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Sweet P's BBQ and Soul House

3725 Maryville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920-6141
+1 865-247-7748
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“banana pudding” (71 reviews)
“brisket” (71 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (56 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3725 Maryville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920-6141
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found Sweet P's by chance and it was exactly what I wanted! From the location, the experience, the friendliness a d phenomenal BBQ! So much to choose from... we shared our entree's and sides and agreed that this is as outstanding and enjoyable as Tennessee...More

Thank Shelly E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will feel at home with the friendly service and good people at Sweet P's. The food is fresh and the service is tops. They have music at the dock on a regular basis. Truly an experience to have!

Thank jayhooper
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I made a special trip to try the greens as recommend by food network. I had ribs, greens and potatoe salad. The rub on the ribs had a heavy smoked paprika and brown sugar taste. The sauces were all a but too...More

Thank lumix006
Reviewed 4 September 2017

My family and I stopped in for lunch on a busy Sunday afternoon. I had pulled pork sandwich with a side of Mac and cheese and steamed veggies and it was scrumptious! The macaroni and cheese was definitely some of the best I've tried. I...More

Thank dobepaws
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for lunch. We have heard good things and finally got to try for ourselves. Ordered at the counter from the menu board. Food was served within a minute or so. Grabbed a couple drinks, soft drinks and a decent...More

Thank joeknows263
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Whenever I visit family near Knoxville, Sweet P's is a must stop. My favorite brisket and ribs; perfectly smoked. I only order one thing, and that's the sampler (The meats are all too good to choose just one) with greens, mac & cheese, and banana...More

Thank Neil D
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This place is known as Sweet P's but the extended name really captures the essence. Inside the unassuming building you will discover a fusion of BBQ and soul food that reminded my tongue of how my ears felt the first time I heard GnR's blend...More

Thank zerolex
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We have been going to Sweet P's for several years and always loved the food! Tonight they refused to put a birthday ice cream cake in the freezer for us! Interesting that Wasabi and every other restaurant in town can do that, but Sweet P's...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend, great BBQ & nice atmosphere. Pulled pork is my favorite, mac & cheese and banana pudding excellent! It's a busy place but they are efficient at handling the rush quickly! Look at the menu online as you order when you first walk in!...More

Thank FNPinKnox
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and 3 kids and I found this place and really enjoyed it. The people were really helpful when we said we'd never been there, and made great suggestions. One son ordered sliced brisket and it was a little chewy but tasty. They sprinkled...More

Thank stratton890
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3 July 2016|
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Response from EYE88 | Reviewed this property |
Check their online menu for gluten-free...... not sure.
1 June 2016|
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Response from Angel G | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you need reservations the place is very big. You will have not problems
27 May 2015|
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Response from Angel G | Reviewed this property |
Yes when we were there we saw children around. They have kids menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3725 Maryville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920-6141
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-247-7748
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