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2532 Parkway, between stop lights 2B and 3, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
865-868-1500
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Ranked #32 of 143 Restaurants in Pigeon Forge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $22
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Gallatin, Tennessee
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

We waited and waited and finally got waited on. Then it took me 30 minutes to get my drink. The waitress acted like she didn't even want to wait on us. Never asked if I wanted anything else to drink or if we wanted any desert. Then to top it off she gives us the wrong bill and I didn't... More

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Bluefield, West Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The line was long and the wait was worth it. Many folks must have had the same idea we did as we ended a long day of driving and shopping. Looking for a new dining experience, we smelled the smoke and set our appetites for ribs. The service was quick and efficient as well as an interesting menu. The rigs... More

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Bobby F, Public Relations Manager at Calhoun's, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience- we didn't win the award for the Best Ribs in America for nothing! We are looking forward to your return! Thank you, Bobby F More

Meridian, Mississippi
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

A group of 7 (family with grown kids and young grandchildren). We were seated immediately on a Sunday night next to the fireplace. Waitress came over and took our drink order them told us she and another waitress were sassy but exhausted so they were both trying to convince their large tables to leave at least a $100 tip so... More

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Bobby F, Public Relations Manager at Calhoun's, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. We apologize for the service and food issues. We have passed them along to our team and we hope that you will return so we can make things better. Thank you, Bobby F More

Plymouth, NC
Top Contributor
153 reviews 153 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

My husband and I spent a few days in Pigeon Forge and decided to try Calhoun's. We weren't sure that we would like the bbq sauce so we opted to just order burgers. We had an order of fried pickles to start. They were okay...a little greasy. The burgers were good but nothing exceptional. We will probably not eat there... More

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Bobby F, Public Relations Manager at Calhoun's, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. We apologize that your experience was not to your liking. We'd like to make sure you have a better visit and hope that you come and see us again the next time you visit Pigeon Forge. Thank you, Bobby F More

South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We had ribs and one person also had the brisket and chicken. All was very good! The service was on spot and the atmosphere was excellent.

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Bobby F, Public Relations Manager at Calhoun's, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. We're glad to know that everyone was happy with everything during the visit! We hope to see you the next time you are in Pigeon Forge. Thank you, Bobby F More

Nashville
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Our service and food were just okay. We were some of the first people there for lunch that day and restaurant was bare. It took food longer than it should have and one of my sides did not come out until I was a few bites away from being done with my meal. All they said was sorry, would probably... More

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Bobby F, Public Relations Manager at Calhoun's, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for reviewing us. We apologize that your overall experience was not a great one. We have passed your comments along to our team and would like to invite you back the next time you are in town. Thank you, Bobby F More

Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Food and atmosphere here are excellent for all ages. Food is somewhat pricey but once you try it, it's well worth the expenses

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Bobby F, Public Relations Manager at Calhoun's, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for reviewing us. We're glad to see that your visit with us was an enjoyable one! We hope to see you the next time you're in our area. Thank you, Bobby F More

Gainesville, Georgia
Top Contributor
234 reviews 234 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Great ribs. Ribs had good flavor without using a glob of sauce. However, the sauce was good. Sides were good.

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Bobby F, Public Relations Manager at Calhoun's, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for reviewing us. We're glad to hear that you liked the ribs- they are what made us famous! We'll pass your comments along to our team. Please come and see us again soon! Thank you, Bobby F More

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Really awesome steak, cooked perfectly to every temperature ordered at our table. Good sides and appetizers, refreshing sweet tea. Our server was well informed and attentive. Not a huge menu, but decent selection. Entrees were in the $16-$30 range, so not inexpensive but not unreasonable. Most impressed with the fantastic steaks we were served.

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Bobby F, Public Relations Manager at Calhoun's, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you had a good visit and happy to know that you enjoyed your steak! Please come and see us again! Thank you, Bobby F More

Winterville, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

My Wife, Patti, and I ate at Calhoun's on Wednesday evening, October 29. We enjoyed the experience immensely. Our food was delicious. I would like to highlight the excellent service of our server, Tori. Tori was friendly and knowlegeable about the restaurant and menu. She was appropriately attentive. Tori is an asset to this restaurant and I recommend you ask... More

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Bobby F, Public Relations Manager at Calhoun's, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for reviewing us. We're so pleased to hear about your visit and we're glad to hear our team made your feel welcomed! We'll pass your kind words along to our team. Thank you, Bobby F More

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Additional Information about Calhoun's

Address: 2532 Parkway, between stop lights 2B and 3, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
Phone Number: 865-868-1500
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Pigeon Forge
Average Prices: USD 4 - 22
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Steakhouse

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