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Savelli's Italian Restaurant

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3055 Sutherland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37919-4560
+1 865-521-9085
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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612 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm merely guessing as to the birthdate of this establishment, as I have gone there for years, and it has not changed in the slightest. It is ingenious of them to not bother getting a liquor license and merely charge guests a "corking" charge for wine. Brilliant! But the food is good, so I cannot complain too loudly.

Thank heyjudithz
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is a local go to spot for us, we LOVE it, I usually have the crab with angel hair and they make a lighter sauce for me. We ALWAYS get the limoncello desert it is to die for! The deserts are made by the owner's daughter and they are fantastic. It is BYOB with a per person cork fee,... More 

Thank Hilwilltravel
Louisville, Tennessee
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 March 2017

All great Italian food here.. wish they served alcohol there but you can bring your own wine. Love their momma savelli's fish with that yummy sauce and my husband loves their pizza! Nice and quant.

Thank Lilly S
Lenoir City, Tennessee
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331 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Savelli's has been one of our favorites for several years. The food is always good with large portions. It is a small place and reservations are a good idea. It is BYOB and they do charge a corkage fee but the food is excellent. I usually have Lasagna but this time I had Eggplant Parmesan which was very good. My... More 

Thank Sharon W
Loudon, TN
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314 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We took our friend out for her birthday. Upon arrival, we soon discovered that they had our reservation down for two instead of three. We waited a little while while they rearranged two tables for us. It took a while for someone to finally come back to actually take our orders. The garlic bread with the marinara sauce was the... More 

Thank SLiebbe
Powell, Tennessee
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided to try this place based on a recommendation for a friend. Are we ever glad we did! My wife had the lasagna and I had spaghetti with meatballs. The food was excellent and the portions were more than adequate. We did take food home with us and it was excellent reheated as well! The waitress... More 

1 Thank David J
Knoxville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

If you are in Knoxville you have to try Savelli's. This has got to be some of the best food we have eaten. Make sure you try either the Pizza or Brooklyn Style Calzone (Deep Fried). It's a fairly small restaurant but the food is simply amazing and inexpensive. This was our go to place before we moved. Going to... More 

Thank Stephen835
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

By far, the best eatery in Knoxville for "special" occasions. Quality food, phenomenal service, reasonable pricing, & fantastic atmosphere.

Thank James H
Alcoa, Tennessee
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This food is so good. Either go early or late, because seating is limited. Bring your own wine and enjoy.

Thank mpaulley451
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Very small, cozy and romantic 10-15 table Italian resturant. Pros: -food was great and the prices were reasonable. Cons: -slow service, our server was the only server there. We had a party of 5 (2kids) and it seemed like things took forever. Now she was great and very friendly and helped us make our dinner choices but could have maybe... More 

Thank Judy E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
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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Maryville, Tennessee
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?