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The Tomato Head-Market Square

The Tomato Head began as the Flying Tomato in August of 1990. Originally slated to be a french bistro, the legacy of a pizza oven from the former tenants changed the tone of the restaurant. Enlisting the help of several experienced friends, Mahasti Vafaie, owner and driving creative force, crafted a menu that relied on the freshest vegetables, produce, and herbs. Along the way, she and her original staff of four discovered that the adage if you want something done right, do it yourself holds true and decided that whenever possible they would be responsible for every detail of the dining experience.

Thus began a standing tradition of daily preparation of breads, dressings, cookies and desserts that marks the quality of the Tomato Head food. What began as a five-day lunch spot serving on paper plates with plastic forks has blossomed into a six-evening/seven day success. With food as the focus, the Tomato Head has also served as a venue to musical acts, poetry readings, performance art, and monthly shows that highlight local artists efforts.

Additionally, the restaurant serves as host to wedding proposals and parties, celebrations of births and graduations, and various other functions of business and pleasure. The Tomato Head stands as a testament to an uncompromising commitment to great food. Backed by a talented and dedicated staff that now numbers forty, Mahasti continues to improve upon the original concept of a creative and innovative eatery that strives to stimulate your appetite and your mind.

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Restaurant Menu - the-tomato-head

Pizza

Tomato Head Combinations

Pesto & Sundried Tomato
with Herbed Tomato

Slice
$3.50
9 Inch
$10.70
14 Inch
$18.10

Benton's Bacon, Ham & Andouille Sausage
with Red Onion, Cheddar

Slice
$4.60
9 Inch
$13.20
14 Inch
$23.05

Lamb Sausage & Sundried Tomato
With Herbed Tomato, Black Olive, Capers

Slice
$4.50
9 Inch
$12.40
14 Inch
$21.60

Five Cheese
White Pizza With Mozzarella, Fontina, Swiss, Monterey Jack, Parmesan

Slice
$2.20
9 Inch
$7.35
14 Inch
$12.25

Ham & Pineapple

Slice
$2.70
9 Inch
$8.20
14 Inch
$14.00

Goat Cheese White Pizza
with Roma Tomato, Basil

Slice
$3.30
9 Inch
$9.55
14 Inch
$16.40

Roasted Portobello with Roma Tomato
On A Pesto Base

Slice
$3.20
9 Inch
$10.70
14 Inch
$17.50

Fresh Spinach & Black Bean
With Andouille Sausage Or Baked Tofu, Tomato, Roasted Garlic, Roasted Onion

Slice
$5.00
9 Inch
$13.55
14 Inch
$24.15

Gorgonzola & Walnut White Pizza
with Roma Tomato, Basil Ricotta Cheese

Slice
$3.90
9 Inch
$11.20
14 Inch
$19.60

Smoked Salmon & Pesto
White Pizza

Slice
$3.00
9 Inch
$9.85
14 Inch
$16.35

Chicken, Roasted Portobello & Pesto White Pizza
With Kalamata Olives, Roasted Onion, Goat Cheese

Slice
$5.40
9 Inch
$15.70
14 Inch
$27.15

Fresh Spinach, Feta Cheese & Kalamata Oliveslice
with Andouille Sausage Or Baked Tofu, Red Onion, Roma Tomato, Banana Pepper, Fresh Oregano

Slice
$6.00
9 Inch
$15.25
14 Inch
$27.65

Customize

Cheese

9 Inch
$5.85
14 Inch
$9.45

Soy Cheese

9 Inch
$8.25
14 Inch
$13.95

Each Extra Item: Group 1
capers, fresh spinach, roma tomato, herbed tomato, red onion, roasted onion, red pepper, green pepper, pineapple, garlic, green olive, black, olive, broccoli, fresh mushroom, fresh basil, fresh oregano

9 Inch
$0.85
14 Inch
$1.75

Each Extra Item: Group 2
anchovy, ham, andouille, sausage, smoked turkey, pepperoni baked tofu, feta cheese, gorgonzola cheese, sweet water valley smoked cheddar, basil ricotta cheese, fontina cheese, house pickled jalapeno, house pickled banana pepper, kalamata olive, roasted garlic, roasted portobello, mushroom, black beans, walnut

9 Inch
$1.50
14 Inch
$2.80

Each Extra Item: Group 3
housemade lamb sausage, benton's bacon, chicken, smoked salmon, sundried tomato, goat cheese pesto, spinach & sundried tomato pesto

9 Inch
$2.00
14 Inch
$3.45

Pesto as Sauce

9 Inch
$2.50
14 Inch
$3.50

Side of Pizza Sauce

9 Inch
$0.80
14 Inch
$1.45

Substitute Gluten-Free Crust

 
$3.00

By the Slice

Slice of the Day with Side Salad

 
$5.35

Slice Cheese

 
$1.60

Slice Soy Cheese

 
$2.25

Each Extra Item: Group 1
capers, fresh spinach, roma tomato, herbed tomato, red onion, roasted onion, red pepper, green pepper, pineapple, garlic, green olive, black, olive, broccoli, fresh mushroom, fresh basil, fresh oregano

 
$0.50

Each Extra Item: Group 2
anchovy, ham, andouille, sausage, smoked turkey, pepperoni baked tofu, feta cheese, gorgonzola cheese, sweet water valley smoked cheddar, basil ricotta cheese, fontina cheese, house pickled jalapeno, house pickled banana pepper, kalamata olive, roasted garlic, roasted portobello, mushroom, black beans, walnut

 
$0.60

Each Extra Item: Group 3
housemade lamb sausage, benton's bacon, chicken, smoked salmon, sundried tomato, goat cheese pesto, spinach & sundried tomato pesto

 
$0.70

Pesto as Sauce

 
$0.50

Make your own Calzone

Basil Ricotta, Shredded Cheeses, Sauce

 
$6.75

Each Extra Item: Group 1
capers, fresh spinach, roma tomato, herbed tomato, red onion, roasted onion, red pepper, green pepper, pineapple, garlic, green olive, black, olive, broccoli, fresh mushroom, fresh basil, fresh oregano

 
$0.85

Each Extra Item: Group 2
anchovy, ham, andouille, sausage, smoked turkey, pepperoni baked tofu, feta cheese, gorgonzola cheese, sweet water valley smoked cheddar, basil ricotta cheese, fontina cheese, house pickled jalapeno, house pickled banana pepper, kalamata olive, roasted garlic, roasted portobello, mushroom, black beans, walnut

 
$1.50

Each Extra Item: Group 3
housemade lamb sausage, benton's bacon, chicken, smoked salmon, sundried tomato, goat cheese pesto, spinach & sundried tomato pesto

 
$2.00

Sandwiches

Group One

Ham & Cheese
ham, monterey jack, mustard, mayo, heated with lettuce, tomato

Small
$6.25
Large
$7.95

Turkey Melt
smoked turkey, fresh spinach, red onion, monterey jack, mustard, mayo, heated with tomato, sprouts

Small
$6.25
Large
$7.95

Tomato Head
ham, pepperoni, monterey jack, pesto, mustard, mayo, tomato, sprouts

Small
$6.25
Large
$7.95

Cheddar Head
fresh spinach, roast beef or baked tofu, roasted onion, sweetwater valley smoked cheddar, mustard, heated with tomato

Small
$6.25
Large
$7.95

Hummus Pita
hummus, cucumber, carrot, red onion, tomato, sprouts

Small
$6.25
Large
$7.95

Vegan
marinated tofu, fresh spinach, carrot, red onion, spinach & sundried tomato pesto, tomato, sprouts

Small
$6.25
Large
$7.95

Vegetarian
marinated tofu, monterey jack, fresh spinach, mushroom, pesto, mustard, tomato, sprouts

Small
$6.25
Large
$7.95

Group Two

Oh Boy
fresh spinach, chicken, benton's bacon, sundried tomato, monterey jack, poppyseed dressing, mayo, heated

Small
$6.75
Largre
$8.50

Tuscan Chicken
chicken, monterey jack, pesto, sundried tomato, mayo, heated

Small
$6.75
Large
$8.50

Gorgonzola & Roasted Onion
roast beef or baked tofu, gorgonzola sauce, roasted onions, mayo, heated with tomato

Small
$6.75
Large
$8.50

Chicken Salad
with lettuce & tomato

Small
$6.75
Large
$8.50

Roger Roger
hummus, fresh spinach, baked tofu, green & red pepper, banana pepper, green olive, monterey jack, heated

Small
$6.75
Large
$8.50

Kepner Melt
fresh spinach, baked tofu, monterey jack, herbed tomato, pineapple, roasted onion, walnut, pesto, mustard, heated

Small
$6.75
Large
$8.50

Lucy
fresh spinach, hummus, carrot, roasted onion, roasted portobello, walnut, monterey jack, heated

Small
$6.75
Large
$8.50

Goat Cheese
goat cheese, pesto, sundried tomato, heated

Small
$6.75
Large
$8.50

Veggie Burger
large sandwich only, housemade veggie burger with lettuce, tomato, ketchup, red onion

Small
$6.75
Large
$8.50

Salads

House Salad
Romaine Lettuce, Mushroom, Red Onion, Cucumber, Tomato, Black Olive, Green Pepper, Carrot, Red Cabbage, Sprouts

Side
$3.25
Small
$5.80
Large
$8.00

Caesar Salad
Romaine Lettuce, Mushroom, Black Olive, Parmesan, Tossed In Caesar Dressing

Small
$5.50
Large
$7.00

Pasta Salad
Pasta, Broccoli, Mushroom, Red Onion, Cucumber, Tomato, Black Olive, Green Pepper, Carrot, Red Cabbage, Sprouts

Small
$6.50
Large
$8.50

Chef Salad
Romaine Lettuce, Ham, Smoked Turkey, Broccoli, Mushroom, Red Onion, Cucumber, Tomato, Black Olive, Green Pepper, Carrot, Red Cabbage, Sprouts

Small
$7.75
Large
$9.50

Veggie Chef
Romaine Lettuce, Baked Tofu, Broccoli, Mushroom, Red Onion, Cucumber, Tomato, Black Olive, Green Pepper, Carrot, Red Cabbage, Sprouts

Small
$7.75
Large
$9.50

Baked Tofu Salad
Fresh Spinach, Baked Tofu, Broccoli, Carrot, Mushroom, Red Cabbage, Red Onion, With Mushroom Sesame Dressing

Small
$8.25
Large
$9.95

Greek Salad
Romaine Lettuce, Feta Cheese, Red Onion, Cucumber, Tomato, Kalamata Olive, Green Pepper, Fresh Oregano, Sprouts, With Feta Dressing

Small
$7.75
Large
$9.50

Southwestern Salad
Romaine Lettuce, Roma Tomatoes, Sweetwater Valley Smoked Cheddar, Black Beans, Roasted Chicken Or Baked Tofu, Blue Corn Chips, Corn Salsa, Choice of Southwest Vinaigrette Or Chipotle Ranch

Small
$8.25
Large
$9.95

Warm Bacon Salad
Benton's Bacon, Mushrooms, Fresh Spinach, With Warm Poppy Seed Dressing

Small
$8.25
Large
$9.95

Scoop of Chicken Salad
On a Bed of Lettuce & Tomato

 
$6.25

Burritos

Portobello & Walnut
Black Beans, Brown Rice, Roasted Onion, Walnuts, Roasted Portobello, Cheese, Crema

 
$10.00

Jose Jose Burrito
Fresh Spinach, Brown Rice, Baked Tofu, Hummus, Green Olive, Banana Pepper, Red & Green Peppers, Cheese, Crema

 
$10.50

Chicken Burrito
Brown Rice, Black Beans, Chicken, Fresh Spinach, Roasted Onion, Goat Cheese, Spicy Sriracha Sauce, Crema

 
$11.25

Quesadillas

Cheese Quesadilla
Monterey Jack, Swiss, Mozzarella, Sweetwater Valley Smoked Cheddar

 
$6.75

Veggie Quesadilla
Fresh Spinach, Roasted Portobello Mushrooms, Roasted Onion, Carrot, Herbed Tomato, Pineapple, Cheese

 
$9.25

Chicken Or Baked Tofu
Fresh Spinach, Roasted Chicken Or Baked Tofu, Cheese, Roasted Onion

 
$10.75

Appetizers

Hummus Plate
cucumber, tomato, broccoli, fresh baked pita with hummus

 
$6.95

Hummus & Blue Corn Chips

 
$5.50

Black Bean Hummus
black beans topped with hummus & spicy sriracha sauce with blue corn chips

 
$6.95

Bread & Pesto

 
$6.50

Bread & Dressing
bread with your choice of any of our housemade dressings

 
$4.50

Pepperoni or Spinach Roll
pizza dough rolled with pepperoni or spinach, sprinkled with parmesan with a side of pizza sauce, ranch or chipotle ranch

 
$7.35

Blue Corn Chips & Roasted Tomato Chipotle Salsa

 
$5.50

Housemade Soups

Soup

Cup
$2.75
Bowl
$3.75

Cup of Soup & Side Salad

 
$6.00

Organic Grains

Black Beans & Brown Rice

Cup
$3.00
Bowl
$3.70

Kids Menu

Simon Plate
Pasta, Turkey Or Marinated Tofu, Cucumber, Broccoli, Fruit

 
$4.50

Pasta Plate
Pasta with Pizza Sauce & A Sprinkle Of Parmesan

 
$3.75

Cheese Toast
Rosemary Bread Topped with Melted Monterey Jack & Sweetwater Valley Smoked Cheddar

 
$2.75

Child's Quesadilla
Whole Wheat Flour Tortilla Filled with Cheese

 
$3.25

Child's Pizza
Sauceless Cheese Pizza Topped with Organic Ketchup

 
$5.95

Mac N Cheese Pizza
White Pizza with Pasta & Sweetwater Valley Smoked Cheddar

 
$7.35

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12 Market Square Southwest
Knoxville, TN

TODAY 11:00am - 10:00pm

MON 11:00am - 10:00pm
TUE 11:00am - 10:00pm
WED 11:00am - 10:00pm
THU 11:00am - 10:00pm
FRI 11:00am - 11:00pm
SAT 9:00am - 11:00pm
SUN 9:00am - 9:00pm