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Irish Pub & Sports Grill

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$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub
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1720 W Broadway Ave, Maryville, TN 37801-5510
+1 865-724-1300
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have eaten here for 2 years but recently it has not been good. The food has changed and so have the staff. Every time we go there is someone new learning-- its fine sometimes but every time? The service was definitely not great.

Thank Danna D
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good cold beer selections. Soup bar is both tasty and a great value. Lots of friendly local folks. Sports on the many tv's. Great smaller place to enjoy a local feel.

Thank Clifford H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Being the only Irish pup around it seems they have no instinctive to try harder. Chili is disappointing no matter what kind you try. Burgers where also less than stellar. Maybe the bar makes up for it. Appeared the only area to have a few customers. I can't recommend this place other than just stopping for a drink.

1 Thank Stephen C
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2017

I have eaten at this pub since it first opened several years ago. Since then it has changed owners about 4 times. The inside contains authentic furnishing made in Ireland shipped here. The food is average and it seems the portions may have gotten a bit smaller. I love the corned beef bites on the appetizer menu, but it's a... More 

Thank TNFoodPilgrim
Knoxville, Tennessee
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

Used to have a good crowd and good food. Food and service definitely gone downhill in last 6 months.

Thank D H
Charlotte, NC
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed February 24, 2017

Went there for my third visit over the past 5 months, had the same food every time. First time, the fish and chips were great! Huge portions, fast service what a find! Second trip, smaller portions, still pretty good. On the second trip, my GF had corned beef and cabbage. This last trip, oh my. The oil they used to... More 

Thank TGregg
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

Got there around 5ish so the place was still not busy. One must keep in mind that this is a bar and a restaurant so the bar gets the after work have a brewski crowd. My wife had meat loaf which was very generous and tasty and I had a portion of Shepard's Pie which was a little on the... More 

Thank ron k
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Went here with friends for dinner and beers. Very impressed with service. The staff was attentive and personable. No actual beer menu but the server said she "had it in her head"😉 they had any beer we asked for so no complaints there. I ordered the fish and chips which were almost inedible. Greasy fish with zero taste and fries... More 

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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Food was pretty good and the autmosphere was accectable with the exception is tiny inside and very loud. Service was a bit to be desired.

Thank mountainsjk
Spring City, Tennessee
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243 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed November 20, 2016

I had high expectations for the Fish & Chips. My husband ordered it and said it was greasy. I tried the Hot Brown Open face sandwich. It is sliced turkey on Texas toast with cheese sauce, crispy bacon and tomatoes. I was very disappointed when it was brought to the table and the turkey was luncheon meat, not real sliced... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1720 W Broadway Ave, Maryville, TN 37801-5510
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Maryville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-724-1300

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