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R J's Courtyard

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3749 Airport Hwy, Alcoa, TN 37701-3251
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Ate lunch there today. Lunch portion salad with grilled chicken breat was a good size. My husband had the grouper and said it was great. Give it a try

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 29, 2015
Terri L
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to RJ's based on a recommendation of a friend. Waitress was great. I had the fried grouper and it was very good. The sides were more like cafeteria quality items. Green beans tasted like cheap canned green beans, and the mash potatoes were not real/fresh potatoes. Gravy over the potatoes tasted like it came out of a package too.... More 

Thank Darren63
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Ate lunch there today. Lunch portion salad with grilled chicken breat was a good size. My husband had the grouper and said it was great. Give it a try

Thank Terri L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I just relocated to Knoxville. After a long day of cleaning our new home in preparation for delivery of our household goods, we wanted to get a quick dinner. We were looking for something casual and comfortable. This place was perfect! We loved the homey atmosphere. We enjoyed delicious fried green tomatoes for an appetizer. My husband... More 

Thank Judi S
Maryville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Ty did a great job serving up tender ribeye steak and the best sweet potato with their special topping. The coffee tasted like the aroma of fresh-brewed premium coffee. They keep the music and background noise at a reasonably low level. The bar is separate from the main dining area. The prices are commensurate with other area restaurants in this... More 

Thank TNHillBillies
Louisville, TN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

In addition to good food, we like to eat at RJ's because you can carry on a conversation without yelling. Food is good and service is usually fast. And there is much to choose from. We have eaten there time after time and have never been really disappointed. They have good margaritas! And a few fantastic desserts if you have... More 

Thank DiHink
Erie, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Good food for reasonable prices. The salads that come with the dinners are the best! And their baked potatoes are yummy. This place is able to satisfy me and my husband. We "snowbird" in TN and we go to RJ's at least once a month for dinner.

Thank blzfan
Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

My mom and I went to RJ's for lunch Sunday. I ordered the grilled salmon and was just expecting it to be okay but it was excellent. It had a great lemony taste! It was grilled perfectly, very flaky and moist inside. Mom had the sirloin tips and wanted them medium, they were a little more done than that but... More 

Thank 1dervol
Kingsport, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

We were taking friends to the Knoxville Airport and we were looking for a place to eat. We found this restaurant by mistake and it was really good. Better than any of the junky fast food places on the road there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

One of the last restaurants that do most everything from scratch. Homemade rolls, homemade dressings, hand breaded chicken tenders, etc. The prime rib is delicious and by far, the best in the area. Service was outstanding! Will definitely be going back soon!!

Thank Govols20
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Love the salads, rolls and fried green tomatoes. I took out-of-town friends there recently. They were amazed with the fried pickles and the prime rib.

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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 15
  • Cuisine: American, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?