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Bistro at the Bijou

807 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1711
+1 865-544-0537
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (33 reviews)
“fig jam” (3 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
807 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1711
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had tickets to see Mary Chapin Carpenter at the Bijou Theater so we decided to try the Bistro at the Bijou. It is a friendly, cozy place. We didn't have reservations, but only waited a few minutes for a table. First we had house-made...More

Thank widemal
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great food and service. Perfect for business lunches. Price/value relationship is great as well. Quiet and easy to talk.

Thank volspatt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and friendly service. Easy access to Neyland stadium. Convenient for ballgame meal prior to kickoff.

Thank gclarl
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The food is always delicious with great daily specials. This is a great place for a quiet dinner or a business lunch. Always fantastic service and the food is great.

Thank Y8326IAdanah
Reviewed 18 August 2017

One of your better options in downtown Knoxville, especially when attending the theater production of your choice. This is not a chain restaurant so the menu is surprising and changing with always options in beef, fish, pasta, salads, vegan choices, and chicken. I had the...More

Thank Ms.LoveTravel
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We went there with my friends. Nice quiet place. The best dish was risotto! Tortellini was good too. You must order lemon cream cake!!! Super delicious! Since it was 4 of us we tried all desserts

Thank Natalia S
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I had brunch here with my family recently, we were exploring Knoxville for the day and stumbled across the gem purely by chance. 3 of the 4 in my family are vegetarians, when we looked over the menu we realized this was a great choice...More

Thank Counterweight
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I took my spouse here for date night one night and it was so romatic! The menu was fantastic and wines were recommended to us which is always helpful. I cannot wait to go back here!

Thank Alison H
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere $ exceptional food. Went for lunch and enjoyed the soup & sandwich: veg pesto soup with small BLT on marble rye with chips. Highly recommended.

Thank Pamelia B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great place adjacent to the Bijou Theater. We had brunch which was very good. The brunch potatoes were awesome! They also had some kind of pulled pork Eggs Benedict on special, but didn't see any other kind of Eggs Benedict on the menu. Bummer as...More

Thank Hulafied
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SandieKayeH
18 September 2016|
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Response from LaNora L | Reviewed this property |
Not certain,but can't imagine that they don't
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gcole69
6 June 2016|
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Response from LaNora L | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain,but I don't think so. We went on a Sunday morning for Brunch and had a very short wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 807 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1711
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-544-0537
  • E-mail
Description
Located at the historic Bijou theatre, The Bistro has served the downtown area since 1980 with an eclectic mix of locally sourced food with an emphasis on healthy options along with gourmet hamburgers and fresh fish.
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