You haven’t been to downtown Knoxville unless you have spent time at one of our locations. Want to do a little shopping? Get a quick snack? In the mood for fine dining? Want to see some of the best live local and regional music? Just wanna party? Head to historic Market Square right now. There is plenty of free parking.
About Scruffy City
Market House Cafe
The Market House Cafe at 36 Market Square is open from 7am – 11pm every day. Featuring locally sourced gourmet sandwiches, coffees and beer. It is the Gateway to Market Square and the Scruffy City Visitors Center. Come and check out our Nitro Brew Coffee!
Knoxville’s ONLY vinyl listening bar! Two record players and around 400 records that you can listen to as you dine. Also Fresh records for sale from Raven Records. Featuring a real wine bar with a huge selection and a patio that puts you at ground zero for people watching on Market Square. Event Space and Catering Available.
The Best Pub in the Entire World! – Abraham Lincoln. A friendly and fun bar with a wide variety of beers on tap. Lots of freshly made pub food to snack on. Smoking on the first floor. NON SMOKING on the second floor in the Speakeasy and head on up to the Rooftop and visit the Moonshine Roof Garden to relax in comfort and look out over Market Square.
Scruffy City Hall
One of Knoxville’s best music venues. The sound is first rate and there is not a bad seat in the house. Full bars on the first and second floors and a huge covered patio on the second floor make for a great event space. On the roof is the Scroof. A unique rooftop experience.
Earth to Old City
In a world of box stores where everything looks the same Earth to Old City is a breath of fresh air. Unique items from all over the world fill the store and there is also a great selection of local items and cool local T-Shirts. Stop in today and pick something up and let people know you are down with downtown.