The Museum Restaurant

Serving home-cooked daily lunch specials from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Curbside pickup is available – please call 865-494-7680.

Soups, sandwiches, beans, drinks and desserts until 3:00 p.m.

Pull up a chair and enjoy a meal as they’ve been fixed in country kitchens for generations.  Our Southern Appalachian style cooking offers delicious casseroles, hearty entrees, tantalizing sides and homemade desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth!

The Restaurant at Museum of Appalachia offers cafe’ style service.  Order from our counter from a daily menu board and then take your seat; we will bring your food right out to you!

It’s relaxing, cozy and comfortable with a fabulous view.  It’s a wonderful, wholesome place to enjoy a delicious meal.

And….we have free wi-fi access in the dining room!

Come see us!

Entrees: $7.99 (includes 2 sides)

Soup & Sandwich Combo: $7.99

Bowl of soup and your choice of Sandwich

  • Chicken Salad
  • Tuna Salad
  • Pimento Cheese Sandwich
  • White or Wheat Bread
  • Vegetable Soup or Soup of the Day

Vegetable Plate (choose 3 sides) – $5.49

Sides (choose 2 with an entree or a la carte) – $1.95 per side

  • We offer unique sides each day in addition to this list below.
  • Pinto Beans
  • Fried Apples
  • Coleslaw
  • Cottage Cheese
  • Potato Salad
  • Tomato, Cucumber, and Onion Salad
  • Beets
  • Jello & Fruit
  • Everything comes with fresh-baked cornbread!

Our menu changes daily.

If you would like to see what our menu is for today, please visit our facebook page

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Leave the cooking to us!  Order something for your next event.

We cook it, you pick it up!  It’s that easy!

Entrees must be ordered at least 72 hours in advance.

Orders must be picked up during regular museum business hours.

To order, please call 865-494-7680 or e-mail

Click here for a list of a la carte catering items

Book one of our rental facilities for your special occasion with catering from The Restaurant at the Museum of Appalachia!

Click Here to download our in-house event catering menu