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BRAVO Cucina Italiana

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Mon, 4/22
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

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calamari fritti
with creamy horseradish, pomodoro
caprese salad
a classic. marinated tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil, field greens, balsamic glaze
crispy shrimp napoli
Green onions, charred tomato Napoli sauce
artichoke & spinach formaggio
served warm with parmesan flatbread
chicken, spinach & bacon flatbread
grilled chicken, creamy spinach, applewood bacon, green onions, mozzarella, provolone
lobster bisque $+0.80
bravo soups
italian​ wedding soup
caesar classica
traditional caesar salad, housemade croutons
insalata della casa
chopped greens, cucumbers, tomatoes, bacon, crispy pasta, parmesan dressing
bravo chopped salad
chopped greens, cucumbers, red onions, tomatoes, olives, feta, red wine vinaigrette
lobster bisque $+1.00
insalata & zuppa
a bowl of soup and choice of caesar, chopped or insalata della casa
grilled chicken chopped salad
Thinly sliced chicken, gorgonzola, spicy pecans, mixed greens, crispy pasta, Italian dressing
romano-crusted chicken salad
chopped greens, cucumbers, tomatoes, egg, bacon, green onions, parmesan dressing
grilled salmon salad
field greens, tomatoes, grilled asparagus, crispy shoestring potatoes, feta, balsamic vinaigrette
berry balsamic chicken salad
mixed greens, strawberries, blueberries, cucumber, spicy pecans, gorgonzola, balsamic vinaigrette
turkey, bacon & avocado sandwich
applewood smoked bacon, tomatoes, green onion mayonnaise, fruit
pepperoni classica pizza
roasted banana peppers, mozzarella, provolone, fresh oregano
margherita pizza
thinly sliced tomatoes, mozzarella, fresh basil
sicilian pizza
Sweet Italian sausage, pepperoni, meatballs, mushrooms, banana peppers, mozzarella, provolone
chicken, spinach & bacon pizza
grilled chicken, creamy spinach, applewood bacon, green onions, mozzarella, provolone
roasted tomato pizza
buffalo mozzarella, parmesan, romano, basil
eggs, home fries & bacon
scrambled eggs, bacon, potatoes, brioche toast
berries & cream french toast
Sweet cream cheese stuffed French toast, honey, cinnamon, fresh berry compote, applewood smoked bacon
sicilian omelette
cherrywood smoked ham, bacon, fontanini sausage, tomato compote, mozzarella, provolone and parmesan cheeses. served with potatoes.
vegetable omelette
egg whites, fresh broccoli, mushrooms, roasted peppers, mozzarella, provolone, avocado, basil, topped with fire roasted salsa rossa. served with fresh fruit.
ham & biscuit benedict
two poached cage free eggs, cherrywood smoked ham, housemade biscuit, hollandaise. served with potatoes.
roasted turkey sweet potato hash & eggs
two over easy cage free eggs, roasted turkey, zucchini, peppers, onions, sweet potatoes, basil, brioche toast, spicy sriracha mayo
open-faced biscuit sandwich
two over easy cage free eggs, housemade biscuit, marinated tomatoes, arugula, spicy candied bacon, cheese, green onion mayo, spicy sriracha. served with fresh fruit.
candied bacon & egg burger
Certified angus beef, fried egg, candied bacon, tomato jam, white American cheese, arugula. served with tuscan fries.
chicken & pesto spaghettini
grilled chicken, mozzarella, spinach, tomatoes, pesto cream sauce
pasta bravo
our signature dish grilled chicken, mushrooms, rigatoni, roasted red pepper cream sauce
lobster ravioli alla vodka
sautéed shrimp, tomato cream sauce, pesto bread crumbs
chicken $13.79
shrimp $14.79
pasta fra diavolo
spicy tomato cream sauce, campanelle pasta
eggplant parmesan
marinara, mozzarella, herb linguine
half order $12.99
full order $14.99
mama’s lasagna bolognese
creamy alfredo and bravo’s signature meat sauce half portion with side salad
chicken milanese
romano-crusted chicken breast, mozzarella, pomodoro, herb linguine
pasta woozie
grilled chicken, fettuccine, alfredo, spinach
spaghettini & meatballs
housemade​ beef and pork meatballs, tomato sauce, parmesan
sausage tortelloni
Cheese-filled tortelloni, sweet Italian sausage, pancetta, tomato sauce, crushed red pepper, mozzarella, basil
mediterranean vegetable salad
grilled zucchini, asparagus, roasted peppers, tomatoes, orzo, farro, mixed greens, sweet garlic vinaigrette, pine nuts, feta, balsamic drizzle
grilled salmon
roasted peppers, asparagus, tomatoes, feta, sweet potatoes, pesto vinaigrette, spinach, balsamic glaze
chicken caprese
sautéed chicken, marinated tomatoes, mozzarella, orzo, farro, spinach, zucchini, pesto vinaigrette
grilled mahi mahi
sugar snap peas, grape tomatoes, cous cous, arugula, zucchini, lemon butter sauce
grilled salmon pasta
asparagus, grape tomatoes, roasted peppers, basil pesto, spinach, feta
spicy scallop marinara
bay scallops, angel hair, basil, onions, artichokes, spinach, pesto bread crumbs, spicy tomato sauce
5oz. filet bravo
sweet potatoes, roasted peppers, asparagus, spinach, zucchini, pesto vinaigrette
grilled chicken & vegetable pasta
spinach, caramelized onions, tomatoes, roasted peppers, pesto, basil, feta, parmesan
broiled tilapia with spicy tomato sauce
zucchini, sugar snap peas, grape tomatoes, cous cous, arugula
You don't need to be Italian or travel to Italy to experience truly delicious Italian cuisine. When you come to our BRAVO Cucina Italiana Italian restaurant at our Knoxville location, you're entering Tennessee's own little slice of Italy. Enjoy our Italian grilled specialties, oven fresh pizza, and house-made pasta. Experience five-star service in an inviting atmosphere that is sure to appeal to the entire family. At BRAVO Cucina Italiana, we're all about Italian cooking worth celebrating! Join us at BRAVO Cucina Italiana, the best Italiana restaurant near you!
$7 - $21
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Bar, Pizza, Italian
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews pasta bread spaghettini scallops soup free appetizer excellent restaurant attentive service chain restaurant italian food family dinner our waiter place to eat the wait staff oil patrons
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family have been going to Bravos since it opened and always considered it a go to restaurant for quality Italian food! Unfortunately, we had not been in a while and went to utilize a gift card we had. Things started out fine with bread...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank jjherbert2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place maintains great food quality over the 8 years I have come here. The four new pasta dishes are great! Light on the cheese, great flavor, and excellent presentation! They will amend or add to any dish just about anything you ask for. Extra...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed March 15, 2019 via mobile

As always Bravo is very nice inside - feels like a very high end restaurant. Unfortunately the service and food do t match. Some of the food is good, other isn't. I was particularly shocked at the "lobster" bisque. Although the bisque tasted like seafood,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank grayvtrain
Reviewed March 8, 2019

We have been frequent diners at Bravo, but over the past two visits it has become very obvious that the quality of the food is mediocre at best. Tonight's meal was the worst, as I had ordered the Mediterranean salad with grilled vegetables and grilled...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank petercchilian
Reviewed March 1, 2019

We were out shopping and decided to stop off at Bravo for lunch. As we walked in we noticed the well appointed dining area with comfortable chairs and white table cloths set with silverware wrapped in black cloth napkins. The meal started with some herb...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 71douglasm
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

Love the ambiance...low lighting, lovely decor, classy place! Tried the Spaghetti Bolognese...absolutely wonderful! Highly recommend!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Chris C
Reviewed February 14, 2019

Excellent service, quickly seated.Waiter was very patience with our group.Food arrived hot and very good. .When they found out it was a celebration, the couple received free desserts from the menu.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ronald M
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

We love Bravo! My children are hooked on their pizza, which is a great value at under $6 and honestly big enough for 2 kids but better yet, they actually eat the food!! Our waitress Jessica was wonderful. She engaged the kids, brought crayons and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Wkendtravl
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

The food and atmosphere at Bravo are amazing! The food is authentic and made from fresh ingredients, which is hard to find in Knoxville. I had wonderful hand-made pasta with fresh spinach and my wife had the best filet mignon we've ever experienced - juicy,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank grayvtrain
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Menu has been changed and pared down to basic pastas with very little choices in seafood items. Food was barely average.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank yianni67
BravoBrio, Guest Relations Manager at BRAVO Cucina Italiana, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2019

We appreciate your feedback. We apologize for not meeting your expectations. Please feel free to contact our team at Guestservices@FoodFirst.com to further discuss your concerns. (Include the date and location you visited) We hope that you will visit us in the near future.

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