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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 good14%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“garlic knots” (10 reviews)
“pie” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
5211 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5019
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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 James M
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
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

This place has that good New York pizza. I have ate here 3 times and liked it a lot . The even has cicilian pizza which is hard to find.

Thank joshuak889
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped for pizza since we had heard this place was good. Ordered Grandma's pizza with lots of fresh tomato sauce. It was very good haven't tried any of their other menu items. I gave it a 4 because even though they weren't busy (4 or...More

Thank Kay S
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

My friend and I decided to have lunch after they got off work in the Bearden area. I suggested we try Gavinos, and they did not disappoint! We started with the Garlic Knots, and those were the best garlic knots I have eaten. Then I...More

Thank cbrown628
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I have disliked "Italian" restaurants for many years, especially chain restaurants. I had heard of Gavino's but made my first trip in the past year. It was one of many. I even brought out of state relatives here. I had garlic knots on vacation last...More

Thank kcrawford35
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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