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625 Turkey Cove Lane, Knoxville, TN 37934
+1 865-288-1600
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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West Dover VT
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65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

I had eaten at Calhoun's on the River a few times several years ago and remembered it had great ribs. So we tried this one on our way through Knoxville. The ribs are still wonderful. I prefer this dry type of rib- lots of flavor that seems to melt off the bone. I tried a Calhoun's Trio which includes ribs,... More 

Thank Holli S
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Had an early lunch appointment today and decided to meet at Calhoun's in Turkey Creek. Helped them open the doors at 11:00 a.m. Drinks and hot bread in 2 minutes. 10 minutes and we had the most tender chickens strips (5) possible, hot fried out of the oil. With the chicken, slices of crisp bacon, shredded mozzarella cheese and crumbled... More 

Thank Dale H
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Always a family favorite of ours. You get all the yumminess of smoked BBQ but with the a atmosphere of an upscale dining establishment. Wood paneled walls, dark decor and open seating add a flare of masculinity to the restaurant. Despite the decor, the food is genuine BBQ and southern favorites. Amazingly enough the sides and appetizers are just as... More 

Thank Stacy B
Knoxville, Tennessee
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

All of the Calhoun's in the Knoxville, TN and surrounding areas have a slightly different atmosphere like in Turkey Creek you are near lots of shopping, while other locations are on the river, at the dam or in the mountains, etc. but one thing you can count on is the food is always good. Highly recommend if you are in... More 

Thank Ketty17
Colden, New York
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014

This was an enormous restaurant. Dinner was OK! It wasn't horrible, didn't knock my socks off. Great family dining.

Thank Danielle C
Hendersonville, NC
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014

The food at Calhoun's was fabulous! The ribs were excellent. The mac and cheese was great. The coleslaw was awesome. The breads were moist and warm. We also had spinach and artichoke dip that was to die for. Great atmosphere. Great food! Will be back!

Thank ImCaribbeanBound
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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159 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2014

We ate here returning from Knoxville heading to Chattanooga after the wait at the River location was too long. Ten mins here even though it was crowded. I got the same special as the nite before...prime rib and shrimp. Prime rib was thinner and not as lean as the one the nite before, but still good. My son got the... More 

Thank bills83au
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2014 via mobile

The chicken chili was delicious, as were the shrimp appetizer and potato skins (they are phenomenal!) Slow service due to shift change (took 10~15 mins for drinks to get there) and the Blackberry Margarita was so packed with liquor I couldn't taste the actual berry. Pulled pork had no sauce but was delicious and sauce on table is good. Cole... More 

Thank Kelly J
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105 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014 via mobile

Get a taste of TN BBQ, we surely enjoyed ourselves. The pulled pork was tasty, baked beans were like an entree. The key lime pie was also outstanding, worth a visit.

Thank Missleslib
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014 via mobile

Excellent food and service at lunch mid week. Chicken and pork in good quantity and quality. There is only one sauce who h needed a little more spice to it.

Thank adhunt9305

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 23
Bar, American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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: 625 Turkey Cove Lane, Knoxville, TN 37934
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-288-1600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?