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“Terrific Tuesday!”
Review of Calhoun's

Calhoun's
Ranked #31 of 1,242 Restaurants in Knoxville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$25
Cuisines: Barbecue
Description: The original Calhoun's two-level rustic barn structure (with signature silo) provides an atmosphere filled with relics of the picturesque farmlands of East Tennessee. It is convenient to all of West Knoxville, as well as Oak Ridge and Maryville, via the Pellissippi Parkway. In 1983, the first Calhoun's, a big barn-like structure, opened in West Knoxville as a tribute to the agricultural roots and great barbecue traditions of Eastern Tennessee. Within a year of its opening, the restaurant's signature hickory smoked baby-back ribs won the title of "Best Ribs in America" at the prestigious National Rib Cook-Off. It was clear a tradition of greatness had been born.
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Description: The original Calhoun's two-level rustic barn structure (with signature silo) provides an atmosphere filled with relics of the picturesque farmlands of East Tennessee. It is convenient to all of West Knoxville, as well as Oak Ridge and Maryville, via the Pellissippi Parkway. In 1983, the first Calhoun's, a big barn-like structure, opened in West Knoxville as a tribute to the agricultural roots and great barbecue traditions of Eastern Tennessee. Within a year of its opening, the restaurant's signature hickory smoked baby-back ribs won the title of "Best Ribs in America" at the prestigious National Rib Cook-Off. It was clear a tradition of greatness had been born.
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

The food was great and our waitress was exceptional! We ended up running into friends and joined them and the waitress accepted us to join. It was a wonderful experience

Thank Darla N
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Bryan M, Manager at Calhoun's, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

We are glad you and your friends had a great experience! Our staff works very hard for us and we are very grateful for them! We hope you have a great week!
Bryan Merryman

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Awesome service and awesome food! I would highly recommend.The smoked meatloaf was great. All the barbecue is good.

Thank mcdowelljt1
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Bryan M, Manager at Calhoun's, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Awesome to hear you enjoyed your visit! We hope you have a great week!
Bryan Merryman

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Ellie gave us awesome service!!! Loved having her for a server. Banana pudding is amazing!!! Would highly recommend. (This is second review, first one went to Bearden location instead of this one)

Thank Kimberlee L
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Bryan M, Manager at Calhoun's, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your visit! We hope you have a great week!
Bryan Merryman

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Had to stop to get a banana pudding best ever. Ellie our waitress was pretty awesome this last trip too!

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Bryan M, Manager at Calhoun's, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your visit! The banana pudding is awesome! We are glad to have Elle! We hope you have a great week!
Bryan Merryman

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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent service and food great ambiance. Will definitely come back. Great place for families or gatherings

Thank bgarcia64
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Bryan M, Manager at Calhoun's, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your visit! Have a great week!
Bryan Merryman

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