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Savelli's Italian Restaurant

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3055 Sutherland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37919-4560
+1 865-521-9085
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
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“garlic bread” (12 reviews)
“calzone” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3055 Sutherland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37919-4560
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have stopped in a few times to Savellis and have not been disappointed. If you want AUTHENTIC Italian this is the place to come. Very small, but the plates pack a flavor punch. Wish we would have been told we would...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

We live close to this place and have been meaning to try this place for sometime now . It was our first meal here . Nothing disappointed . The garlic bread was good . The kids had fettuccine Alfredo which was good . We shared...More

Thank kibura
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in For lunch. Looking at the building from the outside you might have second thoughts. Don’t let that persuade you. We had one of the best Italian meals we’ve ever had. This is a small little restaurant that seats approximately 20 people. The...More

1  Thank Scott S
Reviewed February 6, 2018

We ate with another couple on a Thursday night, early. We had reservations (STRONGLY recommended!) First, the negative . . . the place is located in what appears to be an old house. Tables are really jammed together. To provide an aura of privacy, they...More

1  Thank Super3466
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Outstanding Restaurant for Any Occasion! Intimate atmosphere, incredible food, service with true friendliness! I cannot rate this restaurant highly enough. Homemade food at every price, pizza, calzones and then gourmet dinners- take your pick! You can have take out or eat-in, if you want to...More

1  Thank Moira H
Reviewed January 22, 2018

It reminds me of a small family-owned restaurant one would find in Italy. There are "curtains" between the tables, but as another reviewer noticed, it is not very intimate. Nevertheless, the food I had tonight was excellent and especially comforting on a winter's night. I...More

1  Thank heyjudithz
Reviewed January 19, 2018

This is a very unassuming restaurant located in what looks like a house. We moved to Knoxville two years ago and tried Savelli's on a recommendation and haven't been disappointed. We have tried everything from the pizza to the filet mignon and it has never...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed January 6, 2018

My husband and I have enjoyed the small restaurant atmosphere of Savelli’s for several years. The last few times we have been there, we have left disappointed but kept wanting to give them another chance. One time our pizza came out very burnt, and when...More

1  Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

I ordered the salmon fettuccine and my wife had chicken Parmesan. Hers was good. My salmon was over cooked and the sauce had very little flavor. Both of us had upset stomachs about an hour after we left. One thing we both agreed with was...More

Thank rcztn1
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

Been coming here for years and decided it was way past time to write a review. This is a family owned, local Italian restaurant in Knoxville. If you don't want a chain type restaurant, want a local family type Italian restaurant there is no other...More

Thank TennNole
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November 6, 2017|
Response from DrumNDance | Reviewed this property |
August 11, 2015|
Response from Diane F | Reviewed this property |
No. You can bring your own or your own wine. There is a $3.00 per person charge for the beer and a corking fee of $3.00 per person as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3055 Sutherland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37919-4560
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-521-9085
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