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Calhoun's

625 Turkey Cove Ln, Knoxville, TN 37934
865-288-1600
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Ranked #103 of 938 restaurants in Knoxville
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
jackson
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Went here last Friday night, very busy with what seemed like 2 wedding parties, but we were waited on and served timely. Food was wonderful. Liked that they had a good variety of different things to choose from. We've been several times while visiting Knoxville and will return. I do believe the menu is different if you dine outside.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I was a skeptic, considering I was raised on West Tennessee (Memphis) BBQ, but Calhoun’s came through with some of the best ribs I have had in a long time....that is excluding my own :-). The restaurant had a great feel to it and was a great place for dinner out with my wife. We both enjoyed our meals and... More

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stillwater, mn
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80 reviews 80 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

fun atmosphere! we had a big group (15) here in the 4th. the service was great. the food is awesome. I got the trio which was a good sample of calhouns BBQ. the beer is brewed in house and is really good! highly recommended for southern BBQ!

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Columbia, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

After a hot evening at one of UT's football camps this hit the spot for three hungry boys and a thirsty man. The local brewery next door at the turkey creek location hit the spot. Very pleased.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I had the greatest baby back ribs and the prices are great service is great beers are real cold what more could you ask for!!!!I have been a chef for 30 years and retired and drove my 1942 Ford Street Rod from the west coast of Florida to Knoxville for a classic car show and we stopped at Calouns what... More

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Knoxville, TN
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

First of all, the burgers and sides were delicious. So what was the problem? Service! We went to this restaurant around 7pm during the week. Let's just say our patronage did not seem appreciated. All that the staff at that hour seemed interested in was getting cleaned up and closing for the night. We were treated coolly, it took forever... More

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Rockwell, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My wife and I discovered Calhoun's almost by accident a year ago. We now stop in each time we are going through Knoxville. The food is delicious. The service has always been very good. There are very generous servings of food. And yes, the next time we are through Knoxville, we do plan to stop again and enjoy that "Taste... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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98 reviews 98 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

So, the fried catfish, baked beans and creamed spinich was great. The chicken and ribs were just ok. If you want sweet pies then this will serve you well too. The service was pretty slow, forgot a couple of drinks twice and was just not very sharp, although they were friendly.

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Lenoir City, Tennessee
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99 reviews 99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Some friends and I gathered at this restaurant for drinks and some "munchies" while we discussed some business. I was pleased when our server said that the restaurant had onion rings. I LOVE onion rings, but not the ones that were delivered to me. The other items on the menu may be excellent, but the onion rings most definitely are... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I'll start with the good-the white sangria is delicious and so are the fried pickles and bread. Also, the restaurant is clean and the decor is very cute. Now the bad-my husband got a burger and said it was the worst burger he's ever had in his life and he never complains about food. The bun had vinegar on it,... More

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