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Calhoun's On The River

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400 Neyland Drive, Knoxville, TN 37902
865-673-3355
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 76
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  • 23
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Beautiful place a must see

A beautiful restaurant and view . If u eat outside you won't get the full menu so sit inside you will still have a lovely view. I got the sampler it was huge !! The chicken strips are great next time I will order only the strips ... the slaw was good but didn't like the mac n cheese too... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
elizabeth s
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Huntsville, Alabama
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

A beautiful restaurant and view . If u eat outside you won't get the full menu so sit inside you will still have a lovely view. I got the sampler it was huge !! The chicken strips are great next time I will order only the strips ... the slaw was good but didn't like the mac n cheese too... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The view is on point. The food makes it worth it. It's clean. It's not too loud. It's perfect for family. There's a walking trail right on the river near by too.

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Dayton, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We visited this restaurant with the expectation of having great food based on local reviews. I don't think great food is have fat and fat protein when ordering steak. The restaurant is very nice with seating along the river indoor or outside. The staff was professional. I can not rate this restaurant any higher because of the quality of food.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Great place to unwind and relax with a nice view of the river. I actually come here when out on the boat fishing. The dock on the river could use some cleaning, you have to step around all the duck bombs but other than that it's great. I usually order a steak and some potato skins.

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Shelbyville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We met friends for dinner while visiting Knoxville and we're able to sit by the river. Great food (their cheeseburgers are fantastic and the ribs are yummy) and a fun atmosphere. Stick around for live music on the patio or take a walk by the river while you're there. We make it a point to go every time we visit.

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Money well spent on this night cruise. The food is awesome!! The staff was very courtious and polite. I highly recommend this for any occasion.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Stopped in for dinner and sat at the bar to try some Smokey Mountain Brew. Ordered the black bear ale which was very good and the two bartenders were awesome. I decided to try the smoked prime rib, only to find out a few minutes later that they just sold out to a large party. The manager (pretty sure his... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I had the ribeye, potatoe, and salad. It was so delicious that just thinking about it now makes my mouth water!! I will be going back there Real Soon !

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We stopped by for a quick bite in the afternoon. We were lucky enough to catch on outdoor 'live' Bluegrass performance which was excellent! Calhoun's chicken wings are messy and tasty. Just the way we like em'. Service was prompt and with a smile. Great place to watch boaters on the river!!!

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Kodak, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We set next to the window by the river and it was so beautiful. Out dinner was also amazing. Great burgers, pork, chicken tenders and amazing slaw! The frozen margarita wasn't to bad either.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 400 Neyland Drive, Knoxville, TN 37902
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: 865-673-3355

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?