Litton’s

Coffee shop | Grocery Store | Hamburgers | Sandwich Shop
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With a catalogue of hamburgers that range from minimalist beef patties to a “Thunder Road” burger (named for the movie about moonshining in these parts) topped with pimento cheese, onions, and a hot pickled jalapeno pepper, Litton’s is burger-lovers’ heaven. For each one, freshly-ground meat is cooked to order, then sandwiched in a made-here bun, preferably with at least lettuce, tomato and onion, and, at most, bacon, pickles, or chili. Hamburgers – and other sandwiches – are available with onion rings, French fries or any number of classic southern sides.

At least as famous as the hamburgers are Litton’s desserts: coconut cream pie, chocolate chess pie (Tuesday only), old-fashioned red velvet cake, banana pudding, and cream cheese-frosted Italian cream cake, a buttery concoction with old-fashioned simplicity that goes perfectly with a cup of after-meal coffee.

All in all, Litton’s is a great place to enjoy a real American burger and a piece of cake in a comfortable and clean environment. It is just a couple of miles off I-75 and 640 on the north side of the city.

What to Eat
Litton’s, Thunder Road Burger
Thunder Road Burger
Must-Try
Thunder Road burger is topped with pimento cheese, onions, and a pickled jalapeno.
Litton’s, Strawberry Cake
Strawberry Cake
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Strawberry cake is eye-catching.
Litton’s, Red Velvet Cake
Red Velvet Cake
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Classic Southern red velvet cake
Litton’s, Onion Rings
Onion Rings
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Onion rings are tremendously crunchy.
Litton’s, Meat Loaf
Meat Loaf
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Meat loaf comes topped with both ketchup & gravy.
Litton’s, Key Lime Pie
Key Lime Pie
Must-Try
Good sweet/tart balance in the Key lime pie
Litton’s, Italian Cream Cake
Italian Cream Cake
Must-Try
Italian Cream Cake: favorite of longtime Knoxville resident Paul Smith
Litton’s, German Chocolate Cake
German Chocolate Cake
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Nutty German chocolate cake is a best-bet.
Litton’s, Coconut Cream Pie
Coconut Cream Pie
Must-Try
Real cream, thick custard, plenty of coconut, and flaky crust: not to be missed!
Litton’s, Strawberry Shortcake
Strawberry Shortcake
Must-Try
Strawberry shortcake is here known as Baby Jane.
Litton’s, Turkey Dinner
Turkey Dinner
Must-Try
Comfort-food turkey & dressing: the every-Wednesday special
Litton’s, Caramel Pecan Cheesecake
Caramel Pecan Cheesecake
Must-Try
Caramel pecan cheesecake: dense, sweet, over-the-top wonderful
Litton’s, Sweet Potato
Sweet Potato
Sweet potato & melting cinnamon-butter
Litton’s, Chili Dog
Chili Dog
Chili dog is a knife & fork affair.
Directions and Hours
closed now
SundayCLOSED
Monday11am - 8pm
Tuesday11am - 8pm
Wednesday11am - 8pm
Thursday11am - 8pm
Friday11am - 8pm
Saturday11am - 8pm
Information
Price
$$
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
Credit Cards Accepted
Yes
Alcohol Served
No
Outdoor Seating
No
Website

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