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“Calhoun's Restaurant” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Calhoun's Restaurant

Calhoun's Restaurant
4550 City Park Dr, Lenoir City, TN 37772
(865) 673-3366
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Ranked #6 of 52 restaurants in Lenoir City
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Vonore
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Calhoun's Restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

Several restaurants around the Knoxville area with a variety of decor. Food is very good overall and consistent with the restaurant chain.

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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Knoxville, Tennessee
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Excellent Location”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

Of all the Calhoun's this one is on the bottom of the list in terms of cleanliness and consistency. Still, it's the best BBQ in East TN. Go when it's warm and sit on the covered deck.

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Tennessee
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111 reviews 111 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Relaxing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Great place for a date! Service is top notch. Ask to sit by the windows.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Worst service ever experienced; food mediocre”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011

I visited with a group of coworkers. Perhaps it was because we were in a group but it wasn't a particularly large group (just 9 of us), but the service was truly the worst service that I have ever had in any resturant anywhere. This was my first time back to Calhoun's in several years since I now live in an area that doesn't have Calhoun's and it certainly wasn't the resturant that I was accustomed to on the banks of the Tennessee River at the UT campus. After the long wait for drinks, then the meal, then the check, I was just exhausted. The food was definitely not worth that kind of wait.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Chattanooga, TN
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“The best ribs on earth.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

I stop here everytime I am in the area. The ribs are the best that can be bought. Everything else is good too, but those ribs are impossible to pass up. Prices are good too.

  • Visited October 2010
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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