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Gavino's Pizzeria and Restaurant

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5211 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5019
+1 865-200-5571
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17:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Mon 11:00 - 21:30
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I picked up a pizza that was parcooked so that we could finish it off in our home oven! It was delicious! Way better than delivery! Highly recommended!!

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Thank Blynky324
Sevierville, Tennessee
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131 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have been meaning to stop in here for over a year and did so just yesterday. We ordered the Original Pizza. It was busy but our waiter was very nice and did all the right things. However, he couldn't make or cook the pizza. Crust all the way around was black, from being burnt. He should never have served... More 

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Thank James M
Knoxville
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

I have eaten at Gavino's many, many times, in both small and large groups, and I have considered each meal to be outstanding. Pasta dishes, salads, and pizzas are consistently top-notch. Gavin, the original owner, did a fantastic job in staffing and running the restaurant. The new ownership has done nothing to upset the apple cart! I must comment on... More 

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Thank Dee P
Evensville
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is only my second time eating at Gavino's. I live out of town, but have family in Knoxville. Evidently, for the holiday season, it is becoming a tradition that we go to Gavino's after we have been ice skating! We got there later in the evening, on December 26th, around 8 p.m. There were 17 of us, including 11... More 

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Thank Sheryl S
Knoxville, Tennessee
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

My teenage son and I had dinner recently at Gavino's Pizzeria. The service was stellar as the waitress was knowledgeable about the menu and helpful with suggestions. She made sure the drinks were refilled and delivered the meals promptly. I had the baked ziti and it was okay. My son had spaghetti and he said is was fine. Overall, the... More 

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Thank macknoxville
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Stopped for dinner on Pizza Day, first time visit, and Oh Boy! were we in for a treat! Great old style pizza parlor with an attitude, great server interaction, ordered the White Pizza and it was a beautiful crust with fantastic flavors that did not overpowered each other: bacon, anchovies, banana peppers and fresh basil were the perfect combination. The... More 

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Thank O. Fernando T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We have been visiting Gavino's on a regular basis for years. First when Gavin owned it and now with the new ownership. We were concerned when Gavin sold the establishment but now are comfortable that the recipes have not been changed for most of the meals. The pizza continues to be very good. And the entrees tasty and a nice... More 

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Thank Mark D
Knoxville, Tennessee
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81 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

This place has that good New York pizza. I have ate here 3 times and liked it a lot . The even has cicilian pizza which is hard to find.

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Thank joshuak889
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped for pizza since we had heard this place was good. Ordered Grandma's pizza with lots of fresh tomato sauce. It was very good haven't tried any of their other menu items. I gave it a 4 because even though they weren't busy (4 or 5 other tables) the service was slow. After we gave our drink order (for water).... More 

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Thank Kay S
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52 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

My friend and I decided to have lunch after they got off work in the Bearden area. I suggested we try Gavinos, and they did not disappoint! We started with the Garlic Knots, and those were the best garlic knots I have eaten. Then I tried the baked ziti, and my friend got chicken Alfredo. Both dishes were very good.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5211 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5019
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-200-5571

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?