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Altruda's Italian Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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125 N Peters Rd, Knoxville, TN 37923-4908
+1 865-690-6144
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Andersonville, Tennessee
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192 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love to visit locally owned restaurants and this one was exceptional. We had a party of 12 to celebrate an engagement. The waiter was excellent and service was on point. The homemade sauces were wonderful and choices were endless. You can tell they take pride in their food and drinks. Loved how the layout was and it had quaint... More 

Thank beachcomber36
Knoxville, Tennessee
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been in Knoxville 11 years and somehow have never eaten here. I would suggest getting there when they open at 5, or you may be waiting awhile. The atmosphere is romantic with close booths and small lamps. The entrées include garlic rolls and a large bowl of salad. The food and service is outstanding. Our waitress was always... More 

Thank yorkiemom6
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The atmosphere even when packed on a friday night was amazing they took great care of us. Also, loved the garlic rolls.

Thank Krista K
Vienna, Austria
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Solid American-Italian foods. Fresh preparations with expected flavors, not over cooked. Staff/management id not complain that we dined 'like europeans' for over 3 hours.

Thank MichaelG1951
Knoxville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Altruda's is not just the best Italian restaurant in Knoxville--it's the best restaurant in Knoxville, period, and it has been for decades. The salad and rolls alone can make a meal, but I never can resist one of the shrimp dishes. I don't understand people who go to a chain like Olive Garden and pay the same amount of money... More 

Thank ScruffyCityIndeed
Knoxville, Tennessee
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We both work different shifts tomorrow so we celebrated last night. Fried cheese stick appetizer & I had lasagna plate with spaghetti side. VERY good! My wife's new favorite Italian restaurant in Knoxville.

Thank scootervol
Maryville, TN
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Altrudas Saturday night it was a little busy but very short wait. Food was excellent as usual. The garlic rolls and salad are the best.

Thank Kenny I
Knoxville, Tennessee
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356 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best salad in town. Unlimited refills. Got the garlic butter on the side with our yeast rolls so I could control the amount. Excellent service provided by Brooke, our server. We were seated right by the fireplace in the main dining room. Cozy and warm. My husband and I split the Pollo Amanda which was very good. See photo.

Thank TravelDiva001
Denver CO USA
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337 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we asked our co-workers for recommendation Altruda's came up several times for Italian food. We were quickly seated and our waiter was very attentive and helpful throughout our meal. Everybody was very satisfied with what they ordered and it was definitely as good as everybody says. Inside the restaurant is a little bit dated that sort of adds to... More 

Thank JJBlondie
Brantford, Canada
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were advised to dine here by hotel reception and it was fabulous!! Fantastic service and wonderful homemade Italian food. Our waitress was lovely and I wish I could remember her name but she was going to nursing school as well as serving! Professional, attentive and made excellent dinner recommendations. We moved to sit closer to the fireplace. I believe... More 

Thank LorK K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 N Peters Rd, Knoxville, TN 37923-4908
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-690-6144

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