Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant and Bar$$$$
  • Laura H.
    "Go on Wednesdays for wine night and get Orion's Belt!"(4 Tips)
    Kelsey K.
    "The curry tofu tacos are to die for!"(2 Tips)
    Ataya V.
    "Great place to enjoy a drink or two... Great fried green tomatoes..."(3 Tips)
    Matt M.
    "$2 pints on every draft on Tuesdays."(2 Tips)
68 Tips and reviews
  • vegetarian food
  • wine nights
  • burgers
  • fish tacos
  • fried green tomatoes
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  • Cory W.
    Cory WOctober 29, 2013
    Watch for the beer-food pairing five course prix fixe dinners on Monday nights monthly. They are amazing. Highly recommended and you'll not see anything like this in Knoxville for sure.
  • Chelsea P.
    Chelsea ParrishJanuary 28, 2012
    Their brunch changes every week and is my favorite in Knoxville. Check out the menu in the Metro Pulse each week or on their facebook page. Bloody Marys and mimosas for $5.50. Read more
  • Susanne U.
    My favorite place for food in Knoxville. Super chilled place with an awesome roof top. Great for brunch or dinner. Romantic location
  • Cori K.
    Cori KunbergerSeptember 28, 2014
    The fried green tomatoes here are perfection. The combination with goat cheese creates a tangy, melt in your mouth combination that cannot be beat.
  • Mary Frances
    Mary FrancesMay 26, 2012
    For a vegetarian entree, try the grilled portobellos with fried green tomatoes. It is something beyond the typical pasta or veggie burger you get at most restaurants.
  • Alex S.
    Alex SApril 9, 2014
    They &$@%ed everything up by rising the prices so drastically, getting rid of mine and all my friends' favorite meals too!! Plus vegan/vegetarian?! Only 2 entrees without meat!!
  • Robin G.
    Robin G.May 26, 2013
    Vegetarian/Vegan friendly, but meat dishes are listed on the menu. Not cheap, but the food is delicious and worth the higher cost!
  • Neil S.
    Neil SanchalaMay 27, 2014
    The black bean burger is tasty, and the jalapeno-garlic aioli keeps it moist, unlike a lot of dry veggie burgers I've gotten elsewhere.
  • Marty A.
    Marty AJuly 25, 2015
    Great food. Amazing number of glory holes between the booths. Some smaller. Some larger. Plan accordingly.
  • Brandon R.
    Brandon RobertsDecember 4, 2015
    One of the only good places to get legit vegetarian food that actually tastes good, a campus hallmark.
  • Steve C.
    Steve CiprianoJuly 8, 2014
    Such a great place to eat local food. The Local Burger is great here!
  • Donald B.
    Donald BibeyMay 18, 2013
    Ask about the steak before ordering it, @ $18 it had better be a really good cut, grilled beef is not their forte. Buyer beware.
  • Kelsey K.
    Kelsey KinzyJune 14, 2012
    The curry tofu tacos are to die for! Same with half off wine night!
  • Eric E.
    Eric EdwardsFebruary 27, 2012
    Try the Tomato And Basil Farro - This was Friggin' Outstanding. And different!!
    BRENNAN BrownNovember 22, 2012
    Good chef. Brandon Cruz is one of the only chefs in town you'll see on the line. Props
  • Lauren E.
    Lauren EvansNovember 16, 2011
    Get the Veggie's great!!! Also, the greek soup....too good!
  • Knoxville D.
    Knoxville DotcomApril 5, 2011
    Half-price wine bottle Wednesdays and Friday night acoustic performances are highlights of Sunspot. For full Nightlife review from, click "More info." Read more
  • Susanna N.
    Susanna NickellOctober 30, 2011
    Half-price bottles of wine every Wednesday. The fish tacos are phenomenal.
  • Alex S.
    Alex SJune 12, 2014
    They ruined the curry tofu tacos!!! They used to be longer...and the prices?! Forget about it. Used to be a regular and after I got over my anger only go back for wine night.
  • Yarek G.
    Yarek GrisbyJune 3, 2014
    I love the staff here. They are awesome. Especially Chef Paulie Brooks
  • Jessie K.
    Jessie KruegerOctober 31, 2011
    Ask for the haiku table. It's a lot of fun. There are some clever people in Knoxville!
  • Eric E.
    Eric EdwardsJuly 18, 2012
    Try the Cumin-Dusted Tilapia - Epic. I love Sunspot's daily specials.
  • Ataya V.
    Ataya VandiverSeptember 28, 2013
    Great place to enjoy a drink or two... Great fried green tomatoes...
  • Johnny N.
    Johnny NewmanApril 7, 2010
    Despite the veggie selection, the hamburger is AMAZING!!!
  • Mo M.
    Mo M.June 26, 2013
    Great beer selection! $2 pints on Tuesday!
  • Paul M.
    Paul MoserJanuary 29, 2011
    Not a big fan of the rasta pasta but the sweet potato chip are awesome.
  • April
    AprilMarch 27, 2013
    Too much seasoning on the rattlesnake pasta. Great service overall.
  • Laura H.
    Laura HammerOctober 18, 2011
    Go on Wednesdays for wine night and get Orion's Belt!
  • christina b.
    christina brewerApril 3, 2010
    Staff is cool, great specials, so many beers so little time
  • Mary Frances
    Mary FrancesMay 26, 2012
    You can't wrong with the hummus as an appetizer.
  • Lindsay T.
    Lindsay TAugust 30, 2012
    The green Chile & cheddar grit cake is a must try!
  • Jonathan S.
    Jonathan SextonApril 4, 2010
    Go see Joe for brunch,also got to go hang a poster for my show there this Friday!
  • Meredith Westling K.
    Meredith Westling K.December 30, 2011
    Awesome chips and a gluten free menu!!! Love it!
  • Paige T.
    Paige TravisJuly 8, 2010
    It's always hard to pass up the Carolina Tilapia & grits!
  • Cory W.
    Cory WFebruary 20, 2013
    $2 draft Tuesdays. And the beer selection is amazing.
  • Joni B.
    Joni BoldenMay 9, 2013
    The "Bob Marley" is so called no longer. But tastin' like a Bob Marley to me!
  • Patrick B.
    Patrick BeesonMarch 12, 2010
    This place has the best craft beer selection on the Strip.
  • Mike H.
    Mike HankesJanuary 6, 2010
    Great southwestern food. Cool atmosphere! Read more
  • Cory W.
    Cory WMay 17, 2013
    The upstairs outside patio is classy.
  • Chuck F.
    Chuck FinleyMarch 16, 2015
    The Bologna sandwich. Do it.
  • Casey G.
    Casey GuinanAugust 2, 2013
    Calf killer... Two on tap... Num num num
  • Sam R.
    Sam RoseFebruary 28, 2010
    Love the tofu sandwich! SPICEY!
  • Matt M.
    Matt McMillanDecember 15, 2010
    $2 pints on every draft on Tuesdays.
  • Gina
    GinaJuly 16, 2010
    Say hi to the manager at lunch today. It's me :)
  • Matt I.
    Matt IdenJanuary 7, 2013
    green salsa is totally drinkable!
  • Cat C.
    Cat ChorneySeptember 26, 2012
    The buffalo tofu is absolutely worth your time.
  • Eric E.
    Eric EdwardsApril 6, 2012
    Try the Curied Tofu Tacos
  • Erin T.
    Erin TMay 6, 2015
    Love their queso!
  • Misha D.
    Misha DeLongFebruary 28, 2013
    1/2 price bottles of wine on Wednesdays!
  • Katie R.
    Katie RMarch 5, 2013
    The new location is awesome!
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