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Gavino's Pizzeria and Restaurant

5211 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5019
+1 865-200-5571
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good13%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5211 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5019
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

This place is wonderful. My husband and I have the chicken alfredo pasta and it was awesome! The staff was absolutely great! I wish I didn't live so far away from it because it would be one of my favorite places to dine.

Thank BMeze
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I only had the pizza and it's the best taste like home. I tell everyone how I can. Great costumer service. The one thing is parking but I think there is parking in back I just don't know how to get there. I order for...More

Thank Sopaha
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The thing about Gavinos is that this is the type of Italian food one finds in New York and New Jersey...thin crust pizza on request..homemade sauce, and meat balls the way my wife's Sicilian mother made them...interesting to us is that we encounter clientele from...More

Thank wljenks
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Good service. Had pizza. Crispy thin crust. Was good. It was not Chicago. Kids would love the pizza. Sell by the slice.

Thank Dorthy H
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Grandma's pizza was so good and fresh! Really great atmosphere and sweet servers. Had our 15 month old with us and they brought balloons to keep him occupied. Will definitely go back! Thanks!

Thank lindseyclayjaden
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We were in this part of Knoxville, and Gavino's was recommended to us by a friend. We were looking for a good pizza place that we had not tried before, and Gavino's came with a glowing recommendation. We stopped in, and the restaurant was really...More

Thank ChuckyWoodchuck
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We dropped in after several strong recommendations over the years to try this place. It is amazing. Don't be fooled by the unprepossessing exterior. This is a small family operated place where they obviously put a great deal of attention and expertise into their foods....More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Had a mushroom and onion pizza, thin crust. Gavinos has the best pizza in Knoxville in my opinion. We also had calamari for an appretizer, and it was good too. Staff was friendly and attentive.

Thank rfirpo
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Let me start off by saying, when I go out with friends for dinner, I like to be able to hear the conversation. This place is great for that. No overwhelming music. One TV. Now the food. I had linguini with clam sauce. The linguini...More

Thank GrampyW
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Our search for quality pizza in East Tennessee continues… Recently we received a recommendation for Gavino's from another restaurant owner so when we were in the neighborhood and it was time for an early dinner, we gave it a try. Gavino’s Pizzeria is located in...More

Thank BigDaddyDave55138
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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
Groups, 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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