There are a plethora of restaurants in West Knoxville. The major chain restaurants are certainly well represented. There is the big and noisy Cheesecake Factory attached to West Town Mall and Chili's and Olive Garden both have two locations in West Knoxville. But, the Volunteer State has never been known for it's herd mentality, so why follow the crowd.
West Knoxville is lucky to have a wide range of formal, casual and bare bones type, small business and family owned restaurants to satisfy the needs of everyone. You might want to have a romantic dinner at Naples Italian Restaurant in Bearden, a business meeting at Sullivan's Fine Foods in Rocky Hill or a stuffed sandwich and fries at Sami's Cafe in Franklin Square.
If you are taking the family and friends for a pontoon boat ride on the Ft. Loudon Lake, Pup's Pit Bbq has great deals so that everyone will be satisfied. For you and your neighbor from the cubicle farm, Anaba Japanese Cuisine has fresh and delicious seafood.
Here, in no particular order, are the Top 10 Small Business Restaurants in West Knoxville