Milk
0.99
Kids Milkshake
1.99

 
Side Items
$1.99 each
Baked Beans
Ribbon Fries
Steamed Broccoli
Cup of Soup or Chili
Cole Slaw
French Fries
Rice Pilaf
Sliced Tomatoes
Fried Okra
Onion Rings
Creamy Cheese Grits
Cottage Cheese
Macaroni and Cheese
Sweet Potato Fries
Sweet Kernel Corn
 
Green Beans
Smashed Red Potatoes
Chunky Apple Sauce

 
Entrees
The following Dinner Entrées include 2 side items, and Grilled Texas Toast.  Add $1.99 for a House or Caesar Salad with purchase of Dinner Entrée.
Chicken Pot Pie
Our homemade pot pie is cooked to order. It has chunks of chicken breast, carrots, celery, peas, with a touch of onions, smothered in a real cream sauce and topped with a crust.  (side dishes not included with this meal).
7.99
Meatloaf 
Hot Rods own homemade meatloaf, smothered in brown gravy.
8.99
Salisbury Steak
Hand pattied chopped steak, pan seared with sautéed mushrooms, onions and smothered in a rich brown gravy.
9.99
Fried Chicken Livers
Generous portion of Fried Chicken Livers, garnished with lemon. A Diner Favorite!
8.99
Country Fried Steak
Put Some South In Your Mouth! Done in the traditional way covered in a white peppered gravy.
9.99
Liver and Onions
Grain fed select sliced beef livers, lightly floured and sautéed in butter with onions, sliced bacon pieces with a touch of brown gravy.
  8.99  
Pan Fried Pork Chops
Fresh boneless pork medallions, hand breaded and lightly pan fried to golden brown perfection.
9.99
Chicken Finger Platter
Generous portion of fried chicken fingers made to order. Served with a side of Honey Mustard Dressing.
8.99
Fried Fish Dinner
Beer battered then fried cod strips. Served with a side of tartar sauce.
9.99
Salmon Dinner 
Fresh, never frozen 6 oz. salmon fillets, hand cut in house. Served either grilled or blackened.
11.99
Deep Fried Turkey Dinner
Hot Rods signature dish. Sliced deep-fried turkey breast, served with dressing, gravy, and homemade cranberry sauce.
10.99
Fried Shrimp Dinner
A huge portion of shrimp fried to order and served with a side of cocktail sauce.
11.99
Chicken Cordon Bleu
Hot Rods famous marinated grilled chicken breast, topped with grilled ham and swiss cheese and a creamy peppered gravy.
10.99
Grilled Sliced Ham
Thick slices of juicy ham, sliced daily and grilled to order.
8.99
Rib Eye Steak
A marinated, well marbled, 12 oz. USDA Rib Eye steak, aged 21 days and seared to perfection.
13.99
BBQ Baby Back Ribs
Our Baby Backs are slowly beer braised until the bones are falling out, glazed with a caramalized sweet & tangy BBQ sauce.  Available by the half or full fack.
9.99
15.99
Surf & Turf 
A USDA choice 12 oz. Rib Eye Steak, aged 21 days and seared to perfection. Served with eight fried shrimp.
15.99
Shrimp and Grits
Hot Rods own creamy cheese grits, topped with a scoop of our homemade marinara and eight fried shrimp.
9.99
Lemon Chicken
9.99
Pot Roast Dinner
Lean Pot Roast slow cooked with carrots, potatoes, celery and onions. Covered with brown gravy.
9.99

 
Italian Corner
Spaghetti
A heaping plate of pasta covered in marinara sauce. (side dishes not included with this meal).  Served with meatballs $2.00 more.
6.99
Meat Lasagna
Our own special recipie. Layers of pasta, seasoned ground beef and three cheeses baked in marinara sauce, covered with cheese.
 6.99 
Baked Ziti 
Ziti pasta blended with three cheeses in our hearty marinara sauce covered with cheese and baked to perfection.
8.99
Chicken Parmesan
Lightly breaded and fried breast of chicken baked in marinara, covered with cheese and served with a side of spaghetti.
9.99
Stuffed Shells
Jumbo shell pasta stuffed with a blend of three cheeses baked with marinara sauce and covered with cheese.
8.99
Eggplant Parmesan
Lightly breaded and fried eggplant baked in marinara, covered with cheese and served with a side of spaghetti.
9.99

 
Shakes
Our rich and thick shakes are hand-spun made to order only using the finest quality ingredients. Shakes are topped with real whipped cream and a cherry.
2.99
Vanilla
Chocolate
Strawberry
Pineapple
Snickers Bar
Chocolate Cherry
Strawberry Banana
Peanut Butter Cup
Cookies N Cream
Coffee
Banana
Butter Pecan
Oreo
Mint Chocolate Chip
Whopper Candy
Cookie Dough

 
Malts & Floats
Vanilla Malt
2.99
Chocolate Malt
2.99
Strawberry Malt
2.99
Root Beer Float
2.59
Coke Float
2.59
Dr. Pepper Float                                
2.59

 
Fruit Smoothies
Our smoothies are 100% crushed whole fruit. All natural, fat-free with no sugar added. Enriched with vitamins, minerals and 3 servings of fruit.
Strawberry Sensation
2.99
Strawberry Banana Cabana 
2.99
Banana Blast 
2.99
Mango Tropics 
(Mango, Banana, Pineapple)
2.99
Very Berry 
(Raspberry, Strawberry, Blackberry, Blueberry)             
2.99

 
Desserts
Banana Split
A classic 50ís dessert with a twist. A banana dipped in our cake batter then fried, with chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry ice cream, topped with hot fudge, pineapple and strawberry topping, chopped nuts, real whipped cream and cherries on top! Enough for two.
  6.99  
Ghirardelli Hot Fudge Brownie
A dark, moist and rich brownie blended with real Ghirardelli Chocolate Chips. This brownie is twice as dark, very rich, moist and incredibly delicious. Topped with a scoop of ice cream, drizzled with chocolate, and real whipped cream. Made fresh daily!
4.99
Deep Fried Oreo Sundae
The Classic Cookie! Oreo Cookies dipped in our own cake batter then fried. Served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, warm chocolate syrup & topped with real whipped cream and crushed Oreo Cookies.
3.99
Fried Twinkie Sundae
The fair is in town at Hot Rods! A fried Twinkie dipped in our own cake batter and cooked to order. Served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, topped with real whipped cream and raspberry sauce.
3.99
Fried Strawberry Square Cake
A scoop of premium vanilla ice cream on top of mini square cake biscuits. Fried to order, then covered with real whipped cream and garnished with strawberry topping.
3.99
Hot Fudge Sundae
One or two scoops of your favorite flavor ice cream with hot fudge, chopped nuts, real whipped cream and a cherry.
2.99
3.99
Caramel Apple Turnovers
Two hot apple turnovers served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and topped with hot caramel and whipped cream.
2.99
Ice Cream Flavors
Cup or Cone (Cake or Sugar Cone)  Single or Double Scoop.  Choose from:  Vanilla, Strawberry, Chocolate, Coffee, Mint Chip, Butter Pecan, Cookies and Cream.
1.59
2.59
Extra Toppings
Hot Fudge, Pineapple Topping, Rainbow Sprinkles, Chocolate Sprinkles, Hot Caramel, Snickers Pieces, Whipped Cream, Peanut Butter Cup, Crumbled Oreo, Crushed Whopper Candy, Strawberry Topping, Cookie Dough Pieces, Chopped Nuts, Cherries.
.49¢

 
Menu and Prices are Subject to Change
Additional Menu Items Available
Breakfast Menu & Buffet Available

 


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This page last updated 01/07/2011