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Calhoun's On The River

400 Neyland Dr, Knoxville, TN 37902-2408
+1 865-673-3355
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“ribs” (391 reviews)
“spinach maria” (76 reviews)
“corn pudding” (53 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
400 Neyland Dr, Knoxville, TN 37902-2408
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Calhoun is known for their BBQ, but they also have several other great dishes. The service is great as well.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TNRetiredTraveler
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went here on Thanksgiving since we were visiting from out of town and it was one of the few places open. Had a great dinner, very friendly staff, and i thought the pricing was good as well. Large clean restaurant with a great location right...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank matts90integra
GretchenS376, Manager at Calhoun's On The River, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for dining with us! We hope to see you next holiday season!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nathalie S is great waitresses..they give you a lot of food...the scenery is beautiful... restroom floor was sticky but I am a little ocd

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dreatjj
GretchenS376, Manager at Calhoun's On The River, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback. We will be looking into this issue and apologize for the floor not being maintained!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our business lunch at Calhoun's and our server, Natalie S, were excellent! She was very friendly and helped us with our menu selection.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CVRUTKnoxville
GretchenS376, Manager at Calhoun's On The River, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for dining with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful location, great food, and superb service! Worth a trip! Every trip to Knoxville must include Calhoun’s!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Flutemom03
GretchenS376, Manager at Calhoun's On The River, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for dining with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We generally celebrate the Saturday after Thanksgiving at our father’s home. This year he had said it was too much so I quickly altered our plans to his favorite restaurant in Knoxville. The entire thing was an absolute dream! I called in almost a week...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Carolyn B
GretchenS376, Manager at Calhoun's On The River, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Happy holidays! Thank you for dining with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Passing through Knoxville today on our way back to Georgia and was looking for Tennessee BBQ. This place did not disappoint and the location on the river was an extra benefit! Would recommend!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank EndlessFamilyTravels
GretchenS376, Manager at Calhoun's On The River, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

JD was our server and was amazing!!! He was on it and made it feel great to be in the restaurant! Never had to ask for anything!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kierra D
GretchenS376, Manager at Calhoun's On The River, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Thanksgiving dinner experience with Natalie, best waitress EVER!! Wonderful ambiance, casual, great view of the Tennessee River, and the best biscuits I've ever had!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DianneJ1950
GretchenS376, Manager at Calhoun's On The River, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Happy holidays! Thank you for dining with us!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time here at, Calhouns. We will definitely be making a return. The food was absolutely delicious. Great portions. My kids loved it. Our waitress was super friendly, I wish I could remember her name. They sat us out where we could...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kaishahickey9991
GretchenS376, Manager at Calhoun's On The River, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're happy to have you! Thanks for dining with us!

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vcurlee
September 19, 2017|
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Response from 606jeffb | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe this Calhouns has ever accepted reservations any day of the week, and I've been going there 24+ years. Call them as they may accept "call ahead" seating. Another option is nearby Ruth Chris. They usually... More
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Kelsey H
August 3, 2017|
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Response from LTCJJFOODIE | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response. You will have difficulty parking with a trailer. you will have to park atop the hill on the West side of the river and walk down.
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Lillymae94
November 4, 2016|
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Response from Brenda H |
Calhoun's on the River does not take reservations on Game Day. Please remember also, there is a parking charge which is refunded if you move your car before kickoff.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Neyland Dr, Knoxville, TN 37902-2408
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-673-3355
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