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6515 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-4826
+1 865-673-3377
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (52 reviews)
“spinach maria” (14 reviews)
“corn pudding” (9 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Brew Pub, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
6515 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-4826
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended for its BBQ, and it really wasn't worth the stop. The sauce in particular had a odd taste. Overpriced meal -- felt like I was paying for the atmosphere, not the food.

Thank cruisin_4_BBQ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for lunch with another couple. Love the decor. We were seated right away. Our waitress attended to us promptly. They had the regular menu and a specials menu. I wanted the Ahi Tuna appetizer but I also wanted one of the salad entrees. I...More

Thank mloffredo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We make sure we eat at one of the locations every time we are in Knoxville. NEVER a disappointment. Cooked as you request, more than enough on you plate and great staff

Thank Terry Lisa W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to Calhoun's for several years, close to 20, and it seems that the quality is just going downhill. On our recent visit, my daughter and I arrived before my husband so we decided to sit in the bar area. After telling...More

Thank Betty G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with a friend of mine and we loved those hot wings. To top it off we even loved the ribs. Our server was very helpful and friendly. Atmosphere at the restaurant is amazing. Great job to the staff and management for up keeping...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

I met a friend for light dinner and was pleased to learn Calhouns offers a veggie plate. It's not on the menu, you have to ask for it! A selection of 3 sides for $8! Excellent value. Service was excellent and attentive. Didn't know until...More

Thank soundtrvl
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Nice place for Brunch with lots of good things to chose from. Good food and good service, Omelets, burgers, bbq and good rolls and biscuits etc.

Thank Halsie
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This restaurant had good food and service. It wasn't too busy on a week-day night; we were taken to a table almost immediately. The food was great. Everything was reasonably priced. There was plenty of parking. Overall, good experience.

Thank USAtemples
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We love all of our choices that we make. Consistent in taste, friendly and helpful staff. Location is great for our our particular needs. SWEET TEA always great!!

Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Ate here during the lunch hour on a Friday. Service was good and food was timely. Enjoyed the fresh garlic rolls. Our dinner portions were large and everyone enjoyed their food. Do wish there had been more choices on the BBQ sauce. The sauce they...More

Thank mjorg2015
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Chris T
When do you start serving prime rib?
29 May 2016|
Response from GrandPenguins | Reviewed this property |
I would call them to find out. It had been only on Friday ad Saturday evenings. Different locations may also be on a different schedule
christopher j
We would like to know how to go about booking for 40, (wedding)
28 December 2015|
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Response from spry13 | Reviewed this property |
No idea.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Steakhouse, Brew Pub, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
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: 6515 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-4826
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-673-3377
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