Knoxville Restaurant News


BREAKING NEWS
Stokely Healthy Foods Creates Partnership with
                Taziki's Mediterranean Café
Northshore at Kingston Pike (UNDER CONSTRUCTION) ( new
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Northshore at Kingston Pike (UNDER CONSTRUCTION) 
Moe’s Original BBQ Heading to Matthews
Western Plaza   (NOW OPEN) new
Located where Agave Azul was previously located. 
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PIE FIVE PIZZA COMPANY COMING
(UNDER CONSTRUCTION)
Knoxville location at 9316 Kingston Pike.
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DEL TACO ANNOUNCES EXPANSION TO EAST TENNESSEE (DEVELOPING)
A few years back, the chain announced expansion into East Tennessee ...but it never happened.  The new franchise agreement calls for 10 restaurant locations in the Knoxville area over the next five years.  The first location is planned to open in 2017. 
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WILD WING CAFE II
(DEVELOPING)
The Knoxville Franchisee of Wild Wing Cafe has announced a second Knoxville location in downtown.  The location will represent only the second chain restaurant in Downtown Knoxville.  The new location is on Gay Street across the street from the JCPenny Building in the location of the former J's Mega Mart.  The location is expected to open before year's end.
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COMING TO BEARDEN HILL (NOW OPEN) new
The Breakfast and Lunch or Daytime Cafe has opened a new location adjacent to Kimball's Jewelers atop Bearden Hill.  The only other Knoxville location is adjacent to the Publix in Turkey Creek on Parkside Drive.  The chain is known for it's extensive breakfast offerings as well as modest lunch offerings.  The cafe closes at 2pm daily.  
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Closings:

Aubrey's Cafe - Farragut
Management cited parking as the reason for closure.
Brixx Pizza - Turkey Creek is now Blaze Pizza
The location on Parkside Drive in Turkey Creek opted not to renew their lease and consolidate with the West Hills location.  Blaze Pizza with a location at Cedar Bluff has opened in the same space with their pizza in a flash concept.
Dean's Fountain City 
Leno's & Corbon Latin Cuisine
Gatti's Pizza - Bearden 
Mulligan's - Gettysvue
The present location has closed but will re-open in the former Sonny's BBQ location on Parkside Drive early next year.
Perkin's Restaurant & Bakery - Kingston Pike NEW!!
Sweet Celebrations - Maryville, TN
Maryville's most popular local gathering place of yesteryear has Closed.



Announcements & New Openings:
Archer's BBQ - Downtown (NOW OPEN)
Joining Babalu's in the old JCPenny building downtown next to Mast General Store. 
Asia Cafe - Callahan Drive (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)
Owners announced a new 12000sf location to be built and opened in 2016.
Babalu Tacos & Tapas  (NOW OPEN)
Authentic gourmet taqcos and Spanish-style tapas served with a southern twist and prepared with ingredients that are locally sourced. House-made guacamole is prepared table-side.  Fine tequila is available in the bar and cocktails are made from scratch using fresh ingredients.  The new location in Knoxville will be Downtown in the old JCPenny building next to Mast General.
Balter Beerworks - Downtown (NOW OPEN)
Bar Louie
A second promise.  The chain originally announced a location for Knoxville in 2012 but now intends to announce a franchise location for 2015.  No address for the Knoxville location has been provided. (UNDER DEVELOPMENT)
Big Monster Subs - S. Peters Road  (NOW OPEN) 
Cook Out - 435 E. Emory Road (NOW OPEN)
Location is up and open..
Corner Pocket Cafe & Lounge - 513 N. 17th Street (Campus)  (OPENING SOON)
Crazy Buffet & Grill - Walker Springs Plaza  (NOW OPENNEW!!
In the former Country Buffet location .... in the former Farmer's Buffet location ..... revamped and ready to make a hit.
Drake's - Deane Hill Centre Morrell Road (NOW OPEN)
Burgers Sushi and Beer, a family restaurant before 10pm daily.  Burger, Fresh Made Sushi and Craft Beer.
East Coast Wings & Grille
The franchise agreement has been signed for K-town area locations but the franchisee has not made their plans public at this time.  The signed agreement has five new restaurants in the Knoxville, Tennessee area. 
Empire Deli - 625 Gay Street  (NOW OPEN)
Full Service BBQ - Farragut NEW!!
Golden Wok - Kroger Marketplace Cedar Bluff (NOW OPEN) 
Gus's Fried Chicken  (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)
The location is adjacent to Savelli's Italian Restaurant on Sutherland Avenue. Construction signs are now up.
Habaneros II - 4620 Greenway Drive  (COMING SOON) NEW!!
Hurricane Grill & Wings - E. Emory Road (UNDER DEVELOPMENT)
J.C. Holdway - 501 Union Avenue  (UNDER DEVELOPMENT) (UNDER
Jimmy John's Sandwiches - Calderwood Street - Maryville (UNDER DEVELOPMENT)
Jimmy John's Sandwiches - Cedar Bluff  (UNDER CONSTRUCTION) NEW!!
K-town Tavern - Parkside Drive (NOW OPEN)
Peerless Steakhouse has been transformed into the new Sports Bar/Tavern concept.  The Tavern is open at 3pm.
Las Fuentes - 2525 Chapman Highway (COMING SOON
Lonesome Dove Western Bistro - Old City (COMING SOON) 
Love Shack - Old City (UNDER DEVELOPMENT) 
Market House Cafe - Market Square  (UNDER DEVELOPMENT)
Oliver Royale - Oliver Hotel Market Square Downtown (NOW OPEN)-
Pie Five Pizza - Cedar Bluff
The Oak Ridge location is NOW OPEN and the New Knoxville location in the Cedar Bluff area is coming soon.
Quaker Steak and Lube - West Knoxville (NOW OPEN) new
Located on the lot that formerly housed the Original Ali Baba Deli.
Soccer Taco - Thunderhead Road at Knoxville Town Center
New location of the Popular Bearden Hill and Market Square Mexican Restaurant.
Stock Burgers - Sutherland Ave @ Hollywood (COMING SOONnew









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