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2532 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
865-868-1500
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Special occasions
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Takeout
Late Night
Dessert

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  • 410
    Excellent
  • 231
    Very good
  • 123
    Average
  • 42
    Poor
  • 42
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
YUMMY!

Saw that this place was rated #1 for bbq on Tripadvisor, so my Husband and I decided to try it out for ourselves and we quickly figured out that the ratings were right. Definitely the BEST BBQ we've had in a long time. I went for the ribs and my Husband decided on the trio. Ended with the double... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
meggiepotpie
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Roanoke, Virginia, United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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848 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Roanoke, Virginia, United States
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Saw that this place was rated #1 for bbq on Tripadvisor, so my Husband and I decided to try it out for ourselves and we quickly figured out that the ratings were right. Definitely the BEST BBQ we've had in a long time. I went for the ribs and my Husband decided on the trio. Ended with the double chocolate... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Food was very old tasting service was very good. I expected more but it did not deliver.I will make sure I try somewhere else from now on.

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Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 NEW

My family and I eat their several times and the food and service has always been excellent. Our meal and service has always been excellent

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

If you want some good Baby back ribs head on to Calhouns! Delicious falling off the bone good! Served with French fries and good creamy slaw!

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

For our meal we called and made a reservation for 11 of us at 8:30 pm. We checked in about 8:15 to let them know we were there. We ended not being seated until after 9 o'clock. Once we got seated we were given only one waiter for a party of ELEVEN. After us sitting there for nearly twenty minutes... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The barbecue pork was awesome paired with the tangy, sweet calhoun brand bbq sauce. The beans were DELICIOUS, a smokey chili taste and had barbecued pork pieces stirred in! The coleslaw was great. tried the ribs off a family member's plate, fell right of the bone! Great atmosphere!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We really enjoy Calhoun's in Pigeon Forge. We particularly enjoy our regular service staff, Maria Silvestris, who always is polite, and provides us with the best service. The restaurant has a very welcoming atmosphere, very clean and comfortable. The food is always delicious and cooked to our specifications. The craft beer is the best in the area. We highly recommend... More 

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Surgoinsville, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

My husband and I had dinner here. We had to wait for 35 minutes for a table which was expected on a Friday night. Everyone was friendly and our waitress was wonderful. The food was good. We ordered the combo and shared. My only complaint is that we ordered the spinach dip and chips but we had to ask for... More 

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Mason, Ohio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I'm actually writing this from the restaurant. We were blown away by both the food and the service. Carla was excellent! She knew the menu extremely well. The Ale steaks are fabulous, possibly the best I have eaten. I definitely recommend, and you should ask to sit at Carla's table. You'll be glad you did.

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Roanoke, VA
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I've eaten at both Calhoun's in the area. One in Pigeon Forge and the other in Gatlinburg. They are both top notch with great service, food, and atmosphere. I had the trio platter. Chicken, ribs and pulled pork. Very delicious and priced just right. I'll visit again when I return to the area.

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Manager P, Manager at Calhoun's, responded to this review

Thanks for the super review. We love our Gatlinburg location too, just make sure you come visit us first on your next trip town. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2532 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Pigeon Forge
  • Phone Number: 865-868-1500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 22
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?