Cheap Lunches Around Knox County

Many of Knox County’s most treasured destinations are some of our local restaurants. We created this guide to cheap lunches around the county for anyone who doesn’t feel like packing their lunch or needs a last minute lunch date spot. If we forgot one of your favorites, please let us know in the comments!

Byron Bobe’s Pizza House

A favorite local restaurant, this pizza house serves up a lunch combo of pizza and breadsticks or a salad for less than $8.


This quaint restaurant located in the former Fort Sackville Bowling Center serves daily lunch specials varying from pasta, baked potatoes, and sandwiches for a great price.

Old Chicago Pizza & Tap Room

Their special lunch menu includes either endless salad and an individual pizza or a variety of burgers and sandwiches, sure to satisfy even the pickiest eater. Their lunch menu is only available from 11 AM – 3 PM Monday-Friday.

The Cafe Moonlight

From 11 AM – 2 PM on Tuesday-Friday’s, you can experience this upscale diner with a wide lunch menu with offerings from salad to burgers to tenderloin.

Olde Thyme Diner

A classic greasy spoon diner with daily lunch specials. Check their Facebook page for more information.

Moore & Miller Emporium

Situated in a historic drugstore dating back to 1821, this casual restaurant offers daily plate specials of sandwiches, soups and salads. Check out their Facebook page for the daily deals.


From soups to salads to sandwiches to desserts, Pea-Fections has them all, and at a dang good price, too. They also offer extended lunch offerings from 2-4 PM. Truly a place after our own heart.

Graze 1885

Specialty sandwiches and salads makes up their menu, paired with a few daily soups – grab lunch here for less than $15/person.

Dot’s Cafe

Hometown cooking with full breakfasts and an extensive lunch menu with daily specials.

Procopio’s Pizza & Pasts

Get authentic Italian cuisine at the low price of X off their lunch menu, offering pasta, pizza and salad specials for $7.99.

Dutch Pantry

A full deli providing various meats, cheese and that amazing Amish bread. Grab a sandwich and a bag of chips for a quick lunch!

El Corral

Serving a special lunch menu from 11 AM – 3 PM, get your favorite Mexican dish Monday-Saturday at a discounted price.

The Melon Patch

A Melon Patch Special, get one sandwich with a choice of homemade salad or chips and a pickle spear for less than $8!


*Some restaurants are not featured because we couldn’t find a lunch menu for them. For other local lunch specials, please check with the restaurant personally.

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