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Calhoun's Gatlinburg

1004 Parkway, Suite 101, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3102
+1 865-436-4100
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1004 Parkway, Suite 101, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3102
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You will recognize this restaurant when you see the old paddle wheel out at the front of the restaurant. The Calhoun's sign confirms that you are there. The restaurant is large, but cozy. We ordered pulled pork for our dinner. I also had mashed potatoes...More

Thank karoleigh
Reviewed 2 days ago

Each year we visit Gatlinburg, TN and each year Calhoun's is on our to-do eating list. They have a great menu, the food is delicious, and the prices are affordable. It is hard to pick a favorite entree, but Calhoun's Strawberry Shortcake beats out all...More

Thank JTF697
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a great waitress. The food was served promptly and tasted great! It was reasonably priced. A good choice for families or couples.

Thank Tyrona R
Reviewed 2 days ago

The decor is warm & inviting. The menu has many choices. Calhoun's has the BEST BBQ Ribs that we've found, in the Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge area. That's a pretty lofty distinction, because TN knows "Q". I'd highly recommend. If you are sightseeing via the trolley, it...More

Thank Julia T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Family of six. Spent about 100 with tip. They also offer family packages to go which is less. We all loved our choices and great ambience. In the middle of gatlinburg so very close to everything!

Thank Sharling P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Probably the best ribs I've ever had. For those wanting to try the Smoky Mountain Brewery beers, they have them all.

Thank RG_Jr_25
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The steaks were great, the wings were devoured quickly, even the sausage and cheese sampler was great.

Thank Randy J
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our family thoroughly enjoyed dining here! The kids' meals offered a great variety and the bar had some delicious specialty drinks!

Thank Allyson E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our family group of 8 visited here and everyone from kids to grownups had good meals. Stuffed potato skins and BBQ nachis were big hits. BBQ and steak Calhoun are always good choices. Our server was okay, not great. She seemed to think we could...More

Thank awwatkins2
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a great salad and ribs. Our family of 4 loved our dinner. This is a great family owned restaurant.

Thank Sheryl Z
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Charles L
Is parking a problem?
April 12, 2017|
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Response from Mskrislong | Reviewed this property |
It wasn't for us. There seemed to be plenty of parking when my family went.
What time do you close on saturdays?
March 27, 2017|
Response from RachelSpahr | Reviewed this property |
Google has the Gatlinburg location closing at 10:30pm on Saturdays.
Dustin L
What is on the kids menu?
July 28, 2016|
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Response from Tony S | Reviewed this property |
if I remember correctly they do have a kids menu. They have hamburgers chicken strips fries. the normal kids menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1004 Parkway, Suite 101, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3102
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-436-4100
  • E-mail
Calhoun's is a local, fresh, casual dining establishment specializing in hickory smoked BBQ, hand-cut steaks and seafood, and fresh ground hamburgers. We offer something for every taste. We also have a kids menu, and free parking with receipt. Eat Local, Eat Good!
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