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Chandler's Deli LLC

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3101 E Magnolia Ave, Knoxville, TN 37914-4523
+1 865-595-0212
Today
11:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 19:30
Fri 11:00 - 20:30
Sat 12:00 - 20:30
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe I should go back and try out some of the other menu items, but the ribs were inedible. I should have known better when the lady grabbed the ribs out of a steam table full of water. Yes, the ribs were being held in a pan of water. The only side that was edible was the frozen corn on... More 

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Thank Johnny K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Real authentic soul food. Fried Fried Chicken is chicken that I didn't even know existed. Absolutely huge. Legs and wings are a dollar $1.15 a piece in two of each is plenty for a full grown man. Ribs Corn on the cob, mac and cheese, greens, fried pickles...... you can even wash it down with cherry Kool-Aid. Great place to... More 

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Thank Wes C
Knoxville, Tennessee
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Absolutely everything I have had is delicious and they serve generous portions. The Kool-Aid is a plus too!

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Thank kdriskell311
Knoxville, Tennessee
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84 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Chandler's is an east knox mainstay for good reason. I had the ribs, my favorite, but I also really like the broasted chicken. Their cabbage is famously tasty.

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Thank Lisa H
Merced, California
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Before we could order, the customers from almost every table 7-8 told us what we should try or gave their endorsement. We ended up trying Fried chicken-very good, roasted chicken- very good, Ribs- excellent, sweet potato- excellent, and green beans- good. WE were passing by the next day on the highway and stopped again the next day and had the... More 

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Thank Jeffrey L
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Great place for lunch. If you want to eat in you need to get there a little early. Very good (bones) ribs. My favorite is roasted chicken breast with BBQ sauce on the side, they have about the best Mac and cheese I have had bought out ,. The greens are very good, I have never been disappointed with anything... More 

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Thank krickertrsix
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Yes, it's really good food. We order.fried chicken, collards, and broccoli casserole. Only thing I had to add was vinegar for the greens and hot sauce on the chicken. It is really up there in terms of flavor. The building and dinning room, on the other hand, do need a really deep cleaning.

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Thank Jeff M
Knoxville, Tennessee
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84 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

These pork ribs are out of this world! They are mega big, dipped in the sauce of your choice. They fall off the bone. My fiend had the roasted chicken and said she is getting a double portion next time because it is so good. We had green beans and collard greens, both of these were extremely good as well.... More 

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Thank Lisa H
Dayton, Ohio
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

When I saw the run down exterior I fought off the urge to keep going. When I saw the inside I fought off the urge to judge. When I saw the dirty tables and the what appeared to be storage in the booths, I fought off the urge call the health department. When I tasted the food I sat in... More 

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Thank Char D
Knoxville
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The only negative thing was not enough tables! The comfort/home/soul cooking was delicious, especially their macncheese, fried chicken, and rolls. Fabulous!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 18:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:30
Thursday
11:00 - 19:30
Friday
11:00 - 20:30
Saturday
12:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3101 E Magnolia Ave, Knoxville, TN 37914-4523
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-595-0212

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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