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Calhoun's On The River

400 Neyland Drive, Knoxville, TN 37902
865-673-3355
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Ranked #28 of 947 Restaurants in Knoxville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

This location is right on the north shore, not far from the stadium. The associated views are enjoyable. The food and service are very nice. Nice selections to choose from with a relaxed feel.

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Knoxville
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

We really enjoy eating at Calhoun's, the guys always love the ribs! The service is always fast and friendly, the view of the Tennessee river is great, and we always enjoy walking on the paved sidewalk along the river after our meal.

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Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
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279 reviews 279 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Love the river-view here, outdoor seating takes full advantage of this. Nice when the bridge under-lighting kicks up at sunset. Corporate-brewed beer is good here, all that is on draft, but can get the usual suspects in bottles too. Appetizers are the best fare, friend pickles rock. The entrees fall down though, the pulled pork and ribs were dry, needed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Nice place. The service was great. Attentive and friendly. The fried pickles were delicious. I ordered a Filet Mignon that was a little over done but I ordered it medium well. So a little tough. However there wasn't much flavor sadly. All and a a nice experience before a UT game...

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Treasure Island, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Loved walking here along the river after my first Vols game. Great prices and wings, fun crowd and terrific service. Everyone is a friend at Calhouns. Not to mention I sincerely appreciated the craft brew options.

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tennessee
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69 reviews 69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Nice spot on the river and near campus. We had delish bbq sandwiches. If you are looking for casual American fare you can't go wrong here.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Very nice location, on the Tennessee River. We were seated on balcony, indoors, directly on the river. Food was very good; corn pudding was fantastic. Prime rib was good; not the best I've had in a restaurant, but good, nonetheless. Generous portion, also. Wait staff was great. very attentive, and able to answer any questions regarding the menu. Restaurant was... More

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Pittsburgh, PA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Best restaurant on Knoxville! They have great burgers, service, and view of the river. Be prepared for a wait if on weekend, it gets crowded.. especially during Vols home game.

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Huntsville, Alabama, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I ate here along and sat at the bar. I couldn't decide what to order and ask for suggestions. The prime rib was recommended and I was so happy I took their advice. It was cooked to perfection. Service was excellent. There was live entertainment outside but I just wanted to eat and leave.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

There are 3 Calhouns Restaurants in the area. Two of them are on the River. One in Knoxville and one in Lenoir City. The third is in West Knoxville right off the expressway at the intersection of 1-40 and I-140 (Pellissippi Parkway) They are known locally for their great Ribs, but that isn't all they have, We have been to... More

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