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Tomo Japanese Restaurant

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7315 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5608
+1 865-588-1161
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 03:00
Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Knoxville Tennessee
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94 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Glad to see Tomo is back open on Mondays as we usually are in this area of town then. Good food selections, courteous staff and moderate prices have been available here ever since Tomo moved west from the Old City several years ago. Sushi is outstanding too. We are long time customers who have never been disappointed.

Thank Silentflier
Lenoir City, Tennessee
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Had high hopes for this restaurant. Quality of food is poor (reminds me of grocery store sushi) , soap was cold, salad was brown, understaffed and the music is an annoying techno loop that makes me want to punch someone. Honestly, Hans sushi in Farragut is much better, and more reasonably priced.

Thank jcarr1577
Knoxville, Tennessee
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190 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

My go-to dish at all Japanese restaurants is shrimp tempura --- a dish I relish if done well. It's never about the rice or sauce, although a good sauce is a good thing. It's never about the tempura veg, although I once had tempura parsley which was awfully good. Here the shrimp is battered much to heavily and the veg... More 

Thank Wayne C
Knoxville Tennessee
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94 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Always a tasty meal regardless which meat or tofu you select. We've been coming way before Tomo moved to Kingston Pike from the Old City. And we look forward to hot tea with our next visit in January

Thank Silentflier
Knoxville, Tennessee
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135 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

I came here for a business lunch at my companions suggestion. It is definitely more traditional Japanese fare than other places that I have had in town. I ordered hibachi chicken and salad with ginger dressing. Both were delicious. My business companion got the Orange Crush sushi which was quite different than any other sushi that I have seen. She... More 

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Comayagua, Honduras
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

My son and I were totally unimpressed by the sushi here. Ours tasted less than fresh. We had sushi with tuna on it that had absolutely NO flavor. The spicy tuna had no spice to it at all and my son had stir fry that was pretty blah with no taste and the shrimp was way way way overcooked. I... More 

Thank Lynobin
Myrtle Beach
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

The sushi is really good here. The Sake Sampler is awesome. The general attitude of the servers is the turd in the punch bowl. The one curly headed female server has a great attitude. Two of the male servers however really have bad attitude and I really don't want to go back to this place. I'd much rather pay more... More 

Thank MattVsFood
Atlanta, Georgia
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47 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2014

One of the best sushi places in Knox: Tomo is definitely a must try place if you're in town and you're craving sushi and/or Japanese food. Whenever I'm visiting Knoxville, I will usually find time to stop by this place, especially for their late night specials on Fridays and Saturdays from 11-3am. They assemble a short menu with awesome half-off... More 

Thank Belinda M
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014 via mobile

Despite the fact that this place was not very busy our server did not seem glad to see us. He sat us down rather abruptly, continued cleaning tables, and then finally took our drink order. While going after our drinks he proceeded to have a conversation with another server (who kept glancing over at us as they spoke). I had... More 

Thank IrishCallina
Knoxville, Tennessee
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688 reviews
470 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2014

My wife and I went here for lunch. The lunch menu has sushi combinations, a couple of noodle soups, a couple of Bento boxes, and the standard hibachi lunches that you see everywhere. My wife had a sushi combo with a good eel roll and an assortment of nigiri. The lunch came with a cup of soup...either miso or shitake...... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 03:00
17:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7315 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5608
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-588-1161

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?