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Blue Coast Grill and Bar

) #61 of 918 Restaurants in Knoxville ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Gluten Free Options
37 Market Sq, Knoxville, TN 37902-1405
+1 865-243-2300
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (21 reviews)
“fish tacos” (27 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
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37 Market Sq, Knoxville, TN 37902-1405
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Reserved place for my mother's birthday. As crazy and demanding of guests as we were....expectations were exceeded. The staff and kitchen went above and beyond. Additionally, they have the best chicken and waffles in the state of Tennessee...they only serve chicken and waffles sat and...More

Thank jankrom83
Blue-Coast-Team, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Coast Grill and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Jankrom83, So happy we were able to accommodate your mother's birthday party! We love large parties and appreciate you choosing our location. Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant as well. Hope your mom felt celebrated and loved! Have a great week!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terrific. Very friendly staff but tasteless food. Fish tacos had no taste. Onion rings too salty to eat.More

Thank Laura M
Blue-Coast-Team, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Coast Grill and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Laura, Thank you for your review and your feedback. I'm happy to hear our staff was friendly. I apologize you did not enjoy your fish tacos. Did you have everything that comes on them? I know they may seem bland if you leave off the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate at Blue Coast because of the short wait time. Unfortunately, other patrons followed and the kitchen got slammed. It took 20 minutes for our appetizer. Service was friendly and apologetic. I found the food to be good, but not great. I did appreciate the...More

Thank Douglas W
Blue-Coast-Team, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Coast Grill and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review Douglas. We are constantly working on ways to improve upon efficiency and speed in our establishment, so I apologize you experienced a longer than average wait. Our Executive Chef will not accept you finding the food to be good, but...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Blue Coast Grill and Bar is downtown Knoxville, in one of the "corners" of Market Square. It has an American cuisine menu that has something to offer most people, gluten free, vegan choices and healthy food. You can also sit outdoors over viewing the Market...More

Thank CarolineVS
Blue-Coast-Team, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Coast Grill and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Caroline for your kind review. We appreciate your business and the time it took for you to give us a shout out. The Sundried Tomato Delight is definitely one of my favorites as well! Have a great week! -Jenny

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife had a great experience here with her friend so we decided to stop in for dinner. The server was very polite. She was quick to take our food and drink orders and even delivered the drinks in a timely manner. That was 30...More

Thank Stephen J
Blue-Coast-Team, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Coast Grill and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Stephen, Nothing worse than having a really hungry kid and having to wait on your meal. I have 4 kids and can totally relate! I am so sorry your server left you hanging and it took a bit to get your meal. I hope you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the 2nd time we have visited Blue Coast. My aunt wanted one of their burritos again & enjoyed it. I choose the chicken salad-salad. It was very good & I couldn't finish all of it. I don't know if it was because we...More

Thank Teresa L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on the Square in the evening and it was super-crowded. Several of the restaurants we visited had hosts who didn't really seem to care if we got in or not. Not so at the Blue Coast! The hostess, obviously very busy, nevertheless took...More

Thank heyjudithz
Blue-Coast-Team, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Coast Grill and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

heyjudithz, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. I am so glad our hostess was accommodating. Happy to hear you were well cared for by your waiter. I apologize one of our other waiters made you both feel uncomfortable. I will figure...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have Mexican they have steaks, they have seafood which means they specialize in nothing! My steak wasn't cooked well, my potato cold, my sons salmon was ordered just grilled and they put sauce all over it.. my wife ordered Mexican and it had no...More

Thank Jeff A
Blue-Coast-Team, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Coast Grill and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Jeff, Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we can improve. I apologize for the mistakes our restaurant made during your visit. Chef Curtis prides himself on making flavorful dishes from local ingredients that deliver a fantastic dining experience for his...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there with friends for "Linner" (Early dinner, late lunch). My wife and I ordered wine and our friends had a beer. We sat outside on their patio, the weather being absolutely lovely for a late June day in Knoxville (high 70's) My wife...More

Thank Herman F
Blue-Coast-Team, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Coast Grill and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Herman F, Thank you for taking the time to review and recommend our restaurant. We are a small business and try to deliver the best food and service out there. I'm so glad you enjoyed your salads. I apologize we didn't have any shaved Ginger...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Our sever was great. Food ok. Busy but didn't seem to be running smooth. Will try again. Hoping we just went on a off night.More

Thank James L
Blue-Coast-Team, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Coast Grill and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

James, Thanks for your comments. Hopefully it was just an off night, unfortunately they happen occasionally. However, the food should never just be OK. It should always be top notch. I will pass along your comments to our Chef. Hope to have you back soon...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 25
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Market Sq, Knoxville, TN 37902-1405 (Formerly Blue Coast Burrito)
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-243-2300
  • E-mail
Description
A culinary driven, farm to table restaurant located in Historic Market Square. Here, you will find a team of chef's led by award winning Executive Chef Curtis Bates, who will prepare you a unique and savory dish from our menu of New American cuisine. Ideal for a quick lunch, weekend brunch, private dining, romantic dinners or relaxed evenings out. An eco-friendly environment both elegant and casual, familiar but unique, Blue Coast Grill & Bar is the ideal place to meet, dine and linger. New American cuisine, which blends time honored American classics with global flavors and chef created original dishes. We use fresh ingredients from local farmers, certified angus beef, hormone free chicken & sustainable seafood and our menu is reasonably priced. Entrees are enhanced with reductions, aioli's and vinaigrettes to create a delectable array of flavors and textures. Signature side dishes add the perfect complement to any entree. Our menu is friendly to almost any diet including gluten free options, vegan choices, healthy dishes...and of course the polar opposite over indulgent!
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