The Golden Roast Coffee Shop Near UT

Since 1994, Golden Roast Coffee Shop near the University of Tennessee has been a favorite place for UT students and faculty to meet friends, study, and socialize.

The Golden Roast

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Since 1994, The Golden Roast have been coffee roasters & operators of a coffee house in Knoxville, Tennessee. They focus on community, quality, and artisan.  Order a small batch roasted & get it shipped to your door.

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The Golden Roast Coffee Roasters has become a daily necessity for local coffee fans. Students and faculty of the University of Tennessee and all of Knoxville can escape to a comfortable place to meet friends and colleagues to study, socialize, read a book and have a great cup of coffee and espresso.

With the growing demand for high-quality gourmet coffee and great service, The Golden Roast Coffee Roasters has captured and will continue to capture its core group of repeat coffee lovers. The Golden Roast Coffee Roasters has offered its guests the best locally roasted coffee in the area for over twenty years, complimented with pastries, soups, salads, pitas and snacks as well as books that its patrons can read to enjoy their visit.

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- 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

Business Hours

Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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The Golden Roast Special Offers

Drink of the Month

Visit The Golden Roast coffee today and enjoy their October drink of the month. It's called, The Harvest Brew. It features moonshine apple pie cold brew with caramel and green apple flavoring.

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Free Cup of Coffee

Are you looking to try some of the best coffee in Knoxville? Visit The Golden Roast coffee shop near UT and get a FREE small cup of coffee on KnoxvillePage.

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$1 Off Online Orders

Order a small batch of coffee online from The Golden Roast Coffee website and receive $1 off when you place an order online. Use the coupon code "ShopLocal".

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The Golden Roast Melrose

All around solid coffee and specialty drinks, comfortable seating, convenient location. One time I got a headache because the bottled cold brew was a little strong but that's not GR's fault. Will continue coming back.
Good coffee and nice atmosphere. They do need to update their business hours though. Google says they close at 3pm on Sundays so my friends and I went to order and sat down at 1:30, only to have a worker come to us tell us they closed at 1:30…
I’ve been to this location three times. I’ve ordered the same drink every time and I have to say for $6 it’s garbage.
1. It just tasted like watered milk. No flavor.
2. Was worse than the first. Watered down flavorless latte
3. I had grounds in my cup. And not just a little. But a significant amount of grounds. The latte was so bitter I couldn’t drink it.
For a $6 I am completely disappointed and won’t return.
The good- I had the Samocha which was a coconut mocha which was delicious. I ordered extra espresso as I usually do I love my coffee stronger. She immediately offered a little extra flavor and half n half in place of milk. She showed an understanding of the drinks she was making and did it all. The espresso looked nice coming out with a nice crema being formed. A+ drink!

The bad- I discovered it by mistake is tucked back in on campus but that's probably because that's who is really meant for but if you want to bypass the chain on main and get up around the corner you'll find a far better coffee.

The Ugly- the are not in Michigan

Overall- nice atmosphere, though I took it to go, nice set up great coffee worth the explore to find it if you are not in campus to know where it's at.
This is a customer on my route you will not fine a more friendly staff. quality of products i see the shop front to back very clean and sanitize.

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