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Cru Bistro and Wine Bar

$$ - $$$American, ,
11383 Parkside Dr, Knoxville, TN 37934-1972
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“pizza” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11383 Parkside Dr, Knoxville, TN 37934-1972
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We tried Cru because we were staying nearby and wanted the option of small plates. This is a cozy place outside but in a big mall. It is sleek in decor but also warm. My husband got a regular entree of salmon with crabmeat butter...More

Thank CarolinaBecky
Reviewed April 10, 2018

I was attending a Jazzpirations event and received awesome service from the waiter at the bar. Loved the atmosphere, and the Jazz by Brian Clay and Melvin and Marsha Miller.

Thank Valerie V
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

5 of us had a fabulous birthday dinner at a great newish restaurant in Knoxville. The Appetizers hit the spot: skillet cornbread with pimento cheese and stuffed mushrooms. 2 shared the special of fillet a Nd scallops. One had the pork tenderloin done to perfection...More

Thank Geri M
Reviewed March 4, 2018

We were in town visiting, so made reservations based on online reviews. The restaurant, of course, was busy but we were seated immediately. We were encouraged to order from the prix fixe menu that was specially created for Valentine's day. We did order from that...More

Thank Blueiii596
Reviewed February 27, 2018

Our car club had a Great Valentine's dinner at Cru Bistro last Saturday night. We had 24 people present with a Wedding announcement ( long-time fiancees ), several new members, and older members too. The Filet was fabulous, The Salmon was perfectly cooked, and the...More

Thank Drbill L
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

First of all I have to say that I was amazed by the quality of sound in that venue (we went there to see a Jazz concert). We ordered food as well as drinks and were happy with quality and taste. Unfortunatly they cool the...More

Thank JelBu
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Carterville, Illinois
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

After standing at the hostess stand for five minutes completely ignored, the waitress comes over and information us they were in the process of closing. Their open sign was still on and it was 10:10 on a Thursday when their stated hours were open till...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed November 19, 2017

We visit Cru periodically and always enjoy it. On this visit my wife ordered the Soy Joy and I ordered the Americana Sliders. Both were tasty and filling. Service was a little slow but not too bad. They have a good wine selection as well....More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

Went there for brunch. Eggs Benedict are excellent. $3 Bloody Mary and mimosas all day. Staff is extremely friendly. Donna couldn't have treated us any better.

Thank Jeffreyschede
Reviewed September 13, 2017

This upscale restaurant in Turkey Creek, unbelievably offers your choice of 3 gourmet pizzas for $5.50. Try the barbeque chicken pizza and you won't be disappointed. The estimated $6 chocolate genache cake is a great way to complete the meal!

Thank CaptainMidol
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June 2, 2015|
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Response from Corkdork73 | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Saturday and were seated immediately, no reservations necessary!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11383 Parkside Dr, Knoxville, TN 37934-1972
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: 865-671-6612
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