Please click HERE to view important information before booking your nonrefundable reservation, including prix fixe menu details, split payments and gift card redemptions.





Please use our online system above to make a reservation. If you have difficulties reserving a specific date or time, please note that the certain date or time you are requesting may be filled for the evening. Simply choose the next available date and time to reserve your table with us.



J.C. Holdway accepts dinner reservations through Resy and over the phone. For reservations of 11 or more, please call the restaurant at (865) 312-9050 or email us at for availability.

If you have additional questions about your reservation, please feel free to call the restaurant after 2 pm on Tuesday-Saturday. The restaurant is closed Sunday & Monday. If we are unavailable to take your call, please leave a voicemail and we will gladly call you back as soon as possible.

Based on your party size, we are currently reserving a full 1.5 hours for parties of 2-4 people, and for parties of 5 or more we reserve a full 2 hours. This allows all our guests to enjoy a full culinary experience at our restaurant, and to allow us to properly clean and sanitize in between seatings. Please keep this in mind when booking your reservation, so other guests that have reservations after you likewise get to enjoy a full dining experience with us as well.



We are happy to work with you or your company to create a special lunch or dinner event, within the Knox County Health Department guidelines mandating party size and spacing. Please call the restaurant at (865)312-9050 or email us at

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Chef Joseph Lenn

James Beard Award

Best Chef Southeast