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R J's Courtyard

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3749 Alcoa Hwy, Alcoa, TN 37701-3251
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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Memphis, Tennessee
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always go to RJs when in town. Food consistently excellent. A variety of good American items on menu. Excellent warm rills to start with. 2 in group had chicken tenders with a loaded baked potato. One had grilled chicken salad and one a veggie plate. All excellent.

Thank DECAdiamond
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Food was good nothing special, had the pita french dip. The bread was hard and would prefer french baguette, meat and sauce were good. Shrimp bisque was ok to much flour and not enough shrimp. Friend like the grouper bites. Server was nice and responsive. Good place to come for a meal on the way to airport instead of fast... More 

Thank 14JohnMar14
Lenoir City, Tennessee
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

My friends and I go to RJ's Courtyard several times a year to eat, laugh, and catch up with each other. We always sit in the bar area. Service was average, food was delicious, as always. This time though, they had a gnat problem going on. It became quite annoying having to swat them off the food and drinks. The... More 

Thank Sherry S
Maryville, Tennessee
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed. It had been several years since we had visited due to price per portion. We thought we'd give it another try. Party of four, all of had a steak of some sort. Two 10oz sirloin steaks cooked medium, one 6oz also cooked medium. The other had the black and blue salad. All four came out so done that... More 

Thank David B
Knoxville, TN
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

We love this restaurant! They have great steaks at a very fair price. Their loaded potato soup is also good.. and their fried chicken tenders... and pretty much everything we've tried. You have to save room at the end though for their ice cream potato dessert. It's an ice cream sundae, but looks exactly like a baked potato with all... More 

Thank KaitlynHamilton
Memphis, Tennessee
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

This is our go-to family place. Food always consistently good. Service excellent and rolls hot! Chicken tenders and the grilled chicken salad are usually ordered by some of the group. (Salads are large) Finally the ice cream "Baked potato" is a unique ending to a good meal.

Thank DECAdiamond
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Our server should win an award. I can't say we have ever had such wonderful service. We had a toddler with us and she knew exactly what to do. Unfortunately the old codger couple next to us despised the baby. The food was great. Everything was as expected, arrived timely and the fact that our server was so pleasant brought... More 

Thank Kay M
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I always go to RJ'S when in town. I think happy hour is unending and the food is very good. Nice clean place. And don't forget the rolls, they are really good.

Thank Chloie L
Morristown, Tennessee
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Our family of nine had dinner here last night and the experience was great. Wonderful waitress, great service and delicious food. The highlight was the Idaho Baked Potato Dessert. Could not believe that dessert. Highly recommend this eatery to everyone. Convenient to Knoxville and airport.

Thank Papaw3
St. Petersburg, Florida
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257 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

One of the better menu's I've seen in Knoxville area. Have tried several things and all are good. The parking lot always looks full, but it's a very large place, so there are usually seats available-don't be fooled. Have had prime rib and a burger. Both were great. Rocky Top burger won't steer you wrong.

Thank llstom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3749 Alcoa Hwy, Alcoa, TN 37701-3251
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Alcoa
  • Phone Number: 865-970-7777

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