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One of the best

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
Thunder Road burger is topped with pimento cheese, onions, and a pickled jalapeno.
Litton’s, Strawberry Cake
Strawberry Cake
Strawberry cake is eye-catching.
Litton’s, Red Velvet Cake
Red Velvet Cake
Classic Southern red velvet cake
Litton’s, Onion Rings
Onion Rings
Onion rings are tremendously crunchy.
Litton’s, Meat Loaf
Meat Loaf
Meat loaf comes topped with both ketchup & gravy.
Litton’s, Key Lime Pie
Key Lime Pie
Good sweet/tart balance in the Key lime pie
Litton’s, Italian Cream Cake
Italian Cream Cake
Italian Cream Cake: favorite of longtime Knoxville resident Paul Smith
Litton’s, German Chocolate Cake
German Chocolate Cake
Nutty German chocolate cake is a best-bet.
Litton’s, Coconut Cream Pie
Coconut Cream Pie
Real cream, thick custard, plenty of coconut, and flaky crust: not to be missed!
Litton’s, Strawberry Shortcake
Strawberry Shortcake
Strawberry shortcake is here known as Baby Jane.
Litton’s, Turkey Dinner
Turkey Dinner
Comfort-food turkey & dressing: the every-Wednesday special
Litton’s, Caramel Pecan Cheesecake
Caramel Pecan Cheesecake
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
Monday11am - 8:30pm
Tuesday11am - 8:30pm
Wednesday11am - 8:30pm
Thursday11am - 8:30pm
Friday11am - 9:30pm
Saturday11am - 9:30pm
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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