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Hard Knox Pizza

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4437 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
865-602-2114
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 79
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 0
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent pizza!

Because pizza is not exactly health food, I prefer to have GOOD pizza when I have any at all. Hard Knox is the best in the Knoxville area. The pizza is fanstatic. I especially like the Pastrano, a white pie.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
JSBulldog
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Southeast US
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  • Local cuisine
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Because pizza is not exactly health food, I prefer to have GOOD pizza when I have any at all. Hard Knox is the best in the Knoxville area. The pizza is fanstatic. I especially like the Pastrano, a white pie.

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Versailles, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Yes, it's in a strip center. Yes it looks like it used to be a Subway. Yes, it has wonderful hand made, fresh, interesting pizza with distinct flavors from odd topping combo's to great crust. Cooked perfectly, with some local beers on tap. Yes, I'll be back when i'm in town again.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The best pizza around. Gourmet and delicious toppings on a most excellent crust. Great variety and choices. The staff is friendly and quick.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Have been several times, and each time the pizza just ok. Ordered to go today. The toppings were wrong. A veggie had meat. A meat missed toppings. One was burnt. And then by the time we got home, chewy. There are so many better pizza place in Knoxville. Steer clear of this place.

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Knoxville
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We have been to hard knox numerous times and each time the staff seems unhappy to have customers. Rude might be too strong of a word to describe them, maybe unhappy is a good term. Pizza is pretty good.

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Stanford, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Went for lunch with my wife and friend. Got a big salad and two pizzas, one large and one small. Drinks, which were water and teas, totaled $42.00 with tip. Their woodfired pizza is really delicious and big enough to take some home. Went last year but forgot to review them. Not this time!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

My son and I order two different types of pizza, one white sauce one red. Outstanding in everyway - fresh, made to order and reasonable turn around time. A must stop if you're from Knoxville or just passing through.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The Butch Please was an amazing pie! As well as the Carerna! Nice set up and very laid back environment!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

It's always spot on! We stop here to eat whenever we pass through Knoxville. It's very close to the university in a great neighborhood.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We chose Hard Knox based on reviews found here. It was easy to find and is in a shopping center so parking was easy. You place your order at the register and then they bring it to you. We chose a meatball pizza with red sauce, ricotta and fresh mozzarella. It's a small place but we managed to get a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4437 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: 865-602-2114

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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