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Calhoun's On The River

400 Neyland Dr, Knoxville, TN 37902-2408
+1 865-673-3355
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
400 Neyland Dr, Knoxville, TN 37902-2408
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a very good time at Calhoun's. We had a waiter named JD and he was simply awesome. Tool great care of us, very polite and always carried a smile.

Thank Sourav D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Was seated outside on a beautiful afternoon. Directly above was a table of servers "chatting". We waited for fifteen minutes and NO SERVICE. I was so mad that I approached the young servers to mention the lack of service. They looked and ignored my comment....More

Thank Deb P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Relax at downtown Knoxville's riverside restaurant only a brisk walk from the University of Tennessee's Neyland Stadium and Thompson Boling Arena! For lunch or dinner Calhoun's on the River provids a great dining experience whether you are seated among family and friends, or the raucous...More

Thank 563francesh
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

All the Calhoun's locations are just amazing but this one has to be my favorite. The location is gorgeous, the food is great and the service is always impeccable. They have patio music on certain evenings and that's a great addition to the already wonderful...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had dinner last week on the deck. While there is a limited menu on the deck, service was still very good, as was the food. Only drawback on this lovely summer evening was the 3 piece band was a little too loud for me. Hard...More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Calhoun's on the river was an amazing choice for dinner on my overnight stay in knoxville. Great food, great view and great service (Thanks JD!!). Next time I am in town I will definitely be back.

Thank pick9000
Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate there this weekend for Father's Day and we sat outside on the deck where they make all their own food! It was great because there was no wait! We could see the water, but it was shaded from a big umbrella and they...More

Thank Angie P
Reviewed 6 days ago

The big windows and good views of the river are what make this location unique! The views are worth a visit, I love dining with a great view. Came here with 3 friends because we were attending a charter event with the local steam train,...More

Thank TLinATL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here on a road trip through Knoxville and were thrilled with our experience!! Our waiter, Anthony, was incredible and even added the best banana pudding on the house! Excellent service and atmosphere and some of the best food we've ever had. Steak was...More

Thank Rachel M
Management response:Responded 2 days ago

We loved hearing from you and hope to see you on your way back through Knoxville!

Reviewed 1 week ago

All of the food at Calhoun's is great, but the burger takes the cake! Everyone will be able to find something to eat here.

Thank awatson1543
Management response:Responded 2 days ago

Thank you! We think so too!

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do I need to make reservations on game day?
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.
Bill C
I'm looking for the Calhoun"s closest to Alcoa Highway
29 March 2016|
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Response from Scubachickemt | Reviewed this property |
It depends on which way your traveling : ) Calhoun's on the River is off of 321 right after the Loudon Dam bridge, take 1st Left after bridge, before you head into Lenoir City. There is a Calhoun's off of I-40 and Kingston... More
Jesse M
Do you offer a gluten free menu?
22 March 2016|
Response from Bryan M | Property representative |
Yes. Ask your server when you sit down or the hostess if there is a wait
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:30
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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