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Calhoun's On The River

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400 Neyland Dr, Knoxville, TN 37902-2408
+1 865-673-3355
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11:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the food and atmosphere at this place is very good. right on the river, sometimes its pretty crowded but never had a bad experience here

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Thank mcmahan865
Knoxville, Tennessee
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37 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We planned on a Sunday afternoon as a group of around 15 and were told that we could not reserve, but were advised to send someone an hour ahead to get in the queue. We had a table overlooking the water, which was the best part of the experience. As I noted above, the food was OK but a little... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in town visiting family and had dinner at Calhoun's on the River. We originally chose Calhoun's because we like the Smoky Mountain Brewery beer on tap, it's fantastic! The food was what you'd expect, burgers, wings etc, a little more upscale bar food. The real winner was being able to sit at a table out on the enclosed... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic food and brilliant service I would highly recommend this restaurant. I had steak which was cooked to my choice perfectly and the service was quick also the drum is we ordered they came within minutes.

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Thank mike e
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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69 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for a place to eat Thanksgiving afternoon. Only place that was open! We could see it from the bridge and there were people going in!!! Lo and behold they had a Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner special! Wait time 15minutes!! Meal as very good with a well cooked turkey breast . Very pleasant surprise.

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Thank MRRomanSC
Knoxville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there last November 27 to eat dinner. The restaurant was so busy but still the staff were so accommodating and helpful especially our server Chris F. He did a great job. The food was excellent and on time. There was also a server that was cleaning near our area and refilling bbq sauces on each table that he... More 

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Lewisville, North Carolina
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My son visited Calhoun's a while back and was pleased so driving through Knoxville on our way home Thanksgiving seemed like a perfect time to try it out. It was most definitely worth the drive out of our way. We got BBQ, salad with home made dressing and an wonder corn side. They brought an array of bread and the... More 

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Pikeville
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Calhoun's can be quite busy at times but well worth the wait when they are. Great serving staff and excellent food. They have their own beers on tap. Their red ale is great. To top it all off, if you are a Vet the serve free meals to Vets on Veterans day.

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Thank billsG2990GD
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After enduring 8 hours of holiday travel, my husband and I needed a break! Trip Advisor led us to Calhoun's for excellent service (big shout out and thank you to Hannah ) , great food and a perfect beer pour! Everything we tasted was "the best ever"- baked beans (better than my mothers), corn pudding (better than my own special... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate at calhouns one Friday night in November. Decent food but the server was excellent. I would return if in Knoxville again. Great views of the river

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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
View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?