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Lonesome Dove Knoxville

100 N Central St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1007
+1 865-999-5251
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
100 N Central St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1007
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the top service and delightful unique food selections. I branched out and tried Buffalo, Pheasant, Wild Pig and Venison. I must say, the Lobster Hush Puppies were my favorite. Very comfortable up-scale dining.

Thank bslansky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had been seeing the awesome looking Friday Prime Rib lunch special on Instagram posts for a few months and been dying to try it. Finally got a Friday off work and was able to make it. Oh my goodness!! It was so worth the...More

Thank blondiearnp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live in Knoxville and dine out several times a week. I've basically been to all the competition in the upper end restaurant segment. My wife and I had meant to get to Lonesome Dove since it opened, but finally worked it out for a...More

2  Thank ctnmart
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had been to Boyd's Jig and Reel which is across the street and seen Lonesome Dove at the time. When I first saw it, I heard loud Country Music and was not sure about the place. Recently my wife and I had our 33rd...More

1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard of Tim Love and his restaurants in DFW area. We were glad to hear of thelocation in Knoxville. We ordered the fettine (spelling) it was ok. The selection with the black garlic was by far the best. A first course each lead...More

Thank NotARounder
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Returned for my second visit. Better than the first, didn’t think it was possible. Be prepare for the Texas Chili if you not into spicy dishes. Grilled oysters were best ever. The stuffed trout is an exception. A little pricy, but worth the visit. Lobster...More

Thank Douglas W
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is amazing. It was interesting how you have to put in your whole order instead of the normal “appetizers first, then entree, etc.” That part can be a little rushed. I had the garlic roasted tenderloin. It was basically perfect. Service was impeccable....More

1  Thank Autumn G
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

This chili is hot, flavorful and full of meat. The service is great: friendly, knowledgeable staff who want to make your dinner enjoyable. The price is my only complaint, but the food sure is good and the atmosphere is inviting.

1  Thank Aaron M
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Our first visit to this establishment and absolutely will not be our last. Our waiter Justin was wonderful and knowledgeable. His description of the menu was on point every time. Lonesome Dove makes it easy to “split” various appetizers (which we did) and is a...More

1  Thank robynne61
Reviewed 29 January 2018

This was the best dining experience I have ever had. The ambiance was perfect and the service was excellent. The waitress was genuinely excited to bring out the food because she knew it was that good. It was pricey, but you get what you pay...More

1  Thank daninharris1003
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Questions & Answers
10 December 2017|
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Response from LoveStyleInc | Property representative |
We sell wine on the property now so not any longer! Thanks for your inquiry!
Tom C
12 August 2017|
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Response from Dara F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is downstairs seating and the bar is located downstairs.
28 April 2017|
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Response from LoveStyleInc | Property representative |
We have three high chairs available and they should be fine!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 50
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 N Central St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1007
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-999-5251
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Chef & Owner Tim Love has designed a menu influenced by all of the ingredients and cultures of the West-with an added level of modern sophistication. Items on the Lonesome Dove Bistro menu range from an inventive selection of steaks and seafood to dishes such as Wagyu Tomahawk, Kangaroo Carpaccio, Rocky Mountain Elk Ribeye, Wild Boar, and Rabbit & Rattlesnake!
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