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Calhoun's On The River

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Barbecue
400 Neyland Dr, Knoxville, TN 37902-2408
+1 865-673-3355
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (294 reviews)
“spinach maria” (62 reviews)
“corn pudding” (45 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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400 Neyland Dr, Knoxville, TN 37902-2408
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Reviewed yesterday

We always look for a locally owned restaurant when travelling. Calhoun's is in a unique setting right a the river. We enjoyed our table on the deck but were disappointed with the service. The appetizers were really good. We found the pork to be dry.

Thank Claudia W
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were staying in a downtown hotel and wanted to eat somewhere where we could just walk to it. The closest restaurant was a very expensive restaurant, but we continued down the Knoxville Greenway until we found Calhoun's, which was more budget friendly. I got...More

Thank ColonelReb32617
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went there with my family this summer. The food is very good. Because of the size of our group, we didn't get the meal with a view. Servers were courteous. Made sure the grandkids had coloring sheets and crayons. Was a nice bookend to a...More

Thank Y8922WLsusank
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My man friend and I went to this restaurant a few weeks ago. The service was good. The only complaint I have is that they did not give a notice for last call and we missed it. Didn't like that at all. Food was good....More

Thank jrayjgirl
Reviewed 6 days ago

High quality food Awesome attentive service Good clean atmosphere Steak cooked exactly as ordered Food hot Will be going back soon!

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ribs are always superb but don't pass up the opportunity to try the prime rib if you are a beef lover.....they smoke it and it has great flavor. Biscuits also off the hook good! This location has best atmosphere of the chain being on the...More

Thank sanman54
Reviewed 6 days ago

Consistently good food and service. i've been going there for over 20 years. Good beers to choose from. The Ale House steak is my favorite. The ribs are good as are the buffalo fingers. The smoked wings and fried green tomatoes are worthy when available....More

Thank Timothy W
Reviewed 6 days ago

This view on the River is pretty, I wished the whole time the windows were a bit lower in the wall as once you sit down it is a bit hard to see the river, but you can see it so well when you are...More

Thank snowfall1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I've enjoyed Calhoun's for years. My grandson has started to the University of Tennessee. We take him out on Sunday evenings. We try to take him somewhere off campus. He had never been to Calhoun's do we thought it would be a good time to...More

Thank Becky L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot speak highly enough of this restaurant. The food is spectacular, the position down by the river, almost under the most brilliant bridge, outside or inside, it is all wonderful. The place was really, really packed when we visited, yet the staff were fantastic...More

Thank Che08
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Questions & Answers
Kelsey H
3 August 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.
4 November 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, 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, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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