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Sami's Cafe

9700 Kingston Pike, Franklin Square, Knoxville, TN 37922-3340
+1 865-531-7900
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
9700 Kingston Pike, Franklin Square, Knoxville, TN 37922-3340
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The biscuits seem to be homemade, either way they were super good. The gravy is just mix and kind of ruins the biscuit honestly. The home fries are super good. Their pancakes and cinnamon French toast are great too. Sometimes there will be a wait...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Overall a nice place to go for breakfast. The service is quick and the food is consistently good. The portions are not as large as I would like but that was not a major issue.

Thank waynej2013
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We just moved back to Knoxville after being gone for a couple of years and went to Sami's Cafe for breakfast one morning. It took a little over 10 minutes for a waitress to stop by to see if we wanted coffee - she had...More

Thank JudsonK_13
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I had a lunch meeting at Sami’s And have been trying to eat healthy. Sammy is known for its great hamburgers and sandwiches and so before I went there I looked at their menu online. I noticed they had something called a Cold Plate. So...More

1  Thank flscott66
Reviewed 24 August 2018

This place is open for breakfast and lunch. We came for lunch and the food was delicious. I had an open faced hot roast beef sandwich which came with a salad and baked potato (I substituted mashed instead). The salad was fresh and large for...More

Thank Jotum
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

This was our first time visiting Sami’s Cafe. We were very pleased. The eggs came exactly as ordered and the bacon was crispy without be greasy. The sausage was also good, not dried out like it is at so many breakfast restaurants. The biscuit and...More

Thank jimmyo5o6
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

This place has the crispiest bacon and best breakfast potatoes. Service is friendly and prompt. We come here regularly and will continue to do so.

1  Thank Jennie H
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Visited in a recommendation. Large portions, cheap prices! Had the Country breakfast: 2eggs, ham, pan fried mashed potatoes and biscuit and gravy. Really great down home cooking food. Coffee was good too. Biscuit was light and fluffy, tasty white gravy. Cafe atmosphere. Highly recommend, but...More

1  Thank cdfrosty
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

I've eaten at Sami's several times in the past and has been good. But today we got there about 2:00 and they were out of all veggies but two. They had one corn muffin left. One of three rolls on the bread plate had food...More

Thank carolynr5
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

I stop in Samis at least once a week during breakfast hours and have never had less than great meal. The omelettes are outstanding; not to mention the biscuits and gravy. I average eating lunch there st least once per week and find it every...More

Thank Dee H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9700 Kingston Pike, Franklin Square, Knoxville, TN 37922-3340
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-531-7900
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