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428 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1103
+1 865-637-8181
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good28%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
5 May 2017
“Sad Experience. ”
5 May 2017
“Worse service ever experienced at a Knoxville restaurant”
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428 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1103
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was very disappointing. We walked in at 6:15 pm ordered their special for the evening on hamburgers, and 50 minutes later we walked out...... no food, no bread, almost no waitress. We asked her numerous times where our food was and she kept...More

1  Thank g5180jr
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We arrived around 6:15 on Thursday night, May 4, 2017 - a party of 6 wanting a decent dinner before a concert at 7:30. There were very few people in the restaurant, only a few sitting at the bar ( which really should have been...More

2  Thank tadanner
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Got a really bad martini and they wouldn't take it back! Go downtown regularly. Haven't gone back here because of that policy.

1  Thank dave h
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I love this place! it has a great atmosphere and great staff. They are helpful and attentive. It is just too bad that is next to Downtown Grill and Brewery; that place is full of terrible unhelpful staff and over priced sub par food.

Thank russshelton
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Went here for drinks which were very expensive and sadly, not great. I haven't had the food, so I can't comment on that.

Thank luckyduck2016
Reviewed 2 August 2016

very upscale restaurant, great atmosphere, we ordered the sea bass, it was excellent, would go back.

Thank lamoberly68
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This place has the coolest vibe and the best cocktails in the city. Its the place to see and be seen!

Thank MrBhouseoflove
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We love this place! Rang in the New Year here. The wine pairings were superb and the food was exquisite. My favorite was the pasta and scallops! You must try the Knoxville Mule or Doc Holiday.

Thank Christy B
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Stopped in for drinks and really liked the decor and bar, seems a bit outdated for the Market Square feel but need, original place to stop in and visit

Thank BWGpharmd
Reviewed 25 February 2016

I had the opportunity to dine at Sapphire on consecutive nights during a business trip to Knoxville. The first night I was solo. The second with a group. Both visits were extraordinary. Starting with the front of the house service in being seated, tot eh...More

Thank allenr589
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 3:00 AM
3:00 PM - 3:00 AM
3:00 PM - 3:00 AM
3:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 428 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1103
    (Union Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Trolley stops throughout Gay Street
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-637-8181
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