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Calhoun's Gatlinburg

1004 Parkway, Suite 101, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3102
+1 865-436-4100
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (973 reviews)
“corn pudding” (134 reviews)
“spinach maria” (129 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
American, Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1004 Parkway, Suite 101, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3102
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Everytime we visit Gatlinburg we always make sure we make several visits to this restaurant for their good food, awesome drinks, and great bartenders. If you are ever in Gatlinburg make sure you take time to visit Calhoun's in Gatlinburg and sit at the bar...More

Thank 1Macaw
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We arrived at 8pm on a Saturday night expecting some amount of a wait time. The hostess said it would be a 50 minute wait. So, I asked about the bar area if it was first come, first serve she stated only the stools at...More

Thank BristolTraveler15
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As usual Calhoun’s is great at this location too. Seated immediately and had great service. Parking was located right beside restaurant and parking was free with at least $10 purchase.

Thank jeremy1975smith
Reviewed 3 days ago

These folks are not new to the business! They have locations in Knoxville, and now in Pigeon Forge as well. Ribs, pulled pork, prime rib are personal favorites, as well as spinach Maria, a slightly spicy creamed spinach finished under broiler. Also try corn puddin’,...More

Thank czorad
Reviewed 3 days ago

Casual dining in scenic setting offering BBQ, burgers & sandwiches, plus home style sides. Open for lunch & dinner.

Thank Rebecca A B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Calhoun's is a great all round casual but upscale place to lunch or dinner in Gatlinburg. The ribs are really good - and claim to be the best - but the grilled trout and other entrees are just as enticing. There's a decent wine, beer...More

Thank Carolyn C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great ribs, good selection of sides, and reasonable prices. Seemed short staffed, as there were empty tables but was told there was wait for a table - so ate at the bar, which was fine.

Thank Carla B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere. Claim to be best ribs in America but I would disagree. Kind of dry, maybe overcooked? Everything else was good ! (baked potato, slaw & chicken fingers) Fair value for your $$

Thank spinman15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is usually one of our favorite spots to eat while we are visiting Gatlinburg. As-in, we start talking about it days in advance. However, this trip we were let down dramatically by the food and the service we received. Not only were we disappointed,...More

Thank Bradley C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great looking restaurant outside and inside however for touting their excellence in having tasty ribs I found my half rack of baby backs a disappointment. The first rib was moist and tender, the next ribs were dry and tough. The baked beans were mushy and...More

Thank Buster K
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Questions & Answers
29 October 2017|
Response from jeanjane112 | Reviewed this property |
Call the store for seasonal hours. +1 865-436-4100
Megan A
21 July 2017|
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Response from Hope C | Reviewed this property |
no there is no delivery and I'm not sure about whether they have any gluten-free options
Megan A
21 July 2017|
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Response from KRSimp | Reviewed this property |
Yes on gluten free options. They do carry out but not delivery...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1004 Parkway, Suite 101, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3102
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-436-4100
  • E-mail
Calhoun's is a local, fresh, casual dining establishment specializing in hickory smoked BBQ, hand-cut steaks and seafood, and fresh ground hamburgers. We offer something for every taste. We also have a kids menu, and free parking with receipt. Eat Local, Eat Good!
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