Dining & Drinks

Windows on the Park Restaurant & Lounge and Fairgrounds Coffee Bistro & Market

Windows on the Park Restaurant & Lounge and Fairgrounds Coffee Bistro & Market offer you a variety of dining options to suit your desire. Whether you need a grab-n-go breakfast and steaming coffee before a business meeting, a mid-morning breakfast buffet after a late night or a relaxing small plate and cocktail, we cater to your every fancy. Windows on the Park Restaurant & Lounge compliments its savory lunch and dinner menus with a creative full service bar. Our mixologists craft specialty cocktails with a Southern twist, but never forsake the old favorites. Fairgrounds Coffee Bistro & Market supplies coffee and espresso drinks, snacks, hot on-the-go breakfasts, UT apparel and various other sundry items for your convenience. Explore our dining options below.

Windows On The Park Restaurant & Lounge

The Lounge

You don't have to go far to enjoy excellent food and drinks. Our art inspired lounge overlooks the stunning World's Fair Park, Knoxville's largest public green space. Windows on the Park demonstrates Southern hospitality through its superior service, lively social plates and handcrafted cocktails.

Behind the bar, our mixologists utilize the freshest ingredients to create original cocktails, or a cool pour of one of our many craft beer selections. Inquire about their favorite drinks!

Lounge Hours
Monday - Friday 4:00 - 7:00 pm

The Restaurant

Our talented culinary team keeps the kitchen bustling, serving seasonally inspired dishes. The menu includes fish, meats, sandwiches and salad selections straight from the garden. Craft beer and select wines by the bottle or glass ensure that your meal will come to a smooth finish. Ask your host about the featured desserts as well.

Restaurant Hours
Monday - Friday 6:30 - 10:30 am
Saturday & Sunday 7:00 - 11:00 am
Monday - Sunday 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Monday - Sunday 5:00 - 10:00 pm

Room service hours of operation are the same as dine-in hours.

Fairgrounds Coffee Bistro & Market

Fairgrounds Coffee Bistro & Market has everything you are looking for, from coffee and sodas to University of Tennessee gear and Knoxville memorabilia.

An abundant selection of drip coffee, specialty lattes, espresso drinks, teas and smoothies will satisfy any beverage needs.

Fairgrounds also offers grab and go items when you need a meal in a pinch, such as bagels, muffins, pastries, sandwiches and soft drinks.

Additionally, daily newspapers and other everyday sundry items are available for your convenience. 

Hours of Operation

Opens at 6:30am daily / Closing time varies