If you are looking for the best steak in Knoxville, a fun environment, and excellent service, you must stop at the award-winning restaurant, Ye Old Steak House. Established in 1968, this restaurant is one of Knoxville’s oldest steakhouses. It was the idea of Bunt King and his wife Helen, and even after they passed away, their children and grandchildren took the reins.
What the Critics Say
Ye Old Steak House has consistently been voted one of the best eating establishments in Knoxville. For 21 years, it was voted the best restaurant by the Knoxville Metropulse. In 2014, it was listed on Yahoo! Travel’s list of 10 steakhouses you must visit. It was also featured on ESPN and on the Travel Channel hit, “Man-v-Food.” It is consistently on top 10 and top 100 lists including the 100 Best Secrets of the Great Smoky Mountains.
What Makes Ye Old Steak House Better than the Rest?
Once you step foot in Ye Old Steak House, you will immediately notice the difference. Let’s take a closer look at what sets this steakhouse apart from the other food establishments in town.
Ye Old Steak House uses only the best meat for every single guest. All the beef used in the restaurant is Iowa grain-fed beef and is hand cut every night. The fatty marbling in the meat provides plenty of flavor and juice, which keep guests coming back. Many reviews highlight the consistency of the steaks and how they are cooked to perfection. While only the finest cuts of meat are served, the way each one is cooked is excellent and constantly praised.
Not only does this steakhouse provide a wide assortment of beef, but there are dozens of additional items to choose from. If beef is not your meal of choice, chicken, shrimp, flounder, and salads may all satisfy your taste buds. There is also a large assortment of delicious sides that range from a traditional baked potato to fresh buttered mushrooms and broccoli casserole. You also don’t want to miss the extensive number of homemade desserts, which put the finishing touches on the perfect meal.
Ye Old Steak House does not serve wine and liquor. However, that does not mean you can’t pair your favorite steak with the right wine. You can bring your own wine and liquor into the steakhouse. Although, a small set-up charge is required.
For such a popular and highly-awarded steakhouse, the prices are excellent. There are nightly specials available several nights each week, reducing your costs even more. If you visit the steakhouse early in the evening during the week, there are also early-bird specials you can take advantage of as well.
Ye Old Steak House offers delicious food to satisfy every taste bud. Space is limited and reservations are available for groups larger than six individuals. Visit this award-winning steakhouse today and see for yourself what makes this restaurant so great.