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Sunspot Restaurant

) #69 of 918 Restaurants in Knoxville €€ - €€€ American, ,
2200 Cumberland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37916-2812
+1 865-637-4663
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“tacos” (19 reviews)
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American, Bar, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2200 Cumberland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37916-2812
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Close to U of Tenn, this place was upscale for a college restaurant. The staff was friendly and the food was good though had some unusual ingredients. Enjoyable meal

Thank petr0leumr0x
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're tired of pizza, burgers & BBQ then this should be 1st on your list. The food is fabulous: fresh, healthy with a gourmet flair. We visited on a Sunday night and the service was quick, our waiter was friendly. The bartender made great...More

Thank Jodi P
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Lively little place near UT - burgers and "Bar Food" but also some special dinners and small plates. Great craft beer selection.

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Went here for brunch. Amazing! Had the best waffle I've ever tasted, a lemon/basil waffle with a raspberry butter. Divine. Steak and eggs were also quite good. Had the mussels as an appetizer, very tasty. Good coffee from a local Maryville roaster. Service was good,...More

Thank liz_collierville
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

The Sunspot has excellent food, drink, and service. Here one can enjoy a unique menu (but foods with which you'll be familiar and comfortable). Great apps, sandwiches & burgers, and entrees. There's also a good bar with a nice selection of craft beers, whiskey &...More

Thank gadler728
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I used to love the Sunspot Restaurant, in it's old location and before the Aubrey's chain acquired it. And have kept going back since such acquisition and their location move, hoping they would get back to their old location's roots. But after dinner there a...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped gong here after they changed their menu. Gone are the favorites. Now the menu has odd dishes that are unapproachable.

Thank CORT71
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Good menu. great staff. Location is very neat a little hard to get to unless you are walking..the roasted cauliflower is very good. Over all it is worth trying and we will be returning

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

You'll likely find a common them amongst longtime patrons of Sunspot: sadness. At its original location down the street, the restaurant was the vibrant heart of Cumberland avenue. It's mantra was where neckties and tie dyes unite, and this was reflected in the customers. College...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

A year ago my friends convinced me to try this place, and I was hesitant, but they were right. The menu was awesome featuring items like: cheese dip, the Sunspot Burger, black bean burger, and other creative but not extreme dishes. On our recent visit,...More

3  Thank KtownBrown
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2200 Cumberland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37916-2812
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-637-4663
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