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2532 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
+1 865-868-1500
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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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 145
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  • 48
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Get some Ranch Dressing to go!...

I have eaten at several of the East TN Calhoun's and this one is always a nice place to eat when visiting Pigeon Forge. I am not a huge Ranch Dressing fan (but my daughter is), but their homemade ranch dressing is very good and I always get a bottle to go so I can enjoy it at home (better... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
yellowbird92
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Knoxville, Tennessee
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We have been to Calhouns a bunch, several locations. We came here after rafting, exhausted and hungry. Good news our food was super fast, less than 5 minutes. We tried the brisket special, good, but not fantastic. Then they were out if banana pudding, my absolute favorite. And it was a Wednesday. So kinda disappointing overall.

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Sevierville, Tennessee, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Most friendly environment, helpful staff and great service...food was delicious and on time. We all had a blast there and we always return to Calhouns in Pigeon Forge TN.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My wife and I got ribs to go on our anniversary and came back on our vacation with the rest of the family to eat in. My wife and I shared a full slab of ribs and they were awesome! Great service and the place is very nice! We will go back.

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Clarkesville, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Calhoun's has been a favorite of ours for years. They specialize in ribs but the BBQ, steaks and fried catfish are excellent. The $5 drinks hit the spot. Clean surroundings and great staff. You can't go wrong eating here.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I was not pleased with my experience. I wish my family and I had chosen elsewhere for your dinner. The service was average & the food was not be our liking. My first & last trip.

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Greeneville, Tennessee
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Even though we had to park a good distance from the door, we were seated instantly. This place always looks packed from the parking lot, but we discovered that most people were next door playing miniature golf. The food was wonderful and affordable. Service was good.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I have eaten at several of the East TN Calhoun's and this one is always a nice place to eat when visiting Pigeon Forge. I am not a huge Ranch Dressing fan (but my daughter is), but their homemade ranch dressing is very good and I always get a bottle to go so I can enjoy it at home (better... More 

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Monroe, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We had dinner at Calhoun's last year when we visited Pigeon Forge and enjoyed it so much we stopped there this time. One of the best steaks I have ever had! A menu that has a good number of choices, all the food was great, the pricing is comparable to other 'name' steakhouses.

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Rolla, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Very average BBQ joint located downtown Pigeon Forge. Claims to have the best Ribs and this simply isn't true. Average but decent place to eat on Vacation

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

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We appreciate your feedback as in helps us see when/where we are missing or hitting the mark. Unfortunately we failed to leave much of a impression good or bad on you. I would like to encourage you to visit us again and I believe we can truly change your feelings. Thanks... More 

Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Ok so I've been to Calhouns over the years and have enjoyed it. Today I took my family in for lunch. The service was outstanding as always. The food was ok. My oldest son had the grilled cheese and it was very salty. I had the fish sandwich and it was ok. None of us cleaned our plates. Service was... More 

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

We appreciate your review. We're ecstatic that your service was so fantastic on your most recent visit. I am sorry to hear though that your meals did not live up to what you've come to expect from us. We greatly appreciate your feedback as it helps us to maintain our high standards. Please if you would, please contact me at... More 

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Additional Information about Calhoun's

Address: 2532 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
Phone Number: +1 865-868-1500
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Pigeon Forge
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
Average Prices: USD $7 to $25
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Barbecue

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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: +1 865-868-1500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $7 to $25
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions
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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