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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 23 April 2017

We went to the Turkey Creek location for Pizza. There were just 2 of us dining. First, the pizza was very good. Really liked it. That being said, we were disappointed that they have one size pizza. Large, no options. With just 2 of us,...More

Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Always a great meal! The seafood pasta is always my go to. But last time I tried the Bolognese. Jeez, that stuff was gooooood! Want to try the meatballs next but it's always a tough. Never tried the pizza, but have heard praises for it...More

Thank rich-queenie
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Tried the new Gavinos in Turkey Creek. I was looking forward to eating here. The service was lack luster, the food took forever to get with only six tables occupied. I was really disappointed.

Thank papo316
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I picked up a pizza that was parcooked so that we could finish it off in our home oven! It was delicious! Way better than delivery! Highly recommended!!

Thank Blynky324
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have been meaning to stop in here for over a year and did so just yesterday. We ordered the Original Pizza. It was busy but our waiter was very nice and did all the right things. However, he couldn't make or cook the pizza....More

Thank Volboy13
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I have eaten at Gavino's many, many times, in both small and large groups, and I have considered each meal to be outstanding. Pasta dishes, salads, and pizzas are consistently top-notch. Gavin, the original owner, did a fantastic job in staffing and running the restaurant....More

Thank Dee P
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is only my second time eating at Gavino's. I live out of town, but have family in Knoxville. Evidently, for the holiday season, it is becoming a tradition that we go to Gavino's after we have been ice skating! We got there later in...More

Thank Sheryl S
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My teenage son and I had dinner recently at Gavino's Pizzeria. The service was stellar as the waitress was knowledgeable about the menu and helpful with suggestions. She made sure the drinks were refilled and delivered the meals promptly. I had the baked ziti and...More

Thank macknoxville
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Stopped for dinner on Pizza Day, first time visit, and Oh Boy! were we in for a treat! Great old style pizza parlor with an attitude, great server interaction, ordered the White Pizza and it was a beautiful crust with fantastic flavors that did not...More

Thank O. Fernando T
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We have been visiting Gavino's on a regular basis for years. First when Gavin owned it and now with the new ownership. We were concerned when Gavin sold the establishment but now are comfortable that the recipes have not been changed for most of the...More

Thank Mark D
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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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