Although all restaurants are closed for dining in, there are still many in the Clinton, Norris, Andersonville and Rocky Top areas that remain open for curbside or drive-through pickup, and in some cases, even delivery.
Most fast-food places are still operating their drive-throughs, including: McDonald’s, Burger King, Taco Bell, Arby’s, Krystal, Hardee’s, Bojangles, Subway, Sonic (Rocky Top), KFC/Taco Bell (Rocky Top), Wendy’s, Zaxby’s, and most national pizza chains, among others.
Here are the local dine-in restaurants that remain open for takeout food, as far as we know at this time. Anyone who knows of any more that are open, please let us know so we can add them to the list. Days and hours of operation are included for some.
--Apple Blossom Café, Clinton, 865-457-5618.
--Gondolier (Italian, Greek), Clinton, 865-269-4767.
--La Sierra (Mexican), Andersonville, 865-494-5500.
--Habaneros (Mexican), Clinton, 865-498-0411.
--Cracker Barrel, Rocky Top, 865-426-6429:
--Gametime Pizza & Subs, Andersonville, 865-494-0540, takeout and delivery.
--Pizza Plus, Andersonville, 865-498-9889; takeout and delivery.
--Pizza Express, South Clinton, 865-463-0011, Sunday 12-9, M-Thurs. 11-9, F-Sat., 11-10, takeout and delivery.
--Master Donuts & Coffee (doughnuts, pastries, breakfast foods), Clinton, 865-264-4207, open 5 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 6 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday; closed Monday.
--Riverview Grill, Clinton, 865-463-8550:
--Sweet Café, Norris, 865-498-4008. Open noon-7 p.m. Tues.-Sat. for takeout or free delivery (Norris only).
--Jerry's Market & Deli, Clinton (Sulphur Springs Road), 865-269-5944.
--Vega Café & Smokehaus, Norris, 865-498-4115.
--Coal Creek Smokehouse, Rocky Top, 865-630-1442.
--Dan & Kay’s Wings Café, Rocky Top, 865-
--Petro’s Chili & Chips, Clinton, 865- 269-5933.
--Glenn’s Pizza & Grill, Rocky Top, 865-426-9998.
--La Fiesta (Mexican), Rocky Top, 865- 426-8110.
--El Tepame (Mexican), South Clinton, 865-457-2227.
--Casa Don Pedro (Mexican), Clinton, 865-463-6532, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., 7 days.
--Waffle House, Clinton, 865-457-9985, open 24 hours every day.
--Firehouse Subs, Clinton, 865-269-4094, 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m., 7 days.
NOTE: Most have either websites or Facebook pages, or both, where you can get more information, see menus and in some cases, do online ordering. Check the websites or Facebook for operating hours and days, or call the restaurant you’re interested in for the latest information.
COMPLETELY CLOSED for now: Shoney’s, Clinton; Golden Girls, Clinton; Harrison’s, Clinton; Chunky Monkey, Norris; Fuji Asian, Clinton; Mr. Wok Chinese, South Clinton; China Inn, Clinton; Vols Diner, Rocky Top. This is partial list; others may be closed as well.