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Fabulous food, service and ambience. Very warm and relaxing atmosphere!
The service and food were both outstanding. Our group enjoyed being in the room by ourselves. I t was easy to hear each other. We enjoyed drinks on the beautiful patio area first. The evening was a great success.
All they need is a bigger parking lot for busy nights. Mother's Day brunch was very nice in spite of very rainy weather. I look forward to dining there again.
Service was poor food was fair and will possibly give them one more opportunity to wow me and my guests but only once
Hi, Greg. I'm sorry you had a negative experience with us over the weekend. I'll make sure to pass along your feedback to the team so we are able to improve.
Pleasant atmosphere, delicious food, and friendly service. Would recommend!
Always love Citico’s!
Pluses and some big minuses for us. Celebrated my birthday here, first visit planned by my wife. Best Moscow Mule ever! Very Limited menu. Felt it was too expensive. Homemade garlic bread was good. Crab bisque was delicious. Ordered filet medium and it was cooked medium rare. Wife had red snapper and it was too dry with too much breading. The strawberry dessert wasn’t fresh and should have been thrown out! Strawberries were very old and wilted. Could have spent my $170 on a few great meals elsewhere. Beautiful house and great service.
I previously dined there in Sept 2018 and it was wonderful. On this visit it was terrible. The service was slow and inefficient, even with very few people there. The food was dry and burned . I complained about the black things on my plate and the chef came with a weak apology. We had two desserts between 4 of us and these were deducted from the bill.
Overall very disappointed. Will not be dining there again.
I have called but so far not able to raise a manager to report this live, and have left a voice message and request to call me back
First, we were told when we arrived that a great many items on the menu were not available. Even the listed specials were not available. They should have called me to let me know this. Food was not cooked correctly. The staff seemed to be preoccupied with other events that were to happen the next day. Will not return!
Hello Jack, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us and let us know. This is certainly not the experience we want our guests to have. I apologize for the lack of menu options and not communicating to you properly. We should never let other things distract from giving you great food and service. I have your contact and will try to reach out personally. Thank you again, -Chef Robert
The meal at best was average. The salad was composed of a field of greens that should have been thrown out before it was served. The short ribs were uninspired, as if the chef was going through the motions, and the bread was doled out a piece at a time. If the amuse bouche had been any smaller, it would have been a crumb.
We had the brunch. The food was very good. The chicken wa a little tough and cold. The biscuits and gravy was execellent and so was the omelette. The beef was cold but good flavor. We were really disappointed in the desert selection. I would rate it very poor.
Execellent service and atmosphere is wonderful.
Very nice restaurant in a quaint setting. Food is very good. I highly recommend Citico’s. I will be back.
Always enjoy our evening out at Citico’s. I would love to see a few more options on the menu.
Citico is a fabulous place to take friends for a special occasion. I introduced some newcomers to the area who were so impressed they made reservations that evening to entertain out-of-town guests of their own in a few weeks. Even with a full room, conversation was easily quiet. Thank you to the chef and the excellent staff.
I was disappointed from the beginning as I was told they were out of the good olives for my martini’s that were probably 15$ each. Then following on that I was let down by the brussel sprouts which have changed recipe since the last time I was there (signature side dish, not sure why one would change). Lastly, the final let down came when I was informed that the torch for the creme brulee was not working. I rarely provide feedback on my dining experience but felt compelled this time around as my bill was 250$ for my wife and I (including tip). I would’ve had no issue paying that price if the experience could have been had without the setbacks outlined above.
Hello Lindsay, Thank you for your feedback. We apologize for missing the mark on your dining experience. This is definitely not the experience we want to give our guests. We would very much like to invite you and your wife back to dine with us, and deliver the dinner you were expecting. Please feel free to contact me directly if, we can plan another evening with you. 865 986 0009 - Chef Robert
Always a great dinner. Knowledgeable of wines and great food as well as pairing the 2. A wonderful time.
Pleasanrt atmosphere. Great food. Great service. Thanks Colin.
We could not ask for a better dining experience. Very professional clean great food and staff. They even accommodated us surprising my daughter. Her now fiancé proposed to her, Chef Robert Allen and there head waiter help in making this all happen. Thank you so much,
It was a forgettable experience.
Date night with spouse
Ashley was the best! Excellent service,
Food was awesome
Definitely will be back
Our first time to dine at Citico’s and it was a great Valentine treat. Beautiful “home” atmosphere on the water. Loved sitting by the window and watching the sun go down. The food and service were great.
Terrific dining experience.
Our server needs more training for upscale dining. She was polite and efficient, however, it was obvious that does not have experience with a restaurant of Citico’s caliber. Our past experiences with Citico delivered the level of service we expected of a restaurant of this quality.
Chef Allen and his staff are masters of their trade, food was excellent and service was impeccable. Will defiantly be back many times!
Chef Robert does a great job and Jamie was an outstanding waitress!
This was our first visit to Citico's. We found the food to be extremely delicious. The crab bisque was out
of this world. My filet was very tender and cooked to perfection. I am glad I had a GPS to guide me there as it was dark and would have been hard to find without it.
Not impressed. The Food was ok. Selection was very slim. Took 55 mins to get our food. Food was ok. The Chef was very nice and presented himself well. I believe he needs more room to spread his wings and highlight his craft. A house turned into a restaurant is not the place for fine dining in my opinion. I believe the idea of a high class dining experience at Citico’s could be a success with the current Chef just a different venue.
We love Citico’s!!! The menu, the quality of food, the service, the atmosphere, the view...all impeccable!!
Wonderful restaurant with attentive staff. Recommend for dinner and brunch is fantastic!
This restaurant is defined as fine dining, however I think our meal missed the mark. The steak strip was delicious, however the pork loin was cooked well done and under seasoned, too overdone for my taste. The cassoulet did not have a stew texture, most commonly seen with a cassoulet, but overly dry. The Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon was very good. It was a slow night, and we were the last reservation (8pm) on a Saturday evening. We felt exceptionally rushed by our server, to which she started turning off the lights all around us as we finished our meal, making us feel to swiftly finish our meal. To be described as fine dining, I would have expected the utmost service, which entails anticipated needs, including bread refresh, water refresh, and such. My bread plate was taken before I was even done with my bread. There are too many good restaurants in the Knoxville and the Maryville area for us to come back. I was hoping for something memorable. Unfortunately I was disappointed.
Superb dining experience. Excellent atmosphere, fantastic waitress, great wine and wonderful food. It just doesn't get much better.
We entertained friends for Sunday Brunch.
Highly recommend the Gouda Grits and the Omlettes as well as the Fried Chicken.
Great service and Ambiance .
Miss the pool table and seating area in the downstairs bar area .
Very nice brunch with nice selection and appropriate portioning. One dish was too salty. They apologized and replaced it. Will try them for dinner sometime.
We save Citico’s for special occasions. The food and service always add to the evening. The salmon was perfectly cooked and the scallops were super. The wine list is also complete and offers a variety of choices.
Everything was delicious. very creative brunch, and excellent value. My only complaint was that some (vegetables, and mac and cheese) were not hot at all.: not even warm.
Go for the smoked Gouda grits....awesome!
Was so excited to finally have bruncg here!
Terrible food. Dry Chicken, tough Prime Rib, cold Mac & Cheese & watery Biscuit Gravy. Waffle could have broke a window it was so hard.
Very poor selection and quality.
Service & Bloody Mary were great.
Again, excellent food and service in a beautiful setting. We were celebrating a birthday, and this was the restaurant suggested by the honoree. Thanks for everything.
We will be back! Everyone was so kind and welcoming. We really thought it was wonderful how the chef came out and spoke to us about our meal! Food was fantastic!! The restaurant itself is so beautiful! Can’t wait to come back!