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Gavino's Pizzeria and Restaurant

5211 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5019
+1 865-200-5571
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good14%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“garlic knots” (10 reviews)
“pizza” (67 reviews)
“baked ziti” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5211 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5019
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Had lunch the lasagna was over cooked had to order sauce for $1. The only pizza that was available was Neapolitan, awful no sauce very bland. Will not return.

Thank luv2havefuntoo
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

I found the pizza to be very heavy and was full after only one slice. The restaurant was busy, and I saw lots of pizza being served, so I think it is a matter of taste. I just prefer a thinner crust

Thank Kay S
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Great authentic Italian food. We had the manicotti, lasagna and Chicken parmigiana. Omg the best ever. Also the service was great! Highly recommend!

Thank AMD1988
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

The best pizza ever , Grandmas it’s called why I don’t know but it’s out of this world, chunky tomato sauce garlicky and oh so good , good chopped salad too ! Lunch is under $8

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 10 January 2018

I am from the northeast and have had trouble finding good pizza in the south. This is definitely NY style and I was pleasantly surprised. This will be our pizza spot from now on. Great pizza and nice people.

1  Thank NP407
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Being from out of town, you're never quite sure what you're going to get. Well, Gavino's was a great choice. The service was friendly and quick. The appetizer came quickly. When the food came it was huge portions. We ordered the "Original Special" and two...More

Thank Malinda C
Reviewed 29 December 2017

This has never been a restaurant with wonderful food but a simple country Italian restaurant with decent food, large servings for two meals and reasonable prices. I know that they have had a difficult time recently and I hope that the other night was just...More

Thank Harvey K
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I've searched for the perfect Alfredo sauce in Knoxville for a while now, but after enjoying Gavinos Alfredo (with chicken) tonight, the search is OVER! The flavors perfectly balanced without an overwhelming parmesan cheese flavor. The Garlic Knots appetizer began the meal and tasted like...More

Thank Rita H
Reviewed 12 December 2017

The staff is very friendly and there usually no wait. Most people come for the pizzas but we like the pasta dishes. The desserts are home mad and very good

Thank Charlotte T
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Always have great food and great service. Love bringing my family here. Thank you Leah for taking great care of us.

Thank Brent H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5211 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5019
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-200-5571
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