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Savelli's Italian Restaurant

3055 Sutherland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37919-4560
+1 865-521-9085
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
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“garlic bread” (11 reviews)
“calzone” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3055 Sutherland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37919-4560
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live close to this place and have been meaning to try this place for sometime now . It was our first meal here . Nothing disappointed . The garlic bread was good . The kids had fettuccine Alfredo which was good . We shared...More

Thank kibura
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped in For lunch. Looking at the building from the outside you might have second thoughts. Don’t let that persuade you. We had one of the best Italian meals we’ve ever had. This is a small little restaurant that seats approximately 20 people. The...More

1  Thank Scott S
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We ate with another couple on a Thursday night, early. We had reservations (STRONGLY recommended!) First, the negative . . . the place is located in what appears to be an old house. Tables are really jammed together. To provide an aura of privacy, they...More

1  Thank Super3466
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Outstanding Restaurant for Any Occasion! Intimate atmosphere, incredible food, service with true friendliness! I cannot rate this restaurant highly enough. Homemade food at every price, pizza, calzones and then gourmet dinners- take your pick! You can have take out or eat-in, if you want to...More

1  Thank Moira H
Reviewed 23 January 2018

It reminds me of a small family-owned restaurant one would find in Italy. There are "curtains" between the tables, but as another reviewer noticed, it is not very intimate. Nevertheless, the food I had tonight was excellent and especially comforting on a winter's night. I...More

1  Thank heyjudithz
Reviewed 19 January 2018

This is a very unassuming restaurant located in what looks like a house. We moved to Knoxville two years ago and tried Savelli's on a recommendation and haven't been disappointed. We have tried everything from the pizza to the filet mignon and it has never...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 6 January 2018

My husband and I have enjoyed the small restaurant atmosphere of Savelli’s for several years. The last few times we have been there, we have left disappointed but kept wanting to give them another chance. One time our pizza came out very burnt, and when...More

1  Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

I ordered the salmon fettuccine and my wife had chicken Parmesan. Hers was good. My salmon was over cooked and the sauce had very little flavor. Both of us had upset stomachs about an hour after we left. One thing we both agreed with was...More

Thank rcztn1
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Been coming here for years and decided it was way past time to write a review. This is a family owned, local Italian restaurant in Knoxville. If you don't want a chain type restaurant, want a local family type Italian restaurant there is no other...More

Thank TennNole
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I was thinking it would be great because it was packed. However, my chicken parmesan was over 18 dollars and did not taste right. The noodles had a strange aftertaste so I"m not sure what they were made of and the sauce was watery. The...More

Thank Carol K
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Questions & Answers
7 November 2017|
Response from DrumNDance | Reviewed this property |
11 August 2015|
Response from Diane F | Reviewed this property |
No. You can bring your own or your own wine. There is a $3.00 per person charge for the beer and a corking fee of $3.00 per person as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3055 Sutherland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37919-4560
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-521-9085
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