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Calhoun's Gatlinburg

1004 Parkway, Suite 101, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
865.436.4100
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Ranked #26 of 168 Restaurants in Gatlinburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $22
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We had lunch there recently, and had the beef brisket salad. It was delicious and the bread served with butter was awesome. They make their own bran muffins and they were the best I have ever had. The service was over the top. There was absolutely nothing negative to report.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

I got the ale sirloin steak with fried and cinnamon baked apples. It was really good. I didn't need sauce for the steak at all because of its great flavor. We also ordered the onion loaf which is now on request apparently but my grandmother's favorite as she has eaten here before. My mom got the boneless wings and I... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

I always enjoy eating here when I visit Gatlinburg, especially since they closed the ones I used to enjoy in Nashville. Generally I like to go out for dinner a bit later than usual when I'm here and love that they have a large selection of appetizers which we generally order a bunch of and share as our dinner, and... More

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Greeneville, Tennessee, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Nice atmosphere and the servers are attentive. Food is good also. We have visited this place several times over the last few years and have enjoyed it every time.

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Columbia City, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

Great service and awesome food! Must try the award winning ribs at this restaurant when you are visiting Gatlinburg!!

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Jeff C, General Manager at Calhoun's Gatlinburg, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping by. We never get tired of hearing how wonderful people think our ribs are! Have a great day! More

Lexington, Kentucky
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

You could make a meal on just the bread basket they bring ahead of time (cornbread, garlic roll, cinnamon muffin and biscuit). Ribs, catfish and chicken fingers are delicious.

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Jeff C, General Manager at Calhoun's Gatlinburg, responded to this review

Thank you! We bake our bread from scratch all throughout the day, and we're glad you enjoyed it. More

Elsmere, KY
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We tried the ribs. They were tough and the sauce had a peculiar taste. Not at all what we were expecting. The service was good but probably won't go back.

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Jeff C, General Manager at Calhoun's Gatlinburg, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear this. I will share with the culinary team. This is not what we want. I appreciate your feedback. More

Cary
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50 reviews 50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The service here was very friendly but we did all get our food at different intervals (we were a party of 11). The food overall (I had chicken and ribs) was just ok. Not exactly sure how they were voted best ribs as the ribs were a bit bland and not very meaty. The exception to just being ok was... More

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Jeff C, General Manager at Calhoun's Gatlinburg, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. There are some things here I can work on. I appreciate you helping us get better. More

Thornville
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The hotel clerk said that for "flavor" Calhoun's couldn't be beat. He was right. The ribs were smokey and yet tender (and not "slathered" in sauce). The pulled pork was amble and just as flavorful. The slaw was creamy.

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Jeff C, General Manager at Calhoun's Gatlinburg, responded to this review

It sounds like everything was spot on! We hope to see you again. Thank you! More

Johnson City,TN
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We went to eat there Labor Day 2014. We had been hiking in the area & needed to good meal after a long hike. The food was excellent! My husband had their Salmon- I had Steak Calhoun. Was very tender. Love the biscuits & cornbread. Wonderful Corn Pudding. Aside from the good food, was the excellent Customer service. When we... More

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Jeff C, General Manager at Calhoun's Gatlinburg, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. I believe I remember speaking with you about your lost item, and we are glad that Magda was able to get it back to you. We look forward to your next visit. More

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