Top 10 Foods Ordered for Delivery in Knoxville, TN

What are the most popular delivery foods near you?

Are you curious to know what your neighbors in Knoxville, Tennessee, order for delivery? We’ve done the research and gathered the top 10 most popular delivery foods in your area—so now you know!

Knoxville residents like a wide variety of cuisines, but seem to especially love their chicken in many forms. And top cuisines include American and Mexican food, followed by Asian fare. We hope these top 10 popular menu items serve as inspiration for your next delivery order. What are you in the mood for? Let us bring it to you.


You can get hibachi chicken delivered
Drumroll, please! The most popular delivery food in Knoxville is hibachi! It’s a popular Japanese dish and literally means “fire bowl”—so you can imagine the amount of heat used to cook the meat, vegetables and seafood in this flavorful meal. You can order beef, shrimp, chicken or tofu in your hibachi, but most popular for delivery in Knoxville is definitely chicken. Choose your favorite stir-fried with mushrooms and broccoli in buttery hibachi sauce with a side of sweet carrots, fried rice and shrimp sauce from Tomo Japanese Restaurant. The best part? We’ll bring it right to your door.

Chicken Wings

chicken wings for delivery form Bite Squad
If you’re a buffalo chicken wing lover—and it appears most of Knoxville is—look to Central Park Restaurant in Knoxville for your choice of six to 50 wings and five dipping sauces. They’re also dishing up burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs and delicious sides to really fill you up (think: tots, fries, fried pickles, onion rings and mozzarella sticks)—all available for delivery from Bite Squad.

Bacon Cheeseburger

Order your favorite burger for delivery
For a handcrafted 100 percent Black Angus burger for delivery in Knoxville, Half Barrel is the go-to place. And if you’re looking for everyone’s favorite: a bacon cheeseburger, check out their Bacon & Cheddar Burger topped with Benton’s bacon, Vermont white cheddar, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles and Dijon aioli. The also serve three other creative burgers with bacon and cheese, so eat your heart out!

Chicken Tenders

Chicken tenders and fries for delivery
It’s hard to beat a crispy, deep-fried chicken tender (or a basket full of them)—it’s simplicity at its finest. We hear Colonel’s Cafe serves a mean tenders basket with fries and fried okra. And with breakfast all day, a few Mediterranean classics and a bunch of Southern favorites, there’s something for everyone here. Just hurry, because they only deliver until 7:30 p.m.


Get a chimichanga delivered
From nachos to tortas, fajitas to tostadas, tacos to burritos, Señor Taco has all your authentic Mexican favorites. If you want a chimichanga like the rest of Knoxville does, you have your choice of ground beef, steak, shredded chicken, shrimp or fajita meat, plus cheese and beans—all deep-fried to a golden brown and topped with cheese sauce, lettuce and sour cream. Just don’t forget to start with some chips and salsa!

Submarine Sandwiches

order a sub for delivery
Toasted, melty subs topped the delivery charts in Knoxville. Most popular? The Smoked Turkey Breast Sub from Firehouse Subs with mayo, lettuce, tomato, onion and deli mustard. Runner up? The Steak and Cheese Sub with sautéed USDA Choice steak, provolone cheese, sautéed peppers and onions, mayo and deli mustard—also from Firehouse Subs. They must be on to something! (And with dozens of other subs to choose from, keep an open mind.)

Greek Salad

Get your favorite Greek salad delivered
With fresh lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes and onions topped with sliced pepperoncinis, Greek olives, feta cheese, oregano and Greek dressing, the Fabulous Greek Salad from Niro’s Gyros is your best bet when going for healthful and flavorful. And they have all your other Greek favorites too, like falafel and gyros, plus American classics such as hot dogs, burgers and wings. You can please the whole family here!

Mac N’ Cheese

bacon mac and cheese for delivery
Macaroni and cheese is a classic Italian favorite that both kids and adults can enjoy. The best place to order it for delivery near you? Newk’s Eatery, dishing up fresh-made food including pizzas, salads, sandwiches and of course, macaroni and cheese. Get the Five Cheese Mac and Cheese with asiago, Vermont white cheddar, Parmesan, Ammerländer Swiss and yellow cheddar cheeses. Or splurge for the Six Cheese with pimiento and bacon!

Shrimp Tacos

get your favorite shrimp tacos delivered
You can order all your Mexican food favorites for delivery from Cancun Mexican Grill & Cantina! From quesadillas to chimichangas, burritos to enchiladas, salads to sandwiches—they have it all. Especially popular? Their tacos. The choice is yours between carnitas, buche, el pastor, fried fish, lengua, steak or grilled shrimp—the last of which happens to be a Knoxville favorite.

Fried Rice

Chicken Fried Rice for delivery
While fried rice is a popular delivery food item in Knoxville, the most commonly ordered protein with it is chicken! At The Plum Tree, you can get your fried rice with chicken, pork, tofu, veggies, beef or shrimp. And go all out with your choice of meat or veggie extras, too. So the next time you need your chicken fried rice fix, get it delivered (and don’t be shy, toss in some crab rangoon).

Now that you know what the rest of Knoxville likes to order the most for delivery, what’s for dinner?

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