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Drake's Knoxville

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A restaurant that loves beer and a bar that loves food. Over 20 craft beers on tap, big burgers and the freshest sushi in town. Your go-to for lunch, dinner and late-night, Drake’s is a free-wheeling, fun-loving kind of joint. A place to hang out and let your hair down. A place to let yourself go a little. Come play!
Lunch, Dinner
American, Bar, Sushi, Pub
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews sushi mini burgers tots bbq burger fries crab rangoon chicken birthday luncheon pepper jack american cheese burgers are great great place to eat service was great minis beer server waffled
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

I've been to Drakes a couple times with the most recent being a take out order. I've only eaten burgers but it's become a family favorite for a good burger. The burgers are big, juicy, fresh and cooked just right. When dining in the atmosphere...More

Thank Joshua Y
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Went to Drakes for the first time for a quick lunch meeting. My friend recommended it and I thought the sushi/bar food combo was pretty interesting. I ordered the Patty Melt and fries and an iced tea. My friend order a very particular salad combination...More

Thank flscott66
Reviewed 15 August 2018

I have no idea how this restaurant get the high ratings. The service was average. The food was simply not well done. The burger was cooked into leather. The fried fish had spongy breading and was greasy. The frozen fries were the best part of...More

Thank 2Bishop
bluegrasshospitality, Guest Relations Manager at Drake's Knoxville, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Good Morning, Please allow me to apologize for the disappointing food and service on your most recent dining experience with us. We strive for 100% guest satisfaction, 100% of the time and didn't live up to this statement. If you could please provide the best...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Amazing food! I had the BBQ burger and it was HUGE and sooo good! I can’t wait to go back...one of the best burgers I’ve had in a while!

Thank Terri S
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Today June 6, 2018 around 12:10 noon. My son wanted to eat lunch today, on the patio of Drakes Restaurant. He order a plain bacon/cheddar burger with no cheese just bacon with fries. Our server was Kathleen, she was really nice taking my son lunch...More

Thank Dionne F
bluegrasshospitality, Guest Relations Manager at Drake's Knoxville, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Dionne, I am so very sorry to hear about your bad experience with us. We always strive for 100% Guest Satisfaction, 100% of the Time. We obviously failed to meet this goal with you. We would love the opportunity to make things right. If you...More

Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Went here for the first time with a gift card. We ordered the beer cheese burger and the mini burgers with an appetizer of fried pickles. The pickles were good but very salty. The fries were perfect texture, crispy outside and fluffy inside. Also heavy...More

Thank karihoneycutt
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Yes it’s not the norm to serve sushi and burger but Drakes has an excellent quality of sushi. My mother and I enjoyed lunch at the bar yesterday. They also have a $5 Bloody Mary bar on the weekends.

Thank jane m
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Food was excellent, good quality and serving size for the price. Nice music, not too loud at lunchtime so we could still hold a conversation. Had the Juicy Lucy with pepper jack instead of American cheese. Requested extra garlic mayo on the side - great...More

Thank Christine T
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Great place to eat. I like sushi and my wife doesnt. So she gets their juice lucys, which are awesome. Their sweet potato waffle frys and caramel dipping sauce are good too. Their sushi is real good without the expense of a sushi bar. Atmosphere...More

Thank neal1758
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

I was craving yummy bar food and my niece wanted sushi so Drakes it Is! The crab Rangoon roll was out of this world and we have eaten at ever sushi spot in Knoxville. The little blt minis with sweet potatoe fries were top notch...More

Thank Annisha F
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Had a meal. We both had their cheddar cheese burger which was good.
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