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Jefferson Fountain

22 N Jefferson Cir, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-4805
+1 865-483-3007
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (14 reviews)
“burger” (12 reviews)
“drug store” (3 reviews)
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American, Diner
22 N Jefferson Cir, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-4805
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Stopped in for breakfast. Delicious - bacon crispy, sausage cooked perfectly, super huge pancakes were yummy, even the orange juice was great. Excellent service and adorable eating area. Everyone in there was super friendly - our kind of place - will be back. Thank you,...More

Thank bomashisha
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

They were fairly busy so that was a good sign. We seated ourselves and a waiter quickly attended to us. The food was good and reasonably priced. The restaurant was clean and cute. The staff was extremely nice. Great biscuits and gravy, both homemade. Also...More

Thank cats_eat_BAGELS
Reviewed 18 November 2017

I heard about this place years ago but seemed to always forget it when I needed lunch in Oak ridge. i finally made it and you can bet i will be back. My coworkers told me I had to get a Myrtle burger for my...More

Thank TNWilliam
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We used to live near Oak Ridge, TN and were visiting friends. They suggested the Jefferson Fountain for breakfast this morning. We had an enjoyable experience. The restaurant has been open since 1944; it was one of the original restaurants open during the Manhattan Project...More

Thank JudsonK_13
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Went to Jefferson's during lunch hour. The place was very busy and seemed a little short staffed. The staff that was there was very friendly and attentive. The only bad part of my visit was I ordered the bacon cheeseburger and it did not have...More

Thank Thomes1993
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I have been a regular customer of Jefferson Fountain for over 20 years. I love the diner experience and have been a big supporter of Jefferson. However, the last several visits for breakfast have been very disappointing. Service has been slow to nearly non-existent. Today...More

1  Thank BruceTENN
Reviewed 20 September 2017

love the food ! seems like back in the day of fountain cokes and good homemade hamburgers. it's got a lot of food / choices and you can't go wrong.

Reviewed 8 August 2017

We went in the afternoon for a coke float (found this place on trip advisor) and it was the most amazing taste from my childhood I have ever experienced - my 17 year old had only had a float from Sonic - this is no...More

Thank Tammy L
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast with an excellent value. You need to make this a stop while you are in Oak Ridge - great service too!

Thank FlyboyTX
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Jefferson is a local eating establishment that has a clientele of regulars. The breakfasts Are very good with gravy to " die for". The hamburgers have been voted the best in Anderson County? Each day there are blue plate specials.

Thank bwoods800
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 N Jefferson Cir, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-4805
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Oak Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 865-483-3007
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