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Calhoun's On The River

400 Neyland Dr, Knoxville, TN 37902-2408
+1 865-673-3355
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (356 reviews)
“spinach maria” (72 reviews)
“corn pudding” (46 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
400 Neyland Dr, Knoxville, TN 37902-2408
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enjoyed a great lunch today at Calhoun's on the River. It was beautiful day to be out on the porch for a lunch. We had a wonderful server, JD. He attended to everything and was very friendly. Go see JD at Calhoun's! 😊

Thank Ashlee S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for late lunch while visiting the area. Service was prompt and courteous. Food was very good. I had half rack and husband had fish and chips. Surprised at number of folks there eating at 2:00 pm but all seemed to be receiving plenty...More

Thank Luckytraveler10
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visit Calhoun's on the River every Tuesday night for trivia. We always request Stephanie because we know she will always get our often tedious orders correct with a bright smile on her face! She is a big reason we keep coming back!

Thank ktbug702
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We absolutely love our weekly dinner at Calhouns. The view of the Tennessee River is awesome. We love it when Stephanie is our waitress. She always takes great care of us.

Thank Kellen O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My friends and I have made Calhouns a weekly stop for Tuesday night trivia. The food is always delicious and our regular server, Stephanie, always provides excellent attentive service. Highly recommended!

Thank BBerrier300
Reviewed 4 days ago

The outdoor patio is great for summer evenings especially if they have music. Good food choices and excellent service. Fun on the river.

Thank plawhorn
Reviewed 4 days ago

The views are great depending where you are seated. Food is pretty good but I think a bit overpriced.

Thank Trish H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We where on our way to Florida for winter vacation when we stop in Lenoir city Tenn. for the night . My wife got on trip adviser and founded Calhoun"s. It's was the best thing that could have happen for us . We had burgers...More

Thank 16travelers
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate at a table in the bar. The waitress was nice and the vegetables were excellent. This restaurant is near the boat docks used for sculling races.

Thank Beth K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The ribs will not disappoint. Wonderful sides. Smokey Mountain Beans, Cole Slaw, and Spinach Maria. Great for kids too.

Thank dneeds
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September 19, 2017|
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Response from Jeff B | 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
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.
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
  • Value
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
Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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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