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R J's Courtyard

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3749 Airport Hwy, Alcoa, TN 37701-3251
865-970-7777
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best place to eat in Alcoa

Located on Alcoa highway in a locals favorite. Wonderful food and exceptional service is a trade mark. Located on the way to Cades cove or the Great Smoky Mountains this is a ideal family place to eat

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
David M
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Seymour, Tennessee, United States
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Seymour, Tennessee, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Located on Alcoa highway in a locals favorite. Wonderful food and exceptional service is a trade mark. Located on the way to Cades cove or the Great Smoky Mountains this is a ideal family place to eat

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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96 reviews 96 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We were invited to join friends for dinner out, RJ's is not in our area, so we had not been there. Our meals were absolutely delicious! I had a steak flatbread that was so so yummy. My sweetheart had a BLT with Fried Green Tomatoes. He was thrilled. Everyone in our group enjoyed their meal. We will go again.

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McMinnville, Tennessee
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40 reviews 40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We took a big family outing to the Courtyard Grille, I was really wondering if it would be a mistake. Our waiter started out a little shaky, 2 of us, me included ordered sweet tea, he brought back unsweetened, then when we returned it he was a while coming back. After that it was all good. The food was absolutely... More 

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Stone Mountain, Georgia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Passed by this one on the hwy, looked over at the neon lights and decided it was a "Gentlemen's Club". My daughter's opinion not mine! We made a u-turn checked it out again and decided it was a restaurant. The parking lot was pretty full, a good sign. Once seated we couldn't decide if it used to be a steak... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We stopped in yesterday for a quick lunch as we were running errands and had a busy day ahead of us. Our "quick lunch" was over 2 hours. There was only 4 of us and we ordered straight from the menu with nothing quirky. The waitress was very nice just a little goofy. We had 4 baskets of bread spaced... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Also known as RJs Courtyard. big sign above restaurant says Courtyard. Nice restaurant atmosphere. Popular lunch spot judging by the number of well dressed people. anyways good rolls had grilled ckn salad not a lot of lettuce like most places very good. BF had ground beef steak w mushroom gravy. Very good. Too full for dessert. good waitress.

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Maryville, Tennessee
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We just returned from this restaurant...we were a table of 13, celebrating a birthday. First off we waited an hour to be seated and that was with a reservation! They finally sat us in a "party room" no charge of course. The waiter (1) came and took our drink order...which we had 2 drinks come from the bar (warm beer)... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Fairly generic menu but lots of good choices. Most meals have a salad and a side or two sides which equates to lots of food. Mom and I both took home boxes and I left half my salad on the table. The fried green tomatoes were very good! Nice dipping sauce.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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45 reviews 45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

It was a Very busy place but we were not impressed with the food. It was, well, very basic and boring. Would not return as there are other options nearby.

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Maryville, Tennessee, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

A great restaurant located near the airport. We eat there about once a month and they are consistently great. Portion sizes are large and prices are fair. Staff is friendly and even the little 12.00 steak dinner is a good cut of beef. Would recommend for just about any occasion.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3749 Airport Hwy, Alcoa, TN 37701-3251
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Alcoa
  • Phone Number: 865-970-7777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?