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Hard Knox Pizza

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4437 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Passing through Knoxville and came across this great local pizza place. The "Festivus" special was the most unique blend of flavors in a pizza I have ever had.: sirachi balsamic base, fresh mozzarella, bacon, chicken and strawberries on their great wood fired crust. The pepperoni was delicious as well. Caprese was very fresh and tasty. Outdoor seating and music made... More 

Thank Phoody5
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by to try for the first time. Service and food was great. Too early to try the craft beers but will try next visit. Great to see this local family successful!

Thank Stephanie H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

3rd time I have been here. All 3 were great!! Several different varieties of crust, toppings, and sauces. Service was great too! If it was closer to work or home I would eat there twice a week or more

Thank 861dennisn
orlando, florida
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pizza here is amazing. They also have fun names and weekly specials of pizza with u would never think of but they work and taste amazing! This place is on the smaller side but they also have a little outdoor area too. We have always been able to get a seat. They are fast too. And their salads are... More 

Thank ayray2000
Knoxville, Tennessee
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77 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Great 1-2 person sized lunch pizzas (these pics were taken on the patio, so the lighting may seem weird). Red sauce and white sauce pizzas are delish. The crust is in the category of medium-thickness and one of the best I have tasted in a long time. We had the one with Archer's BBQ on top and it was awesome.... More 

Thank Lisa H
Knoxville, Tennessee
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

If you are a foodie, this is the place for you. You will not be disappointed. The butch please pizza is the bomb. The monthly special pizza will never leave you depressed. The highest quality pizza you can get, which means the price shows it, but I'm willing to pay for it cause it is so good!

Thank Alan G
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

I was at an event at the Bijou and they had Hard Knox Pizza for us to eat. There were so many different kinds and they were all excellent.

Aiken, South Carolina
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

First time at Hard Knox Pizzeria and it did not disappoint! We had the Rocky Balboa and it was delicious!! Plenty of topping and cheese! Service was great and fast! Definitely will return

Thank LuAnne322
central ohio
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Great pizza joint, we were there on a Thursday night, there was a live band outside the pizza was filling and the cheese break was excellent, but you can't beat a fire roasted pizza and cheese bread.

Thank mrozlog
Sarasota, Florida
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

my wife and I have been wanting to try Hard Knox Pizza for sometime now and we were not disappointed. I had the Bonecrusher which was very good and my wife had the Iron Mike and she also loved it. the crust is very good and has a smoky wood taste. The wood fired pizza oven is what makes the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4437 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: 865-602-2114

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