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Puleo's Grille

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260 N Peters Rd, I-40 @ Exit 378 at Cedar Bluff, Knoxville, TN 37923-4909
+1 865-691-1960
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love eating here. The food is amazing as well as the service. I always get the chicken parm..... or nonas lasagna.... TRUST ME YOU WILL LOVE IT.. They also have great house wine as well.... five stars all day....

Thank Ciara B
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the part of getting the menu of apps for HH with no prices on the menu. I'm good, but not psychic yet. If u can't be bothered posting the prices, then I can't be bothered with your food ! Not a good business model !

Thank Joe S
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I recently stopped here on our way home from SC. We both enjoyed our lunches very much! I ordered a veggie burger which was delicious! I was later told by the manager that the burger was a recipe developed by their chef. My husband enjoyed his salad of fresh greens and chicken. The portion was large. Our... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a large group event here. The servers were very helpful and friendly. Many places that you go often get frustrated with large crowds. However, they moved fast and got everyones food out quickly!

Thank Samantha M
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While this would appear to be a Mexican grill it in fact has a bigger menu. Service was a little slow given the lack of customers, but waitress was very good so appeared to be kitchens fault. We weren't in a hurry so no big deal.

Thank Randy P
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Always go to app is spinach artichoke, so good! Chicken parm was average, I had then do the shrimp poboy with grilled shrimp, and it was pretty darn good. Non chain solid choice.

Thank Vahan J
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Wanting to stay away from national chains, the front desk recommended Puleo's. Always wanting to eat where the locals eat, what a fabulous choice. Our waiter was wonderful. Thinking it was Italian, the traditional fare, boy were we wrong. The menu has beef, seafood, Italian and Shrimp and Grits! You must try the Avocado Ranch Dressing..... Shrimp and Grits in... More 

Thank tuppie
Durham, United States
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

There were abundant Italian offerings, steaks, and more traditional Southern offerings. We had the shrimp & grits (& sausage & peppers), which had lots of shrimp but also lots of butter. We also had the tuna (very tasty) served with slaw (good) and asparagus (seasoned well, but poorly trimmed so there were lots of woody ends). The waiter was attentive... More 

Thank Richard R
North Carolina
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102 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

The restaurant is very close to many hotels, including ours. We ate the Palermo Chicken and it was quite good. There were a number of other entrees that sounded good so we will be back to try some others.

Thank pt78
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282 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

In trying to keep carbs in line, I ordered the salad with grilled chicken. It was delicious with the avocoda ranch dressing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Italian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 N Peters Rd, I-40 @ Exit 378 at Cedar Bluff, Knoxville, TN 37923-4909
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-691-1960

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