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625 Turkey Cove Lane, Knoxville, TN 37934
865-288-1600
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 107
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Late dinner

We arrived in Knoxville late and found this Calhoun's only 1 mile from our hotel. We did not have to wait to be seated. Our server was friendly. My date had the pork barbecue plate with baked beans and I had the Calhoun's trio with a baked potato. The server brought us bread while we waited and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Lynn C
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Cleveland, Tennessee
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Cleveland, Tennessee
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We arrived in Knoxville late and found this Calhoun's only 1 mile from our hotel. We did not have to wait to be seated. Our server was friendly. My date had the pork barbecue plate with baked beans and I had the Calhoun's trio with a baked potato. The server brought us bread while we waited and the cornbread muffins... More 

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knoxville, TN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is our 3rd visit to this specific Calhoun's where we have had a bad experience. We sat in the bar area to help better our chances of good service. Service started out slow but the bartender was friendly. At the time where she was slow she only had 3 people at the bar and 2 tables. Eventually what appeared... More 

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Dover
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This restaurant does not have very many healthy choices especially for vegetarians! I ordered the spinach salad with strawberries and pecans. Alas, the pecans had been processed with oils and sugar making them like candy. What a waste! Also, there was no whole wheat bread available. Patricia, our server, did a great job. It's unlikely that I would go back!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Great Pina coladas. Also, the banana pudding is the best around. I did not care for the prime rib but can't go wrong with the ribs or pork. Ashley H is an awesome server-bartender.

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Altamonte Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This restaurant was recommended by the front desk agent at the hotel we were staying at in Knoxville. The BBQ was awesome and our waitress Britney was absolutely fabulous. We'll be sure to go there again when in the area.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Visited for a lunch, a treat for us! Food was affordable and very tasty and service pretty good except the moment the server had our credit card, she forgot about us. Struggled to get her attention for the "doggie" bag she promised us. Strange that she wouldn't even look our way once we paid the bill.

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Colonial Heights, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Loved by Vols fans, this nice spot down on the Tennessee River has all you would want in a local eatery! Good atmosphere, indoor and outdoor seating and great food! Calhoun's is definitely a taste of Tennessee!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This was our last meal of our vacation and my sister in law told me to eat here. Lindsay was our server. She was very nice. My family said the steak and BBQ salad was great! I wanted to order off the kids menu because I wanted something small to eat. I was disappointed that I was going to be... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Superior and professional service! Much love for making my urgent toGo order in time and accurate. Years ago, when I was a kid, my sisters worked at the first and only Calhuon's at the time--the Silo on Kingston Pike Farragut. This Calhoun's, Turkey Creek, continues the tradition of greatness of great people doing great things. From Paul.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

I had come to this Calhoun's before and something usually went wrong so I gave up someone either forgot my bbq sauce or didn't give me the write side or something. But I went in tonight and got a pick up order for a burger becuse of the special and micaela was very helpful with making sure I had ketchup... More 

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Additional Information about Calhoun's

Address: 625 Turkey Cove Lane, Knoxville, TN 37934
Phone Number: 865-288-1600
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 625 Turkey Cove Lane, Knoxville, TN 37934
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: 865-288-1600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business, Families with children, 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?