2) Big Ed’s Pizza
If you ask Oak Ridge locals where to eat, more than likely Big Ed’s Pizza is at the top of their lists. Big Ed’s is known for its amazing pizza and no-frills, family-friendly atmosphere.
While waiting for one of the best pizzas you’ll ever have, you can watch staff toss pizza dough high in the air. Be sure to also explore autographed photographs of famous people who have dined at Big Ed’s, which hang proudly on the walls of the restaurant.
In 2013, USA Today’s travel list named Big Ed’s one of the top 51 pizza parlors in the country. The well-known restaurant also made USA Today’s list in 2010.
Before you leave, you’ll want to buy Big Ed’s trademark T-shirts, which are great souvenirs.