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Hard Knox Pizza

4437 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5226
+1 865-602-2114
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pepperoni” (19 reviews)
“rocky balboa” (11 reviews)
“bone crusher” (10 reviews)
Closed
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Pizza, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
4437 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5226
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Hard Knox Pizza
1. Good times
"I love Hardknox pizza"
juliehamin
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2. So Awesome
"Bone crusher pizza rocks"
trow0112
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3. Ridiculously Good!
"Imagine....great pizza in Knoxville"
GeneRump
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181 - 190 of 199 reviews

Reviewed 7 January 2011

the pizza was solid if very overpriced with small individual pies like CPK. definitely far superior food to the other similar chain in town that rhymes with "rixxs." works better as a takeaway joint as the dining area is very limited, like a papa johns....More

1  Thank mccallos
Reviewed 22 November 2010

The pizza is pretty good. Really fresh topping and the pies are cook in a wood fire oven. Our pizza was cooked just right and delicious. They even have daily specials that are not on the menu. A couple of little thing about the place,...More

Thank Tuggboat
Reviewed 25 October 2010

Wow, this place was awful at lunch coming back from Kentucky after a Georgia Football game. We stopped in because of the reviews. We had 2 pizzas and a Calzone split among four people. The first pizza had BURNT crust. The 2nd pizza had burnt...More

Thank kcmchugh
hardknoxpizza, Owner at Hard Knox Pizza, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2010

We pride ourselves on customer satisfaction. If we don't get it right we will gladly make it over or offer a refund. Sorry you didn't have a good experience. Next time just be kind enough to let us know.

Reviewed 30 September 2010

We went here the other day. We took the advice of one of the other reviews and ordered the "bonecrusher" it was AMAZING !! The ingredients that are put into this pizza really work well together. It is spicy !! so don't order unless you...More

Thank sunshine77760
Reviewed 1 September 2010

I have dined at Hard Knox Pizza many times. This place never fails. They have great specials, calzones, beers and desserts. My children love it too.

1  Thank DAhern
Reviewed 21 August 2010

Our family was anxious to try Hard Knox during our trip to Knoxville...given the glowing reviews and #1 rating. Sorry to say, we were disappointed! One of our two pizzas had a burned crust and neither was outstanding. We have had better pizzas before (including...More

1  Thank apster12
Reviewed 21 July 2010

Yesterday my husband and I went to visit Hard Knox Pizza after reading the reviews. Bone Crusher Pizza was great. We also loved the garlic foccocia bread, chocolate hazelnut gelato, strawberry/banana italian soda was all delicious. Price was great and a very clean place. Thanks...More

Thank dhsteelerfan
Reviewed 20 July 2010

I love this pizza so much that I often crave a piece of pepperoni and kalamata olives. The ingredients are super fresh!

Thank ltarbett
Reviewed 19 July 2010

Finally giving in to my wife, I gave Hard Knox a try. I'm not a big fan of thin crest, wood fired pizzas. But, Hard Knox has changed my mind. Their pizzas are absolutely the best I've had. The crest and toppings are the freshest...More

1  Thank bgmckinley
Reviewed 26 June 2010

My family of four goes at least once a week. Someone is always craving it. Everything is so fresh. Most of us get the "Bone Crusher" - red sauce, red pepper flakes, fresh mozzeralla, italian sausage, pepperoni and thyme but the foccocia bread is also...More

1  Thank SouthernGirl28
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Response from jakyle3 | Reviewed this property |
They do not. It is something our family has asked for frequently, as my brother and nephew have celiac. To be truly gluten free, a restaurant must have another space (kitchen) to prepare as to avoid cross contamination and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4437 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5226
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-602-2114
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