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Sweet P’s Downtown Dive

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410 W Jackson Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-1307
+1 865-281-1738
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (46 reviews)
“mac cheese” (31 reviews)
“banana pudding” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
410 W Jackson Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-1307
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Sweet P's on TA's reviews. It was ok but was not like an OMG this great bbq place. It was ok food and service was fast. Hot sauce not very hot. Not sure I would go back a bit over priced for...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cool little joint! Great food. I got the sampler and it had brisket, pulled pork, & ribs. Side are delicious also.

Thank jmenees
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As BBQ heads we had to visit , we along with one of our friends , she had to help with , what for us , was an unusual ordering process , but we made it through. We chose the Ribs , Pulled Pork and...More

Thank fred s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

BBQ junkies here and we always try to visit a local place when traveling. This was a solid stop. Not our favorite place ever, but good. Pulled pork was very tasty as was the pulled chicken. Pinto beans instead of baked beans, but still good....More

Thank db2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sweet P's is off the beaten path, but worth the trip. Located in the Old City area of Knoxville, parking is in a public lot with a short walk (2-4 minutes) from parking. Area is not well lit at night, but feels secure. Ordering is...More

Thank Bulldog1611
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

We have eaten at Sweet P's many times. I usually get the BBQ burrito but decided to change things up on this trip. The burrito is awesome but the pulled pork plate is very good as well. Enjoyed the mac & cheese. The greens n'...More

Thank Teresa L
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Heard ribs were the best found them very dry and tough like a jerky not good mine are a lot better would not recommend plus sides avail as ble were not very desirable

Thank lou s
Reviewed April 29, 2018

The Q was good. Two of us enjoyed a Sampler - pork, brisket, and ribs with three sides. A bun is optional. All of the meat had good flavor. I enjoyed the "thick" sauce tableside on all three meats. The greens and things was our...More

Thank GrannyD2013
Reviewed April 26, 2018

Received a very friendly greeting as soon as I entered. The young lady explained the daily special burrito which I decided to order. It was pulled pork with coleslaw, pinto beans, and sauce. Maybe another thing or two, but it was great. Restaurant has a...More

Thank Girlinthecar
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in because of listing. Nice atmosphere and decent outdoor patio. The sides were good. I tried sampler and the brisket had tough pieces and lacking strong smoke flavor.

Thank Seanjpc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 W Jackson Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-1307
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-281-1738
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