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Lonesome Dove Knoxville

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Thu, 4/25
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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Chef & Owner Tim Love has designed a menu influenced by all of the ingredients and cultures of the West-with an added level of modern sophistication. Items on the Lonesome Dove Bistro menu range from an inventive selection of steaks and seafood to dishes such as Wagyu Tomahawk, Kangaroo Carpaccio, Rocky Mountain Elk Ribeye, Wild Boar, and Rabbit & Rattlesnake!
$30 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
American, Steakhouse
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Group of 5 went for a special night out with friends. Perhaps my expectations were too high for LD. The food is good but not wonderful. The service, and this is where I was disappointed, was average for a regular chain restaurant. Our server seemed...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Aj A
Reviewed March 19, 2019

We thought this would be a comfy western bar because of the name. However, it is a very upscale, modern wine bar. We did not try the food but it looked interesting. Very pricey!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Debby1055
Reviewed March 5, 2019

the most imaginative menu I have ever seen. form salami made of wild pig, venison and huckleberries to an app of quail legs, blue cheese fondu to mains like rabbit ragout on pasta, iberico pork. The list goes on and on. The presentation is superb...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Paul B
Reviewed February 28, 2019

We had really looking forward to this dining experience and for the most part the restaurant delivered. The décor and atmosphere is superb and we sat upstairs after a cocktail at the bar. Both the jalapeno margarita $12 and beez on thyme $13 were excellent....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CS1Portland
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

This review only applies to the lunch menu. The prime rib was not great, just average. You can't really expect too much when you get 16 oz prime rib for only $16. But the burger was beyond excellent. And LD's chilli is some of the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JustSteve17
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

We have been here several times, never disappointed! The Ft Worth ambiance is something I love, especially since being born there. You got to have a “willie”, unique cocktail! Tried the rabbit pasta, highly recommend the dish! Great staff, valet parking, hostesses, wait staff...it is...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank davewhittington
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful dinner here. We decided to order several appetizers and split the filet which was an excellent decision. I like how you can customize the amount of pieces in each appetizer. The food was great and our server was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 61danielw
Reviewed January 11, 2019

The hot quail legs are a great app and so is the rattlesnake and rabbit sausage. Cant go wrong with the Elk Loin and Antelope short ribs.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mnhurt
Reviewed January 7, 2019

What is to expound upon? Professional ; efficient comes to mind.Smiles,genuinely glad we're there.A great craft drink, " Commanche Moon. "Loved the decor, in keeping with the menu-fresh food, exotic from the usual.I had elk with swiss chard and wonderful mushrooms.The lighting was intimate, conducive...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank GlobeTrotting667625
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

A group of 3 tried the wild boar, rattlesnake sausage, elk sliders, and lobster. Everything tasted terrific and the food was plated well. I had the filet for the main course and wasn’t impressed, compared to a Ruth Chris. I would go again when wanting...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank justindU7718PL
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Questions & Answers
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December 9, 2017|
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Response from Patrick M | Property representative |
We sell wine on the property now so not any longer! Thanks for your inquiry!
Tom C
August 11, 2017|
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Response from Dara F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is downstairs seating and the bar is located downstairs.
April 28, 2017|
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Response from Patrick M | Property representative |
We have three high chairs available and they should be fine!
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