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Cru Bistro and Wine Bar

) #311 of 917 Restaurants in Knoxville ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
11383 Parkside Dr, Knoxville, TN 37934-1972
865-671-6612
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“pork dish” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (15 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
11383 Parkside Dr, Knoxville, TN 37934-1972
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1 - 10 of 95 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love to stop here sit at the bar have a glass of wine and some Brie cheese. I recommend getting it with the fig and hot pepper jelly- really yummy! The bar has great specials and service is good.

Thank Mbjboyd4ever
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took one of his new employees and his fiance to dinner her on June 9 2017. I must say that we were very disappointed in our meals. I had ordered the Blueberry barbecue pork thinking that it would have a sauce...More

Thank sunnyflowers1954
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This used to be our absolute favorite spot for date night. The prices were good, the portions weren't gigantic which made sharing easy and fun and the food was fresh and fantastic. Over the years though the food quality has gone way down and the...More

Thank Kate D
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at Cru Bistro and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thank you for your feedback, Kate. We apologize for not meeting your expectations and will be forwarding your comments along to our upper management staff for review. If you would like to express your concerns personally, feel free to contact the Manager at this location....More

Reviewed 2 March 2017

Nice atmosphere. Great service. Good wine and beer selections.This is a great place to stop by after work or the movies.

Thank DoylestownTraveler
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at Cru Bistro and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Thanks so much for your feedback. We truly appreciate your comments and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 23 February 2017

We have eaten at Cru before. We went Friday night the 17th to celebrate a delayed Valentines Day. after leaving our name with the hostess we enjoyed a drink at the quiet bar in the main dining room. 20 minutes later the hostess took us...More

Thank Doug S
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at Cru Bistro and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

We are very disappointed to hear of your experience on a night you wanted to be a special occasion. We will be looking into how we can avoid disturbing guests on evenings when we have live music (usually every Friday). Also, please accept our apologies...More

Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Idiot bartender. Do NOT serve a martini in a wine glass. Tell the customer it will be a small wait on the martini before you serve it in a wine glass! Tell someone to bus tables to get empty glasses, wash them and do a...More

Thank hays125000
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at Cru Bistro and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Please accept our apologies about how your Martini was served. We will be passing this information on to upper management as we don't take our guests' impressions lightly. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 6 February 2017

I'm doing a review of CRU as far as the lunch menu goes...I had the nama fish tacos and it was nothing above average. The service was good, so the waiter got a good tip. If the service was not up to par I would...More

Thank grantc2013
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at Cru Bistro and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

We appreciate your feedback and are glad to have you back for another try!

Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, good service. The pizza oven was under repair when we were there yesterday, 1.26.17, and that was disappointing; especially in regard to the fact that one of the daily specials was listed as pizza. Duh. But otherwise, I was very pleased. I had...More

Thank gidgetgoesny17
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at Cru Bistro and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2017

So glad you enjoyed the cozy atmosphere and your Tower! Thanks so much for your feedback. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 9 January 2017

Specials daily! Best Black and Blu Burger ever made. Food is always temperature appropriate when it comes out. Great staff! Great bartenders!

Thank D H
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at Cru Bistro and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Yay! Thanks so much for your feedback!

Reviewed 11 December 2016

We had a marvelous time celebrating my birthday at Cru. The wine list was outstanding!! We ordered wedge salads and several small plates to share!! The service was excellent and our food was delicious!! We will definitely go back again!! 😍

Thank Beth R
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at Cru Bistro and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

So glad we could make your birthday special! Thanks so much for your review!

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becky19642014
Do you need reservations?
3 June 2015|
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Response from Corkdork73 | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Saturday and were seated immediately, no reservations necessary!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11383 Parkside Dr, Knoxville, TN 37934-1972
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: 865-671-6612
  • E-mail
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