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Copper Cellar Restaurant

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1807 Cumberland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37916-3009
+1 865-673-3411
10:30 - 21:30
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Sun 10:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For what you pay for a steak here, It's a pretty good buy. I like the west location better, but this is a pretty good place to hit up for a steak or a good deal on "burger night".

Thank luckyduck2016
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

From top to bottom. The server Tiffany was attentive, and very on point with everything. We never had to want for anything. The food was excellent. I had the crab cake sandwich with some blue cheese grits. The crab cake was one that I can say is better than some of the ones I have eaten down on the coast.... More 

Thank moonracer89
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We visited right after the UT game ended so the wait was long (1.5 hours). There is a downstairs and upstairs restaurant which are separate from each other. The food was great, our server (Sarah) hustled and was very courteous and always on time with refills.

Thank Mike T
Newport, Tennessee
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant numerous times and always get the same item! The Ale Steak! It is hands down the best steak I've had in my life. Ive taken everyone in my family to enjoy this item as well. Their opinions are all the same as mine when it comes to this item and establishment! Service is excellent as... More 

Thank Skeewbaru
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Having been a lifelong customer, I can no longer say that the Copper Cellar is worth the time or money. They have forgotten my salad multiple times and last night was no exception. I had to remind the server to bring it to me. I ordered prime rib and was brought a ribeye well done. Not even close. The manager... More 

2 Thank Bigdaddyvols
Fairview, Tennessee
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is honestly some of the best food I've ever eaten. Not only that but the atmosphere is great. Add to that a great location and friendly staff. DO NOT miss out on this one when you're in Knoxville!

Thank Michael L
Jefferson City, Tennessee
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I have visited many restaurants around and this was my first to The copper Cellar on Cumberland Ave. The atmosphere is fun, everyone we met was friendly, the food was very good, steaks were delicious , we were with a group, had many appetizer, all were good, cheese sticks were a little over done , my prime rib was cooked... More 

Thank TNMomLisa
Columbia, TN
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91 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Hadn't been to Copper Cellar in a few years but they still have good food! Service for our party of eight was lacking as our server was very busy elsewhere.

Thank JaneColumbia_TN
Knoxville, Tennessee
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The atmosphere was excellent - good service - reasonable prices- lots of fun seeing all the Cumberland Avenue activity - good energy

Thank Loralee W
Knoxville, Tennessee
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

I thought the Food was great however the server We had was not only rude she was also a druggie who ask me and my friends if we could find her some adderall then ask if we wanted to buy some "subs" off of her I was floored that they are allowing a server to talk to a patron that... More 

Thank tate222016
Jonah R, General Manager at Copper Cellar Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit. I'm glad to hear that dinner was amazing. We have a great selection of prime grade steaks, freshly chopped salads, and the freshest fish you can get in Knoxville. I would like to get some more information about your service though. Please email me at jriggs@coppercellar.com so I can address any issues. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$35
American, Steakhouse, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1807 Cumberland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37916-3009
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-673-3411
The Original Copper Cellar has been a Knoxville icon for 40 years. Join us upstairs at the Cumberland Grill for fresh ground burgers, fantastic sandwiches, huge salads, hand crafted micro brews from Smoky Mountain Brewery, and freshly squeezed drinks. Our 15 high def TVs make it the perfect spot to watch the big games.
Choose to dine with us downstairs in The Original Copper Cellar and enjoy the best hand cut steaks, fresh seafood, nightly specials, and an unparalleled wine selection. Down in the Cellar is the perfect place to celebrate any special occasion.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?