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Downtown Grill & Brewery

424 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1103
+1 865-633-8111
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (31 reviews)
“fish and chips” (22 reviews)
“steak” (43 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
424 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1103
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really wanted to love DGB as it’s in a terrific location with tons of history. Great old pictures inside the restaurant and a lot of character. The food was...fine. Chicken wings were good...the burger fine...and the remaining two entrees...fine as well. Our waitress was incredibly...More

Thank db2011
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were here last weekend for her birthday. We have been here before and had pretty good food. Last weekend I ordered the Drunken Jerk burger that was delicious. My wife ordered the rib eye and salad. When the steak arrived it...More

Thank Greg A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I don't live in Knoxville now (currently in Florida), my mom does and every time I visit, we eat here at least twice! I've been frequenting this establishment since it was Great Southern Brewery! The craft beer is excellent! The food is great and...More

Thank R9023XOdianac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in for dinner. Seated at a table near entry. Noisy, table was split design. Sat for 5 min with menus. No server in sight. There was a window table for 2 open. Asked if we can move there. One of 3 host persons standing...More

Thank PamelaS3700
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great happy hour, wish they had a better hard cider. Would be so nice to see them carry a local craft cider. Waiter was new and had to go check on a few things like if the wings were breaded. They aren’t and they were...More

Thank Flfoodiegirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

DGB is amazing during happy hour. Also, a great place for birthday dinners. Took a friend for her 21st and we got a flight of beers to try everything on draft - a great deal!!

Thank Jaime M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Kville for a motorcycle rally and went here with a large group. Large extensive food and drink menu. Portions were plentiful and everyone raved about their meals! Reasonable prices meals too! Service was top notch as well. Wish we had time to...More

Thank goldwinggirl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place! So many items to choose from and every time we go there, we leave happily stuffed from the large portions! Food is delicious; wait staff is knowledgeable about city and restaurant fare! Pleasant atmosphere and it is right on Gay Street,...More

Thank JulieMac M
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

I had my meet up group at downtown grill for the jazz brunch Sunday, we easily got a table and awaited a great meal. To my dismay, I learned they could not make any modifications to their menu items to leave out milk. Even the...More

Thank annrV1135JM
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Food is unexciting. Drinks are fine. Environment is so-so. Overall it is unremarkable. Location is probably the only redeeming quality.

Thank Eclecticannie2
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Yes it does. But don't forget the apples empanadas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 424 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1103
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-633-8111
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