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Knoxville's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
This former World’s Fair host city nestled in the Tennessee Valley does not disappoint those who take dining seriously. Whether you prefer white tablecloths and china or a place where you can linger over a burger and a brew, Knoxville has it all. Knoxville’s culinary scene features eclectic eateries with farm-to-table favorites, a concept common to east Tennessee. Barbecue lovers will discover Eastern Tennessee style smoked ham or pork shoulder barbecue slathered in sweet, thick sauce. International dishes, vegetarian options and abundant plates of down-home favorites like chicken and waffles are all part of Knoxville’s culinary offerings. There are culinary experiences to fit every budget, so bring your appetite. From game-day tailgating to business lunches, you’ll find what you are looking for in Knoxville.