KNOXVILLE

The Heart of Market Square

Join us for creative, scratch-made, southern food and spirits! Located on historic Market Square in downtown Knoxville, Tupelo Honey Cafe enjoys the park as an extended front porch. It’s an ideal spot for watching events, concerts and festivals in Market Square.

While you’re here enjoy our new Blues and Brews Happy Hour Monday – Thursday from 4pm-7pm with small plates and new twists on old southern libations.

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  • Knoxville

    1 Market Square
    Knoxville, TN 37902
    United States
    Phone: 865-522-0004

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  • Hours

    Monday – Thursday: 11:00am – 9:00pm
    Friday: 11:00am – 9:00pm
    Saturday: 8:00am – 11:00pm
    Sunday: 8:00am – 9:00pm

  • Parking Options

    The closest parking garage is located on Walnut between Union and Wall streets. $1/hour and free after 6pm and on weekends.

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Reservations

Tupelo Honey takes a limited number of reservations online for parties of 4 or less. Reservations can be made up to 2 hours prior to your desired arrival time except for Saturday and Sunday brunch from 9am-3pm.​ Most of our dining room is seated on a first come first serve basis.

For parties of 10 or more, please call the restaurant at 865-522-0004 and ask to speak with a manager.

 

Our Knoxville Home

Our beautiful Knoxville restaurant overlooks Market Square downtown and is in the historic Kerns Bakery building. We are located just around the corner from both the Tennessee Theater as well as the Bijou Theater and blocks from the University of Tennessee campus. We are also within easy access of the Knoxville Zoo and Dollywood.

 

 Our Food

What constitutes “New South Flavors?” For us, it is begins with reverence for those time-honored Southern dishes. served up by wonderful home cooks for years. We respect the freshness, the flavors and the food itself. But we like to jazz it up a little, add something deliciously unexpected to delight your palate. Our interpretation of traditional Southern fare is creative, inventive and satisfyingly scrumptious. Cheers to New South Flavor!

 

Our Bar

Our roots in Asheville (Beer City USA) and love of Southern cocktails have inspired our appreciation for the art of imbibing. Our bar specializes in the best craft beers we can find and the most inventive, scratch-made Southern cocktails we can imagine. That includes our three different Bloody Marys, including our Queen Mary– perfect for brunch!

Tupelo Honey Café Knoxville is located near UT Knoxville and the Knoxville Zoo.
Tupelo Honey Café Knoxville signature local chandelier.
Shrimp and Goat Cheese Grits with caramelized onions and roasted red peppers
Outdoor dining in Knoxville at Tupelo Honey Cafe
Local artist Simone Wilson.
Fresh, scratch-made southern food good for the soul at Tupelo Honey Cafe Knoxville.
Carolina Peach Mai Tai with Muddy River Distillery Rum
Tupelo Honey Café Knoxville is located near UT Knoxville and the Knoxville Zoo.
Tupelo Farm Burger from Creekston Farms - all-natural and hormone free.
Sweet Potato Pancakes with spiced pecans and whipped peach butter.
Queen Bloody Mary with roasted yellow tomatoes and a killer garnish.
Shaved Brussels sprouts salad with honey vinagrette.
We source craft beer from the best breweries around the world.

 Our Food

What constitutes “New South Flavors?” For us, it is begins with reverence for those time-honored Southern dishes. served up by wonderful home cooks for years. We respect the freshness, the flavors and the food itself. But we like to jazz it up a little, add something deliciously unexpected to delight your palate. Our interpretation of traditional Southern fare is creative, inventive and satisfyingly scrumptious. Cheers to New South Flavor!

 

Our Bar

Our roots in Asheville (Beer City USA) and love of Southern cocktails have inspired our appreciation for the art of imbibing. Our bar specializes in the best craft beers we can find and the most inventive, scratch-made Southern cocktails we can imagine. That includes our three different Bloody Marys, including our Queen Mary– perfect for brunch!

 

Happy Hour