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Puleo's Grille

110 Cedar Ln, Knoxville, TN 37912-3505
+1 865-688-2575
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (28 reviews)
“grits” (22 reviews)
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Italian, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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110 Cedar Ln, Knoxville, TN 37912-3505
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for lunch based on a highway road sign. What a pleasant surprise to find such a nice, comfortable eating spot with excellent food. My fish tacos were some of the best I have ever had. I think the 'special sauce' made them sooooo...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband were staying at the Best Western a block away and chose to eat here for the location. Driving through the mountains in torrential rains tends to exhaust one and we just wanted someplace easy to get to. The last time we were here...More

Thank bunnyyoop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WOW! Impressed! Used to be a Rafferty's years ago! Great Menu and great atmosphere! Jordan was super! Everything he mentioned turned out to be excellent! Thank you to Him!

Thank Jimmy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My bf and I ate there we had the bbq ribs with chicken coleslaw and mushrooms with the chocolate lasagna with drinks so good by far the best we ever have def coming back when we are in the area

Thank Patti B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife's family and I visited Puleo's Grille for our nieces UT graduation luncheon. Our server Daniel W was great and very attentive to a very large party. The food was very good and it came out in a short period of time. Keep up...More

Thank stelpaul
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This restaurant is regularly in the top 10 and voted best chef in the area but this is the first time we stopped in. The prime rib easily compares to Lawry's LA, Dallas, Chicago; or The Prime Rib in DC at an incredible price. Salmon...More

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Puleo's has an eclectic menu of Italian and Southern food, and we weren't sure how it was going to be but we tried it since it was right near our hotel (and offered a 10% discount with our Hampton room key). We were very pleasantly...More

Thank triciagreg
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Saturday night at 6, no problem plenty of room. Why? This place is really good. Service top notch. Interesting menu with Italian, Southern, seafood highlights. I had Sat night Chef's Special, 1 of 3 listed. Italian broiled sea scallops over stone ground grits. It was...More

Thank crackofdawn
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at Puleo's Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thanks so much for your review! We hope you'll come back to see us soon!

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Stoped here on our way to New Orleans. We shared the awesome crispy asparagus to start with. We followed with the grilled grouper and the prime rib. Both were well prepared. Our server Allison did a great job. We will go back again if we...More

Thank Denver7889
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at Puleo's Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

We do hope you'll come back in on your next visit to the area! Thanks so much for your review!

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Stopped here for lunch on a Saturday. I have the chicken piccata, while my husband had the prime rib with mashed potatoes. The food looked nice but was seriously underseasoned to the point of being bland. My chicken piccata had little to no taste (only...More

Thank Rohirrim_maiden
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at Puleo's Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

We are sorry for your experience and wondered if you spoke with a manager regarding your food. We are always seeking to improve upon what we do and appreciate your feedback.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Cedar Ln, Knoxville, TN 37912-3505
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-688-2575
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