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Thriving Evening Activity

There are so many good restaurants and pubs to choose from, and often groups of people of all ages... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Shannon P
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Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
Upscale Urban Area

We entered the Old City in downtown Knoxville and saw that parking was a problem. You need to park... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Douglas M
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Rejuvenated section of town with lots of live Jazz, blues and rock music.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“crown goose” (3 reviews)
“melting pot” (5 reviews)
“glass blowing” (2 reviews)
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Knoxville, TN
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There are so many good restaurants and pubs to choose from, and often groups of people of all ages seeking fine dining and shopping from any of the eclectic art shops. There is an authentic Scottish Pub (Scotch Eggs) a creperie and newer upscale corner...More

1  Thank Shannon P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We entered the Old City in downtown Knoxville and saw that parking was a problem. You need to park on the edge in a pay lot and walk around to the shops and restaurants. There were a lot of interesting little places, but we probably...More

1  Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Awesome joint... you "pour" your own drinks (beer/wine). I bet 50 plus beers, 10 ciders and I guess about 10 wines.. I just moved here for a bit and live in the "old city" and it's reminds me of home (Charleston, South Carolina). I'd definitely...More

1  Thank Almost2famous
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I enjoyed taking several minutes to walk through part of Old City Knoxville on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. But, although the area contains a variety of restaurants and shops, much of the area seems either under construction or vacant. The free Knoxville trolley green route...More

1  Thank James G
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Old City is my husband and I's favorite part of Knoxville. We love to visit here and explore all the old pubs in the area.

Thank brittany655
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I've read some of the reviews of old city and feel they are embellished and overly critical. In fact the best two restaurants in the city are here (lonesome Dove and melting pot - read my write ups). I've written reports on trip advisor in...More

1  Thank Expattraveler100
Reviewed 1 July 2017

They have done a lot to fix up the Old City. It's cleaner and nicer but still a little creepy for my taste. If you like unique bars, nightlife, and small restaurants, you might like this. There is also free parking at one end where...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 28 June 2017

take time and go to the old city, which is not so old anymore. fun shopping and great places to eat. a must

1  Thank swbooker
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We were in Old City craving pizza. Had been wanting to try them. Got there 10 minutes before 5p when they opened. At 5pm girl came to door & told us she was going to be late opening...30 mins until she was going to open...More

Thank Kay V
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed an afternoon walk around the Old City and Market Square. A little disappointed that many places were closed. Unsure if that was due to the holiday weekend or just because it was a Sunday afternoon. Felt a little unsafe around Old City when we...More

1  Thank Daylene A
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