Great Eats in Knoxville

Knoxville Tennessee

Before planning your next trip to Knoxville, take a minute to learn some of the best places to eat around the city. Whether you’re there on business, planning a family trip, or looking for apartments in Knoxville TN, here are a few restaurants and eateries that should make your dining list.

Sweet P’s BBQ and Soul House

There are plenty of barbecue spots to choose from in Knoxville, but one that makes everyone’s list is Sweet P’s. The menu features many barbecue pit favorites such as pulled pork, ribs, and chicken, not to mention all the fixings and side dishes. Come for the barbecue and stay for the music, making it a memorable night out.

Ye Olde Steak House

Family-owned and operated since 1968, this steakhouse delivers only the finest Iowa grain-fed beef to its customers. Your favorite prime rib, porterhouse, or rib-eye cuts are prepared within view from the open-air kitchen. If you still have room for dessert, you’ll be delighted to choose from a wide selection of pies and cakes. Get yours by the slice or order the whole thing to go.

Stock and Barrel

Burger lovers should head on over to the Stock and Barrel, where burgers are perfectly crafted using locally sourced beef, locally made breads, and topped with other fine ingredients sourced from neighborhood producers. Order yours with a side of fine bourbon.

Boyd’s Jig and Reel

Curious to try a traditional Scottish meal? If so, then Boyd’s Jig and Reel is exactly what you’re after. Indulge in dishes like Scotch eggs, steak and ale pie, or fish and chips. Live music is a frequent occurrence and you might even be asked to join in a jig or two. Whiskey lovers will find themselves in heaven with Boyd’s incredible selection.

Downtown Grill and Brewery

Do you love the idea of inviting friends to Sunday brunch? If so, the Downtown Grill and

Brewery offers the perfect setting. Aside from having a full late-morning menu to choose from, they also offer live jazz and an internationally inspired Bloody Mary menu that will have you coming back every week.

Sanctuary Vegan Cafe

If you’re not a fan of meat then you’ll want to visit Knoxville’s only all-vegan restaurant. Described as “compassionate comfort food,” you get the taste and portion size of a delicious meal, while being considerate of the animals.

A Dopo Sourdough Pizza

Looking for a great pizza spot? A Dopo offers Neapolitan-style sourdough pies with sauces that are always made from scratch. Pair one of their pies with a delicious Italian wine or beer from their list of imports.

Cruze Farm

No food list would be complete without dessert. If you’re in the mood for ice cream then head over to Cruze Farm for a tasty treat. Choose from a variety of ice cream flavors to have swirled around your favorite cone, or pick from the float and shake menu. Either way, you’ll be able to enjoy your favorite frozen treat while sitting comfortably on their impressive wraparound porch.

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