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Reviewed July 2, 2017
Atlanta USA
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Pour Taproom

Awesome joint... you "pour" your own drinks (beer/wine). I bet 50 plus beers, 10 ciders and I... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2017
Charleston, South Carolina
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“melting pot”(5 reviews)
“lonesome dove”(2 reviews)
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Rejuvenated section of town with lots of live Jazz, blues and rock music.
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Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

Awesome joint... you "pour" your own drinks (beer/wine). I bet 50 plus beers, 10 ciders and I guess about 10 wines.. I just moved here for a bit and live in the "old city" and it's reminds me of home (Charleston, South Carolina). I'd definitely...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2017

I enjoyed taking several minutes to walk through part of Old City Knoxville on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. But, although the area contains a variety of restaurants and shops, much of the area seems either under construction or vacant. The free Knoxville trolley green route...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Old City is my husband and I's favorite part of Knoxville. We love to visit here and explore all the old pubs in the area.

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Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

I've read some of the reviews of old city and feel they are embellished and overly critical. In fact the best two restaurants in the city are here (lonesome Dove and melting pot - read my write ups). I've written reports on trip advisor in...More

1  Thank Expattraveler100
Reviewed June 30, 2017

They have done a lot to fix up the Old City. It's cleaner and nicer but still a little creepy for my taste. If you like unique bars, nightlife, and small restaurants, you might like this. There is also free parking at one end where...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed June 27, 2017

take time and go to the old city, which is not so old anymore. fun shopping and great places to eat. a must

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Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

We were in Old City craving pizza. Had been wanting to try them. Got there 10 minutes before 5p when they opened. At 5pm girl came to door & told us she was going to be late opening...30 mins until she was going to open...More

Thank Kay V
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed an afternoon walk around the Old City and Market Square. A little disappointed that many places were closed. Unsure if that was due to the holiday weekend or just because it was a Sunday afternoon. Felt a little unsafe around Old City when we...More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed May 28, 2017

At one time, the Old City was the place to go in Knoxville. No more. The crime in the Old City is too much. Instead, go to Market Square, where you'll be safe at least--bored to tears, maybe, but at least safe.

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Reviewed May 22, 2017

We went on a bus tour. I wasn't impressed. We needed to have a place to park our bodies on the way home. I wouldn't go there again.

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