We will be taking a closer look at where you can find healthy food and restaurants in Knoxville today. We’ll do our best to cover all of the best locations near you to acquire nutritious foods so you will feel as good as possible when your next meal is finished.
The best vegan and vegetarian restaurants in your area will get things going and vegetable lovers have plenty of options in this town. Other local healthy restaurants will come next, as well as nice salad bars and soup restaurants.
Buying nutritious things at Knoxville health food stores and markets is a fantastic way to be in control of how healthy your diet really is. Smoothies and juice stores will follow, and then a few gluten free bakeries with lots of fresh baked low sugar sweets will wrap it up.
Towards the end there will even be a healthy foods map that will help you locate all of the places we mention throughout the article. If you’re interested you can also check out our other posts on the Southeast.
Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurants
Some of the best local vegan and vegetarian restaurants would be:
- The Tomato Head at 12 Market Square
- Sunspot at 2200 Cumberland Ave
- Mellow Mushroom at 2109 Cumberland Ave
- KoPita Vegan at 524 S Gay St
The Tomato Head is well-known for its vegan and vegetarian options along with some healthy antibiotic free meats if you prefer to go that route. Nitrites are not present in their lunch meats.
Sunspot caters to both vegetarians and carnivores with a unique, multicultural blend of Southwestern, Caribbean, and Latin American cuisines. They feature over 40 beers on tap plus a selection of wines and spirits. KoPita Authentic Mediterranean offers catering services.
Knoxville Healthy Restaurants
You can also try other healthy restaurants in Knoxville like:
- Clean Eatz Farragut at 155 WE Ave
- Gosh Ethiopian Restaurant at 3609 Sutherland Ave
- First Watch at 6474 Kingston Pike
- Tupelo Honey at 1 Market Square
Clean Eatz offers meal plans, family meals, kidz meals, catering, smoothies, gift cards, spices, snacks, supplements, and more. Gosh Ethiopian Restaurant serves stews of beef, chicken, lamb, lentils, and vegetables that are all delicious and freshly prepared on a regular basis.
Salad Bars In Your Area
There will be plenty of nutritious foods to choose from at salad bars near you:
- Hard Knox Pizza at 4437 Kingston Pike
- Connors Steak & Seafood at 10915 Turkey Dr
- Parkside Grill at 338 N Peters Rd
- Calhoun’s On The River at 400 Neyland Dr
- Cafe 4 at 4 Market Sq
Those local restaurants with good salads have so many options we can’t even begin to list them all. We suggest you look at those links and check out their menu to see if they sell the right salads that you are searching for.
Pizza, caprese, Greek, Caesar, and rocket are some of the favorite’s salads at Hard Knox Pizza. Spinach and strawberry, grilled chicken, grilled chicken Caesar, ahi tuna, steak Caesar, chipotle smoked salmon Caesar, and chipotle smoked salmon house salads are all available at Connors Steak & Seafood.
Parkside Grill is a great place to try strawberry chicken, salmon avocado, Mediterranean chicken, black and blue, and Caesar salad. House or Caesar, southern, smokehouse, turkey creek, oriental chicken, and seared ahi tuna salad are excellent options at Calhoun’s On The River.
Great soups can be found at these restaurants:
- Newk’s Eatery at 9261 Kingston Pike
- McAlister’s Deli at 232 Morrell Rd
- Viet Taste at 213 N Peters Rd
There are so many varieties of healthy soups near you at the above restaurants that we would fill up this page if we tried to list them all. It is probably best if you follow those links to see if they have the healthy soups that you desire.
Chicken tortilla, loaded potato, lobster, tomato basil, and crab bisque, and are excellent options at Newk’s Eatery. Chicken and dumplings, country potato, chili, and vegan chili are some of the more popular soups at McAlister’s Deli.
Health Food Stores & Markets
Pick out your own produce at these local health food stores and markets:
- Eddie’s Health Shoppe at 455 Union Ave
- Three Rivers Market at 1100 N Central St
- The Fresh Market at 4475 Kingston Pike
- Earth Fare at 104 N Forest Park Blvd
- Whole Foods Market at 6730 Papermill Dr NW
Smoothies & Juice Shops
There are quite a few Knoxville smoothie and juice shops too:
- Juice Bar Bearden at 4801 Kingston Pike
- Java Juice Box at 1324 N Bdwy
- Fruition Cafe at 129 West End Ave
- Clean Juice at 11670 Parkside Dr
- I Love Juice Bar at 4801 Kingston Pike
You can expect to find a wide variety of healthy smoothies and juices in your area at any of the above. If you are after any particular juice, smoothie, bowl, or other health food check out the links we gave and see if they are on their menu.
Smoothies such as coco cucumber, greens, tangy pitaya, pineapple cake, fruity CBD, healthy blast, the athlete, strawberry, smooth acai, cappuccino, and almond nut milk are available at Juice Bar Bearden.
Gluten Free Bakeries Near You
Gluten free wedding cakes, pineapple upside down cake, angel food cake, cakes, cinnamon pecan coffee cake, Texas sheet cake, king’s cake, and gluten free sweets are available at the Mama C’s Gluten Free Goodies in your area at 7355 Chapman Hwy.
We have also written about:
- Atlanta Healthy Places To Eat
- Nashville Healthy Places To Eat
- Charlotte Healthy Places To Eat
- Lexington Healthy Places To Eat
Enjoy Eating Healthy In Knoxville
After learning about all of those local vegan and vegetarian restaurants, other healthy restaurants, salad bars, places to get great soup, health food stores and markets, smoothies and juice shops, and gluten free bakeries in your area it shouldn’t be hard for you to grab a delicious and nutritious meal in the near future.
If you noticed anything incorrect on this page please let us know in the comments so we can keep our info as fresh as possible. Hopefully you enjoy eating healthy food at restaurants in Knoxville.