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Copper Cellar Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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1807 Cumberland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37916-3009
+1 865-673-3411
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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101 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Party of 8. Checks totaled $400+. An error was discovered on one check where a guest was charged for two drinks but had only ordered one. The check was adjusted. Then they did the dumbest thing I have ever seen in a fine dining restaurant. After all guests had paid and were ready to leave, they created another ticket for... More 

Thank Suetooyoo
Germantown, Tennessee
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105 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived (happily) on burger night and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. They also had incredibly cheap beer, and it was quite good!

Thank MemphisLawyer
Melbourne, Florida
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Had some good dinner specials here and tried a couple of their local microbrews. Good food at a reasonable price.

Thank Gary F
Nashville, Tennessee
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69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

First visit to the Copper Cellar and we enjoyed our brunch. If you are going for eggs other than omelets all eggs are poached but good. Twists on favorites like eggs benedict...here made with country ham. If you like bacon order eggs and bacon...Benton bacon which is smoked perfectly. Omelets are big and tasty and the bread served before is... More 

Thank Ann C
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The red ale on tap was great, except the bar neglected to tell me that in 2 minutes from my purchase the 'special' price of 50% off kicked in, they said tough. The burger was great once they took back the well done one and brought me the medium one i asked for. The Tennessee blue cheese grits were HEAVEN!!

Thank shawnabbtt
Dallas, Georgia
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Worked at UT for 2 months and ate here many times. Great place to eat. Awesome burgers. Great fish offered most days on the daily menu. OMG! The prime rib sandwich....incredible. Made. A special point to meet the manager and express how impressed we were. Prices were very reasonable with several specials offered each week including burger day. Trust me...these... More 

Thank Jim W
1 review
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Fist visit and was underwhelmed. Has the potential to be great, but management missed an opportunity to ensure guest satisfaction.

Thank LaToya G
Kit H, General Manager at Copper Cellar Restaurant, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear that your first visit with us was not what you had hoped for, and very sorry that we had a chance to fix things and dropped the ball there as well. We'd like to know about your experience, and how we could better serve you in the future. Please feel free to contact me... More 

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Party of three visited this restaurant on a Saturday early evening. They have a great deal on burgers on Saturdays when there isn't a home football game. Two of us had burgers for only about $13. Very good food and service.

Thank SCAustins_07
1 review
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Previous visit didn't go well but management went above and beyond to make it up. Went back for a second time and the service and food was great! So glad we decided to give it another try.

Thank chickatjl
Nashville, Tennessee
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We enjoyed a nice meal on a Tuesday evening. Arrived around 5:30 with quick seating. Enjoyed locally brewed beers. The waitress provided a good description of several of the beers we asked about. I ordered an Ale Steak, which was cooked exactly as I ordered. My dining partner ordered a hamburger which was also cooked according to the order. Very... More 

Thank Rhonda S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$35
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1807 Cumberland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37916-3009
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-673-3411
The Original Copper Cellar has been a Knoxville icon for 40 years. Join us upstairs at the Cumberland Grill for fresh ground burgers, fantastic sandwiches, huge salads, hand crafted micro brews from Smoky Mountain Brewery, and freshly squeezed drinks. Our 15 high def TVs make it the perfect spot to watch the big games.
Choose to dine with us downstairs in The Original Copper Cellar and enjoy the best hand cut steaks, fresh seafood, nightly specials, and an unparalleled wine selection. Down in the Cellar is the perfect place to celebrate any special occasion.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?