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“A Knoxville best”

Calhoun's On The River
Ranked #11 of 1,174 Restaurants in Knoxville
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Barbecue
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Good for: Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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“A Knoxville best”
Reviewed January 26, 2008

A Knoxville best

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“Love, love, love the BBQ...”
Reviewed January 14, 2008

Love, love, love the BBQ pork plate and their BBQ sauce I could eat alone, or with the garlic rolls...

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“Calhoun's is a great place for a beer (I recommend Thunder Road Pilsner). When I ate pork, I enjoyed their barbecue...”
Reviewed January 12, 2008

Calhoun's is a great place for a beer (I recommend Thunder Road Pilsner). When I ate pork, I enjoyed their barbecue, but there's really nothing for vegetarians on the menu. :(

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“Eh...Knoxville tradition...eh, barbeque and bland beer.”
Reviewed January 11, 2008

Eh...Knoxville tradition...eh, barbeque and bland beer.

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“The BBQ holds its own with more famous places around the country. Very good place for casual dinner out. Out on the...”
Reviewed January 5, 2008

The BBQ holds its own with more famous places around the country. Very good place for casual dinner out. Out on the river deck for a saturday afternoon lunch and beer in the spring or fall...cannot be beat.

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