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Preservation Pub

28 Market Square, Knoxville, TN 37902
+1 865-524-2224
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Loud crowd, go to the roof!

It is oh so pleasant to sit on the roof, with the swamp coolers successfully blowing away the... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Patricia K
via mobile
Open mic night was fun, good selection of tap beer

Loved listening to the open mic night musicians. They have a good selection of tap beer. There was... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
23 Jul 2017
“Loud crowd, go to the roof! ”
20 Jul 2017
“Open mic night was fun, good selection of tap beer ”
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28 Market Square, Knoxville, TN 37902
+1 865-524-2224
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

It is oh so pleasant to sit on the roof, with the swamp coolers successfully blowing away the cigarette smoke. The breeze up here is so nice late at night. This is a wonderful last stop for the evening. Knoxville is unique and friendly, and...More

Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Loved listening to the open mic night musicians. They have a good selection of tap beer. There was a cover charge on the night we were there which was a little disappointing, but still worth it. Bathrooms are upstairs so if you're there for any...More

Thank Chrystal2016
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Just kinda stumbled in after a long day of travel... band was going on at 9pm, and another at 10pm. Cover was $3 (both nights I went) and the drink prices were modest. The food, pretty good, especially the pizzas, but be hungry or have...More

Thank Bbunde
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I generally avoid negative reviews, but did not have a great experience here. I understand places having a cover charge, but there was nothing at this location to really justify why it should be paid other than the band (and not to be a jerk,...More

Thank Casey G
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to hang out for a few drinks and dinner. Great staff always very helpful. This will recommend the best food for your choice. Always had a great time, everytime.

Thank kier00
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I love this place. It is small and intimate while loud and fun. There is a dancing floor, a free flowing bar and many booths. The atmosphere is for enjoying music and they always have great bands of many different varieties. This is a great...More

Thank Aaron M
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Relaxing and fun beer on the rooftop patio. We were able to people watch on Market Square below. Decor was fun and festive. Staff was friendly.

Thank TennesseeTony
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Love going to Preservation Pub. I don't like the inside smoking on the first floor, but I love to sit on the roof top and look out and see Market Square. If you are looking for local draft beer on tap go to Pres Pub's...More

Thank Keri T
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Was in Knoxville on a 4 day course and found myself visiting this great bar on several occasions. You can either sit inside, outside on the terrace or upstairs in the fantastic roof garden. Lots of choice when it comes to choosing a beer and...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

After fighting the smokers smell to get up stairs I was disappointed to find very limited draft beer. Where are the stouts and porters? IPA fair choice. Great roof garden with misters. Great decorations just lousy beer😞 Been here many times and brought friends but...More

Thank bfcantwell
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Derek M
9 February 2017|
Response from Keri T | Reviewed this property |
I am going to say yes. It is only $5 and you get into Scruffy City as well.