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Calhoun's Texas BBQ

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24710 Washington Ave, Murrieta, CA 92562-8204
(951) 698-3777
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Columbia, Maryland, USA
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the best BBQ places I have been. Very Good, and great value for what you get. We will be definitely coming back.

Thank Simon P
Murrieta, California
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383 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the 2nd time we have eaten here (this time take-out). I do not know why we waited so long to try this place. We call in, drive down, food is ready. Counter people are all very friendly. We will keep coming back. Located in Old Town Murrieta in a small strip mall. there is limited seating in the... More 

Thank SoCalOregonian
Murrieta, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We got food here for a party of 22 people, and everyone without exception raved about it. The brisket, the pulled pork, and the ribs were a big hit.

Thank Jeff N
San Diego, California
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73 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on the recommendation of friends, and wow, just delicious! We have since used their catering services for 30+ people and it was a huge hit! We've also ordered the big pack for smaller family get-together that was perfect. TIPS: * order ahead for take-out, there are only a couple tables and the store is very small. It will... More 

Thank yolofam4
Menifee, California
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a good place for dining in but call them up and place an order to pick up. Really good BBQ, great staff and I hear they have really good sweet potato pie....they are always out by the time I get there!

Thank dazeeblue
Temecula CA
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mr. Calhoun and his family put out great ribs, & Barbque Meats! Closed Sun & Mon. We have been there many times, and love it!

Thank Hal R
Murrieta, California
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have tried all the bar-b-Que restaurants in the Temecula Valley and Calhoun's beats them all. It is delicious and compares to anything you will find in Texas.

Thank 99dennys
Murrieta, California
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43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best place in town for ribs and BBQ. Their own sauce is amazing. We always take visiting guests there and they agree. It is in a small strip type mall, in Old Town Murrieta, with just a few other businesses in the same center. Ultra casual. Food is served in throw-aways. Many go for take out after... More 

Thank mzglorybeCA
Temecula, CA, United States
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Great place if you want good barbecue without having all the fuss of going to a full scale restaurant. Prices are reasonable and the service is good.

Thank Catherine B
Murrieta, California
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131 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the bbq slider plate! Their fabulous bbq sauce, fries or slaw/ Mac salad. It's plenty for one meal. Their meat is very tender and juicy. Great for lunch or dinner. Eat it or take out. Enjoy!

Thank Marti B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24710 Washington Ave, Murrieta, CA 92562-8204
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Murrieta
  • Phone Number: (951) 698-3777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?