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Downtown Grill & Brewery

424 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1103
+1 865-633-8111
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (29 reviews)
“fish and chips” (22 reviews)
“steak” (42 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
424 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1103
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Reviewed yesterday

Arrived around 5:40PM on a Friday night. Seated in the upstairs portion of the restaurant without delay. The server took our drink orders and departed. After some time she returned without the beers to take our food order. We re-quested the beers which arrived about...More

Thank ChateauWildcat
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Randy was our service and he was amazing. Food is outstanding. Fresh and fast. Greek salad was so good. We will be back.

Thank indigoxtreme
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited before our daughter's UTK graduation at 4:30 so there was not a wait to be seated and our food came out promptly. The burger was just how I ordered it and wasn't dry at all. The onion rings were crisp and fresh. It...More

Thank Martha C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During the Rossini Festival we had many choices of food from outside street vendors and the many restaurants on Market and Gay Streets. Since we were staying for only one day, we decided narrowed our tastes down to the Downtown Grill and Brewery and we...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tonight is the last time we'll eat here. One of our servers was BRALESS, I watched her flop around the restaurant in disbelief, but then she came to our table to mix our Greek salad, is that supposed to be appealing? BARF!! I spoke to...More

Thank Luvmyfam84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s not the cleanest place in the world especially upstairs but the foods alright and it’s a fun environment.

Thank Brittany B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

DGB has a great atmosphere in an older building in the heart of downtown Knoxville. The food and drinks are solid but the prices are a tad bit high. Parking is located close behind the building and can enter the back of the restaurant. Fun...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 14 April 2018

My hoteliers recommended this place for a nice lunch. I was pleased to see they did their own beer as well, but as I was headed to a conference that afternoon, I wanted to limit consumption some, so I order their taster suite. Bad idea...More

Thank Jeffrey R
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Normally it is always a great meal here. The meal today was not up to the usual standard. The meat was very tough and overlooked. It took a long time to get our food after ordering so I did not have time to send the...More

Thank BCTE4
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Showed up for lunch, was seated, then had the opportunity to have my family join. The waitress reseated me, and had everything ready when the family arrived. As to the food, the quest and chips, and black and blue burger I ordered was spot on,...More

Thank Cupocoffee2
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Anne B
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Response from Sailinggal | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does. But don't forget the apples empanadas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 424 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1103
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-633-8111
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