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Gavino's Pizzeria and Restaurant

5211 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5019
+1 865-200-5571
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“garlic knots” (9 reviews)
“pie” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
5211 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent, authentic Italian food. Wonderful atmosphere, and the pizza is the bomb! New location in Turkey Creek is fantastic.

Thank Laura J
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I had pizza and caesar salad and it was delicious. My friend had a hero sandwich and loved it. We will go again.

Thank CourtneyBX
Reviewed 5 September 2017

First, the parking situation is atrocious. Second, the carryout process is ridiculous. Third, the food was horrible. First and last time at this restaurant. Our food was overcooked, under seasoned, and expensive for the portions.

Thank David S
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I'll preface my review by saying the food is amazing. However, the service is slow. I'm not talking about how long it takes to get your food; I'm talking how long it takes to seat you, take your drink orders then actually get your drinks....More

Thank staceynelson865
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Four of us had spaghetti, veal and the chicken rollatini. All dishes were very good, service was good. An overall outstanding experience.

Thank knoxparrot87
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love this place. My family and I went to the Turkey Creek location for the first time last Saturday and tonight I took my mom to try the Kingston Pike location for the first time. Outstanding! Grandma's pizza is fantastic. I had it...More

Thank SmokyMtnsHiker
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We saw this listed in a visitor's guide and decoded to give it a try. So glad that we did. Excellent pizza. So good. Reminds me of traditional New York style pizza. I would love to go again, but we are headed out of town...More

Thank LWMiller
Reviewed 10 July 2017

When I saw the linguine with clam sauce (white or red) I got excited since I haven't had a decent plate in years. I ordered the white sauce and what I received was a plate of noodles drenched in oil and slices of garlic. I...More

Thank xkegroller
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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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