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East Japanese Restaurant

11509 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37934-3918
+1 865-671-4404
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
26 Jan 2017
“Authentic and good quality Japanese food”
31 Dec 2016
Closed Now
All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
11509 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37934-3918
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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

This place is small and quiet and serves very good sushi and other Japanese food. Its a good local cozy place.

Thank Kevans32
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Just happen to come upon this restaurant on our way thru the area. Had drive thru service. Great food got the steak and shrimp. It did have a lot of big veggies peppers and onions. Which I do not like but I eat the steak...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We lived in Japan for two years and fell in love with the traditional seating and food... Now we've found that feeling here in Knoxville. Happy, happy!

Thank Lyn N
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We were entertaining business colleagues from Japan as we often do. This time we had the Corporate President visiting. East Japanese arranged a nice back room table with shoes removed, but dove for your lead to dangle....always a plus for us inflexible, old Americans. Haha!...More

Thank nofam4
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here on several occasions. The service is horrible. This visit we were told not to even bother ordering sushi because of a large party before us. Do restaurants not usually feed large numbers of people at the same time? Her attitude was...More

1  Thank MountainJessie
Reviewed 29 March 2016

I did a search for ramen in Knoxville and East Japanese restaurant showed up at the top of the list so decided to stop by and try it. I got there a little before they closed before dinner and had the whole place to myself....More

Thank Melinda F
Reviewed 30 January 2016

This is THE place for anyone looking for Sushi! I have tried sushi in many restaurants in many countries including some good restaurants in Japan and can say without reservation that this restaurant serves the most tasty sushi ever. All the other food we have...More

Thank LongDistanceVoyager5
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Tried this restaurant for lunch and we were very happy with our choice. The menu is and interesting, many authentic dishes, not typical hibachi-style. We both had the combo box which allows you to select two dishes from a list of about 12, and is...More

Thank Peabody23
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Although the menu is quite good and extensive, we frequent the restaurant for the sushi. The rice has just the right texture. The fish is fresh and flavorful. I lived in Japan for four years and I think this is the best sushi restaurant in...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Located in a strip shopping center, and unimposing , East Japanese is a gem and a pleasure. When I have eaten at East, the food has been spot on for flavor, and the service has been attentive. The sushi is quite good. I really enjoy...More

Thank Marvin B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11509 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37934-3918
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-671-4404
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