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1937 Cumberland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37916-2907
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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316 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

It was my first time here,and it was the buffet day!!! It was a unique buffet!!! They served us the pizza..... excellent selections and the salad bar was very good! The crust was delicious and so was the red sauce and all the toppings on each slice was fresh and perfect!!!! The cheese was great and had a very distinct... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Never disappoints. Ate my first whole wheat crust there in 1985 as a student and it tastes the same today. Well done, Stefano's. Cumberland avenue work made it a bit hard to get to and park but worth it nonetheless.

Thank gil c
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57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

I was traveling passing by Knoxville and visit this place. Order was made by phone, 1/2 veggi - 1/2 Roma. It was on time and a good Chigago style pizza. NOT the Stefano's like Chigago (dip dish stuffed pizza), but it was flavorful and tasty.

Thank EnlaceCA
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

I ordered a tuesday special, yummy yum yum, is all i have to say. Can't wait to try the lunch buffet on Tuesday, and Wednesday.

Thank Jeremy H
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206 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

I have eaten at this Stefano's several times. I have eaten in, and had it delivered to UT Medical Center. The cheesestyx are EXCELLENT!!!! Pizza is always VERY good. The service is good. One of the managers, Robin, always makes sure customers are happy. She lets you know she cares about their food and service. I will definitely return and... More 

Thank Ragerdy
Manchester, Tennessee
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Every time we come to Knoxville we eat at Stefano's. We live in Middle Tennessee and go to the Smokies for vacations. We always make a point to eat here on our way through. My husband is a UT alum and he fell in love with the place when he was in school there. The pizza is very good and... More 

Thank MickeyMouseGirl
Nashville, Tennessee
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639 reviews
373 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

I really understand that this pretty good pizza place as a go-to place for college and locals. There are lots of variety on the lunch buffet, and the prices are very well in check. The pizza is good, just not over the top. Parking is hard to find in the area.

Thank Patty L
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This place has the best deep dish in Knoxville. It's a kind of run down looking restaurant on the strip, but the food is amazing. Be sure to stop by on Tuesday or Wednesday for the lunch buffet.

Thank R M
Carmel, Indiana
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

My dad started coming here in the 1970s when he was at UT, and I carried on the tradition when I went there in the 2000s. Hands down the best pizza I've ever had. True Chicago style. The decor is probably the exact same from when it first opened - just the TVs have been replaced. The deals are amazing... More 

Thank heylookitsliz11
Shelby, North Carolina
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I'm not sure how long Stefano's has been around, but I've been eating here since I was a freshman at UT in 1981. After all these years, and pizza around the world, this is my favorite. My personal favorite is onion and mushroom on whole wheat crust. The crust is not too thick, not too thin--perfection! Every year, my in-laws,... More 

Thank Laura L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1937 Cumberland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37916-2907
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: 865-522-4151

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