Highest-rated fine dining restaurants in Knoxville, according to Tripadvisor

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July 29, 2022
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Highest-rated fine dining restaurants in Knoxville, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's now easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food, Americans seem to have specific opinions. Dining brands in the U.S. have a long and storied history—and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, U.S. restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants in Knoxville that are listed as "fine dining" on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Locals are sure to see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

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#10. Leconte

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (13 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: $$$$
- Price: not available
- Address: 800 S Gay St 2700 Plaza Tower, Knoxville, TN 37929-9729
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#9. Osteria Stella

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (12 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Northern-Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 108 W Jackson Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-1015
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#8. The Melting Pot

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (226 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 111 N Central St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1043
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#7. Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (233 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 11287 Parkside Dr #14, Knoxville, TN 37934
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#6. Bistro By The Tracks

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (238 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Contemporary
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 215 Brookview Centre Way Suite 109, Knoxville, TN 37919-4053
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#5. Ruth's Chris Steak House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (352 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 950 Volunteer Landing Ln, Knoxville, TN 37915
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#4. Emilia

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (249 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 16 Market Sq, Knoxville, TN 37902-1404
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#3. J.C. Holdway

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (192 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 501 Union Ave Located at the corner of Walnut St. & 501 Union Ave., Knoxville, TN 37902-2115
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#2. Lonesome Dove Knoxville

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (260 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 100 N Central St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1007
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#1. Brazeiros Churrascaria - Brazilian Steakhouse

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (359 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Steakhouse, Brazilian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 6901 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
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