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Calhoun's On The River

400 Neyland Drive, Knoxville, TN 37902
865-673-3355
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Ranked #27 of 958 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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Knoxville
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Greats place to eat and to social with friend.great. Location is on the waterfront. Beautiful restaurant . Server were great and on time

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We stopped here on our way home from GA for a late night supper. Food was great and service was too. Would definitely visit this location again when in the area.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a wonderful place for a casual lunch with a beautiful river view. The food is always fresh and the service is always friendly. The barbecue here is some of the best around. I love their signature BBQ sauce too. We fly down to Knoxville just for lunch here!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

No better atmosphere then Calhoun's on the river near Neyland Stadium on a football Saturday!!! Great food, drinks and fun!!!!!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I like this place pretty well, the trio is where it's at! Nice staff. Try and sit where you can see the water, makes the over all experience better.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

What a wonderful rehersal dinner the beef brisket is always the star of the show. Calhoun's is one of the most consistent restaurants you can go to.

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Columbus,OH
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Calhoun's on the River is part of a small chain of restaurants in East Tennessee. This is probably the best setting of all, since it is on the Tennessee River, very close to the stadium where UT plays football and just another block or so from where the UT men and women play basketball. Thompson Bowling Arena also hosts concerts... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Calhoun's on the river is famous for their ribs, and you must have a meal there if you are in Knoxville. They have two restaurants in town, but I love the location on the river the best. All of their food is good, the service is excellent and isn't expensive.

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Knoxville
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great views and very good food and service at this anchor destination restaurant on the Tennessee River. For me the location on Turkey Creek is more convenient and performs slightly higher in both food quality and service.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I love the location down on the river. In the summer you can eat outside next to the water. I love the decor inside. Ive ate at this location and other Calhouns many times and have always had great service and great food. You can't go wrong.

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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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