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Hard Knox Pizza

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4437 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5226
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love pizza and I have tried all sorts of pizza places locally and while traveling. Hard Knox is by far one of my favorite pizzas to enjoy. They offer unique toppings and flavor combinations that aren't usually found at your typical pizza chain. The pizzas are also cooked in a wood fired oven. I find myself ordering Le Boxeur... More 

Thank Nomad_Foodie12
Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is some of the best pizza in knoxville. It's really good. It costs a little more than the national chains, but the taste is well worth the price difference.

Thank luckyduck2016
Collierville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

The food and service here are very good. Had the cheese bread and pizza. The sauce is very tasty and the wood fires pizzas taste great.

Thank ibrake4java
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Best pizza we have in many years. Perfect crust, excellent red sauce, fresh toppings. Excellent service! Can't wait for next visit. They do it right.

Thank Earl C
Knoxville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

If you're looking for the most bang for your buck, then stop reading now. You can get that at numerous national chains. If you appreciate freshness, locally sourced ingredients, and wood-fired artisan style pizza using traditional as well as creative toppings, you will not find any place better in the area. Since I started eating there I refuse to eat... More 

Thank cheftomf
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 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
Knoxville, Tennessee
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

A bit pricey but you get what you pay for, I guess. LOVED the Rocky Balboa 'za. Artisan all the was and you can see your order being made and cooked in their true wood fired oven. Decent Beer selection. limited seating but there ARE outdoor tables available. JUst down from the new Moe's BBQ off Kingston Pike. Workers seemed... More 

Thank gil c
Salisbury, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 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 June 28, 2016 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

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 

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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, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 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 37919-5226
  • 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?