Best Knoxville, TN Restaurants

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    9. Chesapeake's

    If you're in the mood for seafood, Chesapeake's will satisfy your desires. Although Knoxville is landlocked, this restaurant is one of a small number in Tennesee that fly their seafood in fresh daily. Shrimp, crab,...

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    8. Nama Sushi

    This sushi spot offers a fusion of traditional Japanese with an American twist. There are vegetarian options with tofu, unusual appetizers like wasabi hummus and jerk-seasoned calamari, and a wide variety of rolls...

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    7. Calhoun's on the River

    Calhoun's on the River is just good eatin'. Popular with anyone associated with the university, it has also become a favorite for travelers to Knoxville. It is known for wood smoked barbecue that you can smell way...

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    6. Ye Olde Steak House

    When you crave a great steak, there's no place like Ye Olde Steak House. They've been selling their sizzling sensations for more than 35 years. Whether you choose rare, medium, or well done, the food is consistently...

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    5. Taste of Thai

    You wouldn't expect it from the location in the middle of a strip mall lot, but this modern-looking building serves some seriously authentic Thai cuisine. Prices are extremely reasonable, around $10 to $14 (on...

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    2. Cafe 4

    Cafe 4 puts a spin on classic southern comfort food: like fried green tomatoes with red pepper relish and balsamic, a Tennessee cheese steak with white cheese sauce, or low country shrimp and grits with andouille...

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    1. Stock & Barrel

    This newcomer announced its arrival in Knoxville with the loudest burgers around. With around 20 options to choose from ranging from $8 to $15, each comes with a clever name and some seriously creative toppings. The...

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