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5615 Clinton Highway, Knoxville, TN
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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I ordered the hickory smoked half back ribs which comes with fries and cole slaw, but because I don't like cole slaw, I was allowed to substitute it for another side (thank goodness). The ribs were so tender and full of flavor!! My virgin piña colada was not so good and too costly for the size I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 19, 2014
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Chicago, Illinois
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knoxville, TN
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131 reviews 131 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stopped in here for dinner. Our server (Meridith?) was great. She has only been there a month but she was on the ball. Drinks and food made it to the table quickly. They had a huge variety of food and the portions were good.

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Powell, Tennessee
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Big fan of Cheddars in Cookeville and Ashville, This location was great in the beginning but it has just went downhill. We will not be back. Last 3 times have had inconsistant service and food was not good. I don't know what is up with this location but the food is just never the same. No consistancy. Our fries were... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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58 reviews 58 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This restaurant has the best onion rings anywhere. They are sliced thin and served around a vertical round pole. They also have some outstanding chicken tenders. I ordered just the appetizer size of tender and they were more than enough to fill me up. Plus they come with french fries. A really good bargain.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

nice variety of dishes avaiable and very reasonable prices overall quality of food was good and service was excellent buildings are beautifully decorated and maintained

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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137 reviews 137 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Our family loves eating at Cheddars. The menu has a wide variety of items and the servings are very generous. We especially enjoy the décor and the interesting ceiling fans. The only down side is the noise level is rather high if you are trying to have a conversation with others.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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164 reviews 164 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We ate during the church crowd on a Sunday afternoon. We waited about 20 minutes for a table but once we were seated, service was fast and efficient. Wait staff were working hard and were pleasant. Our entrees and salads were delicious and we had enough to take away for a second meal. We would return.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I tried the spaganza and was so grossed out the waitress had to get me something else. So I went with the steak and shrimp. There were only 4 shrimp and they used a sweet sauce on them which was not very good. My medium well steak was well done...no medium to it. <y friends fried chicken was very good... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I got the mango salsa with talapia and a side of mashed potatoes and macaroni & cheese. Our appetiser was the chips and queso. The apetizer and the sides were the only good food I had. The mango salsa isn't even salsa, it's pico degallo (spelling?) And the fish had bones. Where I hail from, you have to clarify in... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I ordered the hickory smoked half back ribs which comes with fries and cole slaw, but because I don't like cole slaw, I was allowed to substitute it for another side (thank goodness). The ribs were so tender and full of flavor!! My virgin piña colada was not so good and too costly for the size I received, but overall,... More 

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Jellico, TN
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60 reviews 60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My husband and I have eaten at this Cheddar's location several times since its opening. The last time being just this past week. The service is always up to par, the food very good and the portions huge. Cheddars is very reasonably priced and the menu offers an extensive list of food choices. The only complaint I have about this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5615 Clinton Highway, Knoxville, TN
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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