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Calhoun's Restaurant

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American, Bar
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4550 City Park Dr, Lenoir City, TN 37772-4327
865-988-9838
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3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Tue 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We gave up on Calhouns in Lenoir City a couple of years ago because they could not match the quality and overall experience of the Calhouns downtown Knoxville. We got enticed back by some friends and we are happy to say they have improved on every aspect. We have been there 3 times in the past 2 months. Great catfish,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Once again went to Calhouns, food and service were excellent. General Manger, Wing Wong, very attentive and ensured that all of our needs were met. While they are going thru a staffing issue. ( college back in session ) they continued to provide great service and great food.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This location of Calhoun's is so cool to eat at in the summer because it sits right on the lake! We sat on the outside/lower deck. We had been boating all day and wanted a bite to eat before heading home, so we pulled our boat right up to their dock and had no problem finding a table for 7... More 

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LC, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our class reunion could not have gone any smoother. Tammy Mounsey was so helpful in scheduling our event and making all the arrangements that we needed. When we arrived the servers (Andrea, Kaela, and Kayla) were working to set the tables and were working when we left. They never stopped all night. The food was delicious and served quickly. The... More 

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Thank MyJuneBug
Wing W, General Manager at Calhoun's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank You...we will see you soon. More 

Seymour, Tennessee
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80 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 8:15 and it was basically emptying for the night. We were originally escorted to a table with three chairs. We were a party of four. The table was right in front of the kitchen door. Tons of tables were available all over the dining room. We asked to sit outside. Escorted to a dirty table. Waited to... More 

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Wing W, General Manager at Calhoun's Restaurant, responded to this review

My sincerest apologies for your dining experience. Please call the restaurant so that we may use this as a training tool and make your dining experience exceptional next time. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In town to review local property around Lake Tellico. Wanted a pleasant diner on the water. Locals suggested this place, what a waste of time. Arrived on a Thursday night to find an hour wait. Looked inside and found 2/3's of their tables were available but they had no wait staff. Spoke with manager, he explained that he was looking... More 

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Thank Richard M
Wing W, General Manager at Calhoun's Restaurant, responded to this review

I apologize for your experience. I appreciate your comments and will use it to improve my restaurant. More 

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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a drink and a burger . Hands down the burger is in my top 5. Scenery is beautiful , in the water .... Good times will be back .

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Wing W, General Manager at Calhoun's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank You!! Come back and see us soon. More 

Lenoir City, Tennessee
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We often come here because of the location but the service has gotten worse and worse each time. We were here on Thursday 7/7/16 for a ladies lunch and the service was at it's worst. We had to ask to be seated at the hostess stand because the host was too busy talking to another employee. Then, we waited for... More 

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Wing W, General Manager at Calhoun's Restaurant, responded to this review

I apologize for your dining experience. Please contact the restaurant so we may use this as a training tool to improve the guest experience. More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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135 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We on an extremely rainy night. We were on the covered patio and no one got wet. Fun on the edge of the water. I had the brisket platter. So tasty and the baked beans were great. I also loved the crispy coleslaw. Definitely a place to go when you are at the lake.

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Thank Mo M
Wing W, General Manager at Calhoun's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank You for your comments. More 

Knoxville TN
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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Favorite location is right on TN river with view of marina! Always return for salad with cheesy dressing, hot hot wings, steak with worchershire butter, and tangy key lime pie. Exceptional service and ample portions, but a few dishes are a bit salty. Great bartenders and swift service, standard wine list

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Wing W, General Manager at Calhoun's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank You for your comments. Please ask to speak to a manager on your next visit. See you soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4550 City Park Dr, Lenoir City, TN 37772-4327
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Lenoir City
  • Phone Number: 865-988-9838
Description
In the 30 years that we have operated and grown, we have attempted to pour our passion for great food, atmosphere and hospitality into every dining occasion in our restaurants. We are proud to be the Taste of Tennessee.

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