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The Public House

££ - £££,
212 W Magnolia Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917-7534
+1 865-247-4344
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
23 Jul 2017
“Great patio”
11 Feb 2017
“Classic local spot”
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Bar, Pub
££ - £££
212 W Magnolia Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917-7534
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Great simple and pleasant patio, open on a Sunday night. Got a tad smoky at the end. ( I am a Colorado girl, spoiled by the "nonsmoking " policies in public places in that state) Nice wine and beer selection, very diverse crowd. I think...More

Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This is the kind of local bar you want to visit regularly. The interior is interesting with a great bar, tables and long booths for sharing with a crowd. There is an enclosed courtyard with tables if the weather permits. An interesting selection of hot...More

Thank 2Bishop
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We only wanted an app so we stumbled upon this really cool place! We tried 3 different hotdogs....one a to go order for our gluten free friend.... All so deelish ... The classic, southern Reuben and praline. Also tried popcorn...yes popcorn...got 4 flavors to go...More

Thank Sunshinevick97
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Stopped in for night time birthday celebration. Super fun spot sitting at the bar, watching the servers and patrons. Good drink menu. The food menu consists of light fare - specialty hot dogs, spreads, and gourmet popcorn. Doesn't sound like much but it's fun and...More

Thank Fran C
Reviewed 25 January 2016

This place is great - long booths with long, low tables suitable for drinks, board games, knitting, showing off photos or anything social. Modern, clean decor. Excellent, professional bartending with premium craft cocktails and an impressive beer selection. It gets pretty crowded on weekend nights...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Hot Dogs and Popcorn. Really??? Yeah, and with the best Manhattan Cocktail in the city it couldn't have been any better. My wife and I took an out of town couple to The Public House and met up our daughter who recommended this us. What...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 12 August 2015

I liked this place a lot. Really interesting, if expensive, selection of mixed drinks. Decent beer selection. The atmosphere was maybe a little too bohemian for me... not that that's a bad thing, but some of the seating seemed to prioritize form over function (ie...More

2  Thank corvus_12
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Hands down this in the best place in Knoxville to go for a drink. Small selection of beers on draft, but they are always changing plus there is a wide selection of bottles and cans. Highlight are the mixed drinks. There is also a nice...More

1  Thank Peter K
Reviewed 22 May 2015

I never think to review my favorite bars and restaurants in my hometown, but this is a must. It's a unique place that is close to downtown Knoxville. The menu is surprisingly excellent, so if you plan to just eat dinner while here you won't...More

1  Thank ChildeRoland
Reviewed 2 April 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for a beer while waiting for the rain to clear. Couldn't have picked a better spot. Friendly staff. Friendly patrons. Great beer and whiskey selection and our soft pretzels with beer dip was phenomenal. If you have time to spend...do it here!

1  Thank fr0eken
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub
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Good for
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Open Hours
14:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 W Magnolia Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917-7534
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-247-4344
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