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Calhoun's On The River

400 Neyland Drive, Knoxville, TN 37902
865-673-3355
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Ranked #29 of 945 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
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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
Fountain Inn, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

We came to Vol Calls with Coach Jones. Little did we know that we would be treated like royalty...the outpouring of love from everyone on staff was incredible! The food was amazing! Best restaurant in Tennessee!

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Bluff City, Tennessee
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

BBQ is outstanding. House brews are wonderful, something for every taste. Parking is limited, so be forewarned.

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I was very excited to try Calhoun's with a beautiful view of the river and the bbq that I'd heard so much about and the wonderful smell when you drive by. The service was good, but I did not like the bbq. I was below par for me.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The only things special about this place are the scenery and number of people they can push thru this huge place. Instead, I recommend filling a cooler at Fresh Market for a picnic on Clingmans Dome where the food is better and the scenery is equally spectacular. Regrettably Clingmans isn't convenient to Neyland Stadium on game day. Everything on the... More

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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Had the pretzels for an appetizer which was a HUGE portion! The steak and shrimp was the best I've had in a while. We sat outside by the water which was relaxing a made for a nice view. Definitely worth a visit.

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Knoxville, TN USA
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101 reviews 101 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I have eaten at this place many times. For the best views, either sit outside, weather permitting; Or if you're dining inside, ask to sit in the glassr room... You will be overlooking the best views of the river. The service on the deck outside is not very good, it's noisy, but hey, what do you expect... The servers appear... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Calhoun's on the River is so relaxing. Great ribs, wings and other food. We especially love the deck nachos and specialty deck drinks. The Vol Navy parks and relaxes here.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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82 reviews 82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The view of the water and bridges is absolutely amazing here. The food is on point but I find the view more appitizing than anything else. Sunset dinner here with a glass of wine is perfect any night!!!!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We love Calhoun's On The River. The food is always wonderful and the menu has a wide variety of items for anyone in your party. A river view scenery that can be seen from their indoor veranda or outside on Calhoun's open deck. When the weather is nice we enjoy sitting on the open deck area and watch the beautiful... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Not the best BBQ in Knoxville, but a good place to bring company when they are visiting from out of town. The interior is appealing, the restaurant is children friendly, and there is a decent view of the river, which will be better once they tear down the hospital.

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Additional Information about Calhoun's On The River

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

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